Lastly, Alan has received advanced training at the Dellon Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, an affiliate of John Hopkins School of Medicine. About 220 surgeons worldwide, primarily consisting of Plastic, Orthopedic, Neuro, and Podiatric Surgeons, have gained this privilege. Dr. Shih is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and an author of multiple medical journal articles. Dr. Shih is one of a handful of surgeons in Southern Arizona trained in the new Salto Talaris anatomic ankle implant surgery. Alan is currently in collaboration with the University of Arizona Medical Center, Department of Surgery to continue the advancement and understanding of foot, ankle, and leg disease.