Dr. Mallory M. Przybylski

Mallory-Headshots-Picture-1Dr. Przybylski grew up in Northbrook, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. She attended Iowa State University where she obtained a degree in Kinesiology and a minor in Psychology and graduated with honors in 2006. She also played ice hockey for the Iowa State Cyclones–serving as team captain for two years. While in Iowa, she learned the importance of teamwork and honed her leadership skills.

After graduation she received a scholarship to attend the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Przybylski earned her doctorate degree in 2011 and graduated second in her class. While in professional school, she developed a great interest in research, and simultaneously pursued a Masters degree in wound healing and tissue repair with Cardiff University in Wales, UK. She completed her Masters thesis in 2014 and has authored various research papers in her field.

She completed her three-year surgical residency at Yale/New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut. While at Yale, she studied under some of the most influential podiatric surgeons in the field. She received extensive training in diabetic limb salvage procedures, skin flaps, reconstructive forefoot and rearfoot procedures; effectively shaping her into a well-rounded and versatile surgeon.

After completion of her surgical residency she co-founded Louisiana Foot and Ankle Specialists with her husband, Dr. Hall. She is board qualified in forefoot and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. She is an active member of multiple podiatric societies and is dedicated to continuing education and keeping up with the most innovative treatments available.

In her spare time she enjoys running and exercise and has completed a half and full marathon. She has a soft spot for all animals and enjoys volunteering at local animal shelters. She also has four rescue dogs of her own! She enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends. She is proud to be a part of the Lake Charles community and is a compassionate, kind physician who is fully invested in providing the highest quality of patient care.

Education

Undergraduate: Iowa State University Ames, IA
Degree: Bachelors of Science, Kinesiology
Date of Graduation: 2006

Professional: Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine North Chicago, IL
Degree: DPM (Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine)
Date of Graduation: 2011

Residency Training: Yale/New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut (July 2011-July 2014)

Honors / Distinctions : Chief Surgical Resident
PMSR-36 (July 2011-July 2014)

Professional: Cardiff University Wales, United Kingdom
Degree: Master's Degree - emphasis in Wound Healing and Tissue Regeneration
Date of Graduation: 2014

Professional Publications/Literature Review

Przybylski, MJournal of Wound Care 18(12), pp. 516-519.
Przybylski, MJournal of Wound Care 19(6), pp. 228-233.
Rice, A. and Przybylski, M. 2012. A closer look at acellular dermal matrices for chronic diabetic foot ulcers. Podiatry Today 25(11), pp. 14-20.
M.S.c Thesis: Diagnosing osteomyelitis in the diabetic foot: A pilot study to examine the sensitivity and specificity of Tc99m-WBC-labelled SPECT/CT. Accepted December 2013.
Professional Accreditation

NBPME Part I - 2008
NBPME Board Part II - 2011
NBPME Board Part III, PM Lexus - 2012
State of Louisiana Licensure - 2013
ABPS Board Qualification in Forefoot Surgery - 2014
ABPS Board Qualification in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery - 2014
Certifications

Board Qualified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Board Qualified in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Cardiac Life Support
C.I.T.I. Human Subjects Research Certification
Professional Organizations

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)
American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
Louisiana Podiatric Medical Association (LPMA)
American Association of Podiatric Practice Management (AAPPM)
Post Graduate CME Courses

AO North America Basic Podiatric Fixation Course - 2013
ACFAS Division 8 Complications Seminar -2012
CPMA Cadaveric Lab - 2011, 2013
CPMA Symposium - 2013, 2014
ACFAS Scientific Meeting Orlando, Florida - 2014
ACFAS poster presenter: Diagnosing Osteomyelitis in the Diabetic Foot: The Sensitivity and Specificity of Tc99m WBC-Labeled SPECT/CT - 2014
Hospital/Surgery Center/Wound Care Affiliations

Christus St. Patrick's Hospital Lake Charles, LA
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, LA
Surgicare Surgery Center in Lake Charles, LA
West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
Lake Area Medical Center