Program Director

Brett Chatman

Brett Chatman

Plastic Surgery - Chief

Dr. Serletti

Joseph Serletti

Program Overview

The Penn Lower Extremity Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship provides a very active and broad based program with exceptional experience in basic and advanced reconstruction of the foot, ankle and lower extremity with combined integration of training by Plastic Surgeons that uphold a prestigious international reputation in reconstructivemicrosugery. This fellowship is conditionally recognized by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and offers an in-depth, comprehensive hands on experience with pre-operative, treatment planning, operative experience and post-operative care of patients with congenital, acquired and traumatic defects. Drs. Kovach, Serletti, D’Angelantonio, Kanchwala, and Fischer are all acknowledged leaders in their fields, and have very active practices, as well as carrying out clinical and basic research.

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgoens logoThe exceptional facilities of the Hospital of Philadelphia inaddition to the new state of the art Level I Trauma Center at ourPresbyterian campus, coupled with the outstanding outpatient surgery facilities of the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and Presbyterian Medical Center University City coupled with the breadth of pathology that the greater Philadelphia metropolitan area offers, alongside the regional, national and international reach that the program brings fosters an exceptional background for surgical training that is unsurpassed.

Duration and Scope

  • Length of fellowship is one year with clinical research opportunities
  • Open to those who satisfactorily complete an accredited 3 year Podiatric Surgery residency program and are Board qualified.
  • Eligibility for PA and NJ State License