Dr. Kurt W. Rode

Podiatrist in West Hartford, CT

West Hartford Podiatry Associates

Areas of Interest:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Foot Surgery and Congenital Deformities
  • Adult Foot deformities
  • Flat foot surgery

Dr Rode hails from Richards Bay, South Africa. After he completed 4 years of podiatry training at the University of Johannesburg, he relocated to the United States where he received his doctorate from the New York School of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr Rode completed a three-year surgical residency program at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT. During training at St. Francis he was co-Chief and completed an intensive two month internship at the internationally recognized Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopedics and Center for Limb Deformity Correction in Baltimore, ME.

Dr Rode is on staff at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center were he participates in
resident training.


He is an avid runner and enjoys hiking, fly fishing and camping. He lives with his lovely wife in New Britain.

Education

  • Chief Resident St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center PMSR  -  2012
  • St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center PMSR  - 2010 - Present
  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine , New York  - 2006 - 2010
  • Johannesburg University, South Africa B. Tech Pod. (SA)   - 2001 - 2005
  • Natal Technical College, South Africa Certificate in Sports Massage  - 1999 - 2000
  • London School of Reflexology Diploma in Reflexology  - 1998

​Awards

  • APMA Educational Foundation Scholarship
  • ACFOAM Timothy Holbrook Memorial Award for Orthopedics and Medicine
  • Presidents Award for Academic and Clinical Excellence
  • Sidney Solid Award  - 2007- 2010
  • J. Edward Stricker, DPM Memorial Scholarship -  2008
  • AAPSM Robert M. Barnes, DPM Memorial Scholarship  - 2007

Professional Affiliations

Active Staff

  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Manchester Memorial Hospital

Academic Activities

  • Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics Sinai Hosptial of Baltimore  - Dec. 2012 - Jan. 2013
  • AO North America Basic and Advanced Podiatric Surgery Coarse  - Sept. 2011 - March 2013
  • ACFAS "Arthrodecsis and Tendon Transfers - Toes to Hind Foot - A cadaveric skills course"  - Mont Fiore Hospital, NYC -April 2013
  • ACFAS Arthroscopy course, Rosemont, IL  - June 2013

Extracurricular Activities

  • AAPSM NYCPM Chapter (Sports Medicine Club)  President   - 2007 - 2009
  • Student Ambassador -   2007 - 2009
  • Freshman Surgery  Club Representative -  2006
  • South African Podiatry Student Association President - 2005

Volunteering and Community Service

  • Special Olympics CT State Summer Games - 2010 -2012
  • Boston Marathon Medical Team  -  2009
  • Special Olympics "Polar Plunge"  Fundraising Committee  -  2008 -2009
  • Founding Member of Inaugural Inter-Podiatric College Research Symposium  - 2008
  • New York Marathon Medical Team - 2006 - 2008
  • Special Olympics State Games NY  - 2007

 

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Albany Ave West Hartford, CT

860-236-2564

Podiatrist in West Hartford, CT
West Hartford Podiatry Associates
2531 Albany Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117