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Alexander M. Reyzelman, D.P.M., FACFAS

Senior Physician Diplomate
UCSF Division of Vascular Surgery
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
California School of Podiatric Medicine,
Samuel Merritt University
Co-Director, UCSF Center for Limb Preservation

Contact Information

Academic Office
California School of Podiatric Medicine
2299 Post St. Ste. 205
San Francisco, California 94115
(415) 292-0638
(415) 292-0718 fax
areyzelman@samuelmerritt.edu
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  • 1987-91, University of San Francisco, B.S., Biology
  • 1991-95, California College of Podiatric Medicine, D.P.M., Podiatric Medicine
  • 1995-96, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Primary Podiatric Medical Residency
  • 1996-98, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Podiatric Surgical Residency
  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Foot Surgery, 2005
  • California School of Podiatric Medicine
  • UCSF Center for Limb Preservation
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Lower Extremity Wound Care
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

Dr. Alexander M. Reyzelman, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. is the Co-Director of the UCSF Center for Limb Preservation, which specializes in treating lower extremity wounds in patients at high risk of amputation, particularly those with diabetes and peripheral Arterial disease.

Dr. Reyzelman received his B.S. in Biology from UCSF in 1991, and went on to graduate from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1995 with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. He then completed a three-year residency in podiatric surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, receiving the honor of academic chief resident in his final year.

Dr. Reyzelman has been in private practice since 1998. He is also an Associate Professor at the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt College. He is board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.

Dr. Reyzelman is extensively involved in research, has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals, and is a member of many professional associations such as the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

  1. La Fontaine, J., Reyzelman A.M., Rothenberg, G., Husain, K., Harkless, L.B. The Role of Revascularization in Transmetatarsal Amputations: J. Am. Pod. Assoc. 91:10, November/December 2001.
  2. Reyzelman, A., Tidwell, A. Expert's Tips on Wound Bed Preparation: Podiatry Today July 2003.
  3. Reyzelman, A., Fiorito, J., Hoover, C., Brewer, M. Key Insights on Lower Extremity Nerve Testing, Podiatry Today, October 2007.
  4. Reyzelman AR, Crews RT, Moore JC, Moore L, Mukker JS, Offutt S, Tallis A, Turner WB, Vayser D, Winters C, Armstrong DG. Clinical Effectiveness of an Acellular Dermal Regenerative Tissue Matrix Compared to Standard
    Wound Management in Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Center Study, Int. Wound Journal, 2009.
  5. Reyzelman A., Vayser D., Tam S.W., Dove C., Initial Clinical Assessment of a Novel Wound Management System, A Case Series. Adv. Skin & Wound Care (2011) 24:6 256-260.
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