and ankle specialist Megan Herring, DPM, has joined the CHRISTUS St. Patrick
Hospital Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency Program, which is a
partnership with Imperial Healthís Center for Orthopaedics. She is the third
doctor entering the program, which began in 2015.
Herring is originally from Carlisle, Arkansas. She
earned her undergraduate degree from the University of
Arkansas, and her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from the Dr. William M.
Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of
Medicine and Science.
residency is a three-year, surgically oriented program in which Dr. Herring
will focus on foot and ankle surgery and comprehensive podiatric medicine. Dr.
Herring will receive intense training in CHRISTUS St. Patrickís operating rooms
as well as at Imperial Calcasieu Surgical Center. She will also gain extensive
direct patient-care experience in the areas of wound care, diabetic care, and
podiatric research and will receive podiatric and orthopedic experience,
including clinical and practice management in the hospital and office settings.
Dr. Herring will also rotate in various specialties at CHRISTUS St. Patrick
Hospital including emergency medicine, internal medicine, general surgery,
pediatrics and radiology. In addition, she will complete rotations through LSU
Health Science Center in New Orleans and the University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center in Dallas, which will give her advanced surgical and enhanced
research experience in the field of podiatric medicine.
the residency is in collaboration with the Imperial Health Center for
Orthopaedics (CFO), and the regionís largest musculoskeletal group, Dr. Herring
will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced orthopaedic surgeons
and specialists, and she will also work within the groupís Sports Medicine
Program, which provides services to 14 area high schools.