The Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation


Bandera Meeting

Thank You to all Attendees and Sponsors of Bandera 2022!

Congratulations to the Texas Resident Case Winners!

The Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation was able to hold the Annual Bandera Ranch Meeting in person April 22-24.

Meeting Director, Dr. Javier La Fontaine thanked all the attendees and sponsors for the spirited discussion and networking this year. Thank you to Dr. Maria Buitrago and Dr. Paul Brancheau for providing a TPMA and Young Member update. Thank you to Dr. Larry Harkless for the update on the Texas Podiatry School at UT Rio Grande Valley, Harlingen.

The Texas residency programs present cases and compete at this meeting. Fourteen residents presented cases this year. The 2022 winners are:

1st Place - "Congenital Vertical Talus Case"
Dr. Joe Galvan & Dr. Chris Smith, Hunt Regional PMSR (Dr.Steve Brancheau, Director)

2nd Place - "Subtalar Joint & Talonavicular Arthrodesis Case"
Dr. Colby Berger, HCA Kingwood PMSR (Dr.Jorge Matuk, Director)

3rd Place - "Growth Plate Injuries/Salter Harris First MT Physeal Fracture Case"
Dr. Chris Zimmer, Baylor Scott & White,Temple PMSR (Dr. David Sadoskas, Director)

Thank you to the Foundation, Bako DX, Mile High Orthotics and ACFAS Gulf States Region for their sponsorship of the 2022 awards. Also thank you to our other display sponsors: Tetra, Sagis, Crossroads Extremity and Tissue Regency.

Proceeds from this meeting benefit future resident grants, medical missions and indigent patient support!

Mark Your Calendars for Bandera 2023 on April 21-23!

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Congrats to the Case Presentation Winners
for the 2020 Bandera Texas Meeting:

1st Place - Dr. Colby Berger
Kingwood Houston, TX Program

2nd Place - Dr. Thomas Simon
Kingwood Houston, TX Program

3rd Place - Dr. Parth Bhakta & Dr. Jonathan Pajouh
Hubt Regional Greenville, TX Program

Bandera 2019 Winners

Thank you to all doctors and sponsors that supported this 2020 in-person meeting! Your support will make a difference for TPMF scholarships and missions. Thank you GTEF for providing CME credits and technical support.


Medisource Partners, Joe Alaniz

Arthrex/Pylant Medical, Addison Nelson

Bako Diagnostics, Shawna Shapero

Tetra Corporation, Liz Payne

Forward Motion Medical/JM Orthotics, Andrew Rushton

Vascular Institute, Rachel Beesinger-Johnson