Dr. Peter Blume, D.P.M, F.A.C.F.A.S.

About Dr. Peter Blume, New Haven, CT

Dr. Peter Blume, D.P.M, F.A.C.F.A.S., is one of Connecticut’s most accomplished foot and ankle surgeons.

Dr. Peter Blume has spent decades helping patients suffering from foot and ankle problems. He is at the forefront of diabetic limb preservation and reconstruction, and has worked tirelessly to help his patients stand on their own two feet.

Dr. Peter Blume has been recognized 6 times by Connecticut magazine as one of “Connecticut’s Top Doctors”.

For diabetics facing the bleak prospect of losing a limb, Dr. Peter Blume, MD might be their only hope. – New Haven Magazine

Dr. Blume sees patients at his clinic at 508 Blake Street in New Haven. He also operates at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Milford Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, and the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and holds Assistant Clinical Professor positions at the Yale UNiversity School of Medicine Departments of Orthopaedics and Surgery.

Dr. Peter Blume is active in his field, publishing original research in over 120 publications and authoring many textbooks on podiatric surgery.

Personal Information

Date of Birth: August 1, 1965
Place of Birth: New Haven, Connecticut
Marital Status: Married with Three Children

Appointments

(203) 397-0624

Specialty

Foot and Ankle Surgery
Diabetic Foot Reconstruction

Education

DOCTOR OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE, May 1992
New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, New York, 1988-1992

Honors

Pi Delta National Podiatric Honor Society
Rotational Excellence In Orthopedics (1991)

Positions

Vice President, American College of Foot Surgeons
Student Chapter (1990-1991)

Activities

Member, Sports Medicine Association (1988-1992)
Member, American Podiatric Medical Students Association

Bachelor of Science, Nutritional Science, May 1988
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY September 1984-1988

Member, Delta Upsilon Fraternity (1984-1988)

Member, Deans Advisory Committee For Human Development (1987-1988)

Research Assistant for the University of South Carolina
Study of the Role of Nutrition in Division IA Football Players (1988)

Outstanding College Students of America (1987)

Academic Advisor for Arts and Science (1986-1987)

Postgraduate Education

TWO YEAR RESIDENCY IN FOOT AND ANKLE SURGERY, JULY 1992 – JUNE 1994
VA Medical Center, Yale School of Medicine Clinical Campus
West Haven, Connecticut And Affiliated Hospitals
Chief Resident, Sept. 1993

FELLOWSHIP IN RECONSTRUCTIVE FOOT SURGERY AND DIABETIC LIMB SALVAGE, JULY 1994-JUNE 1995
VA Medical Center, Yale School of Medicine Clinical Campus
West Haven, Connecticut And Affiliated Hospitals

VISITING FELLOW, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF PLASTIC SURGERY 1995
Christopher Attinger, M.D. Fellowship Director

Hospital Appointments

1997 – August; Current Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven CT
1994 – July; Current Milford Hospital, Milford, CT
1994 – September; Current Veterans Administration Medical Center
Yale School of Medicine, Clinical Campus
West Haven, CT
1995 – November – 2000, July Yale New Haven Ambulatory Services Corporation, Temple Surgical Center, New Haven, CT
1995 – November- 1995- December Courtesy: Griffin Hospital, Ansonia, CT
1994 – July–Current Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, CT
1994 – July–1997–July Courtesy Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT
Board Certification

American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Board Certified – August 1996
Re-Certified- August 2006

American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
Board Certified – November 1996
Re-Certified- August 2005

American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery- September 2007

Teaching Positions/Faculty Appointments

Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics, Section of Podiatric Surgery, New Haven, CT; Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation 1999-Present

Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, New Haven ,CT; Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery; 2004-Present

Yale University School of Medicine,Department of Orthopaedics And Rehabilitation, Section of Podiatric Surgery, New Haven ,CT; Clinical Instructor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, 1998 — 1999

Director of Limb Preservation, Yale New Haven Hospital & Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and rehabilitation, Section of Podiatric Surgery, New Haven ,CT 2000-2005

University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Services, College of Podiatric Medicine And Surgery; DesMoines, Iowa: Clinical Associate Professor 1994-2001

California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, California
Adjunct Assistant Professor July 1, 1996- 2001, Department of Podiatric Medicine

Attending Surgeon, Podiatric surgical residency programs, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven Campus, Yale University School of Medicine, Clinical Campus

National Lecturer- Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery Of the Foot and Ankle Diabetic Limb Salvage

Invited Speaker, Northwest Podiatric Foundation for Education and Research, USA;

Dr. Peter Blume Podiatry Group: Vice President: 1995-2000

Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons: Director and President: 1997- Present

Society Membership

1984 – Current Vermont Academy Alumni Association
1988 – Current Syracuse University Alumni Association
1992 – Current American Podiatric Medical Association
1992 – Current Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association
1992 – Current New Haven Podiatric Medical Association
1993 – Current American Diabetes Association
1996 – Current Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
1996 – Current Fellow, American College of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
1994 – Current American Association of Hospital Podiatrists
1996 – Current Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
2001 – Current Fellow, International College of Angiology
2003- American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons; Annual Scientific Conference Committee
2003- Current American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons; Annual Meeting Exhibits Subcommittee
2003- Current Yale Surgical Society, Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
2003 — Current Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association
2004 — American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 2000 for Annual Scientific Conference Poster Chair
2004 — American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Annual Scientific Conference Committee
2005 — American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Annual Scientific Conference Committee
2005 — American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, CME Task Force
2005 — Contributing Editor for the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
2005 — Editorial Advisory Board, Podiatry Today Journal
2006 — Section Editor for the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Diabetes Section
2006 — Editorial Board: Vascular Disease Management
2006 — Editorial Board: Arthritis Practitioner
2007 — Editorial Advisory Board: Wounds
2007 — Editorial Board for Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Elsiever: 1600 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19103
2008– American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Chair of the Fellowship Task Force Committee
2009– American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Chair of the Fellowship Task Force Committee
2010– Editorial Board For Diabetic Foot and Ankle Surgery: Co-Action Publishing, Open Access Publisher, Scandinavia

Books Published

Medical and Surgical Management of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle: Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 2014 January: Editor: Dr. Peter a Blume, DPM, FACFAS: Volume 31, No. 1: Elsiever publication: 1600 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103

Text Book Chapters

1.) Schroeder SM., Dr. Peter Blume P.A., Foot Infections. EMedicine Journal [serial online].2001 Orthopedic Surgery Online Textbook

2.) Sumpio, B.E., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Contemporary Management of Foot Ulcers, Trends in Vascular Surgery, Textbook by William H. Pierce, John S. Matsumura and James S. T. Yao; Chapter 28, 277–290, Precept Press, Chicago, Illinois, 12/02

3.) Sumpio BE, Paszkowiak JJ, Dr. Peter Blume PA, Vascular Ulcers, In Vascular Medicine, Creager J, Olin J (eds), Mosby, St. Louis

4.) Sumpio, B.E., Aruny, J., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., A Multidisciplinary Approach for Saving Limbs: Preliminary Outcomes, Controversies and Updates in Vascular and Cardiac Surgery, Textbook by Jean-Pierre Becquemin, Yves S. Alimi, Jacques Watelet, Daniel Loisance; Chapter 7, 37-43, Edizioni Minerva Medica, 1/04

5.) Schroeder SM., Sella, E., O’Hara, R., Dr. Peter Blume P.A., Triple Arthrodesis. EMedicine Journal, Orthopedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle, [serial online]. 6/28/04. Vol 5, No 5, Orthopedic Surgery Online Textbook

