Dr. Thomas Fusco serves as the only double-board-certified podiatrist in the region

Thomas A. Fusco, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S., foot and ankle surgeon at Orthopaedic Associates, has board certification in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery from the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in addition to board certification in foot surgery. The only double-board-certified podiatric surgeon in the region, Dr. Fusco is available to see foot and ankle patients at all three Orthopaedic Associates locations in Fort Walton Beach, Destin and Niceville and can be reached at 850-863-2153.

Certification in both foot surgery and rearfoot and ankle surgery requires surgical training from an institution accredited by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education in addition to demonstrating exemplary knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of foot and ankle injuries, conditions and deformities. As one of only a few hundred surgeons in the country and the only podiatric surgeon in the region to have the double-board-certified distinction, Dr. Fusco offers the highest level of foot and ankle care in the region for both adult and pediatric patients. 

From simple conditions to complex injuries, Dr. Fusco specializes in the surgical and nonsurgical care of podiatric concerns, from ingrown toenails to a shattered ankle. Dr. Fusco's surgical expertise includes advanced and minimally invasive treatments for the foot and ankle, such as ankle arthroscopy, bunion correction, Charcot reconstruction, flatfoot repair, fracture repair, stem cell treatments, hammertoe correction, limb salvage and ligament and tendon repair. 

"I enjoy helping my patients get back on their feet and return to their active lifestyles as quickly and safely as possible," says Dr. Fusco. "As a double-board-certified podiatrist, I understand that no two patients are alike, and I utilize individualized treatment plans and the latest advancements in podiatry to ensure they are receiving the best possible care."

For more information regarding Dr. Fusco or to schedule an appointment, please call 850-863-2153.