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Matt Rockett, D.P.M., FACFAS

Board Certified in Forefoot, Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Practice: Bay Area Podiatry



Curriculum Vitae

MATTHEW S. ROCKETT, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

PRACTICE ADDRESS: Bay Area Podiatry Associates

1234 Bay Area Blvd., Suite G

Houston, TX 77058

(281) 488-3237

E-MAIL ADDRESS Rockettman@pdqnet.com

DATE OF BIRTH: August 9, 1967

Lebanon, PA

MARITAL STATUS: Married - Andrea

EDUCATION:

Undergraduate Washington and Jefferson College

Washington, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Arts, Biology

Dean's List; Kappa Sigma Fraternity

1985-1989

Medical School Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

1989-1993

Residency University of Chicago Medical Center

Chicago, Illinois

Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery Service

1993-1995

University of Chicago Medical Center

Chicago, Illinois

Chief Resident, Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery

1995-1996

ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS: Harris County Podiatric Surgical Residency

AND POSITIONS HELD West Houston Medical Center - Houston, Texas

Research and Education Director

July 1996 - present

Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Manuscript reviewer

January 1998 - present

AO/ASIF International

Faculty - Podiatric Surgery

September 1998 – present

Texas Podiatric Medical Association

Grievance Committee 1997-1998

Labor Committee 1999- Present

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Poster Chairman ACFAS Meeting – 2000, 2001

BOARD CERTIFICATION: American Board of Podiatric Surgery – 1999

Forefoot Surgery

Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL

ORGANIZATIONS:

Texas Podiatric Medical Association, 1995-present

American Podiatric Medical Association, 1995-present

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 1996-present Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association, 1996

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Rockett, M. S., Walter, J.W. "Introduction to fracture management and forefoot fractures - Traumatology Book # 2." Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Department of Orthopedics, 1993.
  2. Rockett, M. S., Walter, J. W. "Navicular, Calcaneal, and Talar FracturesTraumatology Book # 3." Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Department of Orthopedics, 1993.
  3. Rockett, M.S., Gentile, S.C., Zygmunt, K. H., Gudas, C. J., Brage, M.A. "The use of ultrasonography for the detection of retained wooden foreign bodies in the foot." Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 34:478-484, 1995.
  4. Rockett, M.S., Gentile, S.C., Zygmunt, K. H., Gudas, C. J. Subcutaneous phaeohypomycosis caused by Scytalidium dimidiatum in the foot of an immunosuppressed host. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 35:350-354, 1996.
  5. Rockett, M. S., Zygmunt, K. H., Brage, M. A. "The use of the Synthes 7.3 mm cannulated screw in rearfoot and ankle surgery: A prospective study". Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 36: 87-94, 1997.
  6. Mendicino, S., Rockett, M. S. "Update on imaging of Morton's Neuroma." Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 14(2): 303-311,1997.
  7. Rockett, M. S., Brage, M. A. "Navicular body fractures: Computed tomography findings and mechanism of injury." Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 36(3): 185-191, 1997.
  8. Waitches, G., Rockett, M. S., Brage, M. A., Sudakoff, G. S. Ultrasonographic - Surgical correlation of ankle tendon tears. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 17:249-256, 1998.
  9. Rockett, M. S., De Yoe, B., Gentile, S. C., Zygmunt, K. H. Non-union of Hawkins II talar neck fracture without avascular necrosis. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 37:156-161, 1998.
  10. Brage, M.A., Rockett, M.S., Vraney, R. T., Anderson, R.E, and Tolendano, A. Ankle fracture classifications: A comparison of reliability using three x-ray views versus two. Foot and Ankle International, 19:555-562, 1998.
  11. Use of Ultrasonography versus magnetic resonance imaging for tendon abnormalities around the ankle. Rockett, M. S., Waitches, G., Brage, M. A., Sudakoff, G. S. Foot and Ankle International, 19:604-612, 1998.
  12. Ultrasound of the foot and ankle. Rockett, M.S. Journal American Podiatric Medical Association, August, 1999.
  13. Glass - Is it visible on plain radiographs? A cadaveric study Arbona, N., Jedryzinski, M., Frankfather, R., Lo, A., Medicino, S. S., Rockett, M. S. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery,38:264-270, 1999.
  14. Enchondroma causing midfoot pain. De Yoe, B., Rockett, M. S. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 38:139-142,1999.
  15. Peroneus Brevis tendon rupture caused by topahecous gout infiltration De Yoe, B., Ng, A., Miller, B., Rockett, M. S. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 38:359-362, 1999.
  16. Walter, J. W., Rockett, M. S., Goss, L. Penetrating wound trauma to the foot and ankle complex. Published in The Lower Extremity, 1998.
  17. Isolated medial cuneiform fractures: A report of two cases. Olsen, R., Rockett, M. S., Mendicino, S. S. Foot & Ankle Int. 21:150-153, 2000.

