With your support to AHN podiatry, more patients receive exceptional care for foot and ankle pain.
AHN Office of Development Logo
AHN Heroes

Your generous donations to support AHN’ s podiatry efforts make all of this possible.

A Message from Dr. Catanzariti
Dr. Catz

Through the generosity of so many, we have raised over $10, 000.I want to say thank you for supporting our residents and providing them with the resources to make impactful research possible.

In this update, we highlight some of their work and even introduce you to two of them. We are a proud Institute, and we want to continue to make our alumni proud to say they trained at West Penn Hospital.

Dr. Alan R. Catanzariti ("Cats"), DPM
Program Director of the Foot and Ankle Residency Training Program and Section Chief for Podiatry Department of Orthopaedics

Read More
Supporting the Next Generation
of Surgeons
Dr. Jones & Dr. Vacketta

Since 1996, our Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency Training Programhas been actively preparing the next generation of foot and ankle surgeons. Thanks to your recent contributions to our resident research fund, residents like Jacob Jones, DPM, and Vincent Vacketta, DPM, are exploring new ideas and better understanding evidence-based best practices for treating patients.

Read Their Story
The Podiatry Foundation Supports Post-Surgery Healing Research
Podiatrist looking at x-ray

We were honored to receive funding to study whether vitamin D deficiency affects healing rates in patients who undergo elective foot and ankle fusion surgery, thanks to a generous grant from The Podiatry Foundation. This grant money will support our goal of implementing new podiatry treatment guidelines and improving the lives of our patients.

Read More

AHN Researchers Win National Award

Congratulations to surgical residents G. Parker Peresko, DPM, Jacob M. Jones, DPM, and Matthew J. Hentges, DPM, FACFAS(2014 graduate). Their recent research study was recognized at the 11th Annual Goldfarb Awards, which are awarded to podiatry residents in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association. It is the first study to evaluate postoperative MRSA/MSSA complications in patients undergoing elective foot and ankle surgery.

Your Gifts Fund These Studies and More

Thank you for your loyal support to AHN podiatry. With your kind donations, our team is able to do clinical research in areas including:

  • Hindfoot alignment
  • Arthrodesis procedures
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Elective foot and ankle surgeries
  • Fusion healing
  • Partial and total reconstruction surgeries
  • Tourniquet times

For more information about how to support the Foot and Ankle Institute’ s programs, contact Keith Gmiter at keith.gmiter@ahn.orgor 412-566-9742

Thank you for your generosity to AHN.
Together, we’ re creating a remarkable health experience, freeing people to be their best.
Unsubscribe & Email Preferences
Twitter Icon Facebook Icon Instagram Icon Linkedin Icon
Allegheny Health Network
Office of Development

4818 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Privacy Policy View on the Web