Meet The Residents

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PGY3

Lizz

Lizz

Hometown: Louisville, KY
Undergraduate Degree and School: BA in Biology, Psychology, and Criminal Justice, Indiana University Bloomington
Podiatric Medical School: Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
Interests Outside of Podiatry: Hiking, Archery, Cooking, Painting
Favorite Food: Tacos and/or Sushi
Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight
Why SVH: It is a diverse program with a wide range of surgical techniques/ideas and podiatric subspecialties. It is also very resident driven, which allows for residents to focus on a subspecialty they are interested in

Weldon

Weldon

Hometown: Texarkana, AR
Undergraduate Degree and School: BA in Biology from University of Arkansas
Podiatric Medical School: Scholl College
Interests Outside of Podiatry: Tennis, College Football
Favorite Food: Fried Chicken
Favorite Movie: John Wick
Why SVH: Encouraging learning environment, diverse surgical training, excellent wound care experience

PGY2

Sam

Sam

Hometown: Sharon, MA
Undergraduate Degree and School: BS in Biochemistry and Biology from Brandeis University
Podiatric Medical School: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
Interests Outside of Podiatry: Outdoor seasonal activities: Swimming, hiking, skiing; baseball, football, basketball
Favorite Food: Lamb Kabobs, Burgers, Pizza, Canteloupe
Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump
Why SVH: I chose SVH because I appreciated the supportive environment that I experienced and I saw among the Residents. I also am interested in Wound Care, which is a significant focus of our training.

Jake

Jake

Hometown:Waterford, CT
Undergraduate Degree and School:Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences, Marist College
Podiatric Medical School: Scholl College
Interests Outside of Podiatry: Hangouts, camping, movies, video games
Favorite Food: Spaghetti or Lasagna
Favorite Movie:Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Why SVH:Location, Well-rounded program, Great Attendings

PGY1

David

David

Hometown:Parkland, Florida
Undergraduate Degree and School:Health education and behavior with a specialty in Communities (University of Florida)
Podiatric Medical School: Temple University
Interests Outside of Podiatry: basketball, music
Favorite Food: pizza… with steak
Favorite Movie:Dark Knight
Why SVH:A well-rounded program with a focus on woundcare, elective surgeries, clinic, and limb salvage. A great learning environment with wonderful attendings and fellow residents.

Matt

Matt

Hometown:Amery, WI
Undergraduate Degree and School:BS in Genetics from University of Wisconsin - Madison
Podiatric Medical School: Des Moines University
Interests Outside of Podiatry: running, biking, skiing, hiking, puzzles, board-games
Favorite Food: Sushi with a glass of Gløgg
Favorite Movie:180° South
Why SVH:Supportive learning environment, plentiful surgical volume, comprehensive Podiatric clinic, and all facilities within close proximity.