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Jeffrey A. Oster, DPM Curriculum Vitae

Jeffrey A. Oster, DPMJeffrey A. Oster, DPM

Educational Background

Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison Colorado, BA, Biology, 1979

The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, 1983

The Ohio Health Center, Columbus, Ohio, Internship, 1984

Westview Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana- Surgical Residency, 1985


Medical Practice History  

1933 West Henderson Road, Columbus, Ohio, 43220, 1985-1999

Specialty Care Surgery Center, 1651 W. Main Street, Newark, Ohio, 43055,   1995-2003

OnCall Physicians, Athens, Ohio,   2003-2004

The Cherry Valley Foot and Ankle Center, 1179 Cherry Valley Rd., Granville, Ohio 43023,  2004-2015

Southern Ohio Foot and Ankle Specialists, 1130 Western Ave., Chillicothe, Ohio 45601,  2007-2008

Ohio Valley Sports Medicine (orthopedics), 4457 State Rt. 159, Chillicothe, Ohio  45601, 2008-2012

Riverside Methodist Hospital, Critical Limb Care Program, Columbus, Ohio 43214, 2011-2014

Gunnison Podiatry 711 N. Taylor St., Gunnison, CO 81230 2015 to 2019

San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center 101 Blanca Ave., Alamosa, CO 81101 2016-present

Professional Membership/Certification

The American Board of Podiatric Surgery - Board Certified 1989, Recertified, 2008, 2017

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 1989-present

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations 

San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center, Alamosa, CO

Professional Roles and Public Service

San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center Infection Control Committee 2016-present

Gunnison Valley Hospital Infection Control Committee 2015-2017

Riverside Methodist Hospital Physician Leadership Academy, 2013-2015

The Medical Center of Newark, Chair, Department of Surgery, 1/1/12 to 1/1/13

The Medical Center of Newark, Credentials Committee, 2008-2013

The Medical Center of Newark, Medical Executive Committee, 2011-2013

The Medical Center of Newark, Peer Review Committee, 2011-2013

The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons - Credentialing and Privileging Task Force 2011-present

Foot and Ankle Online Journal - peer reviewer, 2010-present

Journal of Athletic Training - reviewer, 2010-present

The Community Health Clinic, Newark, Ohio,  volunteer physician 2011-2015

Ohio State Medical Board - Ethics Review Consultant, 2009-2015

Riverside Methodist Hospital, Section Chief, Podiatry, 1996-1999

Riverside Outpatient Surgery Center-Medical Advisory Committee, 1997-1999

Riverside Methodist Hospital, Medical Executive Committee, 1996-1999

Podiatric Surgical Residency Training Program Director, Park Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, 1988-1991 and 1995-1998

Specialty Care Medical Center, Interim Medical Director, 1999

Park Medical Center OR Committee Member, 1989-1991

Columbus Council on Health Information - President, 1993-1994

Faith Mission Medical Clinic, Columbus, Ohio - Volunteer Physician, 1994-2001

The Open Shelter, Columbus, Ohio, Founder and Volunteer Physician  -1985-1993

Arthritis Foundation, Medical Advisory Committee, 1987-1990

YMCA Medical Advisory Committee, 1989-1990

American Podiatric Arthroscopy Assoc. - Med. Advisory Committee, 1992-1994

Medical Group of Ohio (MGO), Network Dev. Committee, 1996-1999

The MGO Physician Leadership Program, 2000

The Obregon Free Clinic, Columbus Ohio – Medical Director, 2007-2008


Resection of Plantar Fibromatosis with Interposition of Marlex Mesh. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Vol. 25, 1986

Sever’s Disease and Its Relationship to Equinus: A Statistical Analysis. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 7 April, 1990

Control Forefoot Edema with the Forefoot Compression Sleeve.  Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Vol. 39:3, 2000

Warts, Dancer Magazine. Vol 16 April 2006

Plantar Fasciitis.  Dancer Magazine. Vol. 17:9 May 2006

Athlete's Foot.  Dancer Magazine. Vol. 19:10 June 2006

Sever's Disease.  British Chiropody Review. Vol. 63:6, 2006

Charcot Joint Disease of the Foot and Ankle. British Chiropody Review, 2009

The CT Band and CT Band Syndrome, The Foot and Ankle Online Journal, 2 (5):2, 2009


Indiana State Medical Convention - Subtalar Joint Arthroeresis, Indianapolis, IN, April 1985

Indiana State Medical Convention - Biomaterials in Podiatric Surgery, Indianapolis, IN, April 1985

St. Anthony Medical Center, Surgical Grand Rounds – Biomaterials in Podiatric Surgery, 1987)

American Podiatric Arthroscopy Association - Radiographic Indications for Ankle Arthroscopy, Grant Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, February 1992

American Podiatric Arthroscopy Association - Radiographic Indications for Ankle Arthroscopy, Phoenix, AZ, June 1992

American Podiatric Arthroscopy Association - Radiographic Indications for Ankle Arthroscopy, Philadelphia, PA, August 1993

Indiana State Medical Convention - Assessment of outpatient medical care using patient satisfaction surveys.  Indianapolis, IN, July 1994

Endoscopic plantar fasciotomy; indications and technique, Grant Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, June 1996

EDIN - Endoscopic Decompression of the Interdigital Nerve - lab sessions, Orlando, FL, August 1997

Riverside Methodist Hospital, Grand Rounds - Differential Diagnosis of Heel Pain, February 1997

Licking Memorial Hospital CME - Arthroscopic and Endoscopic Foot and Ankle Surgery, June 2010

Personal Accomplishments and Awards

Eagle Scout, 1971

Olympic Games, Munich Germany, 1972
Worked as a special press messenger for track and field and soccer events.

Pearline Byrd Award for Public Service and Homeless Care,  1996

The Brashar Award For Literary Excellence – ‘Charcot Joint Disease of the Foot and Ankle’,  The British Chiropody and Podiatry Association, 2007

Business History - Founder and medical advisor.  Founded in 1999, is a consumer-focused resource for foot and ankle information and products, 1999-present - Founder.  Founded in 1994, MedSurv utilized patient satisfaction surveys to grade doctor visits.

Birkenstock, Inc. – Medical Advisor for health-related, web-based information,  2000-2004

Rambling Rose Shoes and Accessories - Owner, Eurocomfort shoe store, 1999-2004 - Founder.  Internet search engine for uninsured patients, 2004-2009

Medical Claims Consultant to:

Permedion, Inc., 2003-present
           Alternative Care Management Systems, Inc., 1998-present


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