Dr. Ford's Resume

  • State Licensures: 
    Kentucky 
    Indiana 
    Pennsylvania 
     
    Postgraduate Training: 
     
    The James C. Giuffre’ Medical Center {North Philadelphia Hospital Systems} 
    Philadelphia, PA 1985-1987 
    Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Residency Program
     
    Work History: 
     
    Self employed {Timothy C. Ford, DPM PSC} 1987-2000 
    Partner, Podiatric Associates PLLC 2000-2002 
    Owner, Foot Doctors PSC 2002-current 
    University Physicians’ Group, University of Louisville, 1997-Current 
     
    Board Certification/Fellowships: 
     
    Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, 1992 
    Recertified August 2001 {2001-2012}, recertified August 2011 (2012-2022)
    Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics & Primary Podiatric Medicine, 1991. 
         Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
     
    Medical Memberships/Societies: 
     
    American Podiatric Medical Association [1987-Present] 
    American Society of Podiatric Surgeons [ 2009 -Current] 
    Kentucky Podiatric Medical Association [1987-Present] 
    American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons [1991-2009] 
    American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine [1991-2009] 
     
    University Appointments: 
     
    University of Louisville: 
    Department of Orthopedics:
              Chief of Podiatry Service 
     Director foot/ankle clinic 
     Clinical Faculty Member 
    Department of Family and Community Medicine: Clinical faculity
     
    Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland Ohio 
    Clinical Faculty Member 
     
    Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, Miami Shores, FL 
    Adjunct Faculty Clinician 
     
    State & National Appointments: 
     
    Director Podiatric Medical Education: Jewish Hospital & St Mary’s Healthcare (Sept 2007 -Current) 
    Director Fellowship Reconstructive Foot Surgery & Diabetic Limb Salvage 
    Director Residency Training, Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency
    Director/Founder: The Kentucky Podiatric Residency Program (July 1998-August 2007) 
    Past President: Region 13 {OH, KY, IN, WV}, American Collage of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 
    Executive Committee: Kentucky Podiatric Medical Association [KPMA] 1997-2005
    · Second Vice-President 1997-1999 
    · First Vice President 1999-2001 
    · Vice President: 2001-2003 
    · President: 2003-2005 
    Committee on Public Affairs: American Podiatric Medical Association (1995-1999)
    Collaborative Residency Evaluation Training Committee (2008-2012)
    Council on Podiatric Medical Education [CPME]: 
    Joint Residency Review Committee [JRRC] (2004-2011)
    Chair, Joint Residency Review Committee (2006-2011) 
  • CPME (2004-2013) Chairman, CPME (2011-2013)
     
    Education: 
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (OCPM) Cleveland, Ohio 1981-1985 
     Degree: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) 
    OCPM teacher assistant neuroanatomy 
    OCPM tutor/assistant gross human anatomy 
    Honors: National Deans List 
    Deans List 
    Who’s Who of American College Students 
     
     
    Cleveland State University Cleveland, Ohio 1978-1981 
     
    Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA) 
    Honors: Deans List 
    Honor Roll 
    Who’s Who of American College Students 
     
    Temple University Philadelphia, PA 1976-1978 
    University football and track teams 
     
    Awards:

       Kentucky Podiatris of the Year 2007 

       Ouststanding Service Award, Department Family Medicine UL 2001 and 2004      

 

 
Research Interests: 
Gait and pedal pressure analysis 
Diabetic Limb Salvage 
Foot Trauma 
Charcot foot reconstruction 
Pedal fixation techniques, internal and external 
Bioabsorbable fixation 
Hyperbaric Oxygen and wound healing 
 
 
 
Publications: 

 
1. Diabetic Dermopathy: A Case report. The Journal of Current Podiatric Medicine, March 1986. 
 
2. Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A Case Report. The Journal of Current Podiatric Medicine, June 1986. 

3. Osseous Trauma to the Lower Extremity Secondary to Knife Wounds: Two Case Reports. JAPMA Vol. 76, No. 8, August 1986. 
 
4. Microdactyly Secondary to Ectrodactyly in the Foot: A Case Report. The Journal of 
Current Podiatric Medicine, June 1986. 
 
5. Treatment of Cutaneous Myiasis of Lower Extremity Ulcerations with Ethyl Chloride: A Case Report. JAPMA, Vol.76, No.12, December 1986. 
 
6. Salter-Harris Type II Fracture of the Distal Phalanx: A Case Report. The Journal of Current Podiatric Medicine, May 1987. 
 
