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.
Dr. Chow has been a key inventor of the SuperPATH® total hip procedure, which is a hybrid combination of two tissue-sparing techniques: PATH® (created by Dr. Brad Pennenberg) and SuperCap™ (created by Dr. Stephen Murphy). The first SuperPATH® procedures were performed in September 2008 as a collaboration between Dr. Chow, Dr. Harbinder Chadha & Dr. William Kurtz. These surgeons have been credited with the inception of SuperPATH®. Dr. Chow’s work in technique and tooling design is now patent pending, and comprises key components of SuperPATH’s current form. He has lectured internationally regarding his experience with microinvasive total hip replacement, and he routinely trains surgeons on the technique. As of September 2014, Dr. Chow has performed over 1,000 SuperPATH® total hip procedures.
Dr. Chow was Arizona’s first robotic knee surgeon, performing Arizona’s first Makoplasty partial knee resurfacing in 2010. He has helped launch multiple technologies in total knee replacement from several companies, including computer prenavigation, or “patient-matched”, technologies, as well as state-of-the-art knee replacement designs. He continues to lecture and teach internationally on the topics of minimally invasive, turniquet-less, and rapid-recovery knee replacement.
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.
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
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, Dr. Ranson is skilled in an array of nonsurgical and minimally invasive procedures to treat issues like back pain, chronic headaches, arthritis, herniated discs, compression fractures, stenosis and other acute and chronic conditions, using innovative approaches like stem cell injections and spinal cord stimulation to help patients at relieve pain without extensive or aggressive surgery.
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 Associate 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 Associate Professor in 2009. Dr. Glazebrook devotes 80% of his working time to clinical practice focusing on Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Reconstruction and Sports Medicine. During research time focus is on outcome studies on ankle arthritis and of foot and ankle pathologies. 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.
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. This information helps Dr. Stone create a treatment plan that factors in patients’ personal situations and plans for the future, such as a desire to return to sports. 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. Stone stays busy doing outdoor activities, including snowboarding and golfing. He also spends quality time with his family and friends. Dr. Stone and his wife enjoy traveling and have been to several places where they’ve been able to learn about other cultures.
Dr. Richard Silvertein
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.
Though he's committed to tailoring his services to the unique needs of each patient, Dr. Silverstein enjoys spending time outside of the practice. He is married with two children and enjoys running, fishing, and camping with his family.