6.) Sumpio, B.E., Schroeder, S.M., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Etiology and Management of Foot Ulcerations, in the textbook, The Wound Management Manual by Dr. Bok Y. Lee. McGraw-Hill, 2005

7.) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Key, J.J., Skin Grafts, chapter in the textbook, Lower Extremity Soft Tissue and Cutaneous Plastic Surgery by Dr. Gary L. Dockery, Dr. Mary E. Crawford. 157–171 Saunders/Elsevier: 2006

8.) Sumpio, B. E., Paszkowiak, J., Aruny, J., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Lower Extremity Ulceration: Chapter 62; page 880-893, Vascular Medicine, A Companion To Braunwald’s Heart Disease, Saunders, Elsevier Science, May 2006

9.) Anthony L. Sarage D.P.M., Waiki Yui M.D., Peter A. Dr. Peter Blume D.P.M., John Aruny M.D., Bauer Sumpio M.D.: Textbook Chapter: “Aggressive revascularization salvage options for patients referred for leg amputation by using atherectomy and cryoaangioplasty technology” Reinventions in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Paschalidis Medical Publications, Athens, Greece, 2008, by Geroulakos and Reddy, page 75–85

10.) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Key, J.J., Textbook Chapter, Local Random Flaps for Soft Tissue Coverage of the Diabetic Foot; Surgical Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle by Thomas Zgonis, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, PA, 2009: Chapter 12: Page 140-166

Publications

1) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Dey, H.M., Daley, L.J., Arrighi, J.A., Soufer, R. Gorecki, G.A., Diagnosis of Pedal Osteomyelitis With Tc-99-M HMPAO Labeled Leukocytes Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 36(2): 120-126, 1997

2) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Niemi, W.J., Courtright, D.J., Gorecki, G.A., Fibrosarcoma of The Foot: A Case Presentation and Review of The Literature, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 36(1): 1-4, 1997

3) Feldman, A.H., Niemi, W.J., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Chaney, D.M., Clear Cell Hidradenoma of The Fourth Digit: A Review of The Literature With Case Presentation, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 36(1): 21-24, 1997

4) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Novicki, D.C., Pressman, M., Skin Grafts and Flaps for Diabetic Foot Wounds. Biomechanics Vol. 4, Number 6,59-63, 1997

5) Abstract Presentation, ACFAS 56th Annual Conference, Feb. 11-15, 1998: Single Stage Approach to the Non-Infected Diabetic Foot Ulcer Utilizing Random Local Flap and Osseous Reconstruction.

6) Attinger, C.A., Cooper, P., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Vascular Anatomy of The Foot and Ankle Operative Techniques in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol 4, No. 4 (November) 1997: pp183-198

7) Hendrix, C.L., Jolly, P.J., Garbolosa, J.C., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Dosremedios, E., Entrapment Neuropathy: The Etiology of Intractable Chronic Heel Pain Syndrome, The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Vol 37, No.4, July/August 1998

8) Poster Presentation, ACFAS 56th Annual Conference, Feb 11-15, 1998, Free Rectus Abdominus Reconstructions for Congenital Macrodactyly

9) Attinger, C.E., Novicki, D.C. LaPorta, G.A., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Plastic Surgical Reconstructive Techniques for Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 4 Video set, 7/98, The William Goldfarb Foundation, Camp Hill, PA

10) Knox, R.C., Dutch, W., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Sumpio, B.E., Diabetic Foot Disease International Journal of Angiology, 9: 1-6 (2000)

11) Dr. Peter Blume, Peter A., Clinics In Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Part I, Guest Editor, Vol 17, No. 2, April 2000, W.B. Saunders Company

12) Paragus, L. Attinger C., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Part II, Vol 17, No. 2, April 2000

13) Attinger C., Dr. Peter Blume P.A., Surgical Debridement, Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Part II, Vol 17, No. 4, October 2000

14) Donato, M., Novicki, D.C., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Skin Grafting Techniques for Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Part II, Vol 17, No, 4, October 2000

15) Dr. Peter Blume, Peter A., Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Guest Editor, Part II, Vol 17, No. 4, October 2000, W.B. Saunders Company

16) Hendrix, C.L., Thomson, J.G., Dr. Peter Blume P.A., Pedal Macrodactyly: Coverage of a Large Defect with a Rectus Abdominus Free Flap, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Vol 39, No. 3, May/June 2000

17) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Foot and Ankle Quarterly, Diabetes Issue, Article Analysis, Plantar Forefoot Ulceration with Equinus Deformity of the Ankle in Diabetic Patients: The Effect of Tendoachilles Lengthening and Total Contact Casting, Vol. 13, No. 3, Sept 2000

18) Sumpio, B.E., Foot Ulcers, The New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 343, No. 11, Sept 14, 2000, 797-793, Noted and Referenced for many helpful discussions and indebtedness for the manuscript.

19) Mureebe, L., Moy, M., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Gahtan, V., Calciphylaxis: A Poor Prognostic Indicator for Limb Salvage, New England Society for Vascular Surgery 27th Annual Meeting Oct. 4-6 2000, Boston Mass, Abstract Presentation

20) Sumpio, B.E., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Treatment of Foot Ulcers: The New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 344, No. 2, Jan 11, 2001, Correspondence.

21) Mureebe, L., Moy, M., Balfour, E., Dr. Peter Blume P.A., Gahtan, V.:Calciphylaxis: A poor prognostic indicator for limb salvage, Journal of Vascular Surgery, Vol. 33, No. 6, June 2001, 1275-1279

22) Paragas L., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A.: Everything You Should Know About Nail Surgery, Podiatry Today, October 2001, 40-47

23) Paragas L., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A.; Everything You Should Know About Nail Surgery, Skin And Aging, Vol 9, No. 9, Sept 2001

24) Schroeder SM., Dr. Peter Blume P.A., Foot Infections. EMedicine Journal (serial online). 2001 Orthopedic Surgery Online Textbook

25) Frangos, S.G., Kilaru, S., Dr. Peter Blume. P.A., Shin, J., Sumpio, B.E.; 11;1-7 (2002) NO. 810; Classification of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Improving Communication, International Journal of Angiology

26) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Paragas, L.K.,Sumpio, B.E., Attinger C.E.; Single-Stage Surgical Treatment of Noninfected Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 109, No. 2, Feb 2002, 601-609

27) Attinger,C.E.,Bulan,B. Dr. Peter Blume,P.A., Debridement: The Key Initial First Step in Wound Healing, Foot and Ankle Clinics, Soft Tissue Coverage, Vol. 6, No. 4, December 2001, 627 – 660.

28) Attinger,C.E.,Cooper,P.S.,Dr. Peter Blume,P.A.,Bulan,B. The Safest Surgical Incisions And Amputations Applying The Angiosome Principles and Using The Doppler to Assess the Arterial – Arterial Connections of the Foot and Ankle. Foot and Ankle Clinics, Soft Tissue Coverage, Volume No. 6, No. 4, December 2001, 745 — 800.

29) Lipsky,B.A., Armstrong,D., Dr. Peter Blume,.P.A.,Kivitz,A.J.,Norden,C. Treating Diabetic Foot Infections with Linezolid versus Aminopenicillins: A Randomized International Multicenter Trial, Poster Presentation, Infectious Disease Society of America, 10/02

30) Sumpio,B.E.,Dr. Peter Blume,P.A., Contemporary Management of Foot Ulcers, Trends in Vascular Surgery, Textbook by William H. Pierce, John S. Matsumura and James S.T.Yao; Chapter 28, 277 — 290,Precept Press, Chicago Illinois, 12/02

31)Sumpio,B.E., Schroeder,S.M., Dr. Peter Blume,P.A.,Poster Presentation, Symposium for Advanced Wound Care, 4/29/03,Las Vegas Nevada: Double Blind Pilot Study to Evaluate Prewounding Prior to Split Thickness Skin Grafting using Becaplermin Gel, Versus Placebo Gel, and Standard Wound Care with Saline Wet to Dry Dressings.

