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Advisory Boards

Medical Advisory Board:

Alan H. Robbins, MD, Chairperson ? (See biography).

Kenneth  A. Arndt, MD ? Principal, Skincare Physicians of Chestnut Hill, Former Chief of Dermatology, Beth Israel Deaconess, Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School; Specialty: Dermatology; Clinical Interest: Laser use in Medicine and Surgery.

Howard T. Bellin, MD ? Principal: CosMedica- The Plastic Surgery Center of New York; Former Chief of Plastic Surgery, Cabrini Medical Center, NY, Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, New York Medical College; Specialty: Plastic Surgery; Clinical Interest: Cosmetic Surgery.

Frank W. LoGerfo, MD ? Former Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess, Distinguished Wm. V. McDermott Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Specialty: Vascular Surgery; Clinical Interest: Vascular Disease in Diabetes.

Gerald B. Miley, MD ? President of NE Health Services (PHO), Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Clinical Affiliation: New England Baptist Hospital, Specialty: Infectious Disease and Rheumatology; Clinical Interest: Hospital based infections, MRSA, bone infections.

Mark J. Scharf, MD ? Dermatology, Dept. Head of Photobiology Clinic, UMass Memorial, Clinical Professor, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Specialty: Dermatology; Clinical Interest: Clinical use of lasers and photobiology.

Podiatric Advisory Board:

Bryan C. Markinson, DPM

Dr. Markinson is a graduate of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he also completed his residency and trained as a Fellow in Podiatric Medicine.  He currently is an adjunct Professor in the Department of Podiatric Medicine. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Markinson received additional training in podiatric pathology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, in the division of dermatopathology, and then started the Podiatric Pathology service at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.

He is a Fellow and past President of the American Society of Podiatric Dermatology.  Dr. Markinson serves on the board of the Council for Nail Disorders, an affiliate of the American Academy of Dermatology.

He practices full-time on the faculty at the Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopedic Surgery of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine as the Chief of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. This enabled the Mount Sinai of Queens Podiatric Surgical Residency to expand from four to twelve residents, and from a two year program to a three year program.

He lectures extensively and enjoys consulting to the pharmaceutical industry in the areas of sales force enhancement, product development and launching, and continuing education.

Warren S. Joseph, DPM

Dr Warren S. Joseph is a podiatric attending at Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia, PA and at the Coatesville VA Medical Center and a consultant in the treatment of lower extremity infectious diseases. He received his podiatric degree, magna cum laude, from W.M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. Dr Joseph completed his postgraduate training in podiatric medicine/surgery at St. Joseph?s Hospital, and a fellowship in infectious diseases at Hahnemann University School of Medicine, both in Philadelphia.

Dr Joseph is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and sits on the IDSA Diabetic Foot Infection Guidelines Committee. He is also certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, and currently serves as Editor of the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Dr Joseph lectures extensively and his presentations have focused on the treatment of bacterial and fungal infections of the lower extremity. He has authored a number of papers and book chapters in the field of lower extremity infections and is the author of the Handbook of Lower Extremity Infections, now in its second edition.

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