There are only a handful of DPM’s that are known by all, and who’s name commands instant respect. Dr. Irvin Kanat is clearly a living jewel of this profession. For over 50 years in the APMA House of Delegates, he has held every position there is. As a founder of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and the author of the definitive document that was involved in the professions name change from Chiropody to Podiatry.