32) Dr. Peter Blume,P.A,. A Closer Look at Plastic Surgery Techniques, ; Q/A; Podiatry Today, March 2003, 24 — 28, HMP Communications

33) Zgonis,T. Jolly, G.P., Dr. Peter Blume,P.A.,; Current Concepts In External Fixation, Podiatry Today,; April 2003, 25 — 35, HMP Communications

34) Dr. Peter Blume, P. A., Becaplermin; Can It Facilitate Faster Results in Split Thickness Skin Grafts ?; Podiatry Today; May 2003, 10, HMP Communications.

35) Zgonis,T., Jolly G.P.,Dr. Peter Blume,P.A., A Guide to Closure Techniques for Open Wounds, Podiatry Today, July 2003, 40 — 48, HMP Communications

36) Vadivelu, N.,Gesquiere,M., Dr. Peter Blume,P.A.,Rinder,C.,Shelley,K.H.; Analysis of Outcome for Limb Salvage Procedures with Sedation and Foot Block in 83 ASA III and ASA IV Patients In an Ambulatory Setting. 57th Postgraduate Assembly and Anesthesiology, New York State Society Anesthesiologists, Poster Presentation

37) Dr. Peter Blume,P.A.,Paragas,L.K.,Sumpio,B.E.,Attinger C.E.; Single-Stage Surgical Treatment of Noninfected Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Plast Reconstr Surg,109, 601-609,Compendium of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 2003, by Stephen J. Kominsky, chapter 15, Plastic Surgery and Reconstruction by Gary P. Jolly, 237 — 238

38) Sumpio BE, Paszkowiak JJ, Dr. Peter Blume PA, Vascular Ulcers, In Vascular Medicine, Creager J, Olin J (eds), Mosby, St. Louis

39) Lee L,Dr. Peter Blume PA, Sumpio B. Charcot Joint Disease in Diabetes Mellitus. Ann Vasc Surg. Oct 2. 2003, Vol 17, No. 5, 571-580

40) Zgonis T.,Jolly,P.J,Dr. Peter Blume,P.A.; Diabetic Foot Infections and Antibiotic Therapy; Clinics In Podiatric Medicine and Surgery,Vol 20, No. 4, October 2003, 655-669;W.B. Saunders Company

50) Sumpio B.E.,Lee,T., Dr. Peter Blume,P.A.; Vascular Evaluation and Arterial Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot; Clinics In Podiatric Medicine and Surgery,Vol 20, No. 4, October 2003, 689-708;W.B. Saunders Company

51) Jolly,P.J, Zgonis,T.,Dr. Peter Blume,P.A.; Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot; Clinics In Podiatric Medicine and Surgery,Vol 20, No. 4, October 2003, 757-781;W.B. Saunders Company

52)Zgonis,T.Jolly,PJ.,Sella E., Garbolosa,J.C., Grosser, D., Dr. Peter Blume,P.A., Poster Presentation, Treatment of Charcot Neuroarthropathy with External Fixation; American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, San Diego California, 2/04

53) Schroeder,S.M.,Sumpio,B.E., Dr. Peter Blume,P.A.,Poster Presentation, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 2/04, San Diego California ;Double Blind Pilot Study to Evaluate Prewounding Prior to Split Thickness Skin Grafting using Becaplermin Gel, Versus Placebo Gel, and Standard Wound Care with Saline Wet to Dry Dressings.

54) Dr. Peter Blume,P.A., Podiatry Today, American Diabetes Association Warns of Undetected Peripheral Arterial Disease, February 2004, 6-7, HMP Communications

55) Sumpio,B.E., Aruny,J.,Dr. Peter Blume,P.A., A Multidisciplinary Approach for Saving Limbs: Preliminary Outcomes, Controversies and Updates in Vascular and Cardiac Surgery, Textbook by Jean-Pierre Becquemin, Yves S. Alimi, Jacques Watelet, Daniel Loisance; Chapter 7, 37- 43, Edizioni Minerva Medica, 1/04

56) Zgonis,T.,Jolly G.P., Dr. Peter Blume,P.A.; External Fixation Use in Arthrodesis of the Foot and Ankle, Arthrodesis Techniques, Part I Clinics In Podiatric Medicine and Surgery of North America,Vol 22, No. 1, January 2004, 1-15;W.B. Saunders Company

57) Dr. Peter Blume,P.A., Key,J.J.,Sumpio, B.E.; How to Detect Peripheral Arterial Disease, April 2004, Vol 17, No 4, April 2004 Podiatry Today, HMP Communications

58) Dr. Peter Blume, P. A., Lengthening the Achilles Tendon for the Treatment of Diabetic Plantar Forefoot Ulceration, Commentary; Core Principles of Wound Healing in the Macro- and Microenvirinment; Foot and Ankle Quarterly, Summer 2004, Vol 16, No. 2, 75-77

59) Vadivelu, N.,Gesquiere,M., Dr. Peter Blume,P.A.,Rinder,C.,Shelley,K.H.; Podiatric Limb Salvage Can Be Performed on an Outpatient Basis, Anesthesiology News, May 2004, Vol 30, No. 5

60) Lipsky,B.A., et al and the Linezolid Diabetic Foot Infection Study Group Principal Investigators, P. Dr. Peter Blume, Yale University School Medicine, New Haven Connecticut, Treating Foot Infections in Diabetic Patients: A Randomized, Multicenter, Open Label Trial of Linezolid Versus Ampicillin – Sulbactam/Amoxicillin — Clavulanate. Clinical Infectious Diseases January 2004; 38:000-000

61) Schroeder SM.,Sella,E., O’Hara,R., Dr. Peter Blume P.A., Triple Arthrodesis. EMedicine Journal, Orthopedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle, [serial online]. 6/28/04. Vol 5, No 5, Orthopedic Surgery Online Textbook

62) Dr. Peter Blume,P.A., News and Trends, New Coalition Seeks to Raise Awareness of Peripheral Arterial Disease, October 2004, Vol 17, No 10, Page 10,Podiatry Today, HMP Communications

63) Sumpio,B.A.,Aruny,J., Dr. Peter Blume,P.A., The Multidisciplinary Approach Towards Limb Salvage; Acta Chirurgica Belgica, Dec 04, Vol 104, No.6,1-7

64) Sumpio,B.E., Schroeder,S.M.,Dr. Peter Blume,P.A., Etiology and Management of Foot Ulcerations, in the textbook, The Wound Management Manual by Dr. Bok Y. Lee. McGraw-Hill, 2005

65) Neville, S., Dr. Peter Blume, P., Key,J., Is Rocker Bottom Reconstruction a Viable Option for Limb Preservation, Diabetes Watch; December 2004, Vol 17, No 12, Page 20-24 ,Podiatry Today, HMP Communications

66) Aruny, J.E., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Sumpio, B., Buren, B.,; Combined Approach to Limb Salvage with Cryoplasty Therapy and Transmetatarsal Amputation in a Patient with Chronic Critical Limb Ischemia and Unsuitable for Surgical Bypass, Vascular Disease Management, Vol 1, Issue 2, December 2004, pages: 27– 28, HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

67) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Sumpio, B.,; Abstract Presentation, Symposium on Diabetes and Vascular Surgery — Bringing Basic Science into Clinical Practice, Stockholm, Sweden, 2/10 — 2/12, 2005, Single Staged Approach to the Non-Infected Diabetic Foot Utilizing Random Local Flap and Osseous Reconstruction Is Defensable and Less Stressful Than Free Flap Techniques, Session Name: Clinical Management of Diabetic Vascular Disease

