Steven M. Zavinsky, DPM

Hospital Affiliations: Huron Valley Sinai Hospital, Commerce, MI
Berry Center, Farmington Hills, MI
Education and Training:

Residency
2002-2004
Podiatric Surgical Residency PSR 24
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts
Chief Podiatry Resident 2003-2004

2001-2002
Rotating Podiatric Residency RPR
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Doctorate
1997-2001
Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Graduate
1996
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan
Field of study: Basic Medical Science

Undergraduate
1992-1994
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology

Appointments:

Clinical Fellow in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 2001-2005

House Officer, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 2001-2005

Board Certification:

Board Certified in Foot Surgery – American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Board Qualified Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery – American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Advanced Surgical Training:

Vilex External Fixation System, Temple Univ. College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Ankle Arthroscopy Surgical Skills Course: Orthopedic Learning Center, Chicago, IL

Trauma of the Foot and Ankle Surgical Skills Course: Musculoskeletal Learning Center, Denver, CO

GRAFTJACKET Matrix Science Symposium and Advanced Reconstructive Skills in the Foot and Ankle, Wright Medical Technologies, Phoenix, AZ

Complex Reconstructive Surgical Skills Course, Red Rock Casino/Wright Medical Mobile Lab, Las Vegas NV

Professional Memberships:

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Alumni Association of the University of Michigan

Harvard Club of Boston

Residency Experience:

Rotating Podiatric Residency (RPR 2001-2002):
Comprehensive rotations in Podiatry, Endocrinology, Radiology, Gerontology, Pathology, Internal Medicine,
Emergency Room Medicine, Anesthesiology, Orthopedic Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery,
Infectious Disease, Rheumatology, and Rehabilitation Medicine.

Podiatric Surgical Residency (PSR 2002-2004):
Extensive training in all aspects of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Extensive training in diabetic limb salvage
Lower extremity fracture management including forefoot, midfoot, rearfoot, and ankle trauma, external fixation, charcot reconstruction
Experience in Plastic Surgery closure techniques including split thickness skin grafts, rotational flaps, transpositional flaps, and muscle flaps
Extensive inpatient medical management
Emergency Room coverage
Orthopedic surgical rotation

Residency Hospital Affiliations: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Rotations in Podiatric Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Neurology, Anesthesiology (Pain Clinic)
Strong emphasis in diabetic foot infections, salvage, charcot reconstruction, external fixation
Active participation with clinic and ER admissions, pre-operative history and physicals, inpatient medical management


New England Baptist Hospital, Boston , Massachusetts
Year long surgical rotation in Orthopedic Surgery (2002)
First Assist coverage for Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon (2002-2004
Extensive training in forefoot surgery, cavus foot reconstruction, flatfoot reconstruction, ankle fracture management, arthroscopy, ankle fusion

Beth Israel Deaconess – Needham Campus, Needham, Massachusetts
Year long surgical rotation in Orthopedic Surgery (2002)
First Assist coverage for Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon (2002-2004)
Extensive training in forefoot surgery, cavus foot reconstruction, flatfoot reconstruction, ankle fracture management, arthroscopy, ankle fusion

Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachussets
Extensive training in forefoot surgery, cavus and flatfoot reconstruction

Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Outpatient Clinics: Beth Israel Deaconess Joslin Diabetic Foot Clinic 2001-2004
Outpatient management of the diabetic patient
Minor surgical procedures
Palliative care


Fenway Community Health Center, Boston, Massachusetts 2001-2002
Podiatric management of HIV positive patients
Minor surgical procedures on HIV positive patients
Biomechanical evaluations including plaster casting

Harvard University Health Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts 2002-2003
Minor surgical procedures
Palliative care

Articles Reviewed for Publication:

A One year Cost and Utilization of a Staged Management Diabetes Foot Program to Standard Care in a State Public Hospital System

Research Grant: The Epidemiology of Foot Structure and Ulceration in Diabetic Veterans

Treatment of hard to heel diabetic foot ulcers with Promogran and Regranex.

A Comparison Study of a New Topical Wound Care Product, HEALZ-PLUS, vs Fourteen Other Wound Care Products,

Modalities, and Methods Used to Heal Diabetic Wound Ulcers.

Calciphylaxis: A Case of Digital Autoamputation in a Nondiabetic Renal Patient.

Spontaneous Bilateral Ankle and Midfoot Sepsis in a Non-Immunocompromised Patient.

Digital Amputation for Severe Tophaceous Gout

The In Vitro Elution Characteristics of Vancomycin From Calcium Phosphate/Calcium Sulfate Beads

Outreach Activities

2003 Boston Marathon – Medical Volunteer

1990-present – Cast Member – Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida (seasonal)

Major Teaching Activities:

Cubicin TM (daptomycin for injection) Advisory Board

St. John North Shores Hospital Residency Program: Lecturer 2004-present

St. Joseph’s Mercy West Lecturer 2004- present

Detroit Federal Safety and Health Council: Lecture: Diabetes 2004

APMA Region 8 Seminar Providence, Rhode Island 2004

BIDMC Surgical Grand Rounds: Surgical Management of Osteomyelitis 2003

BIDMC Medicine Conference case presentation: AIDS 2001


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