PHONE: (602) 251-3113 | FAX: (602) 251-3114
J. Timothy Harlan, DPM, MS, FACFAS | Suzanne Abraham, DPM, MA, FACFAS

AMERICAN BOARD OF FOOT AND ANKLE SURGERY – Dr. Harlan receives recertification in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

Certification in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery indicates that a podiatrist has demonstrated a cognitive knowledge of podiatric surgery, including the diagnosis of general medical problems and surgical management of foot and ankle diseases, deformities, and/or trauma, and those structures that affect the foot, ankle, and leg.

Additional Requirements

  • Completion of a four-year doctoral training program at a CPME-accredited podiatric medical school.
  • ABFAS certification in Foot Surgery
  • Completion of the residency training required for Reconstructive Rear foot/Ankle Surgery certification at a CPME-approved program.
  • Approval by the ABFAS Credentials Committee of complete reconstructive rear foot/ankle surgery case documentation of procedures selected by ABFAS from the list of procedures.
  • Passing Part I and Part II of the Certification in Reconstructive Rear foot/Ankle Surgery Examination.

Diplomats certified in Reconstructive Rear foot/Ankle Surgery must re-certify every 10 years.

Dr. Harlan is Board Certified in Foot Surgery through 2022.  He was originally certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery in 2007 and has received his re-certification until 2027.