Speaker Bios: Dec 2023 CPMA Conference

CPMA Virtual Conference December 2023


Damien Dauphinee, DPM

Wise Health Surgical Hospital

Damien M. Dauphinée, DPM, FACFAS, FAENS, FACCWS, CWS-P, is board certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is also board certified in Wound Management by the American Board of Wound Management. Dr. Dauphinée has a special interest in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and trauma, as well as, peripheral nerve injuries. He is a current Fellow and served as President of the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons in 2009. Dr. Dauphinée serves as faculty for the AENS Fundamental and Advanced Peripheral Nerve workshops, training surgeons to treat a variety of peripheral nerve pathologies. Dr. Dauphinée completed a mini-fellowship in external fixation techniques in 2007 at the Russian ILIZAROV Scientific Centre for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics (RISC-RTO) in Kurgan, Russia. In 2014 he was awarded the Jules Tinel, MD Lifetime Achievement Award by the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons for his contributions to peripheral nerve surgery. Dr. Dauphinée lectures nationally and internationally on the subjects of diabetic limb salvage, hyperbaric oxygen therapy for chronic wounds, and peripheral nerve pathology and treatment.

Dr. Dauphinée and his partner Raafae Hussain, DPM are the originators of The POD Doctors with Dr. Dauphinée and Dr. Hussain podcast available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and everywhere you get your favorite podcasts.  They provide weekly episodes on podiatric medicine and surgery, as well as, COVID-19 and other medical topics relevant to our patients.

Dr. Dauphinée is the author of the Kindle Book Saving Limbs, Saving Lives: Advanced Treatments for Preventing Amputations in Diabetic Populations which has become popular with patients and students alike.

Little Known Fact…Dr. Dauphinée played a “Cabrito Cook” in the 2013 Robert Rodriguez film “Machete Kills” with stars Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Sophia Vergara, Michelle Rodriquez, Mel Gibson, Carlos Estevez (Charlie Sheen), Antonio Banderas, Amber Heard, and Demian Bechir. 

Ian Reilly

Ian Reilly  MSc, FRCPodS, FFPM RCPS(Glasg). Consultant Podiatric Surgeon Northamptonshire Foundation NHS Trust and Private Practice

Mr. Reilly has been qualified as a Podiatric Surgeon since 1996 and has performed over 11,000 surgical procedures. He has a particular interest in soft tissue and nail surgery and has lectured internationally on plastic surgical procedures of the foot, bunion surgery and steroid injection therapy.

Podiatric Surgery is well established in Northamptonshire and Mr Reilly leads the service for the local NHS Trust.  Prior to this he was a Senior Lecturer at Northampton School of Podiatry.  He is co-author of Foot and Ankle Injection Techniques: A Practical Guide, and has written chapters in Merrimen’s Assessment of the Lower Limb and Brown’s Skin and Minor Surgery. He is an invited speaker and international adviser for the US based International Foot and Ankle Foundation.  He is about to finish his professional doctorate on injection therapy of the 1st MTP joint at Staffordshire University.

Royal College of Podiatrists

Surgical Fellowship of the Surgical of the College of Podiatrists

Completion of Certificate in Podiatric Surgery Training (CCPST)

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow)                 

Fellow, Faculty of Podiatric Medicine (2017 to date)  

Royal Society of Medicine

Fellow (2018 to date)       

Expert Witness Institute (2009 to 2020)                                              

Captain: Army Reserve Officer                                     

Royal Army Medical Corps Fellow (2003 to date)                                

Concurrent examining/teaching roles

MSc external examiner, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh (2019 – 2024)

Associate Lecturer, Huddersfield University ((2019 to date)

Research Profiles



William P. Scherer, DPM

Adjunct Professor, Barry University

Dr. William Scherer is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, has maintained a private practice in South Florida since 1991, served 17 years as an Adjunct Professor at Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, and is the Senior Podiatric Medical Advisor to Bako Diagnostics. Active snow skier and frequent visitor to Whistler, Canada.

Dock Dockery, DPM, FACFAS

Director, International Foot & Ankle Foundation

Dock Dockery, DPM, FACFAS, graduated from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, as Valedictorian, and performed a surgical residency in foot and ankle surgery at the Waldo Podiatric Surgical Residency Program in Seattle. He is a Fellow and Past Board of Directors of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons and the American Society of Foot & Ankle Dermatology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Podiatric Medicine and the American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics. Dr. Dockery is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery and is Board Certified in Podiatric Orthopedics by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.  He is a Distinguished Practitioner in the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Division of the National Academies of Practice.  He was voted “One of America’s 175 Most Influential Podiatrist” of 2006 and voted as “Movers and Shakers: America’s Most Influential Podiatrists” in 2012 and voted Top Podiatrists of 2017 by the Podiatry Management Magazine Editors & Advisors. Dr. Dockery has published 152 scientific articles in peer-reviewed medical journals is the author of Color Atlas and Text of Forefoot Surgery, Mosby Publishers, 1992, Cutaneous Disorders of the Lower Extremities, W.B. Saunders Publisher, 1997, Color Atlas of Foot & Ankle Dermatology, Lippincott-Raven, 1999, Lower Extremity Soft Tissue & Cutaneous Plastic Surgery, Elsevier Science (Saunders), 2006, and the Lower Extremity Soft Tissue & Cutaneous Plastic Surgery, 2nd Edition, Elsevier Science (Saunders), 2012; He founded the International Foot & Ankle Foundation for Education and Research in 1979 and is currently the Chairman of the Board and the Director of Scientific Affairs of that organization.

Tracey Vlahovic, DPM


Joseph Larsen, DPM


Amor Forde, MSc, BS, BS podiatry


Belinda Longhurst


Belinda qualified as a podiatrist in 2003 and was awarded a First-Class Honours degree with Distinction by the University of Southampton. She is a Podiatry lecturer for the SMAE Institute`s BSc (Hons) Podiatry degree programme and is a Fellow of both the Higher Education Academy and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Belinda has a special interest in Podiatric Dermatology and has frequently presented her published work at both national and international conferences. She is also a joint course provider for the Royal College of Podiatry Skin Surgery Course (extended scope of practice) and is a Trustee and Volunteer Coordinator for the Registered charity Forgotten Feet, which offers free footcare to the homeless and socially isolated. Belinda is keen to promote the upskilling of Foot Health Practitioners and Podiatrists in lesion recognition skills to improve the prognosis for people with cutaneous malignancies.

Kenton Marshall, B.B.A.

Account Executive, Arthur J Gallagher Insurance

Kenton Marshall joined Gallagher at the beginning of 2015 and has worked through progressive roles over the past six years. Kenton has a focus on Medical Malpractice and mid-sized commercial accounts and is based out of Calgary, Alberta. He has worked with the CPMA membership for three years and is the preferred broker for Podiatrists across Canada.

Kenton is a graduate of the Business Administration Program from Mount Royal University. He is the co-author of peer reviewed risk analysis and mitigation academic papers.