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Revisional Surgery - Orange County

Revisional Surgery - Orange County Foot and Ankle Surgeon

X-ray showing revisional fusion following an initial open reduction with internal fixation (ORIF) of a Lis Franc fracture and dislocation. Orange County, CA. 

Unfortunately, even with proper treatment and sound surgical technique, some foot or ankle surgery fails.

We are happy to provide a full evaluation or your recurrent foot ir ankle condition and a 2nd opinion for Revisional Foot and Ankle Surgery in Orange County.

Revisional Foot and Ankle Surgery in Orange County

Our Orange County Podiatrist / Foot and Ankle Surgeon can help you develop a comprehensive plan for revisional foot and ankle surgery in Orange County at our Irvine, CA, Huntington Beach, CA, or Orange, CA offices.

Unfortunately, even with proper treatment and sound surgical planning and technique, some foot or ankle surgery fails. Occasionally, post-operative complications may occur. It is important that you partner with our Orange County Foot and Ankle Surgeon to minimize the risk of post-surgical complications. While infrequent, some complications that may occur include:


  • infection

  • wound dehiscence

  • recurrence of deformity

  • misalignment (mal-union) of the bones

  • failure of the bones to heal together (non-union)


While many of these post-operative occurrences may be managed and corrected without additional surgery, sometimes revisional foot or ankle surgery is required.

Additionally. sometimes even after a successful surgery, your foot or ankle condition may progress. Some examples of this include:


  • arthritis in the joint

  • post-traumatic arthritis following fracture repair

  • pain in surrounding joints due to degenerative arthritis

  • changes in foot or ankle positioning.

Dr. Coyer, Orange County Podiatrist / Foot and Ankle Surgeon is an expert in revisional foot and ankle surgery. Together, you will develop a complete treatment plan, which will address the recurrent problem, restore foot and ankle function to as close to normal as possible, and help you to achieve your present and future goals. 


A comprehensive past medical and surgical history will be performed and your recurrent foot or ankle problem will be fully evaluated. In addition to X-rays, advanced imaging such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) scan may be conducted in order to assist with complete assessment of your recurrent problem and to assist with operative planning. 


Following a full assessment, if surgery is indicated, our Orange County Podiatrist / Foot and Ankle Surgeon will discuss your options and treatment plan. You will be an active participant in the decision making process and you will partner with our doctor to achieve the best possible outcome. The type of surgical procedure depends upon the severity of the problem, your age, general health, activity level and the condition of the bones and tissue. 

We are happy to provide a 2nd opinion and a full evaluation of your recurrent foot or ankle condition in Orange County.


Please contact our office in Irvine, Orange, or Huntington Beach in Orange County, CA to make an appointment with our foot and ankle surgeon / podiatrist (Dr. Coyer) to develop a comprehensive plan for revisional foot and ankle surgery in Orange County.

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