I’m excited to introduce to you my other stellar partner, Dr. Alissa Zdancewicz…
Dr. Z (as we like to call her) received her Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois. She then went on to graduate from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. Further, she completed a Podiatric Orthopedic Residency at Hines V.A. Medical Center in Hines, Illinois. And finally, she completed a Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois!
Dr. Z is a Fellow with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and is a member of both the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American Association for Women Podiatirists.
She is affiliated with the following hospitals:
- Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Florida 2004 – Present
- Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida 2004 – Present
- Manatee Memorial Hospital, Bradenton, Florida 2004 – Present
- Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, Florida 2004 – Present
- Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Bradenton, Florida 2005 – Present
Publications inlcude “Keller procedure for the treatment of resistant plantar ulceration of the hallux”, Berner A, Sage R, Niemela J, in the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, 2005 Mar-Apr; 44(2):133-6.
Dr. Z is an invaluable part of West Coast Podiatry and is an accomplished foot and ankle reconstruction surgeon.
Lately she has been trying her hand (or feet) at running marathons and triathalons. See our related blog post about what some patients had to say about her.
I’m so glad I had this opportunity to introduce you to Dr. Z!