Some of the most renowned foot and ankle orthopedic surgeons in North America, says Orthopedics This Week, are Steven L. Haddad, M.D., Robert B. Anderson, M.D. and Charles L. Saltzman, M.D. It also lists many other highly respected foot and ankle physicians, investigators, teachers and administrators.
As the current head of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, Orthopedics This Week says Dr. Haddad is also the section head of foot and ankle surgery at NorthShore University Health Systems and the Senior Attending Physician at the Illinois Bone & Joint Institute in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Haddad is said to be on the forefront of foot and ankle replacement research.
Dr. Anderson, an orthopedic surgeon with OrthoCarolina, is a past president of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, as well as a founding member of the Foot & Ankle Institute at OrthoCarolina. Dr. Anderson is said to have an enormous amount of experience, Orthopedics This Week states, and is regularly sought out for complex cases, particularly by many athletes.
Orthopedics This Week says Dr. Saltzman is both professor and chair of orthopedic surgery at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, an adjunct Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and is a past president of the AOFAS. Dr. Saltzman performs groundbreaking research concerning the mechanics of forefoot surgery, and he is said to be one of the most intelligent foot and ankle surgeons in America.