SSM Health DePaul Hospital
H. John . Visser DPM
SSM Health: DePaul, St. Mary’s, St. Clare, St. Joseph’s, & St. Joseph’s West Hospitals. St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Affinia Clinics, 10 surgery centers
“Hands on” approach to learning theory and technique of forefoot & rearfoot surgery
Our program offers 5 positions per PGY for a total of 36 months. Residents will have opportunity to work with more than 50 podiatric attendings, performing “hands on” surgery at 10 surgery centers, 7 hospitals, city clinic, and army base. Steady inpatient load leads to a well rounded, practical education. Twice weekly didactic sessions, monthly book club, and unlimited amounts of opportunity for research, publishing, and lecturing complete the experience. Our program also offers an international monthly rotation to our PGY-III residents (rotation includes Germany, Spain, Austria, and England).