Saving Limbs, Saving Lives: Advanced Treatments for Preventing Amputations in the Diabetic Population
Damien M. Dauphinée, DPM, FACFAS, FAENS, FACCWS, CWSP, 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 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. Dauphinee 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 at the Russian ILIZAROV Scientific Centre for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics (RISC-RTO) in Kurgan, Russia, using those techniques as Medical Director of Limb Preservation for the Comprehensive Wound Center at The Heart Hospital Baylor in Denton, TX. In 2014 he was awarded the Jules Tinel, MD Lifetime Achievement Award by the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons. 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.