Dr. Tassone graduated from the Ohio School of Podiatric Medicine (now Kent State) and did his residency at the VA Hospital in Richmond, VA. He was in private practice for 23 years in Phoenix, AZ, retiring in December of 2019 to pursue his passion for teaching. He also was a clinician for advanced wound care at Banner Hospital for 17 years.
Dr. Tassone has been involved in teaching for most of his career. He was an adjunct associate professor at the Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine from 2004-2019. He was the course director for podiatric imaging and also a frequent lecturer in biomechanics and pathomechanics. He served on the interview committee and academic review committee. Dr Tassone took a full-time associate professor position at the Western School of Podiatric Medicine teaching biomechanics and imaging as well as serving on the curriculum committee, interview committee, and academic review committee. He is excited to be back at Midwestern as full time associate professor. Dr Tassone is also an adjunct professor in graduate studies for Grand Canyon University, teaching human physiology and molecular cell biology. He holds two graduate degrees in religious studies.
Dr Tassone is board certified with the American Board of Podiatric Medicine , serving on their exam writing committee and MOC committee. He is board certified with the Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement (APCA) in diagnostic ultrasound and certified in wound care by the American Board of Wound Care Specialists. Dr. Tassone is a fellow and serves on the Board of Directors of the American College of Podiatric Medicine and is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Surgeons In Glasgow. He is editor of an international selling textbook on Ultrasound of the Foot and Ankle, has contributed chapters to several textbooks, and is a national speaker. Dr Tassone has been involved in research for over 10 years.