A bunionectomy is a surgery used to remove a painful bump on the toe called a bunion. Bunions are normally caused by …..
Hammertoe is a condition of the toe in which the toe bends upward in the middle at the joint. There are a few different surgery options depending on the flexibility of your toe. If it is flexible and can be straightened, a tendon transfer can be used.
The tendons from the bottom of the toe are redirected to the top of the toe to straighten the toe.
If it is stiff, the surgeon may perform a joint resection, or a fusion. After the surgery is over, you will need to wear a special shoe to help you walk.
Meet Our Foot Specialists
Dharmesh Bhakta, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.
Dr. Bhakta completed his undergraduate work at the University of California at Riverside, majoring in Biochemistry with a minor in Mathematics. He then pursued his podiatric medical degree at the California School of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, California and received his degree in 2000. Read More
Shae Paschal, D.P.M., A.A.C.F.A.S
Dr. Paschal completed his undergraduate work at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Biology. He then moved to south Florida, where he completed his medical training at Barry University’s School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Read More
Jacob Jasper, D.P.M., A.A.C.F.A.S.
Dr. Jasper completed his undergraduate training at Arizona State University in Tempe, Az. He graduated Cum Laude in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science. Read More