Livonia, MI – 10/20/2013-
Darryl Martins, DPM, has been named a Fellow of the AmericanCollege of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (FACFAS), joining an elite group of physicians.
The ACFAS reserves Fellow membership status for foot and ankle surgeons who earn board certification from the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS). Dr Martins was recently board certified in FOOT SURGERY AND FOOT SURGERY & RECONSTRUCTIVE REARFOOT/ANKLE SURGERY).
Dr. Martins’s path to board certification and ACFAS Fellow membership began when he earned medical degree at TempleUniversity medical school in PhiladelphiaPA where her completed his doctoral training in podiatry. Following a three year surgical residency at ProvidenceHospital and Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Martins passed the ABPS’ rigorous written examination to become board qualified. As a board qualified foot and ankle surgeon Dr. Martins met the requirements for ACFAS Associate membership. He continued on his journey toward board certification by submitting patient cases to the ABPS. This process can last as long as seven years but Dr Martins did it in 3 years. After the certifying board’s detailed review of these cases Dr. Martins finally sat for his oral examination in Chicago in May. After passing the oral exams Dr. Martins achieved board certification in FOOT SURGERY AND FOOT SURGERY & RECONSTRUCTIVE REARFOOT/ANKLE SURGERY.
“Dr. Martins’ patients are being treated by a foot and ankle surgeon who has dedicated years of his education, training and experience to achieving this prestigious Fellow membership status,” says Daniel J. Hatch, DPM, FACFAS, former president of the ACFAS.
The ACFAS is a professional society of more than 6,800 foot and ankle surgeons. Founded in 1942, the College’s mission is to promote research and provide continuing education for the foot and ankle surgical specialty, and to educate the general public on foot health and conditions of the foot and ankle through its consumer website, FootHealthFacts.org.
Foot and ankle surgeons provide comprehensive medical and surgical care for a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions including common to complex disorders and injuries that affect people of all ages.
ACFAS members are uniquely qualified to detect the early stages of diseases that exhibit warning signs in the lower extremities, such as diabetes, arthritis and cardiovascular disease, and manage foot conditions which may pose an ongoing threat to a patient’s overall health.
Darryl J Martins DPM, FACFAS
Double Board Certified Physican and Surgeon
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery, Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
Diplomate, American Boards of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry, Board Certified in Diabetic Limb Salvage and Reconstruction
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