Dr. Patrick A. DeHeer
President & Founder
A medical missionary with over 25 trips worldwide, Dr. DeHeer won the 2014 International Federation of Podiatrist Humanitarian Award and the 2011 APMA Humanitarian of the Year Award. Dr. DeHeer serves as a Trustee on the APMA Board of Trustees and is currently serving as Legislative Committee Chair for APMA. Dr. DeHeer is past President of the Indiana Podiatric Medical Association and serves as continuing education chairperson. Dr. DeHeer has served on several committees for the APMA and as a delegate to the APMA House of Delegates. Dr. DeHeer has served on the APMA PAC Board of Directors, the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons Board of Directors and the American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics Board of Directors.
Rami is a fourth year medical student at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine with an interest in Global Health and Health Policy.
Director of Education and Funding
Andrea is currently a medical student at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Before returning to school, Andrea worked as a recruiter in the technology sector and volunteered with an international children's medical charity in their outcomes and data department. Her interests include global health, sports medicine, nutrition, and preventative medicine.
Director of Project Management
Stephanie is a medical student at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine with an interest in Global Health and Podiatric Surgery. As a previous volunteer on medical missions, she is excited to help expand foot and ankle care globally.
Director of Outreach
Maddie is a first year student at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. She hopes to continue her volunteer work through podiatry. Her interests include global health and public health.
Dr. Nicholas Pagano
Dr. Pagano is a professor and course director in Pediatrics Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Surgery at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Pagano is also a contributing reviewer in the Compendium of Podiatric Medicine. Most recently, Dr. Pagano was elected Vice President of the American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics and was honored as the “Rising Star” by the Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. Louis DeCaro
Dr. DeCaro is an international lecturer on the topics of podopediatrics and biomechanics, and serves as President and fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Pediatrics (ACFAP). Dr. DeCaro is the Director and originator of the Adult & Pediatric Gait Labs Biomechanics Clinic, which takes place biweekly at his West Hatfield office. It is a multidisciplinary clinic, which evaluates the most challenging of biomechanics patients, and helps to find them answers through orthoses and therapy.
Susan is Practice Manager for Hoosier Foot and Ankle. Responsible for all administrative functions of a medical office including developing and implementing policies and procedures, compliance with regulations, managing the revenue cycle, Human Resource issues, overseeing medical billers and coders. Contract negotiations, credentialing/reappointments, advertising and oversight of 4 medical offices.