Welcome to the New Podiatry Division Chief!

Dr. Lee Rogers

Lee C. Rogers, DPM became the new chief of the Division of Podiatry in the Department of Orthopaedics at UT Health San Antonio. “I’m honored to take the helm of a historic program which is responsible for producing many of the ‘greats’ in our profession. I see my role as honoring our past while we chart a continued course into the future,” Rogers stated.

Dr. Rogers is a graduate of Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and completed his residency training at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York. He completed a fellowship in Diabetic Limb Salvage and Research at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, IL. He has authored over 150 published papers, books, and book chapters on limb salvage and policy and practice and he has delivered more than 500 lectures in all 50 states and over 30 countries.

Dr. Rogers is currently the President of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine where he led the effort to create the certificate of added qualification program and authored the Board’s guidance on hospital and surgical privileges for podiatrists.

Dr. Rogers is the Associate Editor (Diabetic Foot Section) for the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. He received the Rising Star Award from the American Podiatric Medical Association for outstanding national accomplishments in 2011 and selected by Podiatry Management Magazine as one of the most influential podiatrists in America. He was chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Foot Care Council and Rogers is one of a select few American podiatrists to be honored as a Fellow Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Previously, Dr. Rogers founded and served as medical director of the Amputation Prevention Centers of America, a division of RestorixHealth which manages 230 wound centers in 35 states.

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