Melissa L. Gulosh, DPM

Dr. Gulosh is a native of Edgewater, Maryland. She has been trained in all aspects of forefoot, midfoot, rearfoot, and ankle surgery. Dr. Gulosh has undergone Fellowship training in reconstructive surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, plastic surgery, total ankle joint replacement surgery, external fixation and limb deformity correction. Her practice encompasses all aspects of foot and ankle care for pediatrics and adults ranging from simple to complex deformity management, medical and surgical intervention of traumatic injuries, microsurgical procedures, preventive and interventional management of diabetic foot, ankle and leg complications. 

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Science - Biology - George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Medical
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - Midwestern University, College of Health Sciences, Glendale, Arizona

Residency
Reconstructive and Trauma Foot and Ankle Surgery - Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center- Hartford, Connecticut

Fellowship
Lower Extremity Reconstruction and Limb Deformity Correction - Foot & Ankle Specialists of Ohio - Mentor, Ohio

Certifications
Board Qualified, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery)

Professional Organizations
American Microsurgical Orthoplastic Society
Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics
American Podiatric Medical Association
Virginia Podiatric Medical Association

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations
Sentara/Martha Jefferson Hospital
UVA/Novant Health Culpeper Hospital and Culpeper Surgery Center
Monticello Community Surgery Center

Interesting Facts
Dr. Gulosh grew up in Maryland on the Chesapeake Bay as a fisherman's daughter. She enjoyed crabbing and fishing during her summer breaks.  She played Division 1 lacrosse for George Mason University between 2003 and 2007, and before moving to Virginia she coached high school girls lacrosse in Northeast Ohio.  She enjoys adventure fitness, working with the Special Olympics, and pottery.