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Dr. Victor Cachia, DPM
Founder & Director of Aloha Foot and Ankle Associates
Licensure and Certification

License: California No. E003381, 20 June, 1986
Certificate to practice Podiatry granted: June 20, 1986
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatry Examiners: May 1, 1985
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery: August 10, 1990
Fellow, American College of Foot Surgeons: November 1, 1990
Certificated, C02 Laser: December, 1985
Certificated, Small Joint Arthroscopy: December, 1985.
Basic CPR: Current
Hospital Privileges
Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA (949) 753-2000
Mission Regional Hospital, Mission Viejo, CA (949) 364-1400
Children’s Hospital at Mission, Mission Viejo, CA (949) 364-1400
Surgery Center Privileges
Aestheticare Surgery Center, San Juan Capistrano, CA (949) 661-1700
Saddleback Valley Outpatient Surgery Center, Laguna Hills, CA (949) 472-0244
Irvine Multi-Specialty Surgery Center, Irvine, CA (949) 726-0677
Mission Ambulatory Surgery Center, Mission Viejo, CA (949) 364-2201
Crown Valley Surgery Center, Mission Viejo, CA (949) 348-7252
Professional Membership and Committee Activity
President, Orange County Podiatric Medical Association: 1992-1993, 1998-2000
Member, Orange County, California, and American Podiatric Medical Associations: 1987—present
Member, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, 1990
Treasurer, Orange County Podiatric Medical Association, 1990-1992
Chairman, Division of Podiatric Surgery, Irvine Medical Center, 1992-1993
Orthopedic Executive Committee, Mission Regional Hospital, 1993-1994, 2008 - Present
Director, Aestheticare Podiatric Surgical Residency, 1995-1998
Director, Cadaver Surgery and Special Programs, Western Medical Center Podiatric Surgical Residency, 1995-1996
Public Education and Information Committee, California Podiatric Medical Association, 1997-1998
Nominating Committee, California Podiatric Medical Association, 1999-2000
Teaching Staff Appointments
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital Podiatric Surgery Residency Program 1988-1992
Western Medical Center Podiatric Surgery Residency Program 1987-2000
Aestheticare Podiatric Surgery Residency Program 1995-Present
Saddleback Valley Podiatric Surgery Residency Program 1996-Present
Education
California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, CA 1981-1985

B.S. Degree, Medical Science, 1983

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree (D.P.M.) 1985; Fourth year of podiatric medical school fulfilled at Los Angeles County — U.S.C. Medical Center

California State University, Long Beach, CA 1977-1980. B.A. degree, chemistry, with emphasis on biological and engineering sciences

Cypress College, Cypress, CA 1975-1977. Emphasis on chemistry and engineering.
Residency Training
Twenty-four month Podiatric Surgical Residency (PSR-24), July 1, 1985 through June 30, 1987; Western Medical Centers Anaheim and Santa Ana, California. Emphasis on adult and pediatric reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle, clinical research, clinical medicine, imaging, orthopedics, podiatric sports medicine, diabetic foot care and limb salvage. Resident education included structured work with the Baja Crippled Children’s Project, providing advanced experience in the management of congenital, acquired, and neuromuscular disorders of the human locomotor system.

Bibliography
Publications:
Author: “Selected Soft Tissue Malignancies of the Foot: An In Depth Study with Case Reports,” Journal of Foot Surgery Journal of Foot Surgery, 24(2), 1985.
Author: “Spontaneous Rupture of the Peroneus Longus Tendon with Fracture of the Os Peroneum,” Journal of Foot Surgery, 27(4), 1988.
Author: “Nonspecific Inflammation in the Foot Demonstrated by Magnetic Resonance Imaging,” Journal of Foot Surgery, 27(5), 1988.
Author: “Effect of the Orthosis on Performance in Alpine Skiing; A Preliminary Report,” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 79(2), 1989.
Author: “Calcaneal “L” Osteotomy: A Retrospective Study,” Journal of Foot Surgery, 30(2), 1991.
Ghost Author/Editor: “Grappling Suture Fixation Technique,” “Lines of Minimal Movement,” “Split Thickness Skin Grafts from the Junctional Skin of the Arch,” “Free Split Thickness Grafts,”: all published in Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 3(2) April, 1986. Nicholas A. Grumbine, D.P.M., Editor. W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia.

Submitted for Publication: “The Cuboid as a Primary Osteotomy Site: A Preliminary Report of 100 Pediatric and 200 Adult Cases,” Journal of Foot Surgery.

In Progress: “Intra-articular Wedge Resection Osteotomy for the Treatment of Hallux Limitus and Metatarsus Primus Elevatus, a Retrospective Study” and “Extra-skeletal Ewing’s Sarcoma Presenting as an Inter-digital Mass, A Case Report”.

Lectures and Presentations:
“Surgical Management of the Cavus Foot,” presented at Hillside Hospital, San Diego, California, Resident Lecture Series, October, 1986.

“Management of Metatarsus Primus Elevatus: A Review of the Literature and Presentation of a Useful New Procedure,” presented March 17, 1987 at Hawthorne Memorial Hospital Grand Rounds.

“Saggital Plane “Z” Osteotomy for Metatarsus Primus Elevatus,” presented at National Meeting of the American Podiatric Medical Association Scientific Session, August 18, 1988.

“The Cuboid as a Primary Osteotomy Site,” presented at National Meeting of the American Podiatric Medical Association Scientific Session, August 20, 1988.

“A Systematic Approach for the Evaluation of Complex Deformities of the Foot for Reconstructive Surgical Management,” presented at Western Medical Center/Anaheim, September 21, 1988.

