Dr. Remus attended Dickinson College where he lettered and was a starter on the football team as a wide receiver. He graduated with a BS in Biology. His interest in medicine grew out of his involvement in collegiate athletics. Following completion of his undergraduate studies he attended the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine and received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree in 2001. Upon graduation he further completed his medical/surgical training at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. This three-year residency specialized in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery. During the final year of residency he served as chief resident and was a dedicated fellow under the direction of a renowned Foot & Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon. In that environment he performed advanced level trauma surgery, sports medicine procedures, ankle/foot fracture repair, multi-level foot/ankle reconstructions, pediatric foot surgery and diabetic limb salvage. He is well trained in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques including Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy and Ankle Arthroscopy. He also specializes in total joint replacement of the 1st MTPJ (Great Toe Joint) and Lapifusion Bunionectomy procedures.
Dr. Remus is part of a small percentage of Podiatric Surgeons across the country that have earned double board certification in both Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. He is also a member/associate in the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is currently on the active staff at Jefferson/Aria Health System and St. Mary's Medical Center.
Dr. Remus is most proud of his 2 children, Elizabeth and Zachary. He enjoys a wide variety of sports, he has coached multiple youth sports, and is a strong supporter of the local sports communities. With his free time, Dr. Remus can be seen spending time with his family, golfing, playing sports, enjoying the outdoors and traveling.
Dr. Remus was voted as the Best of Bucks for Podiatrist in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and one of the best in 2020.
Dr. Birdwell was born and raised in the Philadelphia area. He attended Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in General Science. Upon graduation, he worked for the American Red Cross in Philadelphia, where he worked closely with medical doctors across the country in donor investigations and transfusion medicine. While exploring his own interests in medicine, he shadowed in the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine clinic. There, he was instantly drawn to the complex mechanics of the lower extremity, the diverse array of conditions treated by the podiatric surgeon, and the reward of seeing a patient gain relief from treatment.
Dr. Birdwell attended Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, where graduated as class valedictorian, winning numerous awards and earning his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine degree. During his time, he was inducted into the Sterling-Harford-DiPrimio Honorary Anatomical Society and Pi Delta National Podiatry Honor Society and instructed and tutored incoming students and underclassman. He was also a gait laboratory research assistant, traveling to West Point Military Academy in New York to assist in data collection for a study to help prevent foot injuries in new cadets. Dr. Birdwell participated in various research projects while in medical school and won an award for an abstract presented at APMA scientific conference.
Following graduation, Dr. Birdwell completed his residency training at the University of Pennsylvania Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, a rigorous four-year podiatric surgical and medical residency which provided him with extensive training in all facets of foot and ankle surgery. He has special interests in foot and ankle trauma, post-traumatic deformity, ankle arthroscopy, congenital foot and ankle deformity, flatfoot and cavus foot reconstructive surgery, total ankle arthroplasty, external fixation, tendon and ligament injury repair, bunions, hammertoes, neurologic disorders, bone and joint infection, limb salvage, and local tissue flaps.
Dr. Birdwell lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey, with his wife, Tiffany, and daughter. He enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music and attending concerts, playing guitar, cooking, and playing golf in his free time.