Shane and Conte Named Medical Directors at Upperline Health Florida
Nashville, Tenn. (May 28, 2020) — Amber Shane, DPM, FACFAS and Joseph Conte, DPM, FACFAS have been appointed by Upperline Health to serve as medical directors for the company’s Florida division. Drs. Shane and Conte currently serve as physicians and surgeons at Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic, an Upperline Health company serving podiatric patients throughout central Florida.
“We are very pleased to be adding Drs. Shane and Conte as medical directors for Upperline Health Florida,” said Michael King, DPM, Chief Medical Officer at Upperline Health. “Their leadership skills and expertise in the field of podiatric medicine are among the best in the industry."
About Amber Shane, DPM, FACFAS
Dr. Shane received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from Barry University in Miami, Florida. She then completed a three-year surgical residency in reconstructive foot, ankle and lower leg surgery at the Florida Hospital East Orlando. She is a Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery® and is board certified in reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery.
“Having been a medical director with Orlando Foot and Ankle in the past as well as chair of our department, I am very excited to be a leader within our new entity, Upperline Health,” said Shane. “The vision of Upperline is positive for both physicians and patients and mirrors the goals of Orlando Foot and Ankle Clinic. Moving forward, our merger will only enhance patient care further.” Learn More
About Joseph Conte, DPM, FACFAS
Dr. Conte received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from Barry University in Miami, Florida. He completed his residency training at Florida Hospital East Orlando. He is a Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery® and is board certified in reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery and in wound care.
"It is an honor to be appointed to the role of medical director at Upperline Health Florida,” said Conte. “In twelve years of practice, the last six at Orlando Foot and Ankle Clinic, I have had the opportunity to serve in leadership roles in my medical practice, local hospital system and professional associations.
“I am eager to take the next step with Upperline Health in this appointment and look forward to helping guide our patients and this practice through these current medically-challenging times into a healthy tomorrow."
About Upperline Health
Upperline Health provides the highest quality care to more patients in need through a skilled and compassionate team. Upperline Health is building out a network of the top physicians and practices across the country while partnering with health plans and community providers to deliver integrated extremity care in a consistent and high-quality manner.