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... ed to fix my bunions once and for all. The severity of the damage to the bone joints is probably medium. Does it matter if I go with a Podiatrist or Orthopedic Surgeon or are they both equal in terms of training in bunionectomies? ... (5 replies)
Wow!
Oct 26, 2010
... I only had a physical exam and xrays of my feet before surgery. The surgeon could tell immediately what needed to be done without any further testing. ... (7 replies)
... Dear Nurse, Hi, I have not had to have that procedure, but my friend is the sister of a top MD surgeon in a Harvard teaching hospital and she is the daughter of a (late) professor of physiology at a famous medical school, and a long time medical social worker: So I listen to her when she is trying to find a good doctor for her feet. I have worked in hospitals, too, but... (12 replies)

... orthopedic surgeon vs. ... (12 replies)
... Hello all, I'm new here, and just wondering about whether those who have had bunionectomies have used an orthopedic surgeon or a podiatrist? ... (12 replies)
... Hi Dotty, I just wanted to send you a little hello and welcome you to the board. I'm from right over the border from you in Beecher. We're neighbors! The information you can find here is so helpful. You can find even more if you search the archives, too. And, nost importantly, the people here are super supportive! Who is the podiatrist that you see? I see Dr.... (17 replies)
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... you went to an orthopedic surgeon or a podiatric surgeon. ... (9 replies)
... I just wanted to echo what others have said about finding the right doctor - someone who has a good reputation, who is very experienced treating bunions, who you like, etc, etc. I think that is more important than whether Dr is a podiatrist or an OS. I live in west suburban Chicago, and from my internet search of the big hospitals nearby, I did not see an OS with an interest... (22 replies)
... as developed on my left foot, and last month I visited two local podiatrists, but my research didn't stop there. I recently made an appointment with a podiatric surgeon from Southern CA who advertizes a virtually painless procedure for bunion removal. ... (3 replies)
... I had seen a couple of podiatrist recently to have my bunion evaluated, but I was curious on how a orthopedic surgeon might differ. ... (22 replies)
... I had bunionectomies done on both feet, one year apart. ... (17 replies)
... My recommendation is go with who has the most experience doing successsful bunionectomies. Interview the doctor, after all you are hiring them to do a job - surgery to your feet. Ask your Primary Care doctor who they would want operating on their feet. As far as Orthropedic Drs go, look for the Foor and Ankle Specialists (they will have served a foot and ankle fellowship... (17 replies)
... No, the surgeon didn't do that..... ... (8 replies)
... Hi Looby - Thanks for asking. ;) I'm doing well - it's actually been nice to have a few extra days to get a little more "prep" work done. I've gotten a few more meals in the freezer, done a little cleaning in my bedroom (small bedroom - it's going to be very tight in there with crutches!) and had a little time to scrap-book, which I wouldn't have been able to do, as my... (7 replies)
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... rehab tips as my surgeon didn't think that I needed any physio! I've been shuffling about for the last two weeks, and only at the end of the day is swelling a discomfort. ... (3 replies)
... Hi All, In April I am scheduled for surgery, but I'm still trying to decide whether or not to have both feet done at the same time. I have moderate bunions with my big toes pushing into my second toe a bit. Occasionally I have arthritis (which sucks!.. and is also my main motivator for surgery). I'm prepared to take about 2 weeks off from work.. but I wonder what my... (27 replies)
... They've been bothering me for about a year, so I finally met with my foot surgeon last month and he agreed it was time to take them out. He normally leaves them in, but if they are bothersome for any reason, he will remove them. ... (8 replies)
Bunion Surgey
May 22, 2013
... If you know of an orthopedic surgeon that does bunionectomies or a very skillful podiatrist, please answer my post. ... (1 replies)


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