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Publications

We have published numerous articles in peer-review journals, periodicals and textbooks. Our research and manuscripts have been published in The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, The Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Foot and Ankle International, various wound journals, plastic surgery journals, dermatologic journals and vascular surgery journals.

Additionally, our work has been presented at the ACFAS symposiums, APMA National Meetings, AAOS Meetings, Plastic Surgery Symposiums and Vascular Surgery Conferences where our work has received numerous awards. For more information:


Journal Articles and Abstracts

Year Article Title Journal
2013 Keys to Optimal Selection of Orthobiologics Podiatry Today
2013

Role of Body Mass Index in Acute Charcot Neuroarthropathy

JFAS
2013

Factors Affecting Healing of Ankle Fractures

JFAS
2013

Diabetic Ankle Fractures: Surgical Consideration

Lower Extremity Review
2013

Technical Considerations Surgical Interventions of Jones Fractures

JFAS
2013

Internal Fixation Constructs for Correction of Charcot Midfoot Deformity

FA Quarterly
2013

Surgical Approach for Combined Ankle and Subtalar Joint Chronic Mechanical Instability

JFAS
2012

Incidence of Talar Dome Lesions with Concomitant Peroneal Tendon Pathologic Features: A MRI Eval

JFAS
2012

Venous Thromboembolism and Foot & Ankle Surgery: Current Updates 2012

FA Specialist
2012

Adult Acquired Flatfoot: Nonoperative Options

Lower Extremity Review
2012

An Anatomic Safe Zone for Posterior Ankle Arthroscopy: A Cadaver Study

JFAS
2012

Current Concepts in Surgery for Adult-Acquired Flatfoot

Podiatry Today
2012

The Association of Metatarsus Adductus to the Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Jones Fracture

JFAS
2012

Cutaneous Myoepithelioma in the Foot: Case Report

FA Specialist online
2012

Adult Acquired Flatfoot: Nonoperative options

Incidence of Talar Dome Lesions with Concomitant Peroneal Tendon Pathologic Features: A magnetic resonance imaging evaluation

 

Lower Extremity Review

JFAS

2011

Ankle Joint Sepsis with Subsequent Osteomyelitis in an Adult Patient without Identifiable Etiologies

Ankle Instability

The Hematoma Block: A simple, effective technique for closed reduction of ankle fracture dislocation

Nonoperative Care for the Treatment of Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity

Can the Osteotomy Facilitate Optimal Outcome with the Charcot Foot?

Deep Vein Thrombosis after Buionectomy: A case report of two genetic mutations

JFAS

Foot & Andle Specialist

JFAS

 

JFAS

Podiatry Today

 

JFAS

2010 Incidence of Plantar Fascia Ruptures Following Corticosteroid Injection Foot and Ankle Specialists
2010 The Diagnosis and Treatment of Heel Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline - Revision 2010 JFAS
2010 Current Concepts in Treating Fifth Metatarsal Fractures Podiatry Today
2010 Rearfoot and Ankle Fusions The Diabetic Charcot Foot
2010 A Retrospective Analysis of Anterior Calcaneal Osteotomy with Allogenic Bone Graft JFAS
2010 The STAR Total Ankle Replacement Foot & Ankle Quarterly

POSTERS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND AWARDS

1997

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 1997 "Medial Malleolar Osteotomy in the Management of Osteochondritis Desicans of the Talar Dome", Robert W. Mendicino, DPM. *Third place institutional poster category.

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1997
“Medial Plantar Artery Fasciocutaneous Flap Reconstruction in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Foot Ulcers”, E. Douglas Newton, MD, Alan Catanzariti, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, Brenda Cohen, DPM, David Zabel, MD

1998

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 1998
“Fascia Lata Augmented Achilles Tendon Repair-A New Technique, Instron Research and Case Reviews with Isokinetic Testing”, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM

National Academies of Practice Interdisciplinary Health Forum, 1998
“Interdisciplinary Approach to Limb Salvage in the Diabetic”, Brenda Cohen, DPM

