Podiatric Surgery Residency: Faculty

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National Leaders with a Passion for Teaching

About Our Faculty

A sizable faculty lead the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency at HCMC. Many hold leadership positions at local and national levels, and all are active in teaching, patient care, and research. These experienced surgeons bring a long-term commitment to education that enables us to offer a consistently strong program.

Program Leadership

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Dr. Nicole A. Bauerly
Dr. Mindy Benton
Dr. Kimberly Bobbitt
Dr. Benjamin Clair
Dr. Eugene DelaCruz
Dr. Maren Elze
Dr. Heather Jenson
Dr. Adam Johnson
Dr. Steven Kiester
Dr. Sharilyn Kramer Moore
Dr. Stephen Powless
Dr. Timothy Szopa
Dr. Troy Vargas

Professional Leadership

Faculty members have served in state and national organizations at all levels. These include:

  • Past president, National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners
  • Board director, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • President, Minnesota State Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Chair, ABPS Board Certification Content Development Committee
  • Team representative, Joint Residency Review Committee
  • Member, Minnesota State Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Co-chair, Twin Cities Foot and Ankle Scientific Conference