Laura Sansosti

Laura Sansosti, DPM, AACFAS 

Assistant Professor, Departments of Biomechanics and Surgery

Faculty, Temple University Hospital Podiatric Surgical Residency Program

Phone: 215-625-5267

Fax: 215-413-0506

Email: laura.sansosti@temple.edu

 

Educational Background:

 

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, PA

Bachelor of Science, Biology and Economics; Honors

 

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

Philadelphia, PA

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

 

Temple University Hospital Podiatric Surgical Residency Program

Philadelphia, PA

 

Licensure/Certifications:

 

Podiatric Medical License, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

BLS, ACLS Certified

American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery; Qualified in Foot Surgery, Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery

American Board of Podiatric Medicine; Diplomate

 

Organizational Involvement:

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

American Podiatric Medical Association

 

Publications:

 

Indexed Manuscripts:

Piraino JA, Busch EL, Sansosti LE, Pettineo SP, Creech C. Use of an all-suture anchor for re-creation of the anterior talofibular ligament: a case report.

 -J Foot Ankle Surg. 54(1): 126-129,  2015. (Pubmed ID#: 25441274)

Sansosti LE, Berger M, Gerrity M, Kelly P and Meyr AJ.  The effect of patient positioning on toe pressure measurement with non-invasive vascular testing.

-Br J Community Nurs. Sep; 20 Suppl 9: S12-6, 2015.  (Pubmed ID#: 26322400)

Sansosti LE, Rocha ZM, Lawrence MW, Meyr AJ.  Effect of variable lower extremity immobilization devices on brake response driving outcomes.

-J Foot Ankle Surg. 55(5): 999-1002, 2016. (Pubmed ID#: 27445123)

Meyr AJ, Sansosti L, Ali S. A pictorial review of reconstructive foot and ankle surgery: elective lesser forefoot procedures.

-J Radiol Case Rep. 2016 Nov 30; 10(11):8-22. (Pubmed ID#: 28580056)

Sansosti LE, Greene T, Hasenstein T, Berger M, Meyr AJ. U.S. state driving regulations relevant to foot and ankle surgeons.

-J Foot Ankle Surg. 56(3): 522-542, 2017. (Pubmed ID#: 28259443)

Spiess KE, Sansosti LE, Meyr AJ. Diabetic driving studies-part 2: a comparison of brake response time between drivers with diabetes with and without lower extremity sensorimotor neuropathy.

-J Foot Ankle Surg. 56(3): 573-576, 2017. (Pubmed ID#: 28476388)

Sansosti, LE, Spiess KE, Meyr AJ. Diabetic driving studies-part 3: a comparison of mean brake response time between neuropathic diabetic drivers with and without foot pathology.

-J Foot Ankle Surg. 56(3): 577-580, 2017. (Pubmed ID#: 28476389)

Meyr AJ, Sansosti L, Ali S. A pictorial review of reconstructive foot and ankle surgery: evaluation and intervention of the flatfoot deformity.

-J Radiol Case Rep. 2017 Jun 30;11(6):26-36. (Pubmed ID#: 29299095)

Sansosti LE, Wiest A, Choi ET, Meyr AJ. Rate of and factors associated with ambulation after unilateral major lower-limb amputation at an urban US tertiary-care hospital with a multidisciplinary limb salvage team.

-J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2017 Sep; 107(5):355-364. (Pubmed ID#: 29077505)

Sansosti LE, Wiest A, Ellis-McConnell W, Meyr AJ. A survey of patient care handoff and sign out practices among podiatric residency programs.

-J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2018 Mar;108(2):151-157. (Pubmed ID#: 29634310)

Sansosti LE, Meyr AJ. Anatomic feasibility of distal fibula bicortical screw fixation with lateral neutralization plating for rotational ankle fractures.

-J Foot Ankle Surg. 2018 Jun 8; (Pubmed ID#: 29891131)

Sansosti LE, Van JC, Meyr AJ. Effect of obesity on total ankle arthroplasty: A systematic review of postoperative complications requiring surgical revision.

-J Foot Ankle Surg. 2018 Mar - Apr;57(2):353-356. (Pubmed ID#: 29284576)

Other Publications:

Sansosti, LE, Pontious J. Vitamin D and bone healing.

-The Podiatry Institute Update Manual, 2015.

Sansosti LE, Rocha ZM, Lawrence MW, Meyr AJ.  The effect of variable lower extremity immobilization devices on brake response driving outcomes.

-Featured in Lower Extremity Review, October 2016 Issue. 

Sansosti LE, Pontious J. Pertinent insights on lesser metatarsal osteotomies.

-Podiatry Today. October 2016; 29(10)

-Available at: http://www.podiatrytoday.com/pertinent-insights-lesser-metatarsal-osteotomies

Oral Manuscripts (* indicates presenting author):    

Meyr AJ, Sansosti L, Ali S*. A pictorial review of reconstructive foot and ankle surgery: elective lesser forefoot procedures.

-Presented at the 2015 American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting.

Sansosti LE*, Berger MD, Gerrity MA, Meyr AJ. The effect of patient positioning on absolute digital toe pressures with non-invasive vascular testing.

-Presented at the 2015 Goldfarb Clinical Conference.

-Winner:  6th Annual Goldfarb Residency Research Contest. 

Sansosti LE*, Wiest A, Choi ET, Meyr AJ.  Factors associated with return to ambulation following major lower limb amputation at an urban US tertiary care center.

-Presented at the 2016 Delaware Valley Vascular Society Annual Meeting.

Spiess KE*, Sansosti LE*, Meyr AJ.  The Temple Diabetic Driving Studies:  Summary findings. 

-Presented at the American Podiatric Medical Association 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting. 

-Third Place: Oral Manuscript Competition.

-Presented at the 2016 Goldfarb Clinical Conference.

-Winner: 7th Annual Goldfarb Residency Research Contest.

Sansosti LE*, Rocha ZM, Lawrence MW, Meyr AJ.  The effect of variable lower extremity immobilization devices on brake response driving outcomes.

-Presented at the American Podiatric Medical Association 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting. 

-First Place: Oral Manuscript Competition.

Sansosti LE*, Meyr AJ. Anatomic feasibility of distal fibula bicortical fixation with lateral neutralization plating.

-Presented at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 2017 Annual Scientific

Conference