Program Director, MedStar Washington Hospital Center: John S. Steinberg DPM, FACFAS
This residency program is a comprehensive three-year experience which incorporates clinical and academic didactic experiences. The physicians that graduate from this institution are highly qualified individuals who are well prepared for the various practice settings of a career in podiatric medicine and surgery.
The Podiatric Residency at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) and is a Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency (PMSR) with the added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery (RRA).
Our educational program is focused on foot and ankle surgery. The diverse rotations provide exposure to medicine and surgery at many locations and practice settings, and there are extensive opportunities to gain experience in all disciplines of medicine and surgery. The attending staff at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center are eager to teach residents and to help better prepare them for the world of medicine and surgery that awaits.
There are approximately 50 podiatry attendings that are involved in the education of our residents throughout the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. Their involvement includes activities such as journal clubs, didactic lectures, hands-on workshops, outpatient clinic, inpatient management, and extensive operating room and emergency room coverage.