Surgical

  • Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, offers essential step-by-step pearls on performing a first MPJ arthrodesis. Since he started using dorsal locking plates, Dr. DeHeer notes that he has seen fewer complications than in the past with this procedure.

    Dr. DeHeer is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle  Surgeons, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is also a team podiatrist for the Indiana Pacers and the Indiana  Fever. Dr. DeHeer is in private practice with various offices in Indianapolis.

    For a related article from Podiatry Today, see “Point-Counterpoint: Are Locking Plates Necessary For First MPJ Fusion?” from the June 2011 issue at http://www.podiatrytoday.com/point-counterpoint-are-locking-plates-necessary-first-mpj-fusion .

  • Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, offers pertinent insights on the removal of multiplanar and uniplanar external fixation from a patient who was treated for a non-union of medial column fusion and a non-union of the calcaneal-cuboid fusion.

     

    Dr. DeHeer is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is also a team podiatrist for the Indiana Pacers and the Indiana Fever. Dr. DeHeer is in private practice with various offices in Indianapolis.

  • Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, provides step-by-step pearls and insights with his video demonstrating the Austin-Akin bunionectomy.

     

    Dr. DeHeer is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is also a team podiatrist for the Indiana Pacers and the Indiana Fever. Dr. DeHeer is in private practice with various offices in Indianapolis.

  • Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM, MBA, FACFAS, shares intra-operative pearls and insights on the calcaneal scarf osteotomy, a procedure which is usually utilized to correct problems associated with posterior tibial tendon dysfunction.

     

    Dr. Weil is the Fellowship Director of the Weil Foot and Ankle Institute (see http://www.weil4feet.com/ ) in Des Plaines, Ill. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and the team podiatrist for the Chicago White Sox. Dr. Weil is also a Past President of the International Society of Medical Shock Wave Therapy (www.ismt.com ) and was the first podiatric physician to hold this office.

  • William Fishco, DPM, FACFAS, offers a few intra-operative pearls with his approach to the opening base wedge osteotomy.

     

    Dr. Fishco is board-certified in foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is in private practice in Phoenix. Dr. Fishco is also a faculty member of the Podiatry Institute.

  • Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, shares intraoperative pearls and insights with his latest video showcasing a three-portal technique for ankle arthroscopy.

    Dr. DeHeer is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is also a team podiatrist for the Indiana Pacers and the Indiana Fever. Dr. DeHeer is in private practice with various offices in Indianapolis.

  • Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, shares intraoperative pearls with a video on performing a Baxter's nerve release and plantar fasciectomy.

     

    Dr. DeHeer is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is also a team podiatrist for the Indiana Pacers and the Indiana Fever. Dr. DeHeer is in private practice with various offices in Indianapolis.

  • Valerie L. Schade, DPM, AACFAS, and Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS, review the technique for creating polymethylmethacrylate antibiotic-loaded bone cement beads and/or spacers for use in podiatric surgery.

    Dr. Schade is a Fellow with the Limb Preservation Service at the Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington.  She is an Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

    Dr. Roukis is a member of the Attending Staff with the Department of Orthopaedics, Podiatry and Sports Medicine at the Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He is a Fellow and a member of the Board of Directors for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

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  • 2nd PIPJ Arthrodesis With Smart Toe Implant From MMI