OUR DOCTORS

Herbert Kosmahl, DPM

Education

  1. Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
    Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA
  2. Bachelor of Arts Pre-Medical Sciences
    Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  3. Philadelphia Musical Academy

Post-Graduate Training

  • John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
    Stratford, New Jersey

Externships

  • Frankford Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, Sidney Arden, M.D.
    Concentration in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
  • Scranton State General Hospital, Scranton PA, G. LaPorta, D.P.M.
    Concentration in Podiatric Surgery.
  • Metropolitan Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, E. Chairman, D.P.M.
    Concentration in Podiatric Surgery.
  • J. Schnitzer, D.P.M., Morrisville, PA
    Concentration in Office Practice.
  • Philadelphia VA Hospital, B. Heppenstahl, M.D.
    Concentration in Orthopedic Surgery.
  • Temple University Sports Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
    Concentration in Sports Medicine.

Experience

  • Private Practitioner
    John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
    Stratford, New Jersey
  • Camden County Public Health Clinics
  • Private Practitioner
    Rome, Georgia
  • Active Medical Staff
    Atlanta Hospital and Medical Center
  • Gordon Hospital
    Calhoun, Georgia
  • North Georgia Outpatient Surgery Center
    Calhoun, Georgia
  • Private Practitioner
    Calhoun, Georgia

Offices

Memberships

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Georgia Podiatric Medical Association

Published Works

  • “Painful Plantar Heel, Plantar Fasciitis, and Calcaneal Spur, Etiology and Treatment”: The Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, July 1987

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Young Man of America

Certifications & Licenses

  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners
  • New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Pennsylvania Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners
  • Georgia Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners
  • Florida Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners

Continuing Education

  • Doctor’s Hospital, Tucker, Georgia. 12th Annual Surgical Seminar. Post-graduate course in reconstructive surgery of the foot and leg, March 1983.
  • Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association refresher and review course for certification exams, April 1987.
  • Olympic Management Group, Risk Management Series, “The Business of Podiatry”, November 1987.
  • Olympic Management Group, Communications in Podiatry, October 1988.
  • Olympic Management Group, Risk Management Series, “You Be The Judge”, October 1989.
  • Olympic Management Group, Risk Management Series, “Effective Risk Management: A Team Approach”, May 1990.
  • Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine. 4th Annual Foot and Ankle Institute Seminar, September 1990.]The Podiatry Institute, Tucker, Georgia. Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Leg, April 1991.
  • American Podiatric Medical Association, Region 10. Scientific Program, Atlanta, Georgia, October 1991.
  • Northwest Podiatric Foundation. Advanced Foot and Ankle Surgical Seminar, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, March 1992.
  • Georgia Podiatric Medical Association. Continuing Medical Education Certification, October 1992.
  • Olympic Management Group, Risk Management Series, “Treating Patients and Personalities”, November 1992.
  • American Podiatric Medical Association National Meeting, August 1993.
  • “Hands on Instructional Courses in Laser Surgery as Applied to Podiatric Medicine and Surgery”, Perimeter Surgical Center, Atlanta, Georgia, August 1993.
  • Olympic Management Group, Risk Management Series, “Diagnosing the Health of Your Practice”, October 1993.
  • Barry University College of Medicine, Didactic and Clinical Workshops in Cadaver Surgery, Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy, November 1993.
  • Laser Scope, “KTP/532Nd:YAG Lasers for Podiatric Applications”, Atlanta, Georgia, August 21, 1993.
  • Education Design, Barry University, “New Advances in Heel Spur Surgery, Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy”, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, November 19, 1993.
  • New Mexico State Board of Podiatric Medicine, “Post-Graduate Training”, Sante Fe, New Mexico, February 17 through 19, 1994.
  • Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, “Diabetic Foot Management”, Boston Massachusetts. November 10th and 11th, 1994.
  • The Podiatric Institute, “Post-Graduate Program on Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Leg Update 1995”, Atlanta, Georgia. April 27 through 30, 1995.
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta, “Recalcitrant Nail Fungal Infections: Onychomycoses Update”, Atlanta, Georgia. June 13, 1995.
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, “Treatment of Diabetic Foot Disorders”, San Antonia, Texas. December 8 through 10, 1995.
  • The Podiatry Institute, “Post-Graduate Program Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Leg Update 1996”, Atlanta, Georgia. April 25 through 28, 1996.
  • The Podiatry Institute, “Post-Graduate Program Reconstruction Surgery of the Foot and Leg Update 1997”, Atlanta, Georgia. April 17 through 20, 1997.
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, “Clinical Symposium of Wound Management”. 1997, Dallas, TX 10/19-10/22.
  • Georgia Podiatric Medical Association, “Advancement in Foot and Ankle Surgery”. Lake Lanier Islands, GA 07/15-07/18, 1999.
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, “Rearfoot Surgery, Perspectives and Skills Building”. Orthopedic Learning Center, Rosemont, Il. 09/25-09-26, 1999.
  • Wright Medical, “Surgery to Coding: Cadaver Lab”. Orthopedic Skills Learning Center, Rosemont, Il. 04/06-04/07, 2000.
  • Colorado Podiatric Medical Association, “Annual Surgical Seminar”. Aspen, CO January 24th – 26th, 2001.
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, “Joint ACFAS, ACFAOM and PRS Annual Meeting and Scientific Seminar”. Miami, FL 02/08-02/12, 2000.
  • Georgia Podiatric Medical Association, Continuing Medical Education Certification, Atlanta, GA 01/30-02/1, 2003.
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, “Summer Clinical Symposium: Flatfoot Controversies and Perspectives”. Vail, CO 07/30-08/2, 2003.
  • Georgia Podiatric Medical Association, “Winter Scientific Program”. Continuing Medical Education Certification, Atlanta, GA 01/22-24, 2004.
  • Georgia Podiatric Medical Association, Continuing Medical Education Certification, Lake Lanier Islands, GA June 24-26, 2005
  • KCI The Clinical Advantage, “The Vacuum Assisted Closure”, October 11, 2005
  • Georgia Podiatric Medical Association, Continuing Medical Education Certification, Atlanta, GA , February 14-17, 2007
  • The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, “2007 APMA Region IV Mid-Eastern CME Seminar”, Columbus, OH, June 7-9, 2007
  • Ohio Podiatric Medical Association, “2007 APMA Region IV Mid-Eastern CME Seminar”, Columbus, OH June 7-9, 2007
  • Georgia Podiatric Medical Association, Continuing Medical Education Certification, Atlanta, GA, February 13-16, 2008
  • PICA Home Study 2008, Risk Management Course, “Protecting Your Practice”, August 6, 2008
  • The Podiatry Institute, “Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, Update 2009”, Atlanta, Georgia, March 26-29, 2009.

About Dr. Koshmal

“Concentration on Podiatric and Orthopedic surgery including skin grafts, amputation to below the knee, open reduction of closed fractures of the lower extremities, corrective osteotomies,soft tissue repairs, and tendon lengthenings. This program is approved by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.” Dr. Ralph Franciosi, Chief, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford, NJ.