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Dr. Wukich | Foot and Ankle Expert
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General Information

Dane K. Wukich MD is the chief of the foot and ankle division and associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He serves as the medical director of UPMC Mercy's Center for Healing and Amputation Prevention.  His practice involves treating patients with foot and ankle disorders. He is recognized nationally and internationally in this field and practices within the UPMC system and the Veterans Administration Medical Center is Pittsburgh. His 80 publications include scientific articles, reviews and book chapters and he has presented over 150 medical lectures during his career. As a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty training in foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Wukich is uniquely qualified to treat traumatic, degenerative, congenital and acquired disorders of the lower extremity. His orthopaedic training included comprehensive education in:

  • Amputations of the Lower Extremity
  • Amputation Prevention
  • Arthritis
  • Biomechanics
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Diabetes and its Impact on the Foot and Ankle
  • Joint Arthroplasty
  • Limb Salvage
  • Metabolic Bone Disease and its Impact on the Musculoskeletal System
  • Neuromuscular Disorders and Spasticity
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sports Related Issues and Overuse Disorders
  • Trauma
For specific details please view the other sites to the left. His background is summarized in the Biography Section. His professional and scholarly activities are summarized in the Publications and News Sections.

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