Kenneth J. Benjamin, DPM, FACFAS

Although born and raised on Long Island, Dr. Kenneth J. Benjamin has called the Washington Metropolitan Area home for many years. He majored in Microbiology as a pre-medicine student at the University of Maryland. Based on his superior personal and academic achievements, Dr. Benjamin was accepted to the prestigious early admission program at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, where he received his Doctorate in 1981.

Dr. Benjamin served as Chief Resident of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at the Washington D.C. Veterans' Administration Medical Center. His rigorous training included rotations through the Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington Hospital Center, and Bethesda Naval Hospital.

Dr. Benjamin, whose parents are both retired educators, frequently teaches others about the latest techniques and innovations in the field of podiatry. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor with Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and continues to serve the V.A. Medical Center. He is eminently qualified in general podiatry as well as advanced laser surgery techniques.

 Jennifer E. Mullendore, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Jennifer E. Mullendore joined Laser Podiatry Associates in July 2005. A native of Washington County, Maryland, Dr. Mullendore began her advanced schooling with a Bachelor of Science degree from Salisbury University and subsequently earned her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. A three-year surgical residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at the renowned Crozer-Keystone Health System prepared her with the knowledge and experience needed for treating complicated foot and ankle disorders, as well as in the most up-to-date techniques and advancements in podiatric medicine. During her surgical residency, she opted for elective specialized training in foot and ankle surgery from European leaders in Switzerland. Her podiatric interest lies in diabetic wound and limb salvage surgery.

Since establishing herself in practice, Dr. Mullendore has received credentials at our privately owned ambulatory surgical facility, Twin Arch Surgical Center, as well as at the Frederick Surgical Center and Frederick Memorial Hospital. With staff privileges at a variety of surgical facilities, Dr. Mullendore has the unique means by which to treat a variety of patients from diabetic care in the office to more complicated surgical cases, such as Achilles tendon repair.

Dr. Mullendore's philosophy is to offer state-of-the-art treatment for all foot and ankle conditions with the utmost care for her patients' individual needs. Since her addition to our practice, she has received praise from our patients and is admired for her ability to make each patient feel individually important and special. She bases her success on the appreciation and successful improvement of her patients' health.

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