Meet the Faculty

Allen Mark Jacobs, DPM

Dr. Jacobs is a 1973 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Jacobs is in private practice in St. Louis, Missouri. He is board certified in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. For 25 years, Dr. Jacobs served as a Director of Podiatric Surgical Residency Training; and has also served as a contributing editor to the Journal of Foot Surgery, Podiatry Today, Foot and Ankle Quarterly and Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Jacobs has served as the Scientific Chairman of the American Podiatric Medical Association, The Missouri Podiatry Society, and on the Journal Management Committee of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He was the first podiatrist to receive the rank of Fellow by Temple University. He was voted a Lifetime Achievement Award and to The Podiatry Hall of Fame. He has received numerous awards from the APMA and ACFAS for his dedication to podiatry and podiatric education, as well as recognition from the governors of Missouri, Arkansas and Massachusetts. He has published over 80 scientific articles in various publications and 17 chapter contributions in various textbooks, and has presented over 1000 papers at podiatric and medical society meetings. In addition to his practice, Dr. Jacobs maintains a free educational website, www.centerforpodiatriceducation.com, with open access to students, residents and practitioners of podiatric medicine and surgery. He is a nationally recognized author, researcher and a noted authority of surgery of the foot. 

Charles Marc Zelen, DPM

Dr. Zelen graduated in 1992 University of California at Riverside and then attended the California College of Podiatric Medicine graduating as valedictorian in 1996. Dr. Zelen is in private practice in Roanoke/Salem, Virginia and also Director for Professional Education Research Institute, PERI. He is board certified in foot and reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery. He is also board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and is a Fellow of both the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine. Dr. Zelen serves as Podiatry Section Chief in the Dept. of Surgery for Lewis Gale Hospital and Foot and Ankle Section Chief in the Dept. of Orthopedics for Carilion Roanoke Memorial. Additionally, Dr. Zelen is former president of the Virginia Podiatric Medical Association and serves as Residency Examiner for the Council of Podiatric Medical Education and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, and Southwest Virginia Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Zelen is Principal Investigator on several clinical research trials and has taken part in research publications and textbook chapters. 

Michael Trepal, DPM

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