Jennifer Van

Jennifer Van, DPMFACFAS, FACFAOM
 

Chairperson and Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

Division Chief - Podiatric Surgery, Temple Jeanes Hospital

Externship Director, TUH Podiatric Surgery Residency

Treasurer  -  ACFAS, Tri-State Region

Phone: 215-625-5348

 

 

Educational Background:

 

DPM, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

BA, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

 

Training:

Residency, Temple University Hospital Foot and Ankle Surgery, Philadelphia, PA

Chief Resident 2014

 

 

Certification(s):

 

American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Foot Surgery

American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery

American Board of Podiatric Medicine

 

Professional Memberships:

 

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine

Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Treasurer, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Tri-State Region

 

Awards:

 

Clinician of the Year Award, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine 2018

Professor of the Year Award, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine 2016

Clinician of the Year Award, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine 2015

 

Professional Courses:

 

Wright Medical Prophecy and InBone Total Ankle Replacement Course – Philadelphia 2018

Cartiva Workshop – Philadelphia 2018

Integra Ankle Arthroplasty Procedure Course – Chicago  2016

Zimmmer Biomet Trabecular Metal Total Ankle Course – Bethlehem 2016

Stryker STAR Total Ankle Replacement Course – Tampa 2016

Charcot Foot: Advanced Taylor Spatial Frame Reconstructive Techniques – Baltimore 2015

Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Techniques in Arthroplasty, Reconstruction and Fixation – NYC 2014

Baltimore Limb Deformity Course – Baltimore, MD 2013

Integra Advanced Lower Extremity Training Course – Bethlehem, PA 2013

Arthrex Annual Resident Lab – Philadelphia, PA  2013

Biomet Orthopaedic Skills Academy – Warsaw, IN 2013

Review of Musculoskeletal Pathology, Radiology, and Surgery Conference – Philadelphia, PA 2013

AO Podiatric Masters Course: Minimally Invasive Osteosynthesis Surgery – Las Vegas, NV 2013

AO Podiatric Advanced Course – Dallas, TX 2012

AO Podiatric Basic Course – La Jolla, CA  2011

ACFAS Surgical Arthroscopy Skills Course – Rosemont, IL 2012

ACFAS 69th Annual Scientific Conference – Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2011

Present Podiatric Residency Education Summit – Chicago, IL 2011

 

Publications & Research:

 

Hasenstein T, Van J, et al. “Soft Tissue Reconstruction with Diabetic Foot Tissue Loss.” Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Volume 36. Number 3. Pages 425-437. July 2019.

Van J. “Keys To Navigating The Hospital Credentialing And Privileging Process.” Podiatry Today. Volume 32. Issue 2. Pages 50-53. February 2019.

Crowell A, Van J, Meyr AJ. “Early weight bearing following arthrodesis of the first metatarsal-phalangeal joint: A systematic Review.” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Nov.-Dec. 2018. 57(6):1204-1206. [Pubmed ID 30253966].

Crowell A, Van J, Meyr AJ. “Early weight bearing following arthrodesis of the first metatarsal-medial cuneiform joint: A systematic Review.” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Nov.-Dec. 2018. 57(6):1200-1203. [Pubmed ID 30201557].

Sansosti LE, Van J, Meyr AJ. “The Effect of Obesity on Total Ankle Arthroplasty Post-Operative Complications: A Systematic Review.” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Mar.-Apr. 2018. 57(2): 353-356. [Pubmed ID 29284576].

Pirozzi K, Van, J, Meyr A, Pontious J. “Demographic Description of the Presentation and Treatment of Lower Extremity Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Secondary to Skin Popping in Intravenous Drug Abusers.” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery March-April. 2014. 53(2):156-159. [Pubmed ID 24556482].

Poster Presented at 2013 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

Wagoner M, Van J, Nolan, C, Creech C, Cornell R, Meyr A. “Can Foot & Ankle Surgeons Accurately Estimate Patient Body Mass Index?” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery Jan.-Feb. 2014. 53(1):36-40. [Pubmed ID 24239428].

Poster Presented at 2011 Diabetic Limb Salvage Conference

Van J, Skolnik J, Mateen S, Sievers J, Gulati A. “Autologous Fat Grafting for the Treatment of Chronic Equinus and Contracture Scar of the Achilles Tendon.”

