John C. Lantis II, MD, is currently the site Chief of Surgery at Mount Sinai West Hospital, in mid-town Manhattan where he practices as a senior vascular surgeon. Prior to this he served as Vice Chairman for operations, for the Department of Surgery at both Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Morningside since 2014, and the chief of Vascular and Endovascular surgery since 2007. He attained the academic rank of Professor of Surgery first at Columbia University in 2013, and subsequently in 2014 at the Icahn School of Medicine. In addition as co-chair of the Cardiovascular and interventional radiology value analysis committee, he has served on the corporate steering committee for value analysis since 2014.
He is a world leader in limb salvage and lower extremity wound healing, which includes a very large breath of knowledge in regards to cellular and tissue based therapies and local and regional flap therapy. He has been a principal investigator on over 70 clinical trials; including having participated in most of the lower extremity stem cell therapy trials. He is frequently asked to speak internationally in regards to these subjects.
He is the Clinical Editor of WOUNDS and sits on the editorial boards of most of the major Wound journals. He is the past president of the New York Vascular Surgery Society, a founding member of the American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery, and the Vascular Study Group of New York.
He is locally recognized for excellent outcomes in carotid surgery, and endovascular limb salvage. His practice also includes abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, vascular access for hemodialysis, complex head and neck reconstruction, major abdominal sarcoma resection, and advanced outpatient venous therapy.
Dr. Lantis leads the diabetic foot team, the amputation team and is his institution's principal consultant for the advanced wound care.
Robert J. Snyder
Professor & Director of Clinical Research
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
Robert J. Snyder, DPM, MSc, MBA, CWSP, FFPM RCPS(Glasgow) Dean, Professor & Director of Clinical Research, Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
Dr. Robert Snyder is Dean, Professor and Director of Clinical Research and Fellowship Director in Wound Care and Research at Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine. He has created and implemented the first post residency Wound Management and Research Fellowship for podiatric medical schools. He is certified in foot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is also a board-certified wound specialist. Dr Snyder is past-president of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care and past-president of the American Board of Wound Management, a certifying body for wound care specialists. In addition to his doctorate, he holds an MSc in Wound Healing and Tissue Science from Cardiff University College of Medicine. His expertise at Cardiff, Wales, was further acknowledged with an appointment as Honorary Visiting Professor. To constantly expand his knowledge and stay current in all aspects of healthcare, Dr. Snyder has completed an MBA in Health Management from The George Washington University and the Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Snyder is a key opinion leader and sought-after speaker, lecturing extensively throughout the United States and abroad. He has published several book chapters and over 165 papers in peer reviewed and trade journals on wound care and was the recipient of the Dr. Robert Warriner Memorial Award for excellence in wound management. Dr. Snyder serves as the Associate Editor for JAPMA and on the editorial advisory boards of Ostomy Wound Management, Wounds and as a periodic reviewer for the Lancet and NEJM. He has been a Principal Investigator on more than 65 randomized controlled trials for innovative wound healing modalities and products. In 2018, Dr. Snyder was inducted into the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow as Faculty Fellow in Podiatric Medicine.
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
South Mersey Arterial Centre & Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals
I am a Consultant Vascular Surgeon working at the South Mersey Arterial Centre based at Countess of Chester NHS Hospital, Chester, United Kingdom. I also work at Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals, Warrington, United Kingdom.
I am the Clinical Lead for Vascular Surgery at Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospital. I am also the Clinical Lead for Diabetic Foot Services for this Hospital.
I am a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and was a Royal College tutor. In addition, I am a fellow of the European Vascular Society and the British Medical Association. I am co-chairman of Diabetic Foot Integrated Care, a company I set up, to deliver teaching and improved care of the foot in diabetes. I have run two national conferences relating to the management and advances in the treatment of the diabetic foot.
I set up the Diabetic Foot Clinic at Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals and established the linking of the foot services in the region to the vascular tertiary referral centre at Countess of Chester Hospitals.
Till recently, I have been on the board for interviewing trainee surgeons for their admission into higher training. I am an invited lecturer for the Liverpool (Part 3) Final FRCS examination course. I am an invited speaker at regional, national and international conferences in my special interest field of management of the diabetic foot , limb salvage and wound management.
My special areas of interest in my field of vascular surgery are limb salvage procedures and wound management. My other main interests are in venous interventions and mesenteric ischaemia. I get referrals from across the region to undertake interventions in my specialist fields of interest.
Outside of work, I am continuing to develop my skills in woodworking. I swim fairly regularly and have just taken up open water swimming. I have a thoroughly spoilt dog, two daughters and my wife, with all of whom, I would like to spend more time with than I currently do.
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals
, I graduated from the University of Nottingham and underwent my surgical training in the Mersey region. I was appointed as a consultant vascular surgeon in Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals in 2012. I have had an interest in diabetic foot disease since my appointment and I am the Surgical Diabetic Foot lead as part of our MDT foot team.