Podiatrist Dr. Jennifer Pappalardo Joins UA Department of Surgery

Jennifer L. Pappalardo, DPM, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Surgery Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery as assistant professor. She also is a member of the UA Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) team.

Jennifer L. Pappalardo, DPM, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Surgery Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery as assistant professor. She also is a member of the UA Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) team.

A diabetes foot care specialist, Dr. Pappalardo focuses on education and conservative treatment options, with elective surgeries if needed.

Dr. Pappalardo recently finished a UA SALSA fellowship. She completed her medical studies at Rosalind Franklin University and a residency in podiatric surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center, both in Chicago.
She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. Her research interests include bioengineered tissue alternatives in treatment of diabetes-related lower-extremity complications.

“Jennifer has the heart of a clinician and the brain of a scientist,” said David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, professor of surgery and director of the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance. “That is the exact combination that embodies our motto that academic medicine is not only smart medicine—but caring medicine, too.”

Dr. Pappalardo is practicing at The University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus Diabetes Clinic at Abrams. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Pappalardo, please call 520-694-8888.