68) Dr. Peter Blume, Peter, DPM; Harkless, Lawrence B., DPM; Pollak, Richard A., DPM; Fellman, Stephanie, BS, RN; Tavakkol, Amir, PhD, Dip. Bact. Tolerability of Tervinafine in Patients on Concomitant Medications: A Subgroup Analysis of the IRON-CLAD® Trial, American Podiatric Medical Association, 8/05

69) Kengo Nishimura, Peter Dr. Peter Blume, Shigetsugu Ohgi, and Bauer E. Sumpio: Repetitive Stretch of Human Dermal Fibroblasts Activates P38 and ERK1/2 but not AKT and results in apoptosis, International College of Angiology, 7/05

70) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Moore, J.C., Novicki, D.C., Digital Mucoid Cyst Excision By Using the Bilobed Flap Technique and Arthroplastic Resection; Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 44(1): 44 — 48, 2005

71) Aruny, J.E., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Sumpio, B., Buren, B.,: Exploring Limb Salvage Options In Patients with Chronic Limb Ischemia: Podiatry Today Vol 18, No. 3, March 2005, pages: 20 — 26, HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

72) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Sumpio, B.; Abstract Presentation; Royal College of Surgeons Quincentenary Congress EICC; Edinburgh, Scotland; Single Stage Approach the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Wounds. Session Title:FP6 — Vascular; 6/29/05

73) Hanft, J.R., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Dardik, P., Gordon, I., Landsman, A.I., Lipkin, S., Marston, W.A., Morgan, J., Orgill, D., Tallis, A.; Abstract Presentation; Symposium on Advanced Wound Care And the 15th Annual Medical Research Forum on Wound Repair; A Pilot Clinical Study for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers With an Injectable Bioactive Co-Polymer. April 21 — 20 4, 2005, San Diego, California

74) Dr. Peter Blume, Peter, DPM; Harkless, Lawrence B., DPM; Pollak, Richard A., DPM; Fellman, Stephanie, BS, RN; Tavakkol, Amir, PhD, Abstract Presentation: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2005 Conference: Low Risk of Drug Interactions in Patients Taking Terbinafine In Combination with a Variey of Concomitant Medications: A Subgroup Analysis of the Iron– Clad Trail (Improving Results and Onychomycosis: Concomitant Lamisil And Debridement)

75) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Cornell, K.L., Schoen, R., What You Should Know about New Anti-Rheumatic Medications: Podiatry Today Vol 18, No. 4, April 2005, pages: 52 — 58, HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

76) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Cornell, K. L., Sumpio, B., Aruny, J.; Is Ischemia a Direct Risk Factor for Ulceration Podiatry Today Vol 18, No. 7, July 2005, pages 68–74, HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

77) Kengo Nishimura, Peter Dr. Peter Blume, Shigetsugu Ohgi, and Bauer E. Sumpio: Repetitive Stretch of Human Dermal Fibroblasts Activates P38 and ERK 1/2 but not AKT and results in apoptosis, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Plastic Surgery I Vol. 201, No. 3s, September 2005

78) Cryoplasty Percutaneous Transluminal Cryoplasty Therapy, Podiatry Management Article- November: 2005

79) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Key, J.J., Skin Grafts, chapter in the textbook, Lower Extremity Soft Tissue and Cutaneous Plastic Surgery by Dr. Gary L. Dockery, Dr. Mary E. Crawford. 157–171 Saunders/Elsevier: 2006

80) Kengo Nishimura, Peter Dr. Peter Blume, Shigetsugu Ohgi, and Bauer E. Sumpio: The Effect of Different Regimen Stretch on Human Dermal Fibroblasts, Journal of Surgical Research, Volume 130, Number 2, 331 — 332, February 2006, Presented at the Association for Academic Surgery and Society of University Surgeons, First Annual Academic Surgical Congress, February 7, 2006

81) Dr. Peter Blume, Peter, Wilkinson, Jared, T., Key, Jonathan J. Podiatry Today Vol 19, No. 3, March 2006, pages: 91 — 98, HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

82) Sumpio, B.E., Paszkowiak, J., Aruny, J., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Lower Extremity Ulceration: Chapter 62; pages 880-893, Vascular Medicine, A Companion To Braunwald’s Heart Disease, Saunders, Elsevier Science, May 2006

83) Attinger, C.E., Cooper, P.S., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Bulan, B.: Angiosomes of the Foot and Ankle and Clinical Implications for Limb Salvage: Reconstruction, Incisions, and Revascularization. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Jun; 117 (7 Suppl); 261S-293S. Review

84) Salonga, C., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A.: CE: A Guide to Transmetatarsal Amputations in Patients with Diabetes Podiatry Today Vol 19, No. 7, July 2006, pages: 83-90, HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

85) Basco, M.T., Sarage, A., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Key, J., Aruny, J., Sumpio, B.A.; Abstract Session: The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery: 31st Annual Meeting: January 17 — 20: 2007: Successful Limb Salvage Utilizing Cryoplasty In the Distal Third of the Tibioperoneal Arteries

86) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Sumpio, B., Aruny, J., Sarage, A., Percutaneous Transluminal Cryoplasty Therapy, Vascular Disease Management: Volume 3/Supplement A, September/October 2006, HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

87) Wilkinson, J., Palladino, M., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A.; Patients with Diabetes Often Experience Cutaneous Manifestations of the Disease. The Diagnosis and Treatment for Conditions Such As Necrobiosis Lipoidica, Granuloma Annulare, And Bullous Diabeticorum. Podiatry Today Vol 19, No. 12, December 2006, pages: 61 — 68, HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

88) Understanding the Impact of MRSA on Limb Preservation Loan Lam DPM, Peter Dr. Peter Blume DPM FACFAS, Michael Palladino DPM FACFAS – Podiatry Today Volume 20, No. 7, July 2007, pages 75-82 HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

89) Lower Extremity Arthritis: What You Should Know About Hallux Limitus Loan Lam DPM, Peter Dr. Peter Blume DPM FACFAS, Michael Palladino DPM FACFAS Arthritis Practitioner May 2007, Volume 3, Issue 3: 36-38

90) Poster Presentation, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, March 2007, Orlando, Florida, Predictors for the Healing of Transmetsatarsal Amputations: A Retrospective Study of 91 Amputations, Peter Dr. Peter Blume, DPM, Christine Salonga, Juan Garbalosa, Daphne Pierre-Paul, MD (1), Jonathan Key, DPM, Vivian Gahtan, MD, Bauer Sumpio, MD, Yale University Hospital, New Haven, CT Department of Vascular Surgery and Orthopedics

91) Textbook Chapter: “Aggressive revascularization salvage options for patients referred for leg amputation by using atherectomy and cryoaangioplasty technology” Anthony L. Sarage D.P.M., Waiki Yui M.D., Peter A. Dr. Peter Blume D.P.M., John Aruny M.D., Bauer Sumpio M.D.: PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE OF THE LOWER EXTREMITIES, to print 2007

92) How to Perform a Thorough Vascular Exam Daniel T. Halloran DPM, Peter A. Dr. Peter Blume DPM, Michael G. Palladino DPM, Bauer E. Sumpio MD Podiatry Today volume 20, No. 7, May 2007, pages 75 — 82 HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

93) Cyclic Strain Induces Redistribution of Integrins Alpha3 Beta1 And the Tyrosine Phosphorylation Of Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) In Dermal Fibroblasts: Wen, H, Dr. Peter Blume, P, Sumpio, B., Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 July; 120 (1 Suppl): 89: Presented at the Plastic Surgery Research Council 52nd Annual Meeting Abstract Supplement

94) Dr. Peter Blume P, Salonga C, Garbalosa J, Pierre-Paul D, Key J, Gahtan V, Sumpio BE, Predictors for the healing of transmetatarsal amputations: retrospective study of 91 amputations. Vascular. 2007 Jun-Jul; 15 (3): 126-33.