Poster Accepted for Presentation at 2019 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

Van J, Mateen S, Skolnik, J, Tran S, Bloom A. “Incidence of Achilles Tendon Ruptures Utilizing the Kuwada Classification and MRI Findings at an Urban Level I Trauma Center.”

Poster Accepted for Presentation at 2019 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

Van J, Hasenstein T, Skolnik J, Mateen S, Gulati A. “Reamputation Rate Among Patients at a Large Urban Hospital Quantified as Average Number of Days.”

Poster Accepted for Presentation at 2019 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

Skolnik J, Gulati A, Boparai G, Van J, Meyr AJ. “Average Foot Reamputation Rate in an Urban Patient Population as Quantified in Number of Days.”

Poster Accepted for Presentation at 2018 Annual Diabetic Limb Salvage Conference

Van J, Lin J, Fung C, Lohre J. “Surgical Site Infection Rates and Preoperative MRSA Colonization in Elective Foot and Ankle Surgery.”

Poster Accepted for Presentation at 2017 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

Sheth S, Cardena V, Murray W, Weaver A, Hirschbein E, Van J. “Ankle Fracture Skin Closure: Staples versus Suture.”

Poster Presented at 2016 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

Wiest A, Sansosti L, Ellis W, Meyr A, Yurkanin G, Van J. “Treatment of Joint Depression Calcaneal Fractures Utilizing Combination Mini External Fixator and Percutaneous Screw Fixation.”

Poster Presented at 2015 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

Van J. ACFAS on-line Scientific Literature Review, May 2013.  “Treatment of Posttraumatic Equinus Deformity and Concomitant Soft Tissue Defects of the Heel.” Shut H, Ma B, Kan S, Wang H, Shao H, Watson JT. J Trauma. 2011 Dec;71(6):1699-1704.
 

Lectures:

45th Annual Goldfarb Clinical Conference; “Achilles Dehisence”  2018

45th Annual Goldfarb Clinical Conference; “Jones’ Fracture:The Ultimate Love-Hate Relationship” 2018

TUH Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, “Rethinking the Equation: Chronic Calcaneal Ulcerations.” 2018

ACFAS Tri-State Region Complications Seminar; “Dehiscence Nightmare.”  2018

APMA Region 3 Conference; “Multidisciplinary Approach to Limb Salvage.” 2017

ACFAS Division 12 Complications Seminar; “Posterior Malleolar Fractures.” 2017

ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference; “Credentialing Pearls.”  2017

44rd Annual Goldfarb Clinical Conference; “Peroneal Arthroscopy” and “Bunion Basics.”’ 2016

43rd Annual Goldfarb Clinical Conference; “Scarf Bunionectomy, Revisited. 2015

Temple University Hospital Diabetes Limb Salvage Conference; “Diabetic Foot.” 2015

TUSPM Dept. of Surgery CME Seminar; “Scarf Bunionectomy.”  2015

TUSPM Dept. of Surgery CME Seminar; “Fragility Fractures.”  2014

Temple University Pre-Health Day; Podiatric Surgery and Medicine Key Note Speaker 2014

New York College of Podiatric Medicine/Temple University School of Podiatric 2013
Medicine Webinar; “Case Study: Talar Neck Fracture.”

New York College of Podiatric Medicine/Temple University School of Podiatric  2013
Medicine Webinar; “Case Study: Total Ankle Replacement Conversion to Ankle Fusion.”

Infectious Disease Department Grand Rounds; “Alternative Treatment of Osteomyelitis: Daptomycin.”  2011

Psychiatry Department Journal Club; “Advances in Opioid Antagonist Treatment for 2011      
Opioid Addiction.” Ling W, Mooney L, Wu L. Psychiatry Clinics of North America. 
2012 June; 35(2):297-308.

Temple Foot & Ankle Surgery Residency Academic Lectures

“Peroneal Arthroscopy” 2016

“Cavus Foot Reconstruction” 2014

“Talar Fractures” 2013

“Lisfranc Injuries” 2012

“Fragility Fractures” 2012

“Ankle Instability” 2011

“Vascular Non-Invasive Studies” 2010