Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
FACFAS: Fellow of American College of Foot
and Ankle Surgeons
ABFAS: American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery
APMA/WSPMA: Members of the American Podiatric
Medical Association and the Washington State Podiatric Medical
FAPWCA: Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association
Donald W. Orminski, DPM, FACFAS, was appointed in June 2009 by Governor Christine Gregoire to serve a 5 year term on the Washington State Podiatric Medical Board.
The mandate of the Podiatric Medical Board is to protect the public's health and safety and to promote the welfare of the state by regulating the competency and quality of professional health care providers under their jurisdiction. The Podiatric Medical Board accomplishes this mandate through a variety of activities in collaboration with the Department of Health, Health Professions Quality Assurance.
Board duties include:
- Regulating the competency and quality of professional health care providers under its jurisdiction by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing qualifications for licensure
- Ensuring consistent standards of practice
- Assessing, investigating and making recommendations related to complaints against physicians and physician assistants which may range from a Notice of Correction to a Revocation of licensure.
- Developing rules, policies, and procedures that promote the delivery of quality health care to the residents of the state.
Since February 2010, Dr. Orminski will be serving as President of the Osteopathic Foundation of Yakima.