95) Kengo Nishimura; Peter Dr. Peter Blume; Shigetsugu Ohgi; Bauer E. Sumpio; Effect of Different Frequencies on Tensile Strain on Human Dermal Fibroblast Proliferation and Survival: Wound Rep Reg.; (2007) 15 1-11

96) Dr. Peter Blume, Peter A., Results of A Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Negative Pressure Wound Therapy* in the Treatment and Blinded Evaluation of Diabetic Foot Ulcer: North American Center for Limb Preservation, Abstract submitted to SAWC, San Diego, CA from April 2427, 2008

97) Peter A. Dr. Peter Blume, Jodi Walters, Wyatt Payne, Jose Ayala, John Lantis: Comparison of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Utilizing Vacuum-Assisted Closure to Advanced Moist Wound Therapy In the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers– A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial: Diabetes Care: Published online on December 27, 2007

98) Bauer E. Sumpio, Peter A. Dr. Peter Blume: It Takes a Village to Save Feet: The Multidisciplinary Approach to Limb Salvage: Review of Endocrinology: October 2007

99) Textbook Chapter: “Aggressive revascularization salvage options for patients referred for leg amputation by using atherectomy and cryoaangioplasty technology” Anthony L. Sarage D.P.M., Waiki Yui M.D., Peter A. Dr. Peter Blume D.P.M., John Aruny M.D., Bauer Sumpio M.D.: Reinterventions in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Paschalidis Medical Publications, Athens, Greece, 2008, by Geroulakos and Reddy, page 75–85

100) Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Posterior Presentation: Symposium on Advanced Wound Care, San Diego, California, April 24–27th, 2008, Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial: Vacuum Assisted Closure in the Treatment and Evaluation of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

101) A Guide to Current Emerging Antibiotics for MRSA: Eliza Addis-Thomas, Peter A. Dr. Peter Blume DPM, Podiatry Today volume 21, No. 7, July 2008, pages 64-70 HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

102) Lower Extremity Wounds Respond to Negative Pressure: Wound Care: David H. Simon, DPM, Jonathan J. Key, DPM, Peter A. Dr. Peter Blume, DPM: Biomechanics: Volume XV, Number 8/August 2008: Pages 53–59: CMP Medica: United Business Media 600 Harrison St, 64, San Francisco, California, 94107

103) Kengo Nishimura; Peter Dr. Peter Blume; Shigetsugu Ohgi; Bauer E. Sumpio; The Effect of Different Frequencies of Stretch on Human Dermal Keratinocyte Proliferation and Survival: Journal of surgical research: 1-7: 2008: 10.1016

104) Maria Teresa Basco, Anthony Sarage, Peter Dr. Peter Blume, Jonathan Key, John Aruny, Bauer Sumpio: Extending the Limits of Limb Salvage Using Endovascular Techniques: Abstract presentation: 6/8/08: Society for Vascular Surgery: San Francisco, California

105) Eliza Addis-Thomas, Peter A. Dr. Peter Blume DPM, Empiric Antibiotics: A Guide to Appropriate Use: Podiatry Today volume 22, No. 1, January 2009, pages 38–42 HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

106) Peter A. Dr. Peter Blume, Phillip Basile, Michelle L. Butterworth: Surgical Techniques e-Learning: Diabetic Surgery: American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: Surgical Techniques on DVD: March 2009

107) Shaun Hafner, Nancy Han, John Aruny, Jonathan Key, Jeff Indes, Bart Muhs, Bauer Sumpio, Peter Dr. Peter Blume: What You Should Know about Emerging Techniques and Revascularization: Podiatry Today volume 22, No. 3, March 2009, pages 64–72 HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

108) Ronald Belczyk, John Stapleton, Peter A. Dr. Peter Blume, Thomas Zgonis, Plantar Foot Donor Site As a Harvest of a Split Thickness Skin Graft: Clinics In Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Vol 26 No. 3, July 2009, 493 — 497; W.B. Saunders Company

109) Nishimura, Kengo., Dr. Peter Blume, Peter, Ohgi, Shigetsugu M.D., Sumpio, Bauer E., The Effect of Different Frequencies of Stretch on Human Dermal Keratinocyte Proliferation and Survival: Journal of Surgical Research 155, 125-131 (2009)

110) Wen H, Dr. Peter Blume PA, Sumpio BE. Role of integrins and focal adhesion kinase in the orientation of dermal fibroblasts exposed to cyclic strain. Int Wound J 2009; 6: 149-158

111) Schroeder SM, Dr. Peter Blume P. Foot Infections in the Orthopedic Surgery Text, . eMedicine from WebMD. Updated September 04, 2009.

112) Dr. Peter Blume, Peter, A., Korves, Ashleigh, Perez, Sonya, Poster Presentation: Non-Hodgkin’s Diffuse Large B. – Cell Lymphoma Involving the Calcaneus: A Case Report: American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: February 24, 2010

113) Dr. Peter Blume, Peter, A., Catoire, Shirley, Sumpio, Bauer: Poster Presentation: A Rare Case of Lymphatic Malformation of the Foot: A Case Report: American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: February 24, 2010

114) Vadivelu N, Gesquire M, Mitra S, Shelley K, Kodumudi G, Xia Y, Dr. Peter Blume P. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2010 Mar-Apr; 49(2): 152-4. Epub 2010 Feb 4. Safety of Local Anesthesia Combined with Monitored Intravenous Sedation For American Society of Anesthesiologists 3 and 4 Patients Undergoing Lower Limb Preservation Procedures

115) Catoire, S.M., Dr. Peter Blume, P.A., Sumpio, B.E., When Is Amputation the Salvage Procedure?, Podiatry Today: Volume 23, March 3, 2010, HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

116) Schroeder SM, O’Hara R, Dr. Peter Blume P, Sella E. Fifth-Toe Deformities. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated September 17, 2010. Available At: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article 1234482-overview

117) Dr. Peter Blume PA, Key JJ, Thakor P, Thakor S, Sumpio B., Retrospective Evaluation of Clinical Outcomes in Subjects with Split-Thickness Skin Graft: Comparing V.A.C. Therapy and Conventional Therapy in Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgeries. Int Wound J. 2010 Dec;7(6):480-7. doi:10.1111/j.1742-481X.2010.00728.x. Epub 2010 Sep 6.

118) Carelock, B, Dr. Peter Blume, P, A.,: Point-Counterpoint: Triple Arthrodesis: It is the Standard of Care for Hindfoot Reconstructions: Podiatry Today: Volume 24: #1, January 2011, 62-65: HMP Communications, 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

119) Dr. Peter Blume P, Driver VR, Tallis AJ, Kirsner RS, Kroeker R, PayneWG, Wali S, Marston W, Dove C, Engler RL,Chandler LA, Sosnowski BK., Formulated Collagen Gel Accelerates Healing Rate Immediately after Application in Patients with Diabetic Neuropathic Foot Ulcers., : Wound Repair Regen. 2011 Mar 3. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-475X.2011.00669

120) Sumpio, B, Thakor, P, Mahler, D, Dr. Peter Blume, P, : Negative Pressure Wound Therapy As Postoperative Dressing in Below-Knee Amputation Stump Closure of Patients with Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Wounds: Volume 23,#10, October 2011, 301-309

121) Landsman A, Dr. Peter Blume PA, Jordan DA Jr, Vayser D, Gutierrez A. An Open-label, Three-arm Pilot Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Topical Microcyn Rx Wound Care versus Oral Levofloxacin versus Combined Therapy for Mild Diabetic Foot Injections. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2011 Nov;101 (6):484-96

122) Blume,Peter,A., Increased Graft Survival in Foot and Ankle Surgery Aided by a Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: Orthopedics Today: News and Perspective in Musculoskeletal Health and Disease, Published by Slack Inc. New Jersey, Volume 31, #11, November, 2011, Page 60

123) Basco MT, Schlösser FJ, Muhs BE, Indes JE, Blume PA, Key JJ, Aruny JE, Sumpio BE., Lower Extremity Limb Salvage with Cryoplasty: A Single-Center Cohort Study. Vascular. 2012 Feb;20(1):36-41.

