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Program Overview

The CHRISTUS St. Patrick Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency program is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education of the American Podiatric Medical Association. It is a 3-year, surgically oriented program, focusing on foot and ankle surgery and comprehensive podiatric medicine.

Tyson Green, DPM

  • Foot and Ankle Specialist, Senior Partner, Center for Orthopaedics
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Board Certified, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Master, American Professional Wound Care Association
  • Professor, Health and Human Performance, McNeese State University
  • President, Louisiana Podiatric Medicine Association
  • President, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Gulf States Region
  • Member, Specialty Board Review Committee, Council on Podiatric Medical Education

CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, Imperial Calcasieu Surgical Center, Center for Orthopaedics, Christus Ochsner Lake Area Hospital

Clinical Experiences:
Anesthesiology, Athletic Training, Behavioral Science, Diabetic Wound Care, Emergency Room, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Orthopaedics, Office Rotations, Outpatient Clinic, Pathology/Lab, Pediatrics, Podiatry, Podiatry Surgery, PM&R, Pain Management/Regional Blocks, Radiology, Rehabilitation, Research, Rheumatology, Surgery, trauma, Vascular Surgery

Program Emphasis:
Heavy on the sports medicine and surgery. Sports medicine program incorporates working side by side with the team physicians of 14 area high schools and McNeese State University.

Application Requirements:

  • NBPME passage by July 1
  • CV and three (3) letters of recommendation

Pay Scale:

  • Year I: $48,000
  • Year II: $50,000
  • Year III: $52,000

Other Benefits:

  • CME Allowance
  • Health Insurance
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Meals
  • Uniform
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation