LUKE CICCHINELLI, D.P.M., FACFAS Education BS – Zoology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina,1986 DPM (Doctorate Podiatric Medicine)- Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1990 Residency Reconstructive Foot, Ankle and Leg Surgery – Northlake Regional Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia Certification Board Certified in Foot Surgery, Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery Fellow – American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Fellow – Australian College of Podiatric Surgery Colegiado en Galicia and Asturias Spain Past Positions Founder – Eastern Carolina Foot and Ankle Specialists, Inc./Private Practice, Greenville North Carolina 1996 – 2007 Co-Founder and Associate Professor: Problem Foot Clinic, Brody School of Medicine, Department of Endocrinology. University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina 2000-2007 Section Head – Podiatry & Department of Surgery, University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina 1996-2007 Professional Profile Fluent in Spanish (including lecturing) Entry level Italian and Portuguese Internationally Recognized Authority: Sports Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery of Foot and Ankle, Adult and Pediatric since 1993 Invited lecturer: L / Patient Evaluations: P / Surgical Interventions: S Andorra: P Australia: multiple, > 6 months total time, L, P, S Ecuador: P El Salvador: multiple, 2 months total time, L, P, S Germany: multiple, L, P Guatemala: multiple, 2 months total time, L, P, S Italy: P Mexico: L, P, S Nicaragua: L, P, S Portugal: multiple, P Saudi Arabia: Consultant to The Royal Family, multiple, L, P, S Spain: Multiple, >2.5 years total time, L, P, S Venezuela: Multiple, L, P, S Consultant Surgeon/Board of Directors Vigo Spain Madrid Spain Naples Florida , Philadelphia Pennsylvania Inventor of Surgical Implants Trimit Drill Pin Cannulated Compression staple