Associate Professor


Medical School
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science (2003)
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2006), Podiatric Medicine & Surgery
Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences (2007), Podiatric Sports Medicine & Surgery

Research Interest

  • Ankle and Foot Sports Injuries
  • Ankle and Foot Reconstruction and Revision Surgery
  • Ankle and Foot Trauma
  • Use of Advanced Imaging of Calcaneal Fractures to improve surgical reconstruction of the calcaneus


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

New and Recurrent Ulcerations after Percutaneous Achilles Tendon Lengthening in Transmetatarsal Amputation
Javier La Fontaine, DPM, MS, Damieon Brown, DPM, Moffatt Adams, DPM, Michael VanPelt, DPM The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery May 2008 Volume 47, No. 3 225-229
Open Traumatic Dislocation of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint with Fracture of the Fibular and Tibial Sesamoids: Case Report
Michael VanPelt, DPM, Damieon Brown, DPM, Jeff Doyle, DPM, Javier La Fontaine, DPM, MS Journal Foot and Ankle Surgery March 2007 Volume 46, No. 2 124-129
Secrets to Treating Athletes with Ankle Fractures
Damieon Brown,DPM, Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM, Michael VanPelt, DPM Podiatry Today January 2007 Volume 20, Issue 1 1045-7860


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Honors & Awards

  • Young Practitioner Award
    Texas Podiatric Medical Association, Annual Meeting (2011)
  • Dr. Harold Feder Orthopaedic Award
    The Scholl College Podiatric Medicine Finch University Health Science (2001)
  • Award Outstanding Contribution & Scholarly Research Area of Science/Technology
    University of Arkansas Pine Bluff School of Arts Science (1998)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine (2011-2011)
  • American College Of Foot And Ankle Surgeons (2010-2011)
  • American College of Podiatric Sports Medicine (2007-2011)
  • American Podiatric Medical Association (2003-2011)
  • Texas Podiatric Medical Association (2003-2011)