“The Terra-Vara Concept: A New Perspective in the Biomechanical Assessment of the Lower Extremity,” presented at the Second Annual Foot and Ankle Seminar, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October, 1988.

“Talar Neck and Navicular Osteotomies in the Reconstruction of Symptomatic Deformities of the Medial Column,” presented at the Second Annual Foot and Ankle Seminar, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October, 1988.

“The Cuboid Osteotomy for Reduction of Lateral Column Deformities of the Foot,” presented at The Second Annual Foot and Ankle Seminar, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October, 1988.

“Common Foot Problems, Their Cause and Treatment Alternatives,” presented at the Irvine Community Center as a Community Service on May 15, 1989.

“Saggital Plane “Z” Osteotomy for Metatarsus Primus Elevatus,” presented at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital Resident Lecture Series, June 19, 1989.

“Ankle Injuries,” presented on Dimension Cable Network, March and December, 1990.

“Common Disorders of the Foot and Ankle,” presented at the annual meeting of Mission Regional Hospital, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Jan. 31 — Feb. 4, 1991.

“Current Concepts and Therapy for Hallux Valgus and Bunion,” presented at Mission Hospital CME program April 30, 1991
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“Effect of Orthoses on Performance in Alpine Skiing,” presented at the annual meeting of Mission Regional Hospital, Snowmass, Colorado, January 1992.

“The Use of Combined Magnetic Waves in the Treatment of Non Unions” presented at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, March 1994.

“Infections in Podiatric Surgery, Prophylaxis, Diagnosis, Treatment and Current Concepts,” presented at Western Podiatric Congress, May 31 — June 4, 1995, Monterey, California.

“Surgery in the Third World: One Podiatric Surgeons experience in Guatemala and Mexico,” presented at County—USC Medical Center, April, 1995.

“Current State of the Art: First Ray Reconstruction,” presented at County—USC Medical Center, July, 1995.

“Calcaneal “L” Osteotomy,” presented at Saddleback Surgery Center Podiatric Institute Lecture Series January 9, 1996.

“Intra-articular Wedge Resection Osteotomy for the Treatment of Hallux Limitus and Metatarsus Primus Elevatus”, presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 20, 1996.

“Mechanical and Structural Characteristics of the New BONE-LOK Internal Fixation Devices: An In-Vitro Study of Compression Strength, Pull-Out Strength and Three Point Bending Stiffness; Presented at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting in Culver City, March 2002.

“Triage Medical Systems for Internal Fixation” ; Presented at Mission Surgery Center, Mission Viejo CA, December 21, 2004.

Awards
Meritorious Service Award, American Podiatric Medical Association, 81st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, August 1993.

First Place: “For Excellence in Medical Writing and Contributions to Podiatric Surgery as Indicated by Authorship of Article Published in Journal of Foot Surgery, “Selected Soft Tissue Malignancies of the Foot: An In Depth Study with Case Reports,” Journal of Foot Surgery, 24(2), 1985.

Second Place: “For Excellence in Medical Writing and Contributions to Podiatric Surgery as Indicated by Authorship of Article Published in Journal of Foot Surgery. “Calcaneal “L” Osteotomy: A Retrospective Study,” Journal of Foot Surgery, 30(2), 1991.

Humanitarian Award, California Podiatric Medical Association, Western Podiatric Medical Congress, June 1999.

Second Place: Manuscript Award of Excellence; “Mechanical and Structural Characteristics of the New BONE-LOK Internal Fixation Devices: An In-Vitro Study of Compression Strength, Pull-Out Strength and Three Point Bending Stiffness; Presented at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting in Culver City, March 2002.

United States Patents: Number: 5,893,850, 6,348,053, 6,511,481, 6,632,224, 6,648,890, and 6,685,706 Issued since April 13, 1999.

6,685,706     Proximal anchors for bone fixation system
6,648,890     Bone fixation system with radially extendable anchor
6,632,224   Bone fixation system
6,511,481     Method and apparatus for fixation of proximal femoral fractures
6,348,053     Bone fixation device
5,893,850     Bone fixation device

Co-Founder:
Triage Medical, Inc. (Formerly Anchor Medical Inc.) 13700 Alton Parkway, Suite 160, Irvine, CA 92618. Tel. (949) 472-0006. Served as medical director from 2000-2004. Triage manufactures new technology for internal fixation for trauma and reconstructive surgery of primarily the foot, ankle, hip and spine.

Volunteer Service
LIGA International, The Flying Doctors of Mercy: As a podiatric surgeon, serving in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico at the San Blas clinic, since 1992.

LIGA International, The Flying Doctors of Mercy: On the Board of Directors, since 1994.

EN-EL, Through the Archdiocese of Brooklyn, New York; as a podiatric surgeon, serving in Solola, Guatemala, in October, 1993.

The Russian Ministries, serving as a podiatric surgeon, for the Moscow Children’s Dormitory project, in Plano, Texas, in June, 1992.

The Doctors of Charity, serving as a podiatric surgeon, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, in 1997-1999.

Founder, Shoes for the Needy Program, through the Orange County Podiatric Medical Association, 1992-1993.
Personal History and Interests
Victor Vincent Cachia was born December 26, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan to Joseph and Theresa Cachia, European Immigrants. He is the youngest of four boys. He relocated to California in 1971. During schooling, he remained interested in wood and metalworking and became an auto mechanic. A waterman at heart, he competed in water polo and swimming during high school and college, and went on to compete in several short course triathlons during and after medical school. He has always had a passion for the ocean, surfing, and travel.
Dr. Cachia lives in San Juan Capistrano, California with his wife Jo Lynn and his children Alexandra and Victoria.
 

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