Terry L. Spilken, DPM, graduated from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1979. He is the former Dean of Student Services and was also the Dean of Graduate Medical Education at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He currently holds the rank of Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Sciences. Dr. Spilken is the author of two books, “The Dancer’s Foot Book” and “Paddings and Strappings of the Foot”. He is also the editor of “Podiatry Board Certification Review Notes” and “Podiatry Practice Examination and Study Guide”. His most recent edited book is entitled “Podiatric Pearls II- Helpful Hints for the Podiatrist” which follows the publication of the first edition. Dr. Spilken was the podiatric consultant for more than 15 professional dance companies and the podiatrist for the NY Islander hockey team. He has appeared on many radio and television shows discussing podiatry and has been quoted in numerous magazines and journals. He has lectured internationally on such topics as cryosurgery, sports medicine and dance medicine. He has a private podiatry practice in Livingston and Edison, New Jersey. He has hospital privileges at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. He previously had privileges at the Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx, New York, where he was Chairman of the Department of Podiatry as well as an attending to the hospital’s Department of Surgery/Podiatry.