1701 Midland Trail
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-3338

279 King's Daughter Drive Suite 203
Frankfort, KY 40601

 

Practice Experience

First Choice Ankle and Foot Care Center, PLLC (Owner) (2006-present)
Commonwealth Foot & Ankle Center; Louisville, Ky./ Shelbyville. Ky.

2003-2006

 

Training

Rotating Podiatric Residency Program (RPR)
Forum Health, Western Reserve Care System
Youngstown, Ohio (July 2000 - June 2001)

Podiatric Surgical Residency Program (PSR-24)
Forum Health, Western Reserve Care System
Youngstown, Ohio (July 2001 - June 2003)

Board Certification

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Board Certified- Foot Surgery
  • Board Certified- Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery

Education

  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
    Cleveland, Ohio
    August 1996 - May 2000
    Degree: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
  • Morehead State University
    Morehead, Kentucky
    January 1992 - May 1996
    Degree: Bachelor of Science, (Biology/Chemistry)
  • Ashland Technical College
    Ashland, Kentucky
    January 1991 - June 1991
  • Ashland Community College
    Ashland, Kentucky
    January 1990 - May 1990
  • United States Army (Combat Engineer)
    Fort Irwin, California
    Fort Campbell, Kentucky
    September 1986 - September 1989
  • Emergency Medical Technician Certification
    Lawrence County High School
    Louisa, Kentucky
    August 1982 - May 1986

Honors

  • Honorable Mention, ACFAS Resident Manuscript Competition, (2003)
  • First place award, OPMA Resident Abstracts Competition, (2002)
  • Fourth place award, OPMA Resident Abstracts Competition, (2001)
  • American Society of Podiatric Dermatology; Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to Podiatric Dermatology, (2001)
  • OCPM Dean's List (1996 - 2000)
  • Merit Scholarship (1997)
  • Honorable Discharge United States Army (1989)
  • Army Accommodation, Achievement, and Good Conduct Medals (1987-1989)

Organizations

  • Director of Research Training, Jewish Hospital and St. Mary's Healthcare, Podiatry Residency (2006-present)
  • Attending Physician, Jewish Hospital and St. Mary's Healthcare, Podiatry Residency Program (2003-present)
  • Associate of The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (2003-Present)
  • Kentucky Podiatric Medical Association (2003-Present)
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (1996 - Present)
  • American Podiatric Medical Association (1996 - Present)
  • Ohio Podiatric Medical Association (2000 - Present)
  • Sports Medicine Club (1996 - 2000)
  • Journal Club (1996 - 2000)

 

Presentations

The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting & Scientific Seminar; February 2003, (oral presentation)
The Use of Infrared Thermal Imaging To Monitor Temperature Changes During Pedal Osseous Procedures

The American Podiatric Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting; Seattle, Washington; August 2002, (poster presentation)
The Use of Infrared Thermal Imaging To Monitor Temperature Changes During Pedal Osseous Procedures

And

The Use of Thermography as a Diagnostic and Prognostic Tool in Pathologies of the Lower Extremity

The Ohio Podiatric Medical Association Annual Meeting and Resident Abstracts Competition; May 2002, (presentation-first place award)
The Use of Infrared Thermal Imaging To Monitor Temperature Changes During Pedal Osseous Procedures

Grant Medical Center Podiatric Residency Program, Guest Lecture; Columbus, Ohio; April 2002, (lecture presentation)

Total Ankle Arthroplasty; The Agility Total Ankle Implant

And

Reconstruction of Severe Charcot Arthropathy of the Midfoot Using the Plantar Plate technique

The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting & Scientific Seminar; February 2002, (poster presentation)
The Retrograde Intramedullary Nail for Use in Complex Hindfoot Salvage Procedures: A Retrospective Review of 11 cases

The American Podiatric Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting; Chicago, Illinois; August 2001, (poster presentation)
The Presence of Non-dermatophytes in Onychomycotic Nail Specimens: A review of 608 cases

The Ohio Podiatric Medical Association Annual Meeting and Resident Abstracts Competition; May 2001, (presentation-fourth place award)
An Unusual Case of Bilaterally Symmetrical Neuropathic Osteoarthropathy of the Mid-foot as a Result of Lyme Disease-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: The first reported case


