OUR Services
  • Surgical Intervention
  • Digital Radiology
  • Ultrasonography

Our Specialty
  • Ankle and Foot Surgery
  • Pediatric Ankle and Foot Conditions
  • Sports Injuries

Location
Located off Mill Plain Blvd on 117th Ave near Cinetopia in Pacific Crest Plaza
601 SE 117th Ave
Suite 240
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 977-7815
(888) 568-4875 FAX

Physicians

Ellen Wenzel DPM

Ellen Wenzel DPMBoard Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

Dr. Wenzel grew up in Arizona and attended Arizona State University where she obtained a BS in Clinical Laboratory Sciences. After working for a year in the laboratory of Scottsdale Healthcare as a generalist, she matriculated at the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, IL and earned her DPM in 2007.

Following medical school, she completed a three year medical and surgical residency program at Forum Health/WRCS in Youngstown, OH. As a third year resident, Dr. Wenzel served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Wenzel is an active member of several podiatric organizations. She serves as Chair of the Insurance Commitee, and is the CAC/PIAC Representative and the Washington L&I Representative for The Washingston State Podiatric Medical Association. She is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics and a member of the International Association of Dance Medicine.

Dr. Wenzel chose Vancouver to practice as she has extended family throughout the Southwest Washington area. She enjoys the spectacular climate and lifestyle of the Pacific Northwest. In her spare time, Dr. Wenzel enjoys traveling with her husband.

Zarko Kajgana DPM

Zarko Kajgana DPMBoard Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

Dr. Kajgana graduated Magna Cum Laude with his BS in Biology from Kent State University in 2003. He then enrolled at Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Health Sciences in North Chicago, IL and graduated with his DPM in 2007.

Following medical school, he completed a three year medical and surgical residency program at Forum Health/WRCS in Youngstown, OH.

Dr. Kajgana enjoys traveling and sailing with his wife and family.

Kelsey Barrick DPM

Kelsey Barrick DPM

Dr. Barrick is the newest member of the Ankle and Foot family. A native of Illinois, Dr. Barrick completed her undergraduate education at Northern Illinois University, and graduated with a B.S. in the Biological Sciences. She then remained in the Northern Illinois region and completed her medical school training at the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine.

She completed a 3 year surgical residency at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio gaining experience in advanced foot and ankle medical and surgical care. Dr. Barrick then relocated to Portland, Oregon in which she furthered her foot and ankle training by completing a fellowship under the direction of Steven Madey, MD with a focus on orthopedic trauma and microvascular reconstruction. She offers both conservative and surgical treatment at Ankle and Foot Physicians and Surgeons.

Research and Community

Drs. Wenzel, Kajgana,and Barrick have an interest in research and publication within the profession. We are also happy to offer our time for community lectures and volunteer events.

Prior Publications and Research

Malignant Eccrine Acrospiroma, A Case Report.

Wenzel EM, et al. May/June 2012 vol. 102 no. 3 247-251.

  • Published in the May/June 2012 issue of The Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association

Prevalence of Equinus in Patients Diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis.

Wenzel EM, Kajgana Z, et al. The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 2 (3): 1.

  • Published in the May 2009 Foot and Ankle Online Journal.

Suspected Pulmonary Carcinoma Identified from Soft Tissue Metastasis of the Heel

  • Accepted for ACFAS to 2010 Scientific Conference

Calciphylaxis Induced Gangrene: A Case Report.

Wenzel EM, D'Amico RL, Kajgana Z, Reyes C.

  • Presented Forum Health/WRCS Residency Research Fair.