The Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation


Bandera Meeting


November 13-15, 2020

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.

The Resident case competition winners are listed belwo. Winners receive cash awards and future registration for the Texas meeting.
  • 1st Place: Dr. Colby Berger, Kingwood Med Ctr, Houston - Director: Dr. Jorge Matuk
  • 2nd Place: Dr. Thomas Simon, Kingwood Med Ctr, Houston - Director: Dr. Jorge Matuk
  • 3rd Place: Dr. Parth Bhakta & Dr. Jonathan Pajouh, Hunt Regional Program, Greenville - Director: Dr. Steve Brancheau

  • Bandera
    Dr. Don Falknor, Dr. Sam Mendicino (GTEF Director), Dr. Jorge Natuk, Dr. Colby Berger, Dr. Mike Wynn

    Dr. Don Falknor, Dr. Jorge Matuk, Dr. Thomas Simon, Dr. James Kutchback

    Dr. Jonathan Pajouh, Dr. Don Falknor (TPMF President), Dr. Parth Bhakta, Dr. James Kutchback (TPMF Treasurer)

    All Residents and Program Directors

  • 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 -

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    Bandera Cowboy

    Congrats to the Case Presentation Winners
    for the 2019 Bandera Texas Meeting:
    (in below pic from left to right)

    1st Place Dr. Chris Kreps
    Kingwood Houston, TX Program

    2nd Place Dr. Rebecca Bari
    Baylor Scott & White, Temple, TX Program

    3rd Place Dr. Leticia Juarez
    UTHSC, San Antonio, Tx Program

    Bandera 2019 Winners

    This unique annual meeting at a dude
    ranch is a fundraiser for all the Texas
    programs and was attended by 52 docs
    and residents this year. Dr. Javier
    LaFontaine, Meeting Chairman, thanks all
    the docs who helped lecture this year
    including Dr. Larry Harkless, Dr. Mike
    Valenza, Dr. James Kutchback and
    Dr. Chris Browning. Thank you to Case
    Award sponsors: ACFAS , Division 3; Bako
    & the Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation.