Podiatric Surgical Residency - Faculty, Staff, and Residents

Our Podiatry Faculty Staff consists of those podiatric physicians privileged to work in the hospital, as defined by the Bylaws and in accordance with the Joint Commission of Accredited Hospitals, office of Hospital Affairs, the Council on Education, and the Council on Hospital Podiatry Service of the American Podiatric Medical Association. The program for Podiatric Residents is supervised by the Director of Podiatric Medical Education, in conjunction with the department of Surgery/Podiatric Section.

Dedicated and Accessible Faculty Make the Difference

Podiatric Faculty

  • Heather M. Gray, DPM
  • Nathan T. Hensley, DPM
  • Darryl M. Haycock, DPM
  • Eugene R. Little, Jr., DPM
  • Scott E. Marsh, DPM
  • Eric C. Miller, DPM, FACFAS
  • Laurie A. Nielson-Haak, DPM
  • Alison R. Niemeyer, DPM
  • Shawn C. Ward, DPM - Residency Director, Chief of Podiatry
  • Kevin M. Casey, DO, MBA Administration/Chief Clinical Officer
  • Stacy L. Schulte, Residency Coordinator


Headshot of Chloe Chisnell, DPM
Chloe Chisnell, DPM
Resident | PGY-1

Headshot of Justin Curstis, DPM
Justin Curtis, DPM
Resident| PGY-1

Andrew Schwartz Podiatry Resident Mercy Health - St. Rita's

Andrew Shwartz, DPM
Chief Resident | PGY-3

Jibong Lei Podiatry Resident Mercy Health - St. Rita's

Jibong Lei, DPM
Resident | PGY-2

Christopher Stucke Podiatry Resident Mercy Health - St. Rita's

Christopher Stucke, DPM
Resident | PGY-2

In addition, our program is affiliated with a dedicated group of specialty practitioners for completion of their rotations.

Residency Graduates

  • Alison R. Niemeyer, DPM - 2007 - 2010
  • Kayse L. Lake, DPM – 2008 – 2011
  • Heather M. Gray, DPM - 2009 - 2012
  • Alexis N. Ley, DPM - 2010 - 2013
  • Kurt E. Kinghorn, DPM - 2011 - 2014
  • Nathan T. Hensley, DPM - 2012 - 2015 | Fellowship 2015-2016
  • Samantha J. Price, DPM - 2013 – 2016
  • Jennalee M. Rauh, DPM - 2014-2017