Kenneth P. Seiter, DPM, FACFAS

 

Dr. Kenneth P. Seiter's education and training has been uniquely extensive to the profession of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  His premedical studies led to a bachelors degree from the University of Arkansas.  This was followed by four years of Podiatric Medical School at Barry University in Miami, Florida, where he served as student councel Vice President and liason to the Florida Podiatric Medical Association.  He was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award for his class.

He then spent three years in Detroit, Michigan, in a Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Program at Botsford General Hospital in affiliation with Michigan State University.  He was chief resident his third year.  There he trained along side orthopedics, vascular, infectious desease, neurololgy, and internal medicine developing a multi-displinary approach to medical and surgical management of patients with complex conditions and multiple co-morbidities.  This included participation in the diabetic foot clinic with a multi specialty diabetes center.

He then spent his fourth year in Indianapolis, Indiania in an Advanced Podiatric Surgical Fellowship through American Health Network focusing on trauma and complex reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle.  There he trained along side respected leaders in his field.  

Additionally, Dr. Seiter completed a Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship with the OA Research Hospital in Mainz, Germany.  He also trained in Kurgan, Russia on the Llizarov external fixator, an advanced therapy for extremely complicated foot and ankle repair.

Today, Dr. Kenneth P. Seiter is affiliated with Mercy Hospital- Orthepedics, in the River Valley area of Arkansas.  He provides foot and ankle care as a hospital based physician in Fort Smith.

He has lectured and published on a variety of podiatric surgery topics and has helped advance podiatric surgical techniques, medical technologies, and medicines.

Dr. Seiter is boad certified in both fore foot and rear foot reconstructive surgery from the American Board of Podiaric Surgery.  He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.  Additionally, he is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Arkansas Podiatric Medical Association.  He served as both past president and vice president of the Arkansas Podiatric Medical Association.  

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