Meet Dr. Kristen E. Winters, Enfield & South Windsor, CT Board Certified Podiatrist, Podiatric Physician & Surgeon


Kristen E. Winters, DPM

foot and ankle doctor kristen winters serving south windsor, windsor and einfield, ct

SCHEDULE

  • Monday - Enfield

  • Tuesday - Enfield or Surgery

  • Wednesday - South Windsor

  • Thursday - Enfield

  • Friday - South Windsor

American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

  • Areas of Specialization

  • Complicated Forefoot Surgery

  • Flatfoot Surgery

  • Pediatric Surgery

  • Orthotics and Biomechanics

  • Sports Medicine

  • Diagnostic Ultrasound

  • Ultrasound guided cortisone injections

Dr. Kristen Winters has been practicing in Connecticut since 2000 following the completion of a two year surgical residency at The Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT. Now she is an attending there and is dedicated to training podiatric surgical residents and students in foot and ankle surgery.

She has a special interest in podiatric sports medicine as her athletic background is extensive. Her involvement as a division one college athlete at The Pennsylvania State University, member of the U-21 United States national field hockey team and assistant coach of the Penn State women's field hockey team has naturally led her to now treat and rehabilitate athletes.

Dr. Winters maintains active involvement with the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association, has served on the executive board of the Johnson Surgical Center and enjoys lecturing throughout the podiatric medical community.

PRESENT & PREVIOUSLY HELD PRIVILEGES

  • Active Staff Privileges Saint Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT, 2002-present

  • Active Staff Privileges Johnson Memorial Hospital, Stafford Springs, CT, 2002 - present

  • Courtesy Staff Privileges Manchester Memorial Hospital / ECHN, Manchester, CT 2009 - 2013

  • Active Staff Privileges Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, 2000-2002 and 2009 - 2016

  • Associate Staff Privileges UCONN Health Center / John Dempsey Hospital, Farmington, CT , 2000 – 2002

RESIDENCY

1998 - 2000 Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center- Hartford, CT

  • PGY-II Podiatric Surgical Resident (PSR-24) at 1,000+ bed, Level 1 major teaching hospital

  • Served as Chief Surgical Resident

  • Trained extensively in all aspects of forefoot and rearfoot surgery with expertise in diabetic limb salvage, external fixation, and in-house patient management

  • Rotations completed in Internal Medicine, Pathology/Laboratory Medicine, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Anesthesiology, Medical Imaging, Plastic Surgery, Infectious Disease, Emergency Room/Trauma

  • Responsible for training over 50 podiatry and medicine externs

EDUCATION

1994 - 1998 Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine - Philadelphia, PA

  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

  • Graduated #3 with honors in a class of 102 students

  • Pi Delta National Honor Society

  • Dean's Letter of Commendation, May 1998

  • Deans list - every semester

1987 - 1990 Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA

  • Bachelor of Arts- General Arts and Sciences, Pre- Podiatric Medicine

  • Division One Field Hockey Team Member, 2 Seasons

  • U 21 National Field Hockey Team Member, 2 seasons

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

  • College Merit Academic Scholarship, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine – September, 1994

  • Lewis Gordon Memorial Pharmacology Scholarship, PCPM – May, 1998

  • Podiatric Orthopedics Scholarship, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine - May 1998

  • Earl G. Kaplan American College of Foot Surgeons Scholarship, PCPM – May, 1998

  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 63rd Edition – August,1998

  • Dean’s Letter of Commendation, PCPM – May, 1998

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Vice President, Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association 2018

  • Board Member, Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association, 2009 to present

  • Lecturer, Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association Meeting, Mohegan Sun, March 2009

  • Executive Board Member, Johnson Surgical Center, October 2005-2007

  • Department of Podiatric Surgery Attending - The Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, 2002 – present

  • Home and Health Community VNA Diabetic Advisory Board – September 2002- 2006

  • Lecturer, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, 2004 to 2008

  • Lecturer, ACFAS Regional Complications Seminar – January, 2000

  • Annual Hartford Marathon, Podiatric Medical Volunteer – October, 1999

  • University of Hartford Men’s & Women’s Varsity Sports, Podiatry Screening & Consultation – September 1998 to present

  • Nutmeg Games (CT State Olympics), Medical Staff Volunteer – August, 1998

  • 102nd & 103rd Annual Boston Marathon, Podiatric Medical Volunteer – April 1998, 1999, 2000

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery – Board Certified 2006 - Recertified 2016

  • Diplomate, The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Member

  • American Podiatric Medical Association, Member

  • Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association, Vice President

  • Pi Delta Podiatry Honor Society

  • Stirling-Harford Honorary Anatomical Society, Vice-president

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), certified

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