Pensacola Podiatry, PA
Pensacola Podiatry, PA

Frank J. Castagna, DPM, FACFAS

Education:
High School Pensacola Catholic High: 1968-1972
Pre-Medical University of Houston, Football Scholarship: 1972-1973
FSU: 1974-1977, Received BS in Bio/Chemical
Medical Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine: 1977-1981, D.P.M.
Residency Highlands Center Hospital: 1981-1983
Licenses National Board Certification - 1981
Florida License - 1981
Colorado License -1982
Training Externships in Podiatric Surgery, General Podiatry, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Vascular Surgery, OB-Gyn, General Medicine and Peripheral Vascular Disease.
Residency Primarily in hospital Podiatric Surgery with rotations in Peripheral Vascular Disease, Anesthesia, Radiology and Family Practice.
Board Certified American Board of Podiatric Surgery in 1985
Teaching Experience:
  • Lecture given every Tuesday morning, to medical and surgical staff, on select topics with case presentations, when available.
  • Personal teaching by lecture and demonstration to junior residents, medical and podiatry students and nursing staff.
  • In service given monthly to nursing staff.
  • Lectures given to various sports organizations.
  • Lecture given to the Colorado Medical Transcriptionists, for their continuing education hours.
  • Consult for United Bank of Denver Marathon, 1983
Papers Written:
  • Pes Cavus, etiology, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy: A discussion, with case presentation.
  • Osteomyelitis of the first metatarsal phalangeal joint, caused by Aeromonas Hydrophila.
  • Stress Fractures of the Lower Extremity.
  • Range of Motion of the first metatarsal phalangeal joint, following osteotomy of the first metatarsal for hallux valgus correction.
  • Out of Phase Tendon Transfers of the foot.
Lectures with Slides:
  • Metatarsal Fractures
  • Amputations - a) Digital b) Forefoot
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Bone grafting in the foot.
  • Implant arthroplasty of the foot
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Calcaneal Osteotomy
  • Flatfoot Surgery
  • SubTalor Arthroereisis
  • Bunion Surgery with first metatarsal osteotomy utilizing A-0 principles.
Staff Appointments:
  • Active Staff, North Florida Surgery Center, (Pensacola, FL)
  • Active Staff, Medical Center Clinic Ambulatory Surgery Center, (Pensacola, FL)
  • West Florida Regional Medical Center (Pensacola, FL)
  • Sacred Heart Hospital (Pensacola, FL)
Certified in Laser Training and AFO Bracing

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