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Dr. Sheldon Fleishman began his private practice in 1973. The doctor earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Temple University, majoring in Biology in 1968. He began his medical education at the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in 1968 and graduated in 1972, with honors in the Stirling Harford Honorary Anatomical Society, as well as, Pi Delta National Podiatry Honor Society, given only to those students with a grade point average greater than 90, for all four years of medical education
The doctor's surgical residency began at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, within the Cleveland Foot Clinic, as well as, many area hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. A portion of his surgical residency was performed at the VA hospital in Leavenworth, KS, as well as, Fort Munson Army Hospital. It was the time he spent at these hospitals, which encouraged him to practice in the Midwest.
Dr. Fleishman is certified as a Diplomate in the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. The doctor has been elected on three separate occasions, to serve as the President of the Missouri Podiatric Medical Association. He is a past president of the Kansas City Podiatry Association. The doctor has served for 10 years as the physician liaison for his specialty to Medicare, for the Midwest region. During his professional career, he has been involved in training podiatric students and surgical residents.
The doctor attends scientific meetings annually, in all areas of medicine and surgery, to provide the most advanced medical treatments to his patients. In 2003, the doctor became a certified wound care physician to provide highly technical treatments, to a most difficult group of patient with diabetic ulcerations.
He participates on the active medical staffs at:
Dr. Fleishman maintains memberships in the following professional organizations:
Dr. Radmila Samardzija received her Bachelor of Science degree with Cum Laude honors in Kinesiology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She was awarded her doctorate of podiatric medicine from the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Samardzija served as both ambassador of her school and vice-president of her class.
Dr. Samardzija completed a three year podiatric medicine and surgery residency training program at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, Illinois. She was co-chief resident and received advanced training in foot and ankle surgery, including limb salvage, trauma, sports medicine, pediatrics, and reconstructive forefoot and rearfoot surgery.
Dr. Samardzija is an associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, and member of the Missouri Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. Samardzija moved to Kansas City to be near her family and enjoys singing in her church choir, traveling, cooking, reading, and college basketball.
Dr. Samardzija is currently on staff at: