Bone spur ankle surgeon or podiatrist?

Either. A podiatrist can be an ankle surgeon, you likely meant podiatrist or orthopedist, either can help you.
Depends on location. It depends on the location of the spur. The scope of practice for a podiatrist may vary from one state to another.

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Please help! What is the difference between a podiatrist and a foot and ankle surgeon?

A foot and . Ankle surgeon can be a podiatrist or an orthopedist who specializes in foot and ankle. Read more...
Not much. both are podiatrists but the surgeon has had more specific training in residency to do surgery. Read more...
Similar. A podiatrist has training in foot and ankle disorders including surgical intervention. An orthopedist can sub specialize in foot and ankle surgery. Read more...
Qualifications. Podiatrists are trained to perform surgery of the foot and ankle. But, some may elect not to do surgery, some may perform only foot surgery, and others may do foot and ankle surgery. When making an appointment, ask the staff, or visit the doctor's website, if available. Regards, Dr. Latva. Read more...

If debridement and bone spur removal is done and ankle stiffness isn't resolved is ankle fusion next step? Is it to slow/stop arthritic progression?

Talk to your surgeon. Only a surgeon that has evaluated your ankle and your imaging studies can answer this. Joint fusions are typically reserved for severe arthritis that has failed all other treatments. Read more...
Many options. The treatment options depend on your symptoms and the amount of pain. Ankle arthritis causes stiffness, pain, and sometimes instability. An ankle fusion is the removal of the joint with the intention of allowing it to become one solid bone. This may increase pain, but will increase stiffness. Other options include bracing or shoe modifications, ankle replacement, among many others. Read more...
Fusion.... Should always be a "last resort." there are now a number of different ankle joint replacement options as well. It works similar to a knee replacement - you would rather have motion there. Read more...

What would cause multiple bone spurs in my feet/ankles?

Like scar tissue. When I answer this in the office, I take a pencil rub the eraser til there's flakes on the outside edge. "See, if that eraser stubble heals together and forms bone around it....that's how bone spurs happen". Repetitive rubbing off / scar / trauma of bone http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/bone-spur-topic-overview. Read more...
Tight muscles. Bone spurs are caused due to stress on the bone. Typically in the foot and ankle this can be due to arthritis, tight Achilles tendon and calf muscle and plantar fascia. When these muscles and tendons are tight, they pull on the heal bone causing stress, and the result is to make more bone which is the form of a bone spur. Treatment, stretching of the Achilles tendon and plantar fascia. Read more...
Bone spurs. Bone spurs to the feet and ankles are most often caused from trauma or arthritis (wear and tear to the joints) or in the case of the calcaneous (heel bone) can be from Enthesopathy (pulling of soft tissue from bone). This can be cause from the tendon or ligament from being too tight and resulting in a chronic pulling off situation. See your podiatrist and he/she can help. Read more...

Eight months ago I had a bone spur removed in my right ankle, as well as a fasciotomy. It is still tender/sore at times. What could be causing this?

Get rechecked. You should be fully recovered from your surgery by now. It suggests that there is either something else contributing to your problem, or something is not right with your surgery. Consider being checked, even if that requires a second opinion. Read more...
Probably scarring. But consult your original surgeon just to be sure, especially if it getting worse or not improving. Read more...