Dr. Allan Evangelista

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Morgantown, WV
21 years experience male

Locations

Mountaineer Orthopedic Specialists

Morgantown, WV

Address

2195 Cheat Road, Morgantown, WV, United States
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Medicare

About

Bio

Dr. Allan Evangelista is fellowship-trained in complex surgery of the foot and leg. He is dedicated to providing comprehensive evaluation, exceptional care, and various surgical and nonsurgical treatment options.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

Licenses

United States: California, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

Doctor Q&A

51 Answers
73 Agrees
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Mixtures of the 2: Muscle pain (sharp, dull, achy) and nerve pain (burning, numbing, tingling) can be mixed into a combined syndrome effect. Please see a musculoskeletal... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Fracture vs.Athritis: This could be anything, but it may be a fracture, stress fracture, inflammation from arthritis, etc. I recommend that you see a specialist ASAP.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
AnkleSpecialist ASAP: Please see an ankle specialist, who will most likely order an MRI to confirm his or her examination. Depending on the severity of the damage and your ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Preop Protocol: Just like most surgeries: Nothing to eat or drink after midnight, etc. Some details may vary from one surgeon to another. For me, Strayer is a 20-minu... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Severe Ankle Sprain: You may have a moderate to severe ankle sprain, which at times need some form of immobilization (e.g., cast or walking boot) with or without nonweight... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Bruise vs. Fracture: You may have a bone bruise, bone contusion, stress fracture, fracture, etc. Please see a foot specialist ASAP to be sure.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
? Wart on Foot: Most foot and/or skin specialists can confirm this to be wart in their offices (via exam or biopsy) and then treat this in the office with medicines u... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Walker boot or cast : Yes. Or, you can have a short-leg (or below-the-knee) cast applied to your fractured lower extremity during your bone healing process.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Negligible Risks: Calf muscle weakness and musculotendinous junction rupture are 2 possible risks or complications, but these are are rare and circumvented by physical ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Tarsal tunnel issue: Tarsal tunnel syndrome (with numbness and tingling in the foot and ankle area) can be caused by hyperpronation ("flattening of the foot arch") due to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Yes.: Yes, it can be repaired, replaced, or reconstructed.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
NWB cast is better.: Small-size camwalker boot. But, i would recommend strict nonweightbearing (nwb). Better yet, a nwb below-the-knee cast will provide more stability and... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Yes and no.: It will depend where the broken bone is and the stability of the hairline fracture. If it is in an unstable region, a cast (and possibly nonweight-bea... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
6-8 weeks: 6-8 weeks can be the average.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Vein problems.: You may have vein problems. Please consider seeing a vascular doctor.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
? Folliculitis: Please see a dermatologist to rule out skin orders, such as folliculitis.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Ignore: If wearing wider-width shoes, orthosis, ; shaving your calluses don't work, surgery may be needed.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
AFO brace.: It is a form of ankle brace connected to an arch-support-type shoe insert or device, called orthosis (adjective: orthotic).
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
May need 2nd opinion: Please talk to your doctor about getting more tests, such as mri, ct, ultrasound (to eliminate blood clot in the leg), bone scans, etc. Or, you may al... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Foot Doc Needed.: You most likely have plantar fasciitis with baxter's nerve entrapment. If resting, over-the-counter (otc) ibuprofen, icing, and prefabricated orthosi... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Foot Infection: Please see a Foot Specialist ASAP, because you most likely have an infected foot-- which is a common side effect from using over-the-counter acidic wa... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Nerve vs. Blood Clot: Please see a specialist in foot and leg to make sure it's not a blood clot or nerve impingement.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Need to stretch: You need to stretch your calf muscle--- e.g., runner's stretching exercises, before and after running or exercising. If your symptoms persist, please ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Ignore: Rest, icing, sretchings, PT rehab, orthosis, night splint, antiinflammatory medicines, & injections.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Visit a DPM foot doc: Please see a doctor of podiatric medicine (dpm) specializing in the stubborn fungal infection. Other professionals you may see is a dermatologist (md ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Genetic orNeurologic: To probe deeper, this could be due to a genetic (e.g., aicardi-goutieres syndrome) or neurologic problem (e.g., cree encephalitis or pseudo-torch synd... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Whey Protein: With the right dose and use, whey protein is generally safe. Well-balanced diet with lots of fruits and vegetables is also a good regime. Whey protein... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
