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.
E. Mullendore, DPM, FACFAS
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
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'