Ohio Valley Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1998
“Reconstruction with the Medial Plantar Artery Fasciocutaneous Flap”, E. Douglas Newton, MD, Alan Catanzariti, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, Brenda Cohen, DPM, David Zabel, MD

Joint Annual Meeting of International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery and the Society for Vascular Surgery, 1998
“Realistic Experience with Pedal Bypass Surgery in End Stage Renal Diseased Patients”,
Steven Leers, MD. Thomas Reifsnyder, MD, Michele Caron, DPM, Rick Delmonte, DPM

13th Annual Clinical Symposium on Wound Care, 1998
“Ostectomy for Diabetic Charcot Midfoot Deformity”, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, Brent Haverstock, DPM

1999

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 1999
Abstracts
“Allogenic Bone Graft”
“Calcaneal Osteotomy for Adult Acquired Flatfoot”
“Cheilectomy”
“Complex Fixation Techniques”
“External Fixators”
“Ilizarov Methods”
“Nontraumatic Rupture of the Achilles Tendon”
“First Ray Hypermobility and the Modified Lapidus Arthrodesis”
“Posterior Calcaneal Osteotomies”
“Subtotal Calcanectomy”
“Update on Anticoagulant Therapy”

Presentation
“Retrospective Review of the Modified Lapidus Arthrodesis for Hallux Valgus”, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, Michael Lee, DPM

2000

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 2000
Journal Award
“The Modified Lapidus Arthrodesis: A Retrospective Analysis” Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, Michael S. Lee, DPM, Michael Gallina, DPM *First Place

Poster Awards
“First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis: It’s Effect on Radiographic Position of the First Ray”, Adam Cirlincione, DPM *Second Place

2001

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 2001
Posters
“Spring Ligament Complex Disruption Associated with Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction”, Scott C. Nelson, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM, Daniel Myers, MD *First place individual poster category

“Supramalleolar Osteotomy”,  Bradley Lamm, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Hal Hatchett, DPM *Second place individual poster category

Manuscripts
“Immediate Post-Operative X-Rays in Foot and Ankle Surgery”, Trenton Statler, DPM

“First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis: Its Effect on Radiographic Position of the first Ray”, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM, Adam Cirlincione, Bryan Groth, DPM, Robert Hallivus, DPM, *Honorable mention

2002

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 2002
Posters
“Static Hindfoot Alignment: A Comparison of Clinical and Radiographic Measures”, Bradley Lamm, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM, *First place-individual category

“Retrograde Intramedullary Nailing for Combined Hindfoot Arthrodesis”, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM, Michael Dombek, DPM, Brandon Tullis, DPM *First place-institutional category

“The Cole Midfoot Osteotomy: A Review of 11 Feet in 8 Patients”, Brandon Tullis, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Timothy Henne, DPM *Second place-individual category

“Peroneal Tendon Pathology: A Review”, Jeffrey Whitaker, DPM, Bradley Lamm, DPM, Michael Dombek, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM, Eric Leonheart, DPM

“Computer Assisted Bone Distraction”, Lee Weis, PhD. Kenji Shimada, PhD, Tomotake Fuhurata, PhD, Gennady Neplotnik, PhD, Norman Krause, MD, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Bradley Lamm, DPM

Manuscripts
“Spring Ligament Complex Insufficiency Associated with Posterior Tendon Dysfunction: A New Classification”, Scott C. Nelson, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Daniel T Myers, MD, Alan Catanzariti, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM * Third place

“MRI and Surgical Correlation of Peroneal Tendon Pathology”, Bradley Lamm, DPM, Daniel Myers, MD, Michael Dombek, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM

2003

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 2003
Posters
“Realignment Considerations in the Triple Arthrodesis”, Jeffrey Whitaker, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Christopher Reeves, DPM,  Bradley Lamm, DPM *First place individual category

2004

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 2004
Posters
“Prospective Study of Cavus Foot reconstruction in CMT Patients”, Brandi Johnson, DPM, Zack Tankersley, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM *First place individual category

“Limb Salvage Following Failure of Total Ankle Arthroplasty”, Christopher Reeves, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Dror Paley, DPM *Second place individual category

