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Dr. Bouchard

Dr. Bouchard was born in Philadelphia, PA and was raised in Pensacola, FL.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of West Florida and his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine  degree from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (Temple University).  Following a year of residency at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX, he completed an additional two years of surgical training at Doctors Hospital, Tucker, GA (Emory-Northlake Regional Medical Center). He is a faculty member of the Podiatry Institute and has lectured extensively as well as authored numerous articles and publications.  Dr. Bouchard formerly served as Director of Podiatric Residency Training at the Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center, Decatur, Georgia.  He has been practicing in the Greater Atlanta area since 1977 and is the founder and Medical Director of Allied Ankle and Foot Care Centers.  Dr. Bouchard practices at the Athens, Decatur and Lawrenceville offices.





FELLOW – AMERICAN COLLEGE OF FOOT                                AUGUST 1979
AND ANKLE SURGEONS 
                                           
DIPLOMATE – AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR LASER                        OCTOBER 1986
MEDICINE AND SURGERY, INC.   

 AMERICAN BOARD OF PODIATRIC                                           AUGUST 1991

ORTHOPEDICS AND PRIMARY PODIATRIC MEDICINE               SEPTEMBER 1996

ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT                                        MARCH 2006

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT                                                              MARCH 2006

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

CONSULTANT PODIATRIST AT VETERAN'S ADMINISTRATION HOSPITAL,
DECATUR, GA 30033, 1979 – 1986

CHAIRMAN, DEPARTMENT OF PODIATRY, DOCTOR'S HOSPITAL, PODIATRY INSTITUTE, TUCKER, GA 30084, 1980 – 1986

STAFF MEMBER, DOCTOR'S HOSPITAL – NORTHLAKE REGIONIAL MEDICAL CENTER, PODIATRY INSTITUTE, TUCKER, GA 30084, 1977 – 2005

STAFF MEMBER AND COMMITTEE, ATLANTA HOSPITAL, ATLANTA, GA 30308, 1977 – 1986

MEMBER PRSO HOSPITAL REVIEW – GEORGIA MEDICAL CARE FOUNDATION DIRECTOR OF PODIATRIC EDUCATION, ATLANTA HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER, ATLANTA, GA 30308, 1978 – 1980

CHAIRMAN, ETHICS COMMITTEE – GEORGIA PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION,
1984 – 1987

CHAIRMAN, PODIATRY INSTITUTE, TUCKER, GA 30084, 1989 – 1991

BOARD MEMBER, PODIATRY INSTITUTE, TUCKER, GA, 1989 – 1999

STAFF MEMBER AND CHAIRMAN, DEPARTMENT OF PODIATRY, DECATUR HOSPITAL, DECATUR, GA 30030, 1992 – PRESENT

STAFF MEMBER, VETERAN'S ADMINISTRATION HOSPITAL, DECATUR, GA
30030, 1994 – MAY 2005

DIRECTOR OF PODIATRIC RESIDENCY TRAINING, DECATUR HOSPITAL, DECATUR,
GA, 30030,  JULY 1, 1995 – MAY  2005

FACULTY MEMBER, PODIATRY INSTITUTE, TUCKER, GA 30084, 1989 – PRESENT

STAFF MEMBER , SECTION OF PODIATRY, DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY, DEKALB MEDICAL CENTER, DECATUR, GA 2000-PRESENT

CHAIRMAN, SECTION  OF PODIATRY, DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY, DEKALB MEDICAL CENTER, DECATUR , GA 200-2008

DIRECTOR OF PODIATRY SERVICE, ATLANTA VAMC, DECATUR, GA 30030, JANUARY 2001-MAY 2005

ADJUNCTIVE FACULTY MEMBER AT SEVERAL COLLEGES OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE – DIRECTOR OF PODIATRIC EXTERNSHIP TRAINING, 1997-MAY 2005

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

"MANAGEMENT OF SURGICAL WOUND COMPLICATIONS," PODIATRY INSTITUTE, UPDATE 2004

"surgical Techniques of Digital amputation and Management of Common ComplicationS,"  PODIATRY iNSTITUTE, UPDATE 2004

" SURGICAL TECHNIQUES OF HALLUX AMPUTATION," PODIATRY INSTITUTE, UPDATE 2002

"SUBTALAR JOINT DISLOCATION: CASE PRESENTATION," PODIATRY INSTITUTE, UPDATE 2002

"DELAYED PRIMARY CLOSURE TECHNIZUE FOR COMPLEX FOOT AND ANKLE WOUNDS," PODIATRY INSTITUTE, UPDATE 2001

"SURGICAL TECHNIQUES OF FIFTH RAY AMPUTATION," PODIATRY INSTITUTE, UPDATE 2001

"TRANSMETATARSAL AMPUTATION TECHNIQUES," PODIATRY INSTITUTE UPDATE 2000

"SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY INFECTION," PODIATRY INSTITUTE UPDATE 2000

" PAN METATARSAL HEAD RESECTION TECHNIQUES," VIDEO PRESENTATION, PODIATRY INSTITUTE UPDATE 1999

"FIRST RAY AMPUTATIONS," VIDEO PRESENTATION, PODIATRY INSTITUTE UPDATE 1999

"TRANSMETATARSAL AMPUTATION AS AN EFECTIVE ALTERNATIVE TO ABOVE-KNEE OR BELOW-KNEE AMPUTATION," PODIATRY INSTITUTE UPDATE 1998

