HENRY D. SPINGOLA III DPM AACFAS

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Specialty: Podiatry – Foot and Ankle Surgery

Medical School: Des Moines University – College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery – Des Moines, IA

Residency: AMITA St. Joseph Hospital – Chicago, IL

Fellowship: Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgical Fellowship – Dr. Lawrence DiDomenico – Youngstown, OH

About Dr. Spingola: Dr. Henry Spingola is a fellowship trained, board qualified foot and ankle surgeon who specializes in advanced foot and ankle reconstruction including flatfoot/cavus foot deformity correction, ankle arthroscopy, primary and revision total ankle replacement, charcot reconstruction, peripheral nerve surgery, minimally invasive approaches, sports medicine, and traumatic injuries to the lower extremity. Although Dr. Spingola enjoys many aspects of surgical intervention, he firmly believes and emphasizes initial conservative treatment methods prior to pursuing surgery.

Dr. Spingola was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He received his Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology from the University of Kansas where he was a member of their division 2 hockey team.  From there, he received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.

Upon graduation, Dr. Spingola completed a comprehensive 3-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery certification at AMITA St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. There he was exposed to all aspects of lower extremity surgery as well as rotations in internal medicine, infectious disease, general surgery, vascular surgery, and orthopedic surgery. In his final year of residency, Dr. Spingola served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Spingola expanded his training in Youngstown, Ohio where he completed an intensive Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgical Fellowship under the direction of Dr. Lawrence DiDomenico. He received extensive training on complex surgical reconstruction of the foot and ankle, Charcot reconstruction, ankle arthroscopy, and total ankle replacements. He has a passion for staying up to date with the most advanced treatments in all conservative and surgical aspects of foot and ankle conditions. Dr. Spingola is a published author, avid researcher of the foot and ankle, and has presented at several conferences.

In his free time, Dr. Spingola enjoys playing hockey, golfing, grilling, watching Chicago Blackhawks hockey and the University of Kansas basketball. He is looking forward to joining and being active in the Oklahoma City community.

Dr. Spingola is excited to provide personalized care for your foot or ankle condition. He is committed to providing the highest quality of care while placing high importance on patient education and communication. His hardworking and friendly staff will strive to make your visit efficient and productive.

Publications:

Plate Fixation in Midfoot and Ankle Charcot – Awaiting Publication Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 2022

Revision Flatfoot Reconstruction – Textbook Chapter in Techniques in Revision Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery – December 2021

When There Is a Chronic DFU and Complete Dorsal Dislocation of the First and Second MTPJs – July 2021

Emphasizing The Role Of Sagittal Plane Reduction In The Lapidus Procedure Sagittal Plane Lapidus Arthrodesis – Podiatry Today September 2021

Double Axonal Crush: Resection and Implantation of Deep Peroneal Nerve for Intractable Pain – The International Journal of Orthoplastic Surgery 2018

Reconstruction of Tibial Calcaneal Joint with Nanocrystalline Hydroxyapatite (NanoBone ©Bone Graft) –Case study for Artoss Inc.

Presentations:

Correlation Between Medial Malleolar Width and Fracture Rate During Total Ankle Arthroplasty –Accepted Manuscript ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference 2021

Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis – Lecture at St. Mary’s General Hospital and NJARF Lecture Series 2021

It Actually Worked!: 10 Years After I Deviated from what we considered the “Standard of Care” then –Lecture by Dr. DiDomenico DPM FACFAS, ACFAS National Conference 2021

Metatarsal Osteotomy vs. No Metatarsal Osteotomy: No Metatarsal Osteotomy – Lecture by Dr. DiDomenico DPM FACFAS, ACFAS National Conference 2021

I Salvaged The Current Implant Lecture – Dr. DiDomenico DPM FACFAS ACFAS National Conference 2021

Peripheral Nerve Procedures in the Neuropathic Patient – Lecture Northeastern Ohio Academy of Podiatric Medicine Annual Fall Classic Seminar, October 2020

Early Weightbearing After Total Ankle Arthroplasty Utilizing an Orthoplastic Anteromedial Approach – Poster Presentation ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference 2020

Superficial Peroneal Nerve Transfer for the Treatment of Intractable Lower Extremity Pain Following Trauma –Poster Presentation ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference 2020

Treatment Protocol for Peripheral Nerve Dysfunction of the Lower Extremity – Poster Presentation ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference 2020

Return to Sports after Surgical Treatment of Osteochondral Defects of the Talus A Systematic Review of 2347 Cases – ACFAS Scientific Literature Review January 2020

Principles of Gradual Tibial Lengthening Protocol and Recommendations – Lecture at Chicago Lower Extremity Surgical Symposium, October 2019

Principles of External Fixation In High Risk Ankle Fractures – Lecture at Chicago Lower Extremity Surgical Symposium, October 2019

Modified Masquelet Technique in the Treatment of Large Bone Defects – Poster Presentation ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, February 2019

Rare Presentation of Rhabdomyolysis progression to Compartment Syndrome in an IV Drug User Using Vessel Loop Closure Technique – Poster Presentation ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference 2019

Double Axonal Crush: Resection and Implantation of Deep Peroneal Nerve for Intractable Pain – Poster Presentation ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference 2019

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