Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
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34 years experience male

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University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston, TX

About

Bio

Prof. V. Panchbhavi is a ABOS Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with a special interest in Foot and Ankle Surgery. He qualified as a physician in 1986, and after extensive training in Orthopedic Surgery completed a one-year subspecialty fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA He is currently a Professor in Orthopedic Surgery, Chief of Foot & Ankle Surgery at UTMB. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery and editorial board member on journals such as the Foot and Ankle International, Internet-based education sites such as Footeducation.com, and reviewer for a number of additional journals, including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi

Doctor Q&A

121 Answers
10 Agrees
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
34 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Depends : There are a lot of things that are considered before surgery is recommended for perineal tendon tears. One such consideration is if ankle sprains are ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
34 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Avulsion injuries : Some sprains are severe and can pull bone at attachment sites In general spurs can also come without association with any injury. So it depends on wh ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Panchbhavi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Panchbhavi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I injured it during sports. All of my weight went on it when it was pointed.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Thank you so much Dr. Panchbhavi.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! What type of PT?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Osmania University, Osmania Medical College, India
Graduated 1986MD

Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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