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Phinit Phisitkul, MD

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon located in Sioux City, IA & Le Mars, IA


Chulalongkorn University – Bangkok, Thailand

University of Iowa Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

University of Iowa Foot and Ankle Surgery

Ankle Arthroscopy and Hindfoot Endoscopy - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dr. Phisitkul is a mid-career orthopaedic surgeon with extensive clinical experience in taking care of complex foot and ankle conditions from a 10-year practice at University of Iowa. His contribution to the society are based on strong foundation in clinical care, research, and teaching.

Using knowledge and skills from fellowship training in sports medicine and foot and ankle surgery, he has taken care of a substantial number of patients in the midwest region for both primary and revision conditions. These included helping University of Iowa athletes, high-school, and professional athletes in returning to sports all the way to giving salvage options to patients with severe foot and ankle deformity. He has published over 100 articles on Pubmed and many book chapters. He has a strong leadership role in both local and national levels of the society.

Ankle Sprains, Ankle Fractures, Ankle Arthritis, Ankle InstabilityAchilles Tendinitis, Achilles Rupture, Tendon and Ligament Injuries, Traumatic and Sports Injury of the Foot and Ankle, Chronic or Acute Foot and Ankle Pain, Deformities of the Foot and Ankle (such as flatfoot or high arch), Bunion, Hammer Toe and Claw Toe Deformities, Big Toe Arthritis, Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis, Interdigital Neuromas, Neuromuscular Deformities and Contracture’s, Overuse Injuries, Work-Related Injuries

Joint Replacement for Ankle Conditions, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Arthroscopy, Endoscopy, and Tendoscopy

From Thailand to Siouxland
Publications by Dr. Phisitkul
Foot and Ankle Conditioning Program
Dr. Phisitkul was nominated as Top 16 Foot and Ankle Surgeon in North America

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Minimally Invasive Hammertoe Correction (

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