Dr. Nahad Wassel

We are proud to announce the addition of a new physician, Dr. Nahad Wassel, to our practice at Apache Foot & Ankle Specialists.

Dr. Wassel completed his undergraduate education at George Mason University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in Fairfax, Virginia. He then went on to complete his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio. Dr. Wassel then went on to achieve a Master’s degree of Science in Medical Education, focusing on Total Ankle Arthroplasty Curriculum for Podiatry Residents in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Wassel recently completed a 3-year surgical residence at LECOM/Millcreek Community Hospital. This residency program has provided him with the highest possible level of education available for Podiatrists. He comes with high accolades from his peers and mentors.

We are excited to have Dr. Wassel join our practice at Apache Foot & Ankle Specialists. We maintain only the highest level of treatment and care at our facilities, hiring only the finest physicians and foot surgeons in Las Vegas for our practice. And we are very excited to have him be part of our team.

Dr. Nahad Wassel
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Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Erie, PA
Master of Science in Medical Education; Thesis: A Total Ankle Arthroplasty Curriculum for Podiatry Residents Date of Graduation: May 2018

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine Independence, OH
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine; Date of Graduation: May 2015

George Mason University Fairfax, VA
Bachelor of Science in Biology, May 2009
Active Leader of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and National Society of Collegiate Scholars


Professional Experience:

LECOM/Millcreek Community Hospital (in association with UPMC Hamot and Allegheny Health Network)
Podiatric Resident PMSR/RRA, date of graduation: June 2018
Chief Resident, PGY-3
Morbidity & Mortality Committee Member

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine
Tutor, 2012 – 2015
Prepared and led weekly review sessions for students, in groups of 1-25 in attendance, in the following courses:
Gross Anatomy, Genetics, Lower Anatomy, Microbiology, Biomechanics, Radiology, Human System Pathology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Podiatric Medicine
NBPME Part I assistance for re-takers

Teaching Assistant in Gross and Lower Anatomy, 2012 – 2013
Assisted professors in lab work, mentoring colleagues during cadaver dissections and operating bone room

Greenspring, an Erickson Retirement Community Springfield, VA
Human Resources Development Coordinator, June 2002 – June 2010
Recruit potential candidates (middle and high school students) through job fairs and referral programs
Interview, hire and provide orientation to student employees for five restaurants
Create training modules and performance assessments for over 350 employees
Employee of the Month: February 2004, March 2006, November 2009; Employee of the Year: 2009

Licenses and Certifications:

Licensed Podiatrist in states of Pennsylvania and New York
American Podiatric Medical Licensing Examination (NBPME): Part I, Part II Clinical Skills, Part II Written, Part III Written;
passed, first attempt
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and PALS for Healthcare Providers
Certified in Human Resources Management,
June 2010, Northern Virginia College

Awards and Honors:

Pi Delta National Podiatry Honor Society Member, recognized May 2015 for top 20% of class
Clement Academic Scholarship,
Fall 2012 – Spring 2013

Professional Development: PRESENT Residency Education Summit Midwest, Chicago, IL; September 2016
ACFAS on the Road Advanced Forefoot Reconstruction,
Cincinnati, OH; December 2015
NEOAPM Fall Classic Conference,
Cleveland, OH; October 2015 and October 2016
External Fixation Development Workshop,
Erie, PA; November 2015 and July 2017
Organogenesis Wound Care Clinical Experience Program,
Baton Rouge, LA; November 2017
Original Research:

Palmar-Plantar Erythrodysesthesia: A Case Study, May 2016
Retrospective Study on New Patient Pain Level Status-post Corticosteroid Injection for Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis versus Other Conservative Measures,
May 2017
Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis: A Current Literature Review on Fixation Techniques,
May 2018


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