“Realignment Considerations in Posterior Calcaneal Displacement Osteotomies”, Brian Neerings, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Travis Sautter, DPM *First place institutional category

2005

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 2005
Posters
“The Use of Taylor Spatial Frame for Charcot Foot Reconstruction”, Zack Tankersley, DPM *Second place individual category

“Ankle Fractures in the Diabetic Patient: Analysis of Outcomes Compared to the Non-Diabetic Patient”, Travis Sautter, DPM *Third place institutional category

“The Statistical Analysis Between the Akin Osteotomies”, Barron Elleby, DPM, Jeffrey Loveland, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM

“Preliminary Prospective Findings Comparing Single and Double Calcaneal Osteotomy Outcomes in Flatfoot Realignment Surgery” Robert Joseph, DPM, Brian Neerings, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM
“The Use of MR Imaging to Differentiate Interdigital Neuroma from MTPJ Capsulitis”, Karl Saltrick, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Craig Conti, DPM

2006

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 2006
Manuscript
“Ankle Fractures in the Diabetic Patient: Analysis of Outcomes and Introduction of Treatment Guidelines”, Travis Sautter, DPM

2007

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 2007
Posters
“Triple Arthrodesis Outcomes and Realignment Considerations: A Retrospective Study”, Robert Mendicino, Jeffrey Loveland, DPM, Matthew Liwski, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM

“The Use of Osteogenic Protein-1 (Bone Morphogentic Proein-7) in Revisional Foot & Ankle Surgery”, Jeffrey Loveland, DPM, Michael Maskill, DPM, Matthew Liwski, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM *First place institutional category

“Use of Intramedullary Steinman Pin Fixation in First MTPJ Arthrodesis”, Brandon Child, DPM, Shine John, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM

“The Utilization of an Antibiotic Rod for the Treatment of Tibial Intramedullary Infection”, Matthew Liwski, DPM, Jeffrey Loveland, DPM, Michael Maskill, DPM, Joel Hix, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM

2008

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 2008
Posters
“Correction of a Sever Foot and Ankle Contracture, Secondary to CRPS, Utilizing External Fixation and Pain Management Service: A Case Study in a Pediatric Patient”, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Chul Kim, DPM, Abraham Kabazie, MD, Alan Catanzariti, DPM

“Report of Union and Complication Rates of Bone Allograft Used in the Anterior Calcaneal Osteotomy for Pediatric and Adult Flatfoot”, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Brandon Child, DPM, Joel Hix, DPM, Shine John, DPM, Michael Maskill, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM * Second place individual category

“Application of a Constrained External Fixator Frame for Treatment of Fixed Equinus”, Lara Murphy, DPM, Michael Maskill, DPM, Cody Bowers, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Harry Penny, DPM

“ Outcome Analysis of Pediatric Flatfoot Deformity Correction Utilizing Calcaneal Osteotomies”, Joel Hix, DPM, Michael Maskill, DPM, Shine John, DPM, Brandon Child, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM

2009

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 2009
Posters
“The Use of Ertapenem for the Treatment of Lower Extremity Infections”, Matthew D Nielsen, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM

“Radiographic Evaluation of Hallux Rigidus and its Correlation with Hallux Abductus Interphalangeus”, Lara Murphy, DPM, Chul Kim, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM

“The Incidence of Plantar Fascia Rupture Following Corticosteroid Injections”, Chul Kim, DPM, Michael Cashdollar, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM
“Assessing the Validity of Common Radiographic Values”, Jennifer Miklos, DPM, Cody Bowers, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM

“Outcome Based Analysis of Insertional Calcific Achilles Tendinosis”, Cody Bowers, DPM, Lara Murphy, DPM, Jennifer Miklos, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM

2010

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 2010
Posters
“Rehabilitation of Acute Versus Chronic Achilles Tendon Ruptures and Their Associated Complications”,  Michael Cashdollar DPM, Erin Dodson DPM, Nicholas Dodson DPM, Jennifer Miklos DPM, Matthew Nielsen DPM, Robert Mendicino DPM, Alan Catanzariti DPM

“The Correlation of Calcaneal Apophysitis with a Fragmented Epiphysis” Jennifer Miklos DPM, Caroline Iglio DPM, Michael Cashdollar DPM, Nicholas Dodson DPM, Erin Dodson DPM, Matthew Nielsen DPM, Robert Mendicino DPM, Alan Catanzariti DPM

“Cadaveric Study of the Achilles Tendon and Associated Soft Tissue Structures” Erin E. Dodson, DPM, Nicholas B. Dodson, DPM, Peter Stasko, DPM, Michael Cashdollar, DPM, Jennifer Miklos, DPM, Matthew Nielsen, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, Karl Saltrick, DPM

“Ankle Joint Sepsis with Subsequent Osteomyelitis in an Adult Patient without Identifiable Etiologies; a Case Report” D. Shadrick DPM, L. Murphy DPM, R. Mendicino DPM, A. Catanzariti DPM

“Nonoperative care for the treatment of adult acquired flatfoot deformity”  Matthew Nielsen, DPM; Daniel Shadrick, DPM; Keith McSpadden, DPM; Jennifer Miklos, DPM; Nicholas Dodson, DPM; Michael Cashdollar, DPM; Erin Dodson, DPM; Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM
Winner Second Place in Institutional Category

“A Review of Factors Affecting the Rate of Healing in Ankle Fractures” Nicholas B. Dodson, DPM, Erin E. Dodson, DPM, Adrianne J. Ross, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM,  Alan Catanzariti, DPM

“Clinically Infected Diabetic Wounds: Should the Physical Characteristics of the Wound Guide Initial Antibiotic Therapy” Nicholas B. Dodson, DPM, Erin E. Dodson, DPM, Michael R. Cashdollar, DPM, Jennifer Miklos, DPM, Matthew D. Nielsen, DPM, Adrianne Ross, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM

“The Efficacy of the Hematoma Block in Closed Reduction of Ankle Fracture-Dislocations” Adrianne Ross, DPM, Nicholas Dodson, DPM,  Jacob Heck, DPM, Robert Mendicino, DPM, Alan Catanzariti, DPM

2011

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons - Posters

“Tips and Pearls: Ankle Fractures: Considerations in the Surgical Candidate” Adrianne J. Ross, DPM; Robert W. Mendicino, DPM; Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM

“The Role of Body Mass Index in Acute Charcot Neuroarthropathy” Adrianne J. Ross, DPM; Robert W. Mendicino, DPM; Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM

“Post-operative DVT in a Healthy Patient Following Bunionectomy: A Case Report of 2 Genetic Mutations” Kyle Peterson, DPM; Jacob Heck, DPM; Robert W. Mendicino, DPM; Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM

“Comparison of Two Constructs for First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis and the Effects of Patient Comorbidities on the Time to Healing” Justin L. Brown, DPM; Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM; Robert W. Mendicino, DPM; Lara J. Murphy, DPM; Karl R. Saltrick, DPM

“An Anatomic Safe Zone for Posterior Medial Ankle Arthroscopy: An Anatomic Study” Jake Heck, DPM; Peter Stasko, DPM; Daniel Shadrick, DPM; Robert W. Mendicino, DPM; Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM

“Incidence of Talar Dome Lesions with Concomitant Peroneal Tendon Pathology: An MRI Evaluation” Peter Stasko DPM; Keith McSpadden DPM; Rachel Jung DPM

“Tourniquets: Safe for Surgery? Bacterial Detection and Decontamination confirmed with the IBIS T5000” Joseph Watson, DPM; Matthew Thomas, DPM; Robert W. Mendicino, DPM

2012

Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Posters

“Effect of Modified Lapidus Arthrodesis on Rearfoot Alignment: A Preliminary Study” C. Keith McSpadden, DPM, Matthew R. Thomas, DPM, Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM

Winner third place institutional category:

“Current Updates and Overview of Ultrasound in the Foot and Ankle” Kyle S. Peterson, DPM; Jared M. Maker, DPM; Brian T. Dix, DPM; Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, FACFAS; Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, FACFAS

 

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