What kind of surgery does a Foot and Ankle Podiatrist perform?

It’s a good thing to know exactly what your foot/ankle doc can do for you.

 

Let’s start with the bones:

  • Toes
    • hammertoes
    • crooked toes
    • fractures
    • reconstruction for corns
    • amputations
  • Forefoot
    • reconstruction for calluses or ligament damage
    • bunions
    • tailor bunions
    • fusion for arthritic big toe joint
    • lengthening of congenital short bones
    • Jones fractures
    • amputations
  • Midfoot
    • Lisfranc fractures
    • Bunion via fusion
    • Fusion of arthritic joints
    • Flatfoot reconstuction
  • Rearfoot
    • Flatfoot reconstruction
    • High arch reconstruction
    • Fusions
    • Spur Removal
    • Calcaneal fractures
  • Ankle
    • Joint scope
    • OCD repair
    • Ligament tear
    • Fusion
    • Fracture repair

Now on to Soft Tissue:

  • Certain types of diabetic nerve compression (neuropathy)
  • Cyst excision
  • Tendon transfer
  • Tendon tear repair
  • Tendon lengthening
  • Plantar Fascia release

What is a Podiatrist?

Board Certification as Foot and Ankle Surgeons