KERRY ZANG, DPM, DABPS, FACFAS

10214 N. Tatum Blvd.
Ste. B300
Phoenix, AZ  85028
PH:  (602) 954-0777
Email:  kerryzang@aol.com

Upcoming Events

 

Register for Expanding Podiatric Regenerative Therapeutic Opportunities with Low Level Laser Technology (ONLINE - May 12th at 12:00pm EST!!

 

 

 

 

 

CAREER OVERVIEW

 

Dr. Zang started practicing in 1970 and is the founder of the Arizona Institute of Footcare Physicians. He is Diplomate ofthe American Board of Podiatric Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons and Chairman of Axolotl Biologix’s Medical Advisory Board. An innovator in his field, he has recently developed a new, non-surgicaltreatment protocol for neuropathy of the feet. He has designed implants and surgical devices that are currently beingused by surgeons across the country. Dr. Zang is also the co-author of several papers, including a placebo-controlledrandomized study on Low-Level Laster Therapy at 635nm for Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis published in TheJournal of Foot and Ankle surgery. Respected among physicians for his unique diagnostic skills, he is often consultedon complicated and challenging cases. During his years in practice, he has learned that one of the more importantaspects of treating patients is listening.

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

CiC Foot & Ankle, Phoenix, AZ

Podiatric Medical Director – April 2019 to Present

Arizona Institute of Footcare Physicians, Mesa AZ

Podiatric Medical Director – September 1970 to March 2019

 

EDUCATION

  • Doctorate Podiatric Medicine

Bachelor of Science

  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NY, 1969

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, NJ, 1965

RESIDENCY

St. Luke's and Children's Hospital (Currently James Giufre Medical Center) Philadelphia,PA, 1969 – 1970

CERTIFICATIONS

 

  • Board Certified - American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, 1983
  • Board Certified - American Board of Podiatric Surgery, August 1976

MEMBERSHIPS

 

Member, Arizona Podiatric Medical Association

Member, American Podiatric Medical Association

Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons

 

INVENTIONS

Pat. No. Issue Date Description
8,628,581 January 14, 2014 Conical, threaded subtalar implant
8,409,264 April 2, 2013 Fungal infection therapy method with low level laser
5,720,766 February 24, 1998 Apparatus for attaching soft tissue to bone
5,522,843 June 4, 1996 Apparatus for attaching soft tissue to bone
5,336,225 August 9, 1994 Bone fastening device
5,314,486 May 24, 1994 Non-constrained total joint system
     

 


PUBLICATIONS

 

Zang, Kerry, et al. “Can Low-Level Laser Therapy Have An Impact For Small Fiber Neuropathy?” ManagingPressure Ulcers In The Lower Extremity | Podiatry Today, Podiatry Today, 13 Feb. 2018,www.podiatrytoday.com/can-low-level-laser-therapy-treat-diabetic-peripheral-neuropathy.

Zang, Kerry, Robert Sullivan, and Steven Shanks. “A Retrospective Study of Non-Thermal Laser Therapy for theTreatment of Toenail Onychomycosis.” The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology 10.5 (2017): 24–30.Print., www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5479474/.

Zang, Kerry, et al. “Low-Level Laser Therapy at 635 Nm for Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis: A Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Study.” The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery , vol. 54, no. 5, 2015, pp. 768–772.,www.jfas.org/article/S1067-2516(14)00642-5/pdf.

Heuser, Richard R, Kerry Zang, and Arthur Mollen. “A Step Forward: The Use of the CrossLock Catheter in aPatient With Critical Limb Ischemia and a Popliteal Occlusion.” Journal of Invasive Cardiology, 30 Dec. 2015,www.invasivecardiology.com/articles/step-forward-use-crosslock-catheter-patient-critical-limb-ischemia-and-popliteal-occlusion.

Zang K, and Hayes D. Diabetic small fiber neuropathy: modern assessment and disease-modifying therapy.Podiatry Today. 2009; 11(Supp):1-12.

Zang, Kerry. “An Alternative Approach To Plantar Plate Derangement.” Podiatry Today, vol. 19, no. 10, Oct.2006, pp. 72–75., www.podiatrytoday.com/article/6185.

Zang, Kerry, et al. “First Metatarsal Pathology: Can An Implant Provide A Long-Term Solution?” Podiatry Today,vol. 19, no. 3, Mar. 2003, www.podiatrytoday.com/article/5250.

“Laser Treatment of Hypertrophic Synovitis.” Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, by Kerry Zang, 3rd ed.,vol. 9, Elsevier, 1992, pp. 749–761.

 

Zang, Kerry. “Laser Overview.” The Journal of Current Podiatric Medicine, vol. 35, no. 4, Apr. 1986, pp. 22–27.

Co-Author: “Classification of Osteomyelitis and Case History.” Archives of Podiatric Medicine and FootSurgery, vol. 4, no. 2, 1977, pp37-51.

Zang, Kerry, et al. “Tests Used in the Determination of Peripheral Arterial Disease.” Current Podiatry, Aug.1969, pp. 14-15.

 

Locke, Raymond, and Kerry Zang. “Controlled Intralesions Deposition of a Sclerotic in Verruca Therapy.” TheJournal of the American Podiatry Association, vol. 59, no. 10, Oct. 1969, pp. 377–384.,onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1365-4362.1970.tb04742.x.

 

RECENT STUDIES

 

Zang, Kerry, Principal Investigator. “Study of Low Level Laser Light Therapy to Improve Blood Circulation inPeople With Chronic Heel Pain.” Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov, clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01882725.

Zang, Kerry and Michael Coughlin, Principal Investigators. “Study of Low Level Laser Therapy to Treat ChronicHeel Pain Arising From Plantar Fasciitis.” Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov,clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01835743.

 

LECTURES

 

“A Podiatrist's View of Amputation Prevention.” 2017 Desert Foot Conference, 2 Dec. 2017, Phoenix, SheratonPhoenix Downtown.

“Regenerative Medicine Therapy in a Clinical Setting.” Regenerative Medicine: Science Meets Practice, 7 Nov.2017, Phoenix, Axolotl Biologix.

“Onychomycosis Treatment with Non-Thermal Lasers.” Superbones Superwounds East 2017, 17 Mar. 2017,Teaneck, Teaneck Marriot at Glenpointe.

Panel Discussion on "Diabetes: 21st Century Epidemic” Cardiovascular Disease Management symposiums.Cardiovascular Disease Management A Case-Based Approach 5th Annual Symposium, 6 Oct. 2017, Phoenix,Arizona Biltmore.

“The Foot Doctor: The Front Line to Diagnose Arteriosclerosis.” Cardiovascular Disease Managementsymposiums. Cardiovascular Disease Management A Case-Based Approach 5th Annual Symposium, 14 Oct.2016, Phoenix, Arizona Biltmore.

“How Can a Foot Doctor Diagnose Arteriosclerosis? Perspectives from a Pioneer.” Cardiovascular DiseaseManagement symposiums. Cardiovascular Disease Management A Case-Based Approach 4th AnnualSymposium, 2 Oct. 2015, Phoenix, Arizona Biltmore.

“A Podiatrist’s View of Amputation Prevention.” Cardiovascular Disease Management symposiums.Cardiovascular Disease Management A Case-Based Approach 3rd Annual Symposium, 11 Oct. 2014, Phoenix,Arizona Biltmore.

“A Podiatrist’s View of Peripheral Vascular Disease and Wound Care.” Cardiovascular Disease Managementsymposiums. Cardiovascular Disease Management A Case-Based Approach 2nd Annual Symposium, 5 Oct.2013, Phoenix, Arizona Biltmore.

“Practices in Aesthetic Medicine.” 18 Jun. 2010, Phoenix, Arizona Heart Institute.

“OsteovationEX Uses in Foot Surgery.” “Buniectomy Reconstruction using Cannulated Screw System.” 27 Apr.2007. Dallas, OsteoMed Global Headquarters.

“The New Technologies in Foot and Ankle Surgery.” 29 Oct. 2006. Los Angeles, Crowne Plaza Beverly Hills.

“What’s New in Foot & Ankle Surgery.” ACFAS Division IX Spring Seminar. 1 Apr. 2006. New York.

“Surgical Cadaver Lab.” Creative Technologies in Foot Surgery. 11 Feb. 2006. Phoenix, Midwestern University.

“Lapidus Bunionectomy.” Creative Technologies in Foot Surgery. 10 Feb. 2006. Phoenix, MidwesternUniversity.

“Hammertoe Reconstruction with Flexible Rod System.” Creative Technologies in Foot Surgery. 10 Feb. 2006.Phoenix, Midwestern University.

 

“Lapidus Procedure Repair of Bunion Deformities.” Department of Podiatry. Dec. 2005. Phoenix, MidwesternUniversity.

“Stabilizing Digital Rod.” Alameda/Contra Costa Podiatric Medical Society. 9 Oct. 2004. San Francisco,California School of Podiatric Medicine - Samuel Merritt.

1970 – 2003 Archived

 

 

PUBLISHED BOOK

Zang, Kerry. Traumatic Ankle Conditions. Futura Publishing Co., 1976.

 

MEDICAL SOCIETIES

  • Member, Arizona Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • Adjunct Professor of Surgery Midwestern University – Phoenix, AZ
  • Member Academic Faculty of Midwestern University
  • Faculty Member of International Aesthetic Foot Society, 2010-2011

 

 

 

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Last Updated on August 28, 2019 by Erchonia