124) Dux, K., Edgar, S., Blume, P., A Guide to the Triple Arthrodesis for Hindfoot Deformities, Podiatry Today: Volume 25: #10, October 2012,42–48: HMP Communications , 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100,
Malvern, PA, 19355

125) Nalini Vadivelu, MD1, Alice Kai BA1 , Gopal Kodumudi2, Feng Dai, PhD1,Susan Dabu-Bondoc, MD1 and Peter Blume, DPM3 ,ELEVATED INTERNATIONAL NORMALIZED RATIO (I.N.R.) AND SURGICAL BLEEDING IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING LIMB SALVAGE , 66 Post Graduate Assembly and Anesthesiology, December 14, 2012, New York, New York, Poster Presentation

126) Schroeder SM, Blume PA. Foot Infections. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated February 17, 2012. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1237208-overview.

127) Schroeder SM, O’Hara R, Blume PA, Sella E. Fifth-Toe Deformities. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated +May 10, 2012. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1234482-overview.

128) Schroeder SM, Sella E, Blume PA, O’Hara R. Triple Arthrodesis. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated +August 16, 2011. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1234042-overview.

130) Attinger C, Hutchinson B, Blume PA, Mariash SA. Soft tissue defects of the foot and ankle. Foot Ankle Spec. 2013 Feb;6(1):59-64. doi: 10.1177/1938640012471496. Epub 2013 +Jan 24

131) Blume P, Charlot-Hicks F, Mohammed S. Case Report and Review of Primary Bone Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Involving the Calcaneus. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2013 +Apr 26. doi:pii: S1067-2516(13)00114-2. 10.1053/j.jfas.2013.03.013

132.) Gambardella, G.V., Blume, P. A.: Understanding the Biomechanics of the Transmetatarsal Amputation: Podiatry +Today: March 2013, volume 26, No. 3, page 46–54, HMP Communications , 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

133.) Blume, P. A., A Guide to Using Bilobed Flaps in Lower Extremity Surgery: Podiatry +Today: May, 2013, volume 26, No. 5, page 58–62 , HMP Communications , 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

130.) Gambardella, G. V., Blume, P. A. Diabetic Limb Salvage: Surgeon’s Perspective: Lower Extremity Review: August 2013, 292 Washington Avenue, EXT Suite 105, Albany, NY 12203

131.) Donegan R, Sumpio B , Blume PA. Charcot Foot and Ankle with Osteomyelitis: Diabetic Foot Ankle , 2013, +October 1: 4. Review

132.) Shalaby S Y, Blume P, Sumpio B E, : New Modalities in the Chronic Ischemic Diabetic Foot Management:Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2014 January: 31(1): 27–42

133.) Blume PA, Donegan R, Schmidt BM: The Role of Plastic Surgery for Soft Tissue Coverage of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle: Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2014 January: 31(1): 1 27–50

134.) Blume PA, Sumpio B, Schmidt B, Donegan R, Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Foot and Ankle: Diagnosis and Management Strategies. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2014 January: 31(1): 1 51–72

135.) Chitragari G, Mahler DB, Sumpio BJ, Blume PA, Sumpio B: Prostatic Options Available for the Diabetic Lower Limb Amputee: Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2014 January: 31(1): 1 73–85

136.) Blume PA.: Medical and Surgical Management of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle: Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2014 January: 31(1)

137.) Driver, V.R., Blume, PA, Evaluation of Wound Care and Health-Care Use Cost in Patients With Diabetic Foot Ulcers Treated with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Versus Advanced Moist Wound Therapy:JAPMA: Volume 104, number 2, March/April 2014:

138.) Schroeder SM, O’Hara R, Blume PA, Sella E. Fifth-Toe Deformities. Medscape Reference. Updated +June 03, 2014. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1234482-overview.

139.) Blume, PA., Bowlby, M, Schmidt B. M. ,Donegan,R.; Safety and Efficacy of the Becaplermin Gel In the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Chronic Wound Management and Research: Volume 1: Dove Press: July 2014: Pages 11–14

140.) Bowlby ,M., Blume, P. A., Can Ultrasound Debridement Facilitate Biofilm Removal from Diabetic Foot Ulcers,. Diabetes Watch: Podiatry Today: August 2014, Volume 27, No. 8, page 20-24 , HMP Communications , 83 General Warren Boulevard, Suite 100, Malvern, PA, 19355

Research Papers in Progress

1. The Use of External Fixation for Reconstruction of the Diabetic Charcot Deformity, A Retrospective Study of 95 Patients
2. The outcomes in experience of midfoot arthrodesis with external fixation for Charcot foot deformities.
3. Functional Outcomes of First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Fusion Utilizing Cross-Screw Fixation Loan Lam DPM, Peter Dr. Peter Blume DMP FACFAS, Juan Garbalosa PhD, PT, in submission Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Honors

First Place Award 1997, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, “Diagnosis of Pedal Osteomyelitis with Tc-990-M-HMPAO Labeled Leukocytes”

First Place Award 1998, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, “Entrapment Neuropathy: The Etiology of Intractable Chronic Heel Pain Syndrome”

New Haven Advocate, Best of New Haven, Vol. 2, May 8th — 14,2003, Best Podiatric Surgeon of New Haven County.

Connecticut Magazine April 2004/Vol. 67, NO. 4; Top Doctors, Front Cover And Profile As the Director of Limb Preservation at Yale School of Medicine And Top Doctor for Podiatric Surgery.

The John D. Walker, D.P.M. Award, 2004, Podiatrist of the Year For Outstanding Service and Leadership to the Profession of Podiatry, Presented by the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association

New Haven Register, No. 316, Thursday, November 11, 2004, B,9, Podiatrist Continues Tradition of Excellence, Recognition As One of the Best Podiatric Surgeons in the State of Connecticut.

Republican — American, Saturday, February 26, 2005, : Doctors Work to Correct Boy’s Deformity, An Ecuadorian Boy With a Congenital Macrodactyly To Undergo Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery For a Congenital Foot Deformity.

The V.I.P. D.P.M.’s: America’s 175 Most Influential Podiatrists: Podiatry Management: Volume 25, Number 7, September 2006: Chosen As One of the Most Influential Podiatric Specialists.

Outstanding Poster Abstract: Second place: 2007 APMA Abstract Competition, 2007 Annual Scientific Meeting- The National at Region III in Philadelphia. : Arthur J. Tallis, DPM, Wyatt Payne M.D., Peter Dr. Peter Blume DPM., – Interim Results of A Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Trial of Time Course of Wound Healing in Subjects with Diabetic Foot Ulcers when Treated with Vacuum Assisted Closure versus Moist Wound Therapy (MWT)

Connecticut Magazine April 2009/Vol. 67, NO. 4; Top Doctors of Connecticut, Section of Podiatric Surgery, Yale School of Medicine

Connecticut Magazine April 2010/Vol. 67, NO. 4; Top Doctors of Connecticut, Section of Podiatric Surgery, Yale School of Medicine

Ilizarov Award of Excellence at the 6th Annual Internal and External Fixation Symposium, (IEFS) December 10, 2010, Sponsored by the University Of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas.

