Dr. Hatch Returns from Crippled Children’s Project

Dr. Hatch recently returned from the Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project for the ninth year in a row. Dr. Hatch spent two days in surgery and one day screening more than 90 children for possible procedures to be performed on future trips. Accompanying him were residents Troy Fowler and Clark Johnson of the North Colorado Medical … Continued

Shoe Shopping Advice for Kids

With back-to-school season in full swing, make sure your child starts the year off right with a good pair of properly fitting shoes. Not sure what to look for? Here are some tips and tricks to help you find the best shoes for your child. Always have feet measured when buying new shoes (this includes both length … Continued

New Partner at the FAC!

We are excited to announce that Dr. Stacy Atherton is now an official partner at the Foot and Ankle Center of Northern Colorado! Dr. Atherton joined our team as an associate in 2010, bringing with her a profound sense of dedication and enthusiasm that only continues to grow in magnitude. Dr. Atherton is board certified … Continued

Staff Celebrates Lillian’s Retirement

The Foot and Ankle Staff gathered to celebrate the retirement of one of our favorite receptionists last week. Lillian had been with the Longmont location since 2007. Her smiling face and ornery sense of humor will be greatly missed, but we know she will enjoy the retired life and visit often. The staff pulled off … Continued

Happy Birthday Dr. Vaardahl!

Who says you can’t have fun at work?! One of our favorite things we like to do as a staff is celebrate Birthdays! Happy Birthday to one of our favorite Doctors! Hope you have a WONDERFUL DAY!

Foot and Ankle Center Doctors attend ACFAS Seminar

Last week Doctors Hatch, Vaardahl and Atherton attended The 72nd Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in Orlando Florida. Over 1,200 foot and ankle surgeons from around the world attended to discuss cutting edge clinical and practice management topics. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons is a professional society … Continued

Dr. Hatch returns from mission trip

Dr. Hatch just returned from his bi-annual misson trip to Yucatán Mexico. Joining him this trip were podiatry residents TJ Martin and Clark Johnson. While there they preformed 8 reconstructive foot and ankle surgeries and screened over 140 patients with foot and ankle issues. If you missed our last blog, The Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project … Continued

The Residency Selection Process

As the Director of the Podiatry Residency at North Colorado Medical Center, one of Dr. Vaardahl’s duties is selecting new residents each year to join the program. The selection process is done through the Centralized Residency Interview Program. Dr. Vaardahl is currently in Texas along with Dr. Erik Jaakola of Denver, and Dr. Ian Yarger, … Continued

Dr. Vaardahl travels to Miami to receive Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Vaardahl and his family traveled back to Miami this weekend to receive his Distinguished Alumni Award. What an awesome experience for his children! They enjoyed dressing up and watching their dad be honored, and who doesn’t love cupcakes! Congrats again, we are so proud of you Dr. Vaardahl! 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Recognizing alumni for … Continued