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Foot and Ankle Associates of Southwest Virginia, P.C.

About Us: About Dr. Zelen

Charles Zelen, DPM

Board-Certified Podiatric Surgeon in Foot Surgery, Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
Board-Certified Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
Director Professional Education and Research Institute

Medical Degree

California College of Podiatric Medicine
San Francisco, California
*Valedictorian

Surgical Residency/Internship

INOVA Fairfax Podiatric Surgical Residency Program
Northern Virginia Podiatric Residency Program
Affiliated Institutions:
Medical College of Virginia
Georgetown University Hospital
INOVA Fairfax

Professional Affiliations

* Past Podiatric Practice Monitor, Virginia Board of Medicine
* Residency Examiner / On-Site Evaluator, Council of Podiatric Medical Education
* Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine
* American Podiatric Medical Association
* Past President, Virginia Podiatric Medical Association
* Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
* Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
* Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedic and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

* Podiatry Section Chief; Department of Orthopedics; Lewis-Gale Medical Center
* Vice Podiatry Section Chief; Department of Surgery; Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Academic Appointment

* Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine; July 2001 – February 2013