Our Staff

William Urbas, DPM, FACFAS

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Dr. Urbas is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania, he attended the University of Scranton where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree.  Dr. Urbas moved to the Philadelphia area at attend Temple University School of podiatric Medicine.  He did his surgical residency program at the Kennedy Memorial Hospital / University Medical Center in Southern New Jersey.  Dr. Urbas is one of a few podiatrist that is board certified in both foot and ankle surgery.  Dr. Urbas is on the teaching staff of multiple schools of podiatric medicine.  He is the Chairman of the Podiatry Department at the Crozer Chester Medical Center, Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital and Springfield Hospital.  He is the director of the Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Program at the Crozer Chester Medical Center for the past 20 years.  Many Philadelphia podiatrist received their training from Dr. Urbas.  Dr. Urbas frequently lectures to the general public and many medical groups.  Dr. Urbas has had special training in both laser and arthroscopic techniques.  Dr. Urbas treats all types of foot and ankle conditions, both medically and surgically.  His special interest is in trauma and diabetic foot and ankle reconstruction.  He also loves to help injured athletes return to full activities.  Dr. Urbas is updated on all the new techniques and procedures so he can offer them to his patients.  Dr. Urbas and his wife Ranee have a son, Ryan, and a daughter, Kirstyn.  Dr. Urbas loves to play golf and snow ski.  He is an avid Eagle’s Football fan.  Dr. Urbas has a very simple practice philosophy, treat people the way you would like to be treated.

Cory Hawley, DPM

Dr. Cory Hawley, originally from Montrose, PA, joined Dr. Urbas in practice after completed a 3 year surgical residency at the Crozer-Keystone Health System. He also graduated from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine where he completed externships at Yale University Hospital System, Washington Hospital System in D.C., and Cambridge Health Alliance affiliated with the Harvard Medical System.

Dr. Hawley attended Millersville University for undergraduate pre-med training. He excelled in track and field and cross country as a student athlete and studied abroad at the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside in Lincoln U.K.

Dr. Hawley specializes in foot and ankle fracture repair, diabetic wound care, forefoot and rear foot reconstructive surgery, laser treatment of ailments, and sports medicine injuries. He is an attending physician at the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Crozer Chester Medical Center.

Dr. Hawley enjoys running, golf, basketball, baseball, art history, traveling, and spending time with his family.


Kirstyn R. Urbas, DPM

Dr. Kirstyn Urbas is originally from Washington Township, NJ, but has been living in Philadelphia for the past 7 years. She completed her 3-year forefoot and rear foot surgical training at Virtua Health System in South Jersey. She was chief resident during her last year at Virtua. She focused on rearfoot reconstructive surgery in the last year of her residency.

She graduated from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine prior to her residency. She was part of the student council body and practice management club. She attended Monmouth University, for her undergraduate degree, where she played D1 level Lacrosse and excelled as a student athlete.

Dr. Urbas is board qualified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery in forefoot and rear foot reconstructive surgery. Her focus ranges from routine foot care, diabetic wounds, endoscopic surgery, fracture care, and rearfoot reconstruction. Dr. Urbas is on staff at Crozer-Keystone Health System, as well as Mercy Fitzgerald. She is actively involved in teaching surgical residents in the office, at the hospital, and in the operating room. 

Dr. Urbas is passionate about her job and thoroughly enjoys helping her patients. Her father, Dr. William Urbas, has inspired her to go into the field and they both enjoy working closely with each other. In her free time she enjoys reading historical biographies, working out, and going down the shore 

Emily Rose, DPM

Dr. Rose is originally from northern New Jersey and received her bachelor’s degree from The College of New Jersey in Ewing, NJ with a major in Biology and minor in Psychology. She attended Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA where she completed her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine. She completed her surgical residency at Crozer Keystone Health System with training in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery and served as chief resident during the third year of her residency.

She is board qualified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in forefoot and rearfoot reconstructive ankle surgery.