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We found 4 foot and ankle surgeons who accept Medicare near Robbinsdale, MN.

Dr. Ross Sanford Paskoff, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2001 Blaisdell Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Ross Paskoff is a physician who specializes in foot & ankle surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Paskoff attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Paskoff is affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Joint Problems, Ligament Reconstruction

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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3366 Oakdale Avenue N; Suite 103
Robbinsdale, MN

Dr. John Tanner is a foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Tanner is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Tanner trained at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU). His areas of expertise include the following: foot problems and ankle problems. Dr. Tanner is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Memorial Medical Center, Maple Grove Hospital, and Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO).

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Clinical interests: Ankle Problems, Foot Problems

Dr. John M Donohue
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
5100 Gamble Drive, Suite 100; Mail Stop 31200a
St Louis Park, MN

Dr. John Donohue's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. He practices in Anoka, MN, Saint Louis Park, MN, and South Bloomington, MN. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Donohue trained at Harris County Hospital District for residency. He is affiliated with HealthPartners RiverWay Clinics - Anoka, HealthPartners West Clinic, and Regions Hospital.

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Dr. Ryan R Pfannenstein
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
2220 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Ryan Pfannenstein's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. He practices in Minneapolis, MN and Saint Paul, MN. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pfannenstein accepts. He trained at Regions Hospital, St. Paul for his residency. He is affiliated with Regions Hospital and HealthPartners Riverside Clinic.

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What is Foot & Ankle Surgery?

Foot and ankle surgery is the specialty offering medical and surgical care for the foot and ankle. The feet and ankles are some of the most frequently injured parts of the body, but foot and ankle surgeons also treat damage due to illness, major trauma, or structural disorders.

Foot and ankle surgeons begin their career by either studying podiatry or orthopedics. Podiatrists study and care for the feet and ankles, while orthopedists study how bones, muscles, and tendons work and help us move. After their initial training, foot and ankle surgeons go on to do a surgical residency for three years, studying specifically how to care for feet and ankles with surgery.

A foot and ankle surgeon may treat conditions including:
  • Sports injuries
  • Trauma, such as due to a car accident
  • Surgical management of joints damaged by arthritis
  • Bunions
  • Hammer toes
  • Flat feet
  • Polydactyly (extra toes)
  • Tumors of the foot

The care offered by foot and ankle surgeons does not always involve surgery. Depending on the diagnosis, they may recommend non-invasive medical treatments such as rest, ice / heat, casting, bracing, or physical therapy.