Conference Speakers & Topic(s)
Dr. Peter Paicos
Dr. Paicos is a native of Massachusetts, a second generation Podiatrist (his father retired at the age of 90). He was a graduate of the charter class of Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 1986. His residency training was completed at West Roxbury VAMC, followed by a clinical Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Following his postgraduate training he founded Affiliates in Foot Care, PC and was the President and CEO from 1990 until May of 2015. During his clinical practice he achieved Board certification from both the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (1992) and the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (1995). His passion for limb preservation focused his career with hospital based relationship including Associate Medical Director for Winchester Hospital's Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, a relationship he enjoyed for close to fifteen years. He served as Service Chief of Foot Surgery at Winchester Hospital 2008-2105. Currently he is the Chief Medical Officer for the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians & Surgeons Group, LLC - a twenty group practice with thirty eight physicians.
Politically, as a medical student he served as a delegate in the American Podiatric Medical Students Association, serving as chairman his senior year. The following evolution into local state activities was a predictable course. He served on the Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Podiatric Medical Society from 1994-2007, acting as President from 2004-2006. During that time period he also represented Massachusetts at the American Podiatric Medical Association House of Delegates for many terms. Additionally, Dr. Paicos has served on numerous committees and has held various appointments in both the state society, hospitals as well as within the insurance industry.
He resides in the coastal community of Newbury, Massachusetts where he serves on the town's Planning Board and Master Plan Committee.
Podiatry Potpourri: An Open Discussion
Amid the changing times of COVID and the many implications that may occur in the future, a discussion will be framed to explore some relative topics. These will include:
The intention of the discussion will be to identify concerns and construct implementation plans for each topic. Please bring your concerns and enthusiasm to the conversation.