Journal Publications


H. B. Adams, DPM; G. A. Blasko, DPM; L. A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
An Unusual Case of Bilaterally Symmetrical Neuropathic Osteoarthropathy of the Midfoot as a Result of Lyme Disease-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: The first reported case
Foot and Ankle International, (Feb. 2002; Volume 23, pp. 155-7)

E. D. Lagoutaris, DPM; H. B. Adams, DPM; L. A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS; S. R. Rothchild, MD
Rupture of Both Peroneal Tendons Associated with Tophaceous Gouty Infiltration;
Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery (May/June 2005; Vol 44, Number 3, pp 222-224)

D. J. Garchar, DPM; H. B. Adams, DPM; L. A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
Endoscopic Gastroc Recession: A New Technique For Treatment of Gastrocnemius Equinus: A prospective review of 31 procedures;
Journal of The American Podiatric Medical Association (July/August 2005; Vol 95: pp 410-413)

H. B. Adams, DPM; L. A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
Surgical Techniques: The Pituitary Rongeur;
ACFAS Bulletin. Timely Tips; (Volume 8, Issue 3, May/Jun 02)

Lawrence L. Haber, MD; Heiko B. Adams, DPM; George H. Thompson, MD, Lori S. Duncan, DPM; Lawrence A. Didomenico, DPM, William P. McCluskey, MD;
Unique Case of Polydactyly and a New Classification System
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics (Volume 27, Issue 3, Pages 326-328, 2007)

H. B. Adams, DPM;
“Don't Worry it's only a Sprain"
Kentucky Health and Fitness: (December 2003

H. B. Adams, DPM; K.W. Davis, DPM; S. Sigdel, MD; G. K. SeGall, PhD, MD; L. A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
The Use of Infrared Thermal Imaging To Monitor Temperature Changes During Pedal Osseous Procedures;
Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery (submitted, under revision)

H. B. Adams, DPM; J. G. Glaser, DPM; L. A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
The Retrograde Intramedullary Nail for Use in Complex Hindfoot Salvage Procedures: A retrospective review of 11 cases;
Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery (submitted, under revision)

M. M. Lucarelli, MD; H. B. Adams, DPM; A. F. Cutrona, MD, FACP
A Rare Presentation of Invasive Pneumococcal Necrotizing Fasciitis
Transplantation and Infectious Disease (submitted, under revision)

K. W. Davis, DPM; H. B. Adams, DPM; L. A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
The Use of Thermography as a Diagnostic and Prognostic Modality in pathologies of the Lower Extremity;
Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association (to be submitted)

V. A. Chuba, DPM; H. B. Adams, DPM; L. S. Karlock, DPM, FACFAS
The Presence of Non-Dermatophytes in Onychomycotic Nail Specimens: A review of 608 cases;
Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association (to be submitted)

H. B. Adams, DPM; D. J. Garchar, DPM; L. A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
The Plantar Plate: An engineering solution for the acute "Charcot" foot
Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery; Tips, Quips, and Pearls (to be submitted)

 

Book Chapter's

Medial Imaging and Radiographic Analysis of the Rheumatoid PatientClinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, (Volume 27, Issue 2, Pages 209-218); Adam Hicks, Heiko Adams, Jeffrey Szczepanski

H. B. Adams, DPM; L. A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
Intramedullary Nailing for "Charcot" Arthropathy of the Hindfoot and Ankle;
Master Techniques In Podiatry; Foot and Ankle Surgery;
T. Chang ,ed. (Chapter 34: copyright 2005)

Patents

  • Patent # 5,603,179
    Fingerprint Verification Safety System for Firearms
    Issued February 1997

 

Research

The effects of irrigation solutions, speed, and instrumentation on the degree of osteonecrosis in metatarsal bones from two-hour-old amputation specimens
The true biomechanics of the adductor tendon complex and the benefits, if any, of the lateral release as well as the amount of lengthening or shortening obtained from guide-wire placement
The effects of topically applied Nitroglycerin paste on digital toe pressures

Hospital Affiliations

  • Jewish Hospital Shelbyville
  • Norton Audubon Hospital
  • St's Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
  • Kindred Hospital
  • Dupont Surgery Center
  • Health South Surgery Center
  • Baptist East Hospital
  • Jewish Medical Center East


Hobbies
Outdoor Activities, Golf, Mountain Biking, Research, Photography