Neil A. Ermitano, DPM, AACFAS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Expertise


Specialty Areas


  • Surgical and Medical management of foot and ankle conditions
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Wound Care
  • Trauma
  • Infections

Common Procedures


  • Hammertoe correction
  • Bunionectomy
  • Joint implants/fusions
  • Soft tissue mass excision
  • Plantar plate repair
  • Tendon repair/transfers
  • Plantar fasciotomy
  • Exostectomy
  • Open reduction/internal fixation of fractures
  • Varying levels of amputation

Common Diagnoses Treated


  • Hammertoes
  • Bunions
  • Arthritic Joints
  • Pedal Deformities
  • Fractures
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Neuromas
  • Calluses
  • Coalitions
  • Plantar fasciitis/heel pain
  • Soft tissue masses
  • Infections
  • Foreign Bodies
  • Gout
Education


Board Certifications


American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Degrees


Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, North Chicago, IL, 2016

Residency


Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle, SSMHealth DePaul Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 2019

Professional Memberships


Illinois Podiatric Medical Association

American Podiatric Medical Association

Research

Publications


  • “Managing Total Ankle Arthroplasty Intraoperative Complication through Autogenic Bone Grafting and Fibular Osteotomy: A Case Study” accepted at the Heartland Foot and Ankle Conference 2016 & at the national ACFAS conference 2017.
  • “Advanced Surgical Revision Techniques: Managing Complications in a Failed Tendoachilles Allograft” accepted at the national ACFAS conference 2017.
  • “Performing a Talectomy in Diabetic Ankle Charcot Arthropathy: A case series” accepted at the national ACFAS conference 2017.
  • “Performing a Reviewed medial Opening Wedge Osteotomy for Realignment of a Posttraumatic Talar Neck Malunion in the Treatment of Rigid Cavovarus Deformity.” accepted at the national ACFAS conference 2017.
  • “Retrospective Review of 500 Brostroms: Peroneal Tendon Pathology“ accepted at the national ACFAS conference 2017 .
  • “Surgical Management of Iatrogenic Complications in Supramalleolar Osteotomies” accepted at the national ACFAS conference 2017.
  • “How to Conquer Talar Neck Fracture Malunions” Podiatry Today, Volume 30, Issue 4, April 2017.
  • Scientific Literature Review: Ankle Arthroscopy: An Update, ACFAS, SLR, October 2017.
Locations


Hospital Affiliations


Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Christian Hospital

Patients Seen At


Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
12634 Olive Blvd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
(314) 996-8000

Christian Hospital
11133 Dunn Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63136
(314) 653-5000

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Contact


To request an appointment with Dr. Ermitano, please call 314-362-5298.