Connecticut Magazine April 2011/Vol 74, NO. 4; Top Doctors of Connecticut, Section of Podiatric Surgery, Yale School of Medicine

Greater New Haven Healthcare Heroes: Advancement of Healthcare: Individual Award: Giving Patients A Leg To Stand On: New Haven Magazine: November 2011: Volume 4, #7:30-31: Second Wind Media LTD, New Haven, Connecticut

America’s Most Influential Podiatrists: Podiatry Management: January 2012: Volume 31, #1: Kane Communications: Pennsylvania: Page 112

Connecticut Magazine April 2012/Vol. 74, NO. 4; Top Doctors of Connecticut, Section of Podiatric Surgery, Yale School of Medicine

Research Appointments / Advisory Positions / Clinical Trials

1. Amersham Health Care, Medi-Physics, Nycomed, Inc. Arlington Heights, IL. 60003

2. Smith Kline Beecham Pharmaceuticals Infectious Diseases Visiting Faculty Program
1 Franklin Plaza, P.O. Box 7929, Philadelphia, PA 19101

3. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation,National Speakers Bureau
59 Route 10 East Hanover,NJ 07936-1080

4. Johnson & Johnson, Ortho-McNNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc., National Speakers Bureau,Clinical Trials,Phase Iv Becaplermin,Regranex;1000 Route 202 PO Box 300, Raritan, NJ 08869-0602

5. CMIC Podiatric Advisory Committee,A mutual professional liability insurance company, support underwriting, risk management, and claims issues.Fall 2000-present, Connecticut Medical Insurance Company,P.O. Box 71, Glastonbury, CT 06033

6. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery,Manuscript Reviewer 1999-Present, Determine the Suitability of Manuscripts for Publication within the Journal

7. Pharmacia Corporation:100 Route 206 North Peapack,NJ 07977; national speakers bureau for Linezolid, Zyvox

8. North American Foundation for Limb Preservation,Executive Board Member, Board of Directors.

9. Merck & Co., Inc., P.O. Box 4, West Point, Pennsylvania, 19486, National Speakers Bureau, Management of Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections.

10. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons; Annual Meeting Exhibits Subcommittee, Annual Meeting Program Committee, 2003.

11. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Manuscript Reviewer, 1999 to Present, Determine the Suitability of Manuscripts for Publication For Journal Publication

12. 4UDr.Com; Medical Advisor; 15 Lewis Street, Suite 400, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

13. KCI, Inc. P.O. Box 659508, San Antonio , Texas 78265

14. Health Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc., 205 Church St., third floor, New Haven, CT 06510

15. Cubist:, 65 Hayden Avenue, Lexington, MA 02421: National Speakers Bureau: Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections

16. BioMimetic Therapeutics, Inc.: Regenerative Orthobiologics: 389 Nichol Mill Lane, Franklin, TN 37067, USA

17. Advanced BioHealing: A Shire Company: Living Cell Therapies: Regenerative Medicine: 11095 Torreyana Road, San Diego, CA 92121

18. Integra Life Sciences: 311 Enterprise Dr., Plainboro, New Jersey, 08536

19. Smith and Nephew Orthopedics: Ilizarov External Fixation: Memphis, Tennessee

Clinical Trials

1. Pharmacia Corporation:100 Route 206 North Peapack,NJ 07977,Linezolid vs Aminopenicillins for Diabetic Foot Infections; Phase IV Clinical Trial for Linezolid,Zyvox,76-inf-0026-113

2. Human Genome Sciences, 9410 Key West Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20850Clinical Protocol KGF-2-WHO4,A Randomized,DoubleBlinded,Parallel-Group,Placebo-Controlled,Milutcenter study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Repifermin KGF-2 in Subjects with Venous Ulcers

3. Pharmacia Corporation;100 Route 206 North Peapack, NJ 07977,Healing of Ischemic Foot Ulcers With Cilostazol Trial,Multicenter,Randomized,Doubleblind,placebo controlled trial to Test whether cilostazol will improve wound healing in combination with standard local compared to wound care alone.

4. Vasamedics Corporation,2958 YorktonBlvd.St. Paul,MN 55117-1064,Comparison of Skin Perfusion Pressure, Transcutaneous Oxygen Pressure, and ABI,Determine whether SPP measurements may be better than tcPO2 and ABI for evaluation of lower limb ischemia in patients with chronic wounds

5. Emisphere Technologies,Inc. 765 Old Saw Mill River Road, Tarrytown,NY 10591,Protocol No. 325A-C-004,Multi-center, Open Label,Pilot Evaluation of the Tolerability, Efficacy and Safety of Oral Heparin/SNAC Solution.

6. Pfizer , Inc. Global Research and Development, 50 Pequot Ave. New London, CT 06320, Zoniporide Protocol A3181007,A Double Blind ,Placebo Controlled, Parallel Group Study of the Effects of Zoniporide on Perioperative Cardiac Events in High Risk Subjects Undergoing Noncardiac Vascular Surgery.

7. Johnson and Johnson; Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical Corp.;1000 Route 202 PO Box 300, Raritan ,NJ 08869-0602, Double Blind Pilot Study to Evaluate Prewounding Prior to Split Thickness Skin Grafting using Becaplermin Gel, Versus Placebo Gel, and Standard Wound Care with Saline Wet to Dry Dressings.

8. AstraZeneca, Mereside,Alderley,Macclesfield, Cheshire,SK104TG, United Kingdom, A Multicenter Randomized, Double-blind, Comparative Trial of IntravenousMerrem(meropenem,ICI 194,660) versus Primaxin I.V.(imipenem and cilastatin) In the Treatment of Hospitalized Subjects with Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections. Trial No. 3591IL/0079.

9. Pharmacia Corporation;100 Route 206 North Peapack, NJ 07977,Linezolid Versus Vancomycin for the Treatment of Complicated Skin And Soft Tissue Infections Suspected Of Being Or Proven to Be Methicillin-resistant Gram-positive Bacterial Pathogens. Protocol No. 766 -INF – 0026-128.

10. Pharmacia Corporation;100 Route 206 North Peapack, NJ 07977, Protocol No.VALA-0513-144, clinical protocol for a multidose randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the analgesic efficacy and safety of Valdecoxib compared to placebo in patients for treatment of post surgical pain from bunionectomy surgery.

11. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, 59 Route 10 East Hanover,NJ 07936-1080; Protocol;CSFO327KUS14, a randomized, open label, multicenter trial to investigate the efficacy and safety of 12 weeks of Oral Terbinafine(250-mgq.d.) With and without nail debridement in the treatment of onychomycosis.

