Cassandra A. Stache, DPM

Cassandra A. Stache, DPM

Podiatrist in Wyomissing, PA

Berkshire Podiatry Center, Ltd

Licensures & Certifications

  • PA DPM license 
  • BLS, ACLS certified
  • Keriflex certified
  • Kinetic Casting TCC application certified

Post-Graduate Training: .

Bryn Mawr Hospital Podiatric Residency Program
Bryn Mawr, PA
Resident, Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Residency/Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle

  • Chief Resident, PMSR/RRA, 2013-2014
  • In-hospital patient care train ing at Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, and Paoli

Memorial Hospital

  • In-house patient management as primary and consulting services
  • Excellent relationship with internal medicine, infectious disease, interventional cardiology, vascular surgery, and plastic surgery teams at all hospitals
  • Hands on experience in all above mentioned specialties as well as with multiple orthopedic surgeons and trauma surgeons at Paoli hospital

• Training in wound care & foot salvage procedures

  • Advanced wound care techniques
  • Exposure to various flap techniques with podiatrists as well as plastic surgeons
  • Exposure to Bryn Mawr and Paoli Wound Care centers
  • Experience with synthetic skin grafts including Dermagraft, Oasis, Integra, Graftjacket

• Training in all aspects of forefoot and rearfoot/ankle surgery including:_

  • All hallux limitus/rigidus procedures
  • Revisional first ray procedures
  • All digital procedures
  • Arthroscopy of ankle and rearfoot joints
  • Endoscopic plantar fasciotomies
  • Flatfoot reconstruction
  • Total ankle joint replacements including lnbone and lnbone II
  • Rearfoot Fusions including Intramedullary Nailing
  • Charcot reconstruction with internal and external fixation
  • Foot and ankle trauma with internal and external fixation

• Training in office/outpatient management at multiple attendings offices

  • Worked with several attendings with a high patient volume in private office
  • Coding and Billing
  • Electronic Medical Record
  • Hands-on experience with office surgical procedures
  • Taking and interpreting X-rays ..
  • Resident Clinics
  • Lankenau Medical Center Resident Clinic
  • Community Volunteers in Medicine
  • Eastern University Sports Medicine Clinic
  • Ursinus College Sports Medicine Clinic

• Active role as educator

  • Responsible for teaching/training students
  • Responsible for teaching/tr.aining junior residents
  • Active in prospective resident recruitment .

• Expected graduation date of June 30, 2014 with PMSR/RRA certificate
• Training at multiple suburban hospital centers just outside of Philadelphia, including Lankenau
Medical Center near West Philadelphia and Paoli Memorial Hospital, a level 2 trauma center
with a strong podiatric trauma presence

Professional Societies

  • American Podiatric Medical Association-Resident member
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons-Resident member

Temple Univ.ersity School of Podiatric Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Gannon University
Bachelor of Science-Chemistry
Magna Cum Laude

Publications, Lectures & Presentations
• Multiple case presentations given during radiology conferences, M&M's, and grand rounds
• Co-author, ACFAS poster Trauma Induced Peroneal Tendon Injury Repaired with a
Synthetic Permeable Graft Dr. Louis Ciliberti and Dr. Jason Miller

Academic Activities/Courses & Conferences Attended
• DVFAS (Delaware Valley Foot and Ankle Symposium)

  • December 2013-lankaneu Medical Center; Wynnewood, PA
  • This symposium was started this year by one of my attendings and myself as well as another resident were in charge of putting it together. It was an all day conference with vendors a·s well as guest lecturers including Dr. Lawrence Lavery, Dr. Javier La Fontaine, and Dr. Louis Ciliberti ·

• ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference- Las Vegas, NV

  • February 2013

• APMA Region 3 Meeting-Atlantic City, NJ

  • May 2013

• Podiatric Residency Education Summit-Teaneck, NJ

  • July 2012 and August 2013

• Stryker Advanced Foot and Ankle cadaver workshop

  • November 2013 in Mahwah, NJ

• Integra Foot and Ankle cadaver workshop

  • November 2013 in Wynnewood, PA

• Arthrex Suture Bridge cadaver workshop

  • November 2013 in Haverford, PA

Volunteer Experience
• Boston Marathon Medical Volunteer

  • 2011
  • Provided Lower extremity wound care and trauma care to runners

• Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk- Philadelphia, PA

  • October 2007,2008,2010

• Walk forMS

  • Sept2007,2008