? Metastasis: Progressive bulbar palsy syndrome may likely be caused by cancer of the lymph gland via metastatic spread. Please see a neurologist.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Low-purine Diet : Low-purine diets-- i.e., diets low in beans, meat extracts, kidneys, liver, sweetbreads (tripe, menudo, etc), bacon, , turkey, sardines, smelts, herri... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Onycholysis/Fracture: See a foot specialist to make sure you just have an onycholysis (i.e., loosened toenail) and you do not have fractures of the toe, infection from nail... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Yes, visit a doc....: Please see a foot specialist ASAP to make sure it is not broken, dislocated, tendon disruption, nerve damage, etc.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Traumatic Arthritis: I suggest that you see an ankle specialist to further define your problem and start some conservative treatments. If none of the conservative treatmen... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Yes.: Skin type and age can be factors.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
It varies.: It varies from person to person and other factors, such as nature of the injury, etc. A typical range could be 2 to 8 weeks.
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A female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Variable results.: The results can be variable with each technique.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Inactivity/light wts: Inactivity will shrink down a muscular leg (but this will also make it more flaccid), while working it out with light weights and more repetitions wil... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Hypopigmentation.: Hair pigments can change throughout our lifespan. You may see a dermatologist for a more thorough examination.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Immediately with PT : Depending on the casting duration and reasons why a cast was implemented, you should be able to put full weight on your foot with pt rehab and utilizi... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Fx and Dr dependent: It will depend on the type of fracture and the skill of the surgeon. One hour to 2 hours will be an average estimate.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Pain is normal, but.: Pain with recent foot surgery is normal. But, please follow up with your surgeon to make sure your cast is okay and you are healing nicely.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
You may need surgery: At your age, special insoles (or also called, orthosis) may not correct your problem-- and, it may only manage your deformity. Correction of your "pig... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Lower Back Pain: Please see a lower back specialist (e.g., orthopedic spine specialist or neurosurgeon) to rule out nerve impingement, bulging disc, degenerative disc ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
PT after bones heal: Make sure your broken bones are healed. Then, start pt rehab asap.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Plantar Fasciitis: You have the classic signs of plantar fasciitis (with or without Baxter's nerve entrapment), regardless whether or not you have a bone spur on the bot... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Ankle Sprain: You may have a moderate to severe ankle sprain, which can require some form of immobilization (with or without nonweightweight bearing protocol) for 6... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Nerve Impingement: You likely have some form of nerve impingent, neuritis, or lower back spinal issues due to possible soft tissue mass, bone spurs, arthritis, etc. Plea... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Good sign, but.....: No pain is generally a good sign. But, not all fractures are the same, because some are stable (real fractures versus stress fractures) and some are u... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Ingrown toenail.: You will usually have pain along the sides and tips of your toenail borders, if you have ingrown toenail. And, if these borders are also red and swoll... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Lumbosacral Spine: The nerves that innervate the big toes start from your lower back spine-- i.e., lumbar spine (L4 and L5) and sacral spine (S1). Impingement to these n... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
MRI + Exam = Best: You may be okay. But, to avoid potential complications down the road, it is best to see an ankle specialist for proper examination and get an MRI to f... Read More
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Testimonials
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Feb 13, 2015
Please feel free to post my remarks about Dr. Evangelista's surgery on my right foot 1/17/14. I'm here to say the experience was totally successful and without regret. Dr. Evangelista was professional
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Evangelista is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Evangelista is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you!! I was being told orthotics and eventual ankle fusion.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! We'll do that. Thanks so much for your time! :)
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! Thank you I'm on right track:)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

James A. Haley Veterans Hospital

Residency

Century City Hospital

Awards

Listed, Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 7th edition
Listed, Marquis Who's Who in the World, 19th, 22nd, 23 editions
Listed, Who's Who in the West, 26 edition

Affiliations

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons- Fellow
American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery- Diplomate
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