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Foot and Ankle


  • Einstein Orthopedics has some of the area’s few physician surgeons specially trained in foot and ankle care. Patient education is important to us: we spend time communicating details of your injury and treatment to help hasten your recovery and regain your mobility.

    When you seek treatment for foot problems at Einstein, your care includes access to medically trained orthopedists as well as an entire network of services and specialists, including those who provide non-operative care, top-ranked rehabilitation services at MossRehab and coordinated pain management.

    We specialize in treating

    Bunions. A bony bump at the intersection of your big toe and the ball of your foot that may cause pain or swelling.

    Hammertoes. Abnormal bending or curved toes.

    Diabetic Foot Care. Treatment for ulcers in the feet of patients with diabetes that can become infected.

    Heel fractures. Fractures of the heel, also called calcaneus fractures, often resulting from high-force trauma such as car accidents.

    Lisfranc injuries. Fracture or dislocation of the mid-foot. This complex area of the foot is central to walking and can be damaged by a simple fall or trauma.

    Osteochondral injuries. Damage to the smooth surface on the end of a bone.

    Trauma injuries, such as broken bones of the foot and ankle.

    Sports injuries

    Other Treatments

    Fusion, also called arthrodesis
    Debridement. Cleaning a joint by removing dead tissue.
    Ligament repair and reconstruction
    Arthroscopy for the ankle
    Tendon repairs and transfers

    Conditions

    Arthritis
    Deformity
    Diabetic foot care
    Flat foot
    Plantar fasciitis
    Tendon disorders
    Sprains
    Fractures
    Dislocation
    Instability
    Nerve disorders
    Heel pain
    Cartilage lesions

    Office Locations

    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    Willowcrest Building, 4th Floor
    5501 Old York Road 
    Philadelphia,PA 19141

    Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park
    60 Township Line Road
    Elkins Park, PA 19027

    Einstein Medical Center Montgomery
    Minerva D. Braemer Medical Arts Building, Suite 270
    609 West Germantown Pike
    East Norriton PA, 19403

    Einstein Center One
    9880 Bustleton Avenue
    Philadelphia PA, 19115 

    Doctors

    Gene W. Shaffer, MD, Attending Orthopedic Surgeon

    Anthony Ndu, MD, Attending Orthopedic Surgeon

     

     

     

  • Questions? Call Us:

    1.800.346.7834

    Accreditation & Partnerships


    Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park
    Blue Distinction Center for Hip and Knee


    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    Blue Distinction Center for Spine

    Einstein Medical Center Montgomery for Hip and Knee
    Joint commission gold seal


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