Unlike many footcare specialists, Dr. Patrick DeHeer is Board-certified in both foot surgery, and foot and ankle reconstructive surgery. He is a leader in the field of podiatry with years of experience treating the full spectrum of foot and ankle ailments. A noted specialist, Dr. DeHeer often presents on cutting-edge topics at podiatric professional conferences. Dr. DeHeer also serves on the editorial board of Podiatry Today and is a frequent contributor to podiatric journals. His credentials include:
- Double Board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery
- Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery
- Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Dr. Patrick DeHeer received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. He then went on to complete his podiatric surgical residency at Winona Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis. He is a member of the:
- American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- American Podiatric Medical Association
- Indiana Podiatric Medical Association
- American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics
Dr. DeHeer was honored with the 2011 Humanitarian Award from the American Podiatric Medical Association.
In addition to his stateside practice, Dr. DeHeer has lent his podiatric expertise to many disadvantaged patients around the world. He has traveled on multiple medical mission trips to countries such as: Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Ukraine, and Trinidad.
When Performance Matters Most
Athletes need to stay in tip-top condition to excel in their chosen sport. That’s why the basketball franchises, the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever, turn to Dr. DeHeer as their team podiatrist. Dr. DeHeer has been providing podiatric care for team members since 1999.
Exceptional Care For Aching Feet
Your treatment begins with a thorough examination by Dr. DeHeer using state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques. Dr. DeHeer believes that helping you understand the cause of your condition is key to your treatment. He will explain your condition and create a treatment plan right for you. Dr. DeHeer uses the latest podiatric and surgical techniques to address conditions of the foot and ankle. Board certification is your assurance that Dr. DeHeer has demonstrated excellence in the diagnosis and management of foot conditions.
Specialized Care For Your Child
Because children are still growing and developing, their podiatric needs can be very different than those of adults. Dr. DeHeer is an acknowledged expert in caring for children. From a non-surgical casting method for the treatment of clubfoot to the non-surgical and surgical treatment of gait abnormalities such as flat feet and in-toeing deformities, Dr. DeHeer can help your child of any age with foot and ankle problems.
Diabetic Foot Conditions
Diabetic patients require specialized foot and ankle care, that is why it is imperative that you see someone who has experience in the care of the diabetic foot. Dr. DeHeer is panel physician for the Johnson Memorial Hospital Wound Healing Center. Dr. DeHeer also provides routine diabetic footcare and offers diabetic socks, shoes and orthotics, all of which are critical for preventative care of the diabetic foot.