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Dr. William Hamilton Thetford

Dr. William Hamilton Thetford

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EDUCATION

 

MEDICAL TRAINING

 

Residency, Detroit Medical Center Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery/Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Detroit, MI, 2009-2012

Chief Resident for academic year 2011-2012

 

Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Miami Shores, Florida

Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine, Valedictorian, May 2, 2009

 

Honors and Accomplishments:

  • Cumulative GPA 3.97/4.0 index

  • Academic President’s List, 9 Semesters

  • Successful Completion of the National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners’ Part I- Basic Science Examination, July 2007, Part II- Clinical Science March 2009, Part III June 2010

  • Recipient, Podiatric Merit Scholarship, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

  • Recipient, American Podiatric Medical Association Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fall 2007, 2008

  • Recipient Clinical Podiatric Faculty Scholarship 2008, 2009

  • Recipient, Dr. Herbert Feinberg Scholarship, Fall 2007

  • Pi Delta Honor Society Vice President, Spring 2009

  • Deans Award Valedictorian, May 2009

  • Excellence in Podiatric Medicine Award, May 2009

 

GRADUATE

 

Barry University School of Natural and Health Sciences

Miami Shores, Florida

Master of Science in Biomedical Science, 2004-2005

 

Honors and Accomplishments:

  • Cumulative GPA 3.91/4.0 index

  • Successful Completion of the Biomedical Science Competency Exam, June 2005

 

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Nashville, Tennessee

Master of Science in Nursing- Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, 2001-2002

 

Honors and Accomplishments:

  • Cumulative GPA 3.82/4.0 index

  • Successful Presentation of Literature Review on Breast Reconstruction after Total Mastectomy, June 2002

 

 

UNDERGRADUATE

 

Union University

Jackson, Tennessee

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, 1999-2001

Honors and Accomplishments:

  • Successful Completion of the NCLEX, June 2001

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WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Time Gap

(2/2017-8/2017)

Did not renew contract with Tennova and signed with Florida   Ankle and Foot Institute. Will start 8/1/2017.

 

Tennova Foot & Ankle

(5/2016-2/2017) LaFollette, TN

Active staff: LaFollette Medical Center, North Knoxville Medical Center, Turkey    Creek Medical Center from 5/2016-2/2017

 

Forsyth Medical Center/Novant Medical Group/Novant Foot & Ankle Specialists:

(8/2012-4/2016)Winston-Salem, NC

Staff Foot & Ankle Surgeon for the Limb Preservation Service

Active staff: Forsyth Medical Center, Kernersville Medical Center, Thomasville Medical Center from 8/2012-4/2016

 

AO Advanced Course:

(3/2011) Charlotte, NC

 

21st Annual Baltimore Limb Deformity Course:

(9/ 2011) Baltimore, MD

 

AO Basic Course:

(9/2010)La Jolla, CA

 

Teaching Assistant:

(Spring 2007) Medical Physiology

(Fall/Spring 2006/2007) Gross Anatomy (Regional and Lower Extremity Anatomy)

(Fall/Spring 2005/2006/2007) Biochemistry

 

Registered Nurse:

(2002-2003)Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery- Nashville, Tennessee

(2001-2002)Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Trauma and Burn- Nashville, Tennessee

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TITLES

 

Officer Positions and Memberships

NCFAS, 2013-Present

Residency Council, Detroit Medical Center, 2010-2012

Vice President Pi Delta Honor Society, 2009

Member, APMA, 2009-Present

Member, ACFAS, 2009-Present

 

Licensure/Certificate/Board Certification

Board Eligible in Foot Surgery, American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery

Board Eligible in Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery, American Board of Foot &

Ankle Surgery

Associate American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons

Note - I have met the surgical requirements to sit for the certification exam in foot surgery, 1 case shy of meeting requirements for rearfoot/ankle. Should be able to sit for exam May 2018.

 

Licensed in Florida # PO 3911

Licensed in Tennessee # 785

Licensed in North Carolina # 595

 

DEA License FT 5823580

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, expired, will need to retake.

Basic Life Support, expires 2/2018

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RESEARCH/PRESENTATIONS

 

Osiris/Grafix - Scientific Advisory Board for Placental Membranes in Wound Care. – 2015 Charlotte, NC.

 

Amniox Medical Education - Umbilical Cord/Amniotic Membrane Transplantation for Foot and Ankle Surgery-Reconstructive Surgery and Chronic Wound Management- 2015 Miami, FL.

 

 

Live Surgical Case-Split Thickness Skin Graft - 2014 Vascular Symposium, Forsyth Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

Amniox Medical Education - Umbilical Cord/Amniotic Membrane Transplantation for Foot and Ankle Surgery-Reconstructive Surgery and Chronic Wound Management- 2013 Miami, FL.

 

OrthoFix Masters Club for External Fixation - 2013 Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX.

 

Charcot Reconstruction with External Fixation - 2013 Vascular Symposium. Forsyth Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

ACFAS Scientific Literature Review - Limb Salvage in Severe Diabetic Foot Infection. February 2012.

 

In process:

Outcomes of Nonsurgical Treatment of Interdigital Neuromas. 2012 Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan.

 

Case Presentation and Abstract accepted for MPMA Spring Meeting - Acral Lentiginous Melanoma of the Heel. April 2011. In association with The Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan.

 

ACFAS Scientific Literature Review - Short Periodic Applications of the Vacuum-Assisted Closure Device Cause an Extended Tissue Response in the Diabetic Mouse Model. April 2010.

 

Publication - Riedel, A.E., Thetford, W.H., Shaw, G.P.  Innovations in Medical Education. Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education. 2007, Vol. 13, No. 1, 16-19.

 

 

CME

 

2013 Winter Seminar-NC Foot & Ankle Society, Greensboro, NC, 25 Credits

 

2014 Winter Seminar-NC Foot & Ankle Society, Greensboro, NC, 26 Credits

 

2015 Winter Seminar-NC Foot & Ankle Society, Greensboro, NC, 25 Credits

 

2016 Winter Scientific Sessions-NC Foot & Ankle Society, Greensboro, NC, 25.75 Credits

 

2016 Scope of Pain: Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing,

Online Boston University School of Medicine, 2 Credits

 

2017 Winter Scientific Sessions-NC Foot & Ankle Society, Greensboro, NC, 25.25 Credits