"PRESERVATION PROCEDURES FOR THE CRITICAL DIABETIC FOOT," ATLANTA VA PRESENTATION-AMPUTATION CARE AND TREATMENT PROGRAM, PODIATRY SERVICE IN CONJUNCTION WITH BIRMINGHAM EDUATION CENTER, MARCH 1997

"BASIC PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES OF FOREFOOT AMPUTATIONS," RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '97

"FOOT PRESERVATION VS. LOWER EXTREMITY AMPUTATION (DIABETIC FOOT TIME LINE)," RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '97

"RETROSPECTIVE STUDY ON THE USE OF THE ND: YAG CONTACT LASER IN SURGICAL CORRECTION OF PLANTAR HEEL SPUR SYNDROME," RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '95

"THE MODIFIED EVANS ANKLE STABLIZATION FOR CORRECTION OF LATERAL ANKLE INSTABILITY, " RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE  '94

"THE USE OF THE ND: YAG CONTACT LASER IN PODIATRIC SURGERY," RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '94

"SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF IATROGENIC LESSER METATARSAL ELEVATUS, "
RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '93

"A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF THE FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ASEPTIC NECROSIS FOLLOWING DISTAL OSTEOTOMITES OF THE FIRST METATARSAL," RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEGE, UPDATE '92

CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR – COMPREHENSIVE TEXTBOOK OF FOOT SURGERY VOLUME IIK WILLIAMS AND WILKINS, 1992 2ND EDITION

CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR – PODIATRIC OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND PROCEDURES, MOSBY YEARBOOK, 1991

FIRST METATARSAL DISTAL OSTEOTOMIES: ASEPTIC NECROSIS OR HALLUX LIMITUS," (CO-AUTHOR) HALLUX VALGUS AND RELATED FOREFOOT SURGERY, NOVEMBER 14-17, 1991, SANIBEL ISLAND, FLORIDA

"EDEMA, HEMATOMA AND INFECTION," RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '90

"FIRST METATARSAL DISTAL OSTEOTOMIES: ASEPTIC NECROSIS OR HALLUX LIMITUS," (CO-AUTHOR) RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '90

"ASEPTIC NECROSIS FOLLOWING DISTAL OSTEOTOMIES OF THE FIRST METATARSAL," RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '89

"IMPLANTS: TOTAL VS. HEMI," (CO-AUTHOR) RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '89

"CLAWTOE DEFORMITIES AND CONTRACTURES OF THE FOREFOOT," (CO-AUTHOR) RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '88

"DROPFOOT – TENDON SURGERY," (CO-AUTHOR) RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '88

CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR – COMPREHENSIVE TEXTBOOK OF FOOT SURGERY, VOLUME II, WILLIAMS AND WILKINS, 1987, 1ST EDITION

"RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOREFOOT," (CO-AUTHOR) RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, UPDATE '87

"TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION OF TRAUMATIC NERVE INJURIES," (CO-AUTHOR) SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, 1986

"EQUINUS – SELECTION AND EXECUTION OF SURGICAL PROCEDURES," CATEGORIC FOOT REHABILITATION, 1985

"SOFT TISSUE TUMORS," RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, 1983

"THE LIMITED INDICATIONS ANDUSES OF MIDFOOT OSTEOTOMIES IN CAVUS FOOT SURGERY, " RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, 1983

"NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS:  APPROPRIATE ANTIBIOSIS," RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT AND LEG, 1982

"PRIVATE/HMO/MEDICAID/MEDICARE/INSURANCE COLLECTING" PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSISTANTS SEMINAR SYLLABUS, 1990

"COMPUTERIZATION OF THE PODIATRY OFFICE," PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSISTANTS SEMINAR SYLLABUS, 1990

"X-RAY ANALYSIS OF NORMAL AND PATHOLOGICAL ANATOMY OF THE FOOT AND ANKLE," PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSISTANTS SEMINAR SYLLABUS, 1990

"A 3 ½ YEAR STUDY OF NOSCOMIAL INFECTIONS IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AND THE EFFECTS ON PODIATRIC PATIENTS, "J.A.P.A., VOLUME 67, NUMBER 7, JULY 1977

"SPLIT TIBIALIS ANTERIOR TENDON TRANSFER (STATT) – A REVIEW OF THE PROCEDURE AND AN ANALYSIS OF ITS EFFECTIVENESS, "J.A.P.A., VOLUME 67, NUMBER 7,  JULY 1977

"CURRENT TRENDS IN ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITY STUDIES AND NEW TECHNIQUES IN THE CLASSIFICATION OF STAPHYLOCOCCI, "J.A.P.A., VOLUME 67, NUMBER 5, MAY 1977

DIRECTED AND PRODUCED DIABETIC LIMB PRESERVATION VIDEOS:

- FIRST RAY DISARTICULATION WITH HEALING BY SECONDARY INTENT
- PANMETATARSAL HEAD RESECTION  WITH DIGITAL STABILIZATION
- TRANSMETATARSAL AMPUTATION TECHNIQUES
- SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY INFECTIONS
- WOUND CLOSURE TECHNIQUES IN THE DIABETIC FOOT PARTIAL DELAYED PRIMARY CLOSURE
- SURGICAL TECHNIQUES OF FIFTH RAY AMPUTATION
- SURGICAL TECHNIQUES OF HALLUX AMPUTATION

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