Dr. Kerry Zang

Medical Advisory Board Chair

Founder of the Arizona Institute of Footcare Physicians, Dr. Zang has more than 30 years experience developing and providing the latest technologies in podiatric care. An innovator in his field, he has designed implants and surgical devices, including a joint replacement system for the great toe. Dr. Zang is a rotating speaker for the Podiatry program at Midwestern University in Phoenix, and is actively involved with teaching podiatric students, and lectures throughout the country to his colleagues.


Dr. Jimmy Chow

Dr. Chow is a board certified hip and knee specialist with dual-fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction “total joints” and Arthroscopic “sports” Surgery. Dr. Chow is a partner at the Hedley Orthopaedic Institute in Phoenix, AZ. He is the Director of Orthopaedics: Hip & Joint Surgery for Phoenix St. Luke’s Medical Center, where he serves as faculty for both ACGME (USA) and ISAKOS (international) fellows. Dr. Chow has been named the “Physician of the Year” for 2014 by the AZ Business Magazine and appointed as one of the influential “40 under 40” for 2013 by the Phoenix Business Journal. Currently Dr. Chow is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the International Society of Arthroscopy for Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery.  He also serves on the regional board for the Arthritis Foundation, and sits on the board of directors for the Orthopaedic Research Foundation of Southern Illinois.

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Dr. Mike Coughlin

Dr. Michael Coughlin is an orthopedic surgeon in Boise, Idaho and is affiliated with St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years

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Dr. Wendi Lundquist

Dr. Lundquist, DO, FAAPMR, DABPM is the Medical Director and founder of Active Life Physical Medicine & Pain Center, Innovative Surgery Center, and Regena Spa. She is dual board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation along with Pain Management and a diplomat with the American Board of Pain Medicine. She completed her training at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois in July of 2005. During her time there, she served as Chief Resident and was involved in several research projects. Prior to, she completed medical school at Midwestern University at the Arizona Collage of Osteopathic Medicine campus in Glendale, Arizona and internship at Doctors Hospital in Massillon, Ohio. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and minor in Chemistry from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She has great enthusiasm towards regenerative medicines and a special interest in sports medicine and pain. 


Dr. Matthew Ranson

Matthew T. Ranson, M.D., M.S., is a top-ranked interventional spine and pain management specialist and anesthesiologist providing state-of-the-art and compassionate care for patients in Mesa and San Tan Valley, AZ. Dedicated to offering patients at Gateway Anesthesia and Pain Associates the most advanced pain management and treatment techniques available today. After earning an undergraduate degree in chemistry from Hampden-Sydney College and a master’s degree in cellular and molecular biology from Tulane University, Dr. Ranson completed his medical degree at West Virginia University School of Medicine. He followed this with an internship at Atlanta Medical Center, a residency at Ohio State University College of Medicine and a fellowship in interventional pain medicine from Duke University. Board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in both anesthesiology and pain medicine, Dr. Ranson maintains active memberships in several medical associations including the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Dr. Ranson is committed to providing patient-centered care based on each patient’s individual needs for optimal results. He welcomes the opportunity to care for new patients.


Dr. Mark Glazebrook

Mark Glazebrook is a full time Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Dalhousie University with a cross appointment to the School of Biomedical Engineering. He completed his medical training in 1994 and completed sub specialty training in Orthopaedic Surgery in 1999 at Dalhousie.  He then went on to complete a fellowship in Orthopedic Foot & Ankle and Sports Medicine at the University of Western Ontario. This was followed with a PhD in Achilles Tendon Disease at Dalhousie University while working part time in clinical practice.  He was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery and full time staff at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Science Center in 2004, then promoted to Professor in 2016. Currently Dr. Glazebrook serves as an international editor for Foot and Ankle International, JBJS(A), JBJS(Br). He is a past American British Canadian (ABC) Orthopaedic Travelling Fellow.  He is currently President Elect for the Canadian Orthopedic Association (COA).


Dr. Shah Askari

Dr. Askari graduated from the College of Podiatric Medicine, Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his residency at St. Luke's Medical Center in Phoenix, under the directorship of Dr. Zang. He recently lectured at the Podiatric World Congress in Italy to teach other physicians the importance of biomechanics in diagnosing a variety of lower extremity problems. Dr. Askari is also the co-author of several papers, including one published in Podiatry Today about Low-Level Laser Therapy's impact on Small Fiber Neuropathy.


Dr. Alastair Younger

Dr. Alastair Younger grew up near St. Andrews in Scotland and completed his medical degree in Aberdeen in 1985 and trained for a short time in the National Health Service before moving to Canada to do a Masters in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University. He completed his residency at the University of British Columbia and a Masters in Surgery at the same time between 1990 and 1995. After a fellowship in Arthritis surgery at Harvard in Boston in 1997, Dr. Younger went to Seattle to do a fellowship in foot and ankle. He then returned to UBC and St. Pauls in 1998 to take over the role of teaching residents foot and ankle surgery. In 2000 Dr Younger began a fellowship training program for foot and ankle surgery, and worked with the hospital to secure funds to start the foot and ankle clinic. In 2004 the team and Dr. Younger was awarded the 3 M award for quality improvement in health care for the foot and ankle clinic development and pathways. Dr. Younger was a founding member of the Canadian Orthopaedic Foot and ankle society in 2002 and president between 2006 and 2008. He started the Orthopaedic research office at Providence in 2002 has been actively involved in research since. Dr. Younger was the founding head of the division of distal extremities at the University.


Dr. Paul Stone

Dr. Paul Stone diagnoses and treats podiatry patients at Castle Rock Foot & Ankle Care. Dr. Stone is a Board-Certified foot and ankle surgeon who offers outstanding care and is committed to helping patients find relief for a wide range of podiatry problems. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology/Immunology from The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Stone is fully committed to offering each patient high-quality care that includes taking the time to hear their concerns about their condition or injury. He is highly skilled at treating foot and ankle problems that are more complex in nature and has the certification needed for performing total ankle joint replacement surgery.


Dr. Richard Silverstein

Prior to opening his private practice in 2000, Dr. Silverstein received an education from Syracuse University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. With hopes of becoming a podiatrist, he continued his education at the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, and completed his surgical residency training at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Dr. Silverstein is the Division Head of the Podiatry Section, Department of Surgery at Harford Memorial Hospital, and he's board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Well-known throughout the area, he's also had his work published and frequently lectures at various hospitals and local community organizations.