Dr. Taubman, trained in podiatric medical and surgical residency program at Cincinnati General Hospital, has practiced in San Diego since 1978. He was the principal research investigator for multiple studies in advanced wound treatment of diabetic foot ulcerations and post-operative pain control following bunionectomies. In addition to his office and hospital practices, Dr. Taubman also provides podiatry services at the Paradise Valley Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen (the South Bay sister-location for UCSD Wound Care Center). His special interests include serious foot pathology including foot deformities, diabetic foot complications, infections, emergency room and in-patient hospital foot care, and reconstructive/salvage foot surgery. Dr. Taubman also provides Workers' Compensation foot evaluations and treatment of work-related foot problems. Dr. Taubman was on the Board of Directors of the California Podiatric Medical Association 1986-1988, and was voted "Podiatrist of the Year," by the members of the San Diego County Podiatric Medical Society in 1990 and again in 2008. He has an M.B.A. in marketing. He has produced coding manuals for podiatric medicine for 25 years.
Marlene Reid, DPM, 02-12-2013
Dr. Marlene Reid is currently a Board of Trustee for the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Political Action Committee, Board member of the Podiatric State Licensing Board, a past president of both the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association and the American Association for Women Podiatrists. Dr. Reid is also a former Chairman of the APMA’s Public Education and Information Committee and the former Director of Medical Education of Chicago’s Sacred Heart Hospital’s Residency Program. Dr. Reid was named several times in the Podiatry Management’s list of America's Most Influential Podiatrists and is a Distinguished Practitioner of the National Association of Practitioners. Dr. Reid has been a spokesperson for the American Podiatric Medical Association for many years and is often quoted on women’s foot health issues.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan and her Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from Chicago’s Scholl College of Podiatric
Medicine. She practices in Naperville, IL at Family Podiatry Center with her husband.
Coding 2013 with Harry Goldsmith, DPM, 02-05-2013
Dr. Goldsmith, a practicing podiatrist, has over 20 years of active experience in the areas of medical review, quality assurance, practice management, reimbursement management, managed care, as well as medical-legal issues. He has been a consultant to many national third party payers including Medicare (Southern Califor nia), Blue Cross of California, managed care companies, and unions/trusts. Dr. Goldsmith is a noted lecture and author on topics of managed care, reimbursement, coding/billing, practice management and fraud/abuse.
Dr. James McGuire is the director of the Leonard S. Abrams Center for Advanced Wound Healing and an associate professor of the Department of Podiatric Medicine and Orthopedics at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia.
Dr. McGuire earned his DPM degree from the former Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in 1981, now part of Temple University. He completed a residency in podiatric surgery at the Maryland Podiatry Residency Program in Baltimore and moved to Rutland, Vt. where he established a private practice. A fellow and founding member of the American Professional Wound Care Association, and the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing, he also serves on the board of the Council for Medical Education and Testing. Dr. McGuire is a licensed physical therapist and pedorthist, and is certified in wound care by the Council for Medical Education and Testing. He is also board certified by both the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.
Dr. McGuire left 10 years of private practice in Rutland, Vermont, to become a member of the Temple University faculty in 1992. He has more than 30 years of experience in wound management, has published extensively, and has participated in several research trials involving the diabetic foot and wound healing. Dr. McGuire has lectured both nationally and internationally in the areas of wound healing, diabetic foot management, off-loading, and biomechanics of the at-risk foot.