2012 Recipient - Amol Saxena, DPM '88
As a graduate of the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Amol Saxena, DPM ’88, has experienced a rewarding and notable career, specializing in sports medicine and foot and ankle surgery. He has been a consultant to USA Track and Field, treating Olympians, Olympic trials qualifiers, and collegiate and professional athletes. He has also served as the chief of the podiatry section of Stanford University Hospital in Stanford, California, is recognized for pioneering several surgical techniques, and is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
In April 2012, Dr. Saxena was the recipient of the Honor Medallion and selected as the 2012 Alumnus of the Year by the Alumni Association of the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. He was honored during the 29th Annual Scholl College Scholarship Benefit and Alumni Reception at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago.
“There is no doubt that Dr. Saxena has distinguished himself as an accomplished podiatric physician and leader in our profession,” said Scholl College Dean Nancy L. Parsley, DPM ’93, MHPE. “He represents a model of excellence for all Scholl College alumni.”
Dr. Saxena is currently affiliated with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and recently published a new book, International Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery
. He and his family reside in Palo Alto, California.