Podiatric Surgery

     The Temple University Department of Foot and Ankle Surgery consists of a dedicated and highly trained group of surgeons specializing in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery. The department utilizes the newest techniques and innovations to treat everyday common conditions to the most complex conditions involving the lower extremity. All of our surgeons are board certified or eligible and have completed the highest level of training at highly accredited institutions throughout the country.

     We manage the surgical needs of patients from pediatric to geriatric, not only in the immediate tri-state area, but from all regions of the country. The department of surgery is on call daily at Temple University hospital responding to trauma calls and all calls pertaining to the foot and ankle. The department actively performs surgery at Temple University Hospital, The Temple Foot and Ankle Institute Surgery Center, and Aria Frankford hospital.



Jennifer Van, DPM, MBA, FACFAS Chairperson and Clinical Associate Professor
Kwasi Kwaadu, DPM, FACFAS Clinical Associate Professor
Andrew Meyr, DPM, FACFAS Clinical Professor
Jane Pontious, DPM, FACFAS Clinical Professor
Laura Sansosti, DPM, FACFAS Clinical Associate Professor
Melanie Anne Mccloskey, Department Secretary