7. Consequences of Substance Abuse in the Lower Extremity: A Case Report. JAPMA, 
Vol. 78, No. 4, April 1988. 
 
8. Pedal Gunshot Wounds: A Case Presentation and Discussion. The Journal of Current Podiatric Medicine, October 1988. 
 
9. Kryle’s Disease. A Rare Case Report. JAPMA, Vol. 80, No. 3, March 1990. 
 
10. Magna-Fx Cannulated Screw System and Powered Metaphyseal Stapler in Triple Arthrodesis. Journal of Foot Surgery, Vol. 30, No.3, 1991. 
 
11. Surgical Management of chronic Tophaceous Gout: A Case Report. JAPMA, Vol. 82, No. 10, October 1992. 
 
12. The Herbert Bone Screw and its Application in Foot Surgery. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Vol. 33, No. 4, 1994. 
 
13. Peroneal Tenosynovitis Secondary to Peroneal Tubercle Osteochrondroma and Calcaneal Varus. JAPMA, Vol. 85, No.4, April 1995. 
 
14. Electrical Stimulation and Fracture Healing. Manuscript editorial. Foot and Ankle Quarterly. Vol. 14, No.1, 2001.
 
15. Allofix Cortical Bone Pin Fixation. A preliminary report on hammertoe and bunion repair. JFAS, Vol. 41, No.1, January/February 2002.
 
16. Pseudorheumatoid and rheumatoid nodules: Two unusual case presentations. Submitted JAPMA Feb 2004. 
 
17. NuGen Fx Bioabsorbable Screws. A Preliminary Report of Their Use in Foot Surgery. JAPMA, Vol. 96, No. 1, January/February 2006.
 
18. Nitinol Compression Staples for Bone Fixation in Foot Surgery. JAPMA, Vol 96, No.2, March/April 2006
 
19. Bone Wax: A foreign body/giant cell reaction in the foot. Foot and Ankle Specialist. Vol. 6, Issue 3 June 2013, PP 236-238.
 
20. Metastatic Bone Cancer of the foot. A rare case report. JAPMA Vol. 1103, No. 8, PP. 340-343. July/August 2013  
 
Poster Exhibits: 
 
1. Herbert Bone Screw and its applications in foot/ankle Surgery ACFAS Annual Meeting. New Orleans 1994 
 
2. Allofix Cortical Bone Pin. A Preliminary Report on its application in Foot/Ankle Surgery. ACFAS annual meeting Miami, FL 2001 
 
3. Absorbable Screw Fixation in Bunion Surgery. The NuGen Screw. APMA National Scientific Seminar, Washington, D.C. August 2003 
 
4. Memory Staple Fixation in Foot Surgery. APMA National Scientific Seminar, Boston, MA August 2004. 
 
5. Pseudorheumatoid Nodules in the Foot. Case Reports and Surgical Treatment. ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, New Orleans, LA March 2005 
 
6. Massive Foreign Body Granuloma of the Foot: A Case Report. ACFAS 65th Scientific Seminar. Orlando, FL March 2007 
 
7. Bio-absorbable fixation in bunion surgery. APMA National Scientific Seminar. Philadelphia, PA August 2007 
 
8. Locking Plate for Opening wedge osteotomy of the 1st metatarsal. APMA Annual Scientific Seminar, Honolulu HI 2008 
 
10. A Rare case of Metastatic Bone Cancer of the Foot. APMA National  Scientific Seminar Toronto, CA 2009 
 
11. Artelon Interpositional Spacer for Arthritis in the Foot. APMA National Scientific Seminar , Seattle WA 2010 
 

12. Locking Plate Systems in Lapidus Fusions: A technique for early weightbearing. APMA National Scientific Seminar Boston MA July 2011

13.Traumatic Wounds of the foot: A retrospective review at a level one trauma center. ACFAS annual scientific seminar. San Antonio Tx, March 2012

14. Bone Wax: A giant cell reaction in the foot. ACFAS Annual Scientific Seminar. San Antonio, Tx March 2012.

15. Surgical Management of Charcot Neuroarthropathy. A survey analysis. ACFAS Annual Scientific Seminar. San Antonio, TX, March 2012

16. Open subtalar Joint dislocations. A rare traumatic injury. ACFAS Scientific Seminar. Las Vegas, NV Feb. 2013

17. Human Amnion tissue allograft for cheilectomy of the 1st MPJ. APMA National Scientific Seminar. Las Vegas, NV August 2013.

18. Calcaneal-navicular ligament augmentation as and adjunctive procedure for symptomatic flexible pes valgo planus. ACFAS Annual Scientific Meeting. Phoenix, AZ Feb 2015

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