Residency Program

The Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program at St. Mary's General Hospital

Fully Accredited by The Council on Podiatric Medical Education , and the Council on Teaching Hospitals

The goal of the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program, with added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery (PMSR/RRA) at St. Mary's Hospital is to graduate surgeons properly trained in reconstructive surgery of the forefoot, rearfoot, and ankle. This is accomplished through a structured three-year educational program which provides an appropriate mixture of extensive clinical experiences and academics. The Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency program at St. Mary's General Hospital intends to produce well-rounded podiatric physicians and surgeons, who will appreciate the total patient's medical wellbeing.

Each year will be divided by level of educational emphasis and intensity, increase in duties and responsibilities and contractual assignment. The professional staff at St, Mary's General is committed to this program and the education and training of its residents.

The training objective of the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency program at St. Mary's General is to provide residents with the education and training necessary to acquire the experience and to develop the skills and attitudes to assure the special competence and judgment expected of today's podiatric physician. The curriculum is structured to provide each resident with appropriate and sufficient experience in the supervised diagnosis and management of patients with a variety of diseases, disorders, and injuries through achievement of the competencies listed in our Residency Manual.

The Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program With Added Credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery (PMSR/RRA) at St. Mary's General is designed to meet the criteria and guidelines for evaluating Podiatric Residency Programs as set forth by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education. This Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency program has been envisioned by the St. Mary's General Residency Committee and is based upon national standards, community needs, and the philosophy of the professional staff.

Application Process

  • Applications processed through CASPR
  • Two residents accepted annually
  • Completion of Podiatric Externship program not mandatory for consideration
  • Students encouraged to visit program and spend time with current residents prior to applying

Salaries and Benefits

Salary Scale

  • PGY 1 - $49,121
  • PGY 2 - $51,890
  • PGY 3 - $54,759

Benefits

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Prescription Plan)
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Vacation/Sick Leave
  • Education/Book allowance
  • Meal allowance
  • Parking

Key Contacts

Dr. Michael Subik, DPM, FACFAS, CMET, Director of Residency Program
MSubik1@primehealthcare.com
201-939-9098

John Caponigro, DPM, FACFAS: Assistant Program Director, Coordinator of External Resident Rotations
DocCapo@yahoo.com
201-794-3223

Iris Salazar: Residency Program Coordinator
ISalazar1@primehealthcare.com
973-365-4410

Residency Faculty

Michael Subik, DPM, FACFAS, CMET: Residency Program Director
Board Certifications and Fellowships:
CMET Board Certified Wound Care Physician, American Board of Podiatric Surgery (Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Certified) Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association

John Caponigro, DPM, FACFAS, FABPOPPM: Assistant Program Director, Coordinator of External Resident Rotations
Board Certifications and Fellowships:
Diplomat American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Board Certified in Foot, Ankle and Reconstructive Rearfoot Surgery Diplomat of American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Kevin Healey, DPM, FACFAS Coordinator of Medical Education and Research
Board Certifications and Fellowships:
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery (Certified Foot & Ankle Surgery) Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Diplomate, American Board Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Lenny Ramirez, DPM, FACFAS Assistant Coordinator of Education & Research
Board Certifications and Fellowships:
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Diplomate, American Board Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Robert Hole II, MD, FAAOS, Committee Member
Fellow American Board Orthopedic Surgery

Alphonsus Doerr, MD FABPS, MD, FAAOS, Committee Member
Fellow American Board of Plastic Surgery

Samuel Adegboyega, DPM, FACFAS, Committee Member
Diplomat American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Board Certified in Foot, Ankle & Reconstructive Rearfoot Surgery

Homam Badri, DPM, FACFAS, Committee Member
Diplomat American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Board Certified in Foot, Ankle & Reconstructive Rearfoot Surgery

Clinical Experiences

  • Anesthesiology
  • Internal Medicine Pathology/Lab
  • Behavioral Science
  • Infectious Disease
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Dermatology Orthopedics Podiatry
  • Wound Care
  • Office Rotations
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Emergency Room
  • Outpatient Clinic Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Sx
  • Radiology Rheumatology
  • Trauma
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgery (General) Vascular Surgery

PGY-1

  • Podiatric Surgery-2 months
  • Behavioral Medicine- 2 weeks
  • Pathology- 2 weeks
  • Internal Medicine- 6 weeks
  • Infectious Diseases- 6 weeks
  • Radiology- 1 month
  • Dermatology- 1 month
  • Anesthesiology- 1 month
  • Emergency Room- 1 month
  • Vascular/General Surgery- 2 months

PGY-2

  • Wound Care- 1 month
  • Podiatric Surgery- 11 months
  • Office Rotations

PGY-3

  • Elective rotations
  • Podiatric Surgery- 12 months

Didactic Activities

  • Grand Rounds
  • M&M Conferences
  • Wound Care Rounds
  • Journal Club
  • Book Club
  • Research
  • Lecture Series
  • External CME Programs

Visiting the hospital is strongly recommended. Interviews will be held at the CASPR CRIP.

Samuel Adegboyega, DPM, FACFAS, Committee Member
Diplomat American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Board Certified in Foot, Ankle & Reconstructive Rearfoot Surgery