Dr. Michael Downey has been on the “bleeding” edge of podiatric surgery for more then 20 years. Dr. Downey is currently the Chief of the Division of Podiatric Surgery at a teaching hospital in the University of Pennsylvania (Ivy League) system, as well as a Partner in a large single specialty private practice with five offices. Prior to this, he w as professor and chairman of surgery at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Downey’s is a senior faculty member at the Podiatry Institute, an author with over 25 chapters in 12 different textbooks, 20+ peered reviewed scholarly articles, 300+ presentations. Dr. Downey is the Co-editor of McGlamry’s Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 3rd edition and Co-editor of Comprehensive Textbook of Foot Surgery, 2nd edition. Please enjoy this hour and learn many of the unique distinction that has proven to be such a success for Michael Downey.