12.Encelle, Inc. 3000 Highwoods Boulevard, Suite 111, Raleigh, North Carolina 27604, Protocol, DFU-002, A Controlled, Randomized Pilot Study To Assess E-Matrix For the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

13.KCI, Inc. P.O. Box 659508, San Antonio , Texas 78265 — 9508, Protocol VAC2001-08, A Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Trial Of Vacuum Assisted Closure Therapy in the Treatment And Blinded Evaluation of Diabetic Foot Ulcers. 7/03

14. KCI, Inc. P.O. Box 659508, San Antonio , Texas 78265 — 9508, Protocol VAC 2001 — 03, A Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Trial Of Vacuum Assisted Closure Therapy With Split Thickness Skin Grafting in the Treatment and Blinded Evaluation of Venous Stasis Ulcers. 10/03

15. KCI, Inc. P.O. Box 659508, San Antonio , Texas 78265 — 9508, Protocol VAC 2001 — 07, A Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Trial of Vacuum Assisted Closure Therapy In the Treatment And Blinded Evaluation of Amputation Wounds of the Diabetic Foot. 10/03

16. Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Corp. Linezolid in the Treatment of Subjects with Complicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Proven to Be Due to Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus. Protocol No. A 5951002, 10/04

17. KCI Global R&D, Inc. P.O. Box 659508, San Antonio , Texas 78265 — 9508, Effects of Mechanical Forces on Culture Dermal Cells, 9/04

18. CryoVascular Systems, Inc., 160 Knowles Drive, Los Gatos, CA 95032; a Nonrandomized, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Performance of the PolarCath,tm Peripheral Dilatation System for the Dilation of Stenotic Lesions in Infrapopliteal Arteries (I.e., below the Knee) When Treating the Whole Leg., 10/04

19. CryoVascular Systems, Inc., 160 Knowles Drive, Los Gatos, CA 95032; Regulation of Vascular Cell Proliferation and Survival by Hypothermic Exposure Followed by Rewarming, 1/05

20. KCI, Inc. P.O. Box 659508, San Antonio , Texas 78265 — 9508, Protocol VAC 2005-100; A Randomized Trial to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of the V.A.C. System to Closed Suction Wound Drainage in the Treatment of Pressure Ulcers, 1/05

21. KCI, Inc. P.O. Box 659508, San Antonio, Texas 78265 — 9508, Protocol 2006-009: Determination of Appropriate Wound Fluid Collection and Analysis Methods, 7/06

22. Genentech Inc., 1 DNA Way, Mail Stop 59B, South San Francisco, California, 94080, A Phase II, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo — Controlled Study to Assess the Effect of Topical Recombinant Human Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor ( telbermin) For Induction of Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers, VGF3554g, 8/06

23. Effects of Angioplasty and Ex-Vivo Human Arteries: Morphological Changes in Arteries Subjected to Angioplasty: 10/06

24. CryoVascular Systems, Inc. Los Gatos, CA, Protocol #CVSi907/01: A randomized, multi-center study to evaluate the performance of the PolarCath™ Peripheral Dilatation System for the dilation of stenotic lesions in infrapopliteal arteries when treating the whole leg. 12/06

25. Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Group. New York, New York, Protocol # A5951002 Linezolid in the treatment of subjects with complicated skin and soft tissue infections proven to be due to a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus. A Phase IV clinical trial comparing clinical and bacterial efficacy and safety and tolerability of two treatment groups, linezolid vs. vancomycin. 6/07

26. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Protocol #3074A1-900- A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Open-Label Comparison of the Safety and Efficacy of Tigecycline with that of Ampicillin-Sulbactam or Amoxicillin-Clavulanate to Treat Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections: 6/07

27. King Pharmaceuticals: A Multicenter, Double Blind, Randomized, Parallel, Vehicle and Standard Care Controlled Study Assessing the Safety, Systemic Disposition, and Efficacy of MRE0094P Gel When Applied Topically for 90 Days to Subjects with Diabetic, Neuopathic, Foot Ulcers. Protocol number MRE0094P201, MRE0094P202. 9/07

28. Oculus Innovative Sciences: an Open Label, Three Arm, Pilot Study of the Safety and Clinical Efficacy of Topical Dermacyn Wound Care Versus Oral Levofloxacin Versus Combined Therapy for Mild Diabetic Foot Infections, Protocol number OIS-005. 10/07

29. Tissue Repair Company: 6740 Top Gun Street, San Diego, California 92121: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Single and Double Dose, Comparator Arm ( Standard Of Care), Multicenter Phase 2b Study of TopicalGAM501 (Ad5PDGF-B/bovine Type I Collagen gel) In the Treatment of Nonhealing Diabetic Ulcers of the Lower Extremities.

30. Pfizer, Inc. 235 E. 42nd St. MS 685/11/2, New York, NY 10017 Phase 4: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group Study of Cardiovascular Safety in Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients With or at High Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Comparing Celocoxib With Naproxen and Ibuprofen. Protocol #: A3191172

31. Keracure; Inc., a Delaware Corporation with a place of business at 101 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 606, Chicago, IL 60606 rospective, A Randomized, Controlled, Unmasked, Multiple Treatment, Multicenter Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of an Interactive Wound Dressing containing Cultured Keratinocytes versus Conventional Wound Therapy for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (IDE #G30153)

32. VACP 2005-009 A Randomized, Controlled Trial Examining Cellular Energetics and Oxygenation Levels Related to Various Wound Therapies, KCI, Inc. P.O. Box 659508, San Antonio, Texas 78265–9508

33. SANUWAVE, Inc. 11680 Great Oaks Way, Suite 350 Alpharetta, GA 30022 Use of Derma Pace Device (Pulsed Acoustic Cellular Expression) in Conjunction with Standard of Care in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

34. KCI, Inc. P.O. Box 659508, San Antonio, Texas: Protocol: VACDrsg2008-37 A Single Arm Prospective Clinical Trial Evaluating the Ease of Use of a VAC GranuFoam Bridge Dressing on Diabetic Foot Ulcers Receiving VAC Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

35. KCI, Inc. P.O. Box 659508, San Antonio, Texas: Protocol: VACP2009-41, “Evaluation of the rate of air leaks during V.A.C. Negative pressure Wound Therapy application prior to removal and immediately after re-application of either V.A.C. Granuform or V.A.C. Simplace dressings.”

36. KCI, Inc. P.O. Box 659508, San Antonio, Texas, VACP2007-24 Human Tissue Repository

37. Advanced BioHealing, Inc., 10933 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 200, La Jolla, CA, 92037-1005, Protocol ABH-DERMAGRAFT-001-08, A Prospective, Multi-center, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Investigation of Dermagraft in Subjects with Venous Leg Ulcers DEVO-Trial

38. HealOr, Ltd., 3 Prof. Chaim Pekeris str. Rehovot 76702 Israel, Protocol HO-09-01 Safety and Efficacy of HO/03/03 10ug in the Treatment of Plantar Neuropathic Diabetic Foot Ulcers

39. Skingenix, Inc. 301 West Huntington Drive, Suite 305, Arcadia, CA 91007 USA, Protocol MEBO-DFU-PILOTll-001 A Phase ll, Randomized, Controlled, Two-Center Pilot Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Topically Applied MEBO® Wound Ointment Compared to Standard of Care in Subjects with Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Group Practices

Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons

506 – 508 Blake Street, New Haven, CT 06515

Yale School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Section of Podiatric Surgery

Special Post Graduate Courses

Yale School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, New Haven, Connecticut

Endoscopic & Arthroscopic Foot Surgery

Laser Foot Surgery

Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the Foot

Ossatron, Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

Mini-Fellowship in Transosseous Osteosynthesis In Management Of Injuries in Diseases of Tibia And Foot Conducted at the Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center, Restorative Traumatology and Orthopedics, Kurgan, Russia, 10/3/03 — 10/12/03

Good Clinical Practices and Investigator Training Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, The Freeman Group, Orlando Florida

Orthofix Course on Foot and Ankle; Workshop for Internal and/or External Fixation, Bussolengo,Verona, Italy , 11/14/04-11/16/04

Mini — Fellowship: Ilizarov Technique in Lower Extremity Deformity Correction and Trauma; 12th International Course: Thriassio-Latsio Hospitals, Orthopedic Surgery and Trauma Pathology Departments, National Health System — Third Periphery. Athens, Greece; April 4 — 7, 2005

STAR/SBI: Scandinavian total ankle replacement: Course completion: 12/09

References

Dr. Peter Blume will Provide Refereces Upon Request