Darren Silvester, DPM, ACFAS, ABFAS, of Next Step Foot & Ankle Clinic in Universal City and Pleasanton, Texas, completed his podiatry training at the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco. He completed a surgical residency in Corona, California, and since then, he has been practicing podiatric medicine for over 25 years.
Dr. Silvester served as president of the South Dakota Podiatric Medical Association and directed the Diabetic Foot Care Program for the Sisseton Indian Health Service for five years. This involved an aggressive patient education program, regular foot screenings, limb salvage intervention including prophylactic surgery, surgical and medical management of infections and ulcerations, as well as organizing a team of internal medicine and vascular surgery physicians to treat the IHS population.
Dr. Silvester is a proud member of several prestigious organizations, including the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons, the Texas Podiatric Medical Association, and the Academy of Ambulatory Foot and Ankle Surgery. In addition, Dr. Silvester is certified by the Dellon Institutes for Peripheral Nerve Surgery.
Recently, Dr. Silvester opened his flagship Next Step Foot & Ankle Clinic in Universal City, Texas. He now also has a second clinic location in Pleasanton, Texas. His practice has grown in the San Antonio area to include the most up-to-date and effective methods of dealing with foot and ankle pain.
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