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Foot and Ankle Center

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Our Program

The USC Foot and Ankle Center at Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles specializes in the treatment of both common and complex foot and ankle problems from bunions and hammer toes to failed hindfoot fusions and complicated fractures.

Our level of expertise is in part a result of the high volume of complex conditions we treat. We are also adept in revision surgeries often treating patients who have had surgery before but have found little relief elsewhere.

At the forefront of surgical procedures, we use leading-edge approaches for the treatment of foot conditions. For example, our experts specialize in minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair, a procedure not widely available in the community. The procedure involves an incision reduced to an inch, which results in fewer complications and faster recovery than traditional surgery.

Our Approach

We approach conditions of the foot and ankle conservatively, first treating with therapy, shoe modification or anti-inflammatory medications. Surgery is reserved for cases in which patients do not respond to nonsurgical treatments and there is a reasonable expectation for success. Combining experience with compassionate care, we involve our patients in their own care by providing them with all the information they will need to make informed decisions.

Through our collaboration with physical therapists, we are able to provide an individualized rehabilitation plan to return patients to the activities they love.

Our foot and ankle experts also offer a unique approach in the care of professional performers needing treatment for injuries. Learn more at the USC Performing Arts Medicine Center.

Overall physician rating

Orthopaedics Foot and Ankle Rating
4.8out of 5
251 Ratings

What are patients saying about us

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4.8out of 5(251 Ratings, 57 Comments)
Mar 3, 2021

Dr Tan always explains in detail what the next step is in his overall plan.

Review for ERIC WAN TAN MD

Our Physicians

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena
Keck Medicine of USC – Glendale

Specializing In

Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Podiatry

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
Keck Medicine of USC – Glendale
Norris Healthcare Center HC3
USC Healthcare Center 2
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Complex Foot and Ankle Reconstruction and Trauma, Total Ankle Replacement, Ankle Arthroscopy, Tendon Disorders, Cartilage Preservation/Restoration, Bunion Correction, Orthopedic Surgery

Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, one of only two university-owned academic medical centers in the Los Angeles area.