RESEARCH GRANTS AWARDED

  1. 1998 ACFAS Clinical Research Grant for: Effect of cheilectomy versus plantarflexory decompressional osteotomy on 1st MTPJ motion.
  2. 1998 ACFAS Clinical Research Grant for: Tensile strength of two ankle tendon repair.

SCIENTIFIC MEETING PRESENTATIONS / POSTERS

  1. The intra- and inter-reader reliability of ankle fracture classifications. Rockett, M.S., Brage, M.A., Anderson, R.E, and Vraney, R. T. 54th Annual Scientific Seminar of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. New Orleans, LA. March 20, 1996.
  2. Ultrasound in the evaluation of ankle tendon tears. 82nd Radiological Society of North America, Chicago IL. December 3, 1996. Waitches, G., Rockett, M. S., Brage, M. A., Sudakoff, G. S. (Paper presented by G. Waitches)
  3. Ultrasound versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the evaluation of ankle tendon tears. 82nd Radiological Society of North America, Chicago IL. December 3, 1996. Waitches, G., Rockett, M. S., Brage, M. A., Sudakoff, G. (Paper presented by G. Waitches)
  4. Ultrasound versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the evaluation of ankle tendon tears: 55th Annual Scientific Seminar of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. February 6, 1997. Rockett, M. S., Waitches, G., Brage, M. A., Sudakoff, G. S.
  5. Peroneal tendon ruptures: Ultrasound diagnosis and treatment outcome: 55th Annual Scientific Seminar of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. February 6, 1997. Rockett, M. S., Bryan, N., Brage, M. A.
  6. The use of the Synthes 7.3 mm cannulated screw in rearfoot and ankle surgery: A prospective study. 55th Annual Scientific Seminar of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. February 7, 1997. Rockett, M. S., Zygmunt, K. H., Brage, M.
  7. Ankle fracture classification: A comparison of reliability using three X-ray views versus two: AAOS 1997 Annual Scientific Meeting. February 12, 1997, Atlanta, GA. Brage, M.A., Rockett, M.S., Vraney, R. T., Anderson, R.E, and Tolendano, A. (Paper presented by M. Brage).
  8. Ankle fracture classification: A comparison of reliability using three X-ray views versus two: Orthopedic residents conference. Pittsburgh, PA. Brage, M.A., Rockett, M.S., Vraney, R. T., Anderson, R.E, and Tolendano, A. (presented by R. Vraney)
  9. The use of ultrasonography in the foot and ankle. Poster at the 56th Annual Scientific Seminar of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Rockett, M. S., Rockett, A. K.
  10. Mechanical strength of two ankle extensor tendon repairs. Harvey, L., Rockett, M. S. 57th Annual Scientific Seminar of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 2/19/1999 - Los Angeles, CA.
  11. Intra- & Inter-observer Reliability of Radiographic Measurements of the Foot (Poster). Chaney, M., Frankfather, R., Arbona, N., Jedryzinski, M., Rockett, A. K., Harvey, L., Rockett, M. S. 57th Annual Scientific Seminar of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Los Angeles, CA.
  12. Percutaneous Injuries in a high Volume Podiatric Surgical Residency Program. Guimet, M., Mendicino, S. S., Rockett, M. S. 58th Annual Scientific Seminar of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Miami, FL.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:

  1. 1993 Professor Anthony Kidawa Angiology Award - Awarded to the student demonstrating academic excellence and interest in the study of Angiology.
  2. 1993 Dr. Stanley David Award - Recognition of outstanding proficiency in the clinical sciences.
  3. 1993 Drs. Rubin and Dora Rosen Award - Recognition of demonstrating the greatest proficiency in the application of the principles of biomechanics in reconstructive surgery of the foot.
  4. Pi Delta National Honor Society inducted 1993.
  5. 1992-93 Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
  6. Stirling Harford Honorary Anatomical Society inducted 1992.
  7. 1992 Kate L. Paine Memorial Scholarship - Presented to the student showing highest aptitude in peripheral vascular disease course

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