(L-R) Drs. Brian Hong, Amol Saxena, and Min Wei

(L-R) Drs. Brian Hong, Amol Saxena, and Min Wei

Amol Saxena, DPM hosted Beijing orthopedic surgeon Min Wei, MD with current PAMF Sports Med Fellow Brian Hong, DPM this past month. Earlier this month, Dr. Saxena attended the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials, and has 15 athletes competing in the Rio Olympics. He also volunteered at the Jr. Olympics in Sacramento over this past weekend.

“I was surprised that no other DPMs, especially from the area, volunteered for the week-long youth national championships. You shouldn’t just try for the high profile events and teams. Even if you don’t get a patient, you have the chance to educate athletic trainers and other doctors as to what we do. For instance, the ATCs did not know DPMs at Kaiser Facilities treat ankles. These national events are still good opportunities for DPMs to learn, gain experience, and promote the profession,” said Saxena.

Brian Hong, DPM has been an ABPM Diplomate since 2015.

Source: Podiatry Management News, Online