Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM, MBA was elected President of the International Society for Medical Shockwave Treatment (ISMST) at their annual meeting in Sorrento, Italy, this past week. He is the first podiatric physician to be elected to an executive position of this organization. His term of office will run through June of 2010 when he will host the 13th Annual ISMST2010 Meeting in Chicago, IL. This multidisciplinary meeting will not only involve ESWT for musculoskeletal disorders, but also the application of this modality in the treatment of wounds, arterial disorders, cellulite, and other cosmetic conditions. Dr. Lowell Weil, Jr.
Dr. Weil, Jr has pioneered the use of extracorporeal shockwave treatment ( ESWT) for plantar fasciitis in the United States and has been involved in three FDA studies and written several papers, as well as co-authored a book on the subject of musculoskeletal ESWT. Dr. Weil, Jr. is the Fellowship Director of the Weil Foot & Ankle Institute, Des Plaines, IL and is a team podiatrist for the Chicago White Sox.