Dr. Kern finished the Little Su 50K

March 2, 2015News

AFAS’s own Dr. Jared Kern completes the Little Su 50K race on Saturday, February14, 2015. The Little Su 50K is a companion race to the Susitna 100. A ski, foot and bike race on packed snowmachine and dog sled trails in the Susitna River valley, north of Anchorage. Dr. Kern finished the Little Su 50K … Read More

2015 Iron Dog Update

February 23, 2015News

2015 Iron Dog update: Team 4 has left the official restart in Big Lake, Alaska and is racing towards a successful finish in Fairbanks. This years race will provide some difficult challenges for riders along the trail. The lack of snow and open water areas, will force riders to slow down and take the necessary … Read More

2015 Iron Dog Team 4 Ready

February 20, 2015News

2015 Iron Dog Team 4 is ready to race! All of the preparations and tech inspections are finished. Now rookie riders, Kidwell and Wood just need to reach the the finish line. 2015 Iron Dog Team 4 drew the fourteenth starting position for the ceremonial start, Saturday February 21, 2015  in Downtown Anchorage. Alaska Foot … Read More

Cigna Health Insurance Provider

October 30, 2014News

Effective November 1, 2014 Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists will be an in-network provider for Cigna Health Insurance PPO plans. Cigna provides health care and related benefits to individuals, employers, brokers and consultants.

AFAS Receives Mt Huntington Award

October 30, 2014News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists received the Mt. Huntington Award from Anchorage Project Access. The Mt. Huntington Award was granted to AFAS providers for their commitment and generous service to medically uninsured patients. Anchorage Project Access is a physician-led community effort to provide health care to low income uninsured residents with the Municipality of Anchorage. … Read More

2014 Kesugi Ridge Traverse

September 2, 2014News

Dr. Jared Kern physician at Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists is competing in the 2014 Kesugi Ridge Traverse in Denali State Park. The 2014 Kesugi Ridge Traverse is a 30 mile ridge run with over 5,000 feet of elevation gain through the Alaskan tundra with amazing views of Denali and the Alaskan range. Race participants … Read More

Dr Heilala ACFAS Faculty Member

August 20, 2014News

Dr. Heilala was invited by ACFAS to be a faculty member at the annual Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy skills course at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago, August 2-3, 2014.  His lecture was titled “Complications in Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy” . Dr. Heilala was a resident participant at the first ACFAS Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy … Read More

2014 Lost Lake Run

August 19, 2014News

Dr. Jared Kern will be competing in the 2014 Lost Lake Run on Saturday, August 23rd to benefit Cystic Fibrosis. The Lost Lake Run course is approximately 15.75 miles along a U.S. Forest Service trail in the Chugach National Forest. The race also includes a peak elevation of 2,100 feet. Dr. Jared Kern is an … Read More

2014 Resurrection Pass 50

August 12, 2014News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists own Dr. Jared Kern completed the 2014 Resurrection Pass 50 race on August 9th. Participants in the 2014 Resurrection Pass 50 race start at the Cooper Landing trail head. Each runner completes a 6 mile out and back (12 miles total) along Devils Pass trail, then continues on the Resurrection … Read More

2014 Crow Pass Crossing

July 28, 2014News

AFAS’s own Dr. Jared Kern finished the 2014 Crow Pass Crossing on July 26th with a time of 5 hours and 20 minutes. The Crow Pass Crossing is approximately 24 miles of rough cross-country and mountain trails along the Crow Pass Trail. The race starts near Girdwood and ends at the Eagle River Nature Center. … Read More