Sports Medicine – All you need to know from two of the best in our profession.  Drs. Amol Saxena and Robert Conenello really know how to set up and run a sports medicine business – Learn from them on Tuesday.

Amol Saxena, DPM

President, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

Fellowship Director, Sutter Palo Alto Foot & Ankle Sports Medicine since 1999
Editorial Board, Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery
Vice-President, Division 1, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Sports Medicine Sub-committee, USA Track & Field

Past Positions Held:
Section Chief, Stanford University Hospital 2001-16,  PA USATF Regional Medical Committee Chair,  Washington University in St. Louis “W Club” Young Alumni Board

1. Editor, International Advances in Foot & Ankle Surgery, 2011 (Springer)
2. Published over 100 original articles and chapters in peer-reviewed journals and      orthopedic texts, including 10 articles in Foot & Ankle International, one each in Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, International Journal of Surgery and British Journal of Sports Medicine, and two in American Journal of Sports Medicine
3. Editor, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery of the Foot and Ankle
4. Editor, Special Procedures in Foot & Ankle Surgery
5. Guest Editor, Sports Medicine Issue, Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery

Notable Accomplishments and/or Awards:
First DPM to present at the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
Alumnus of the Year/Honor Medallion 2012, Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
Lifetime Honorary Member of the German Association of Foot & Ankle Surgery
DPM to almost 100 Olympians including Gold Medal Winners
2004 CA Pod Med Assoc Humanitarian of the Year

Robert M. Conenello, DPM

  • The global clinical advisor of Special Olympics International
  • An honorary surgeon for the New York Police Department
  • Immediate, Past President of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • On the faculty of Dominican College
  • A member of the President’s Council of Saint Thomas Aquinas College
  • Dr. Conenello has lectured around the world, specifically about sports medicine pertaining to foot and ankle issues, treatments and surgeries


  • DPM – New York College of Podiatric Medicine – 1990
  • BA – Ithaca College 1986


  • Podiatric Surgical Residency of Brooklyn – Chief Podiatric Resident – 1990-1991


  • Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Diplomate American Board of Podiatric Surgeons
  • Board Member American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • New York State Podiatric Medical Association

Additional Certifications

  • Acoustic Shockwave Therapy for the Treatment of Heel Pain
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound of the Lower Extremity

Lecture History – Nationally & Internationally

  • Sports Medicine
  • Athletic Shoe Specialist
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Pediatric Foot Deformities
  • Elder Care


  • Pi Mu Delta National Podiatric Honor Society


  • Honorary Police Surgeon, New York Police Department
  • Global Clinical Advisor of the Fit Feet Program of Special Olympics
  • Podiatric Medical Director for Racing the Planet – Sahara Desert
  • Trustee of Alfonse Sedotto Memorial Foundation