Albert D'Angelantonio III, DPM, FACFAS

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
3400 Spruce Street, 14th Fl. So. PCAM
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7300
Fax: 215-615-0474
Education:
BS (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Temple University, 2003.
DPM (Foot and Ankle Surgeon)
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, 2008.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Albert D’Angelantonio, III was selected from the most highly qualified and sought after individuals in the United States as the very first and only fellow to pioneer a dedicated lower extremity fellowship within the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of Penn Medicine at the prestigious Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His completed fellowship training focused on providing patients with both functional and aesthetic outcomes for all conditions of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. Dr. D'Angelantonio III is now the Director of the Lower Extremity Fellowship within the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of Penn Medicine

Prior to his fellowship training Dr. D’Angelantonio III completed one of the most comprehensive surgical training programs in the country. He was trained in the most advanced and sophisticated techniques in foot and ankle surgery to-date. This was accomplished through a rigorous 4 year surgical residency within the University of Pennsylvania Health Systems covering all aspects of the foot and ankle, along with the major reconstructive and traumatic surgeries of the lower extremities.

Dr. D’Angelantonio III is Board Certified in all aspects of Foot Surgery as well as Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery. He has an in-depth knowledge and comprehensive experience with pre-operative treatment planning, operative experience and post-operative care of patients with congenital and acquired deformities of the foot and ankle.

Dr. D’Angelantonio III continues to demonstrate his outstanding ability in treating all foot and ankle disorders as he is recognized annually as one of the Top Surgeons in his field.

Description of Other Expertise

SPECIAL SURGICAL INTERESTS
Foot, Ankle and Lower Leg, All Aspects of Foot and Ankle Surgery Functional, Cosmetic and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the Foot, Ankle and Lower Extremities
Surgical Arthroscopy of the Foot and Ankle
Minimally Invasive Foot, Ankle and Lower Leg Surgery
Sports Injuries of the Foot, Ankle and Lower Leg
Cartilage Injuries of the Foot and Ankle
Lower Extremity Joint Reconstruction
Foot, Ankle and Lower Leg Trauma, Reconstruction, and Functional Limb Preservation
Foot and Ankle Deformity Correction

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. D'Angelantonio III research goals aim to improve the current operative techniques used in lower extremity reconstruction through the most advanced techniques improving functional and aesthetic outcomes. His background in engineering augments well to the lower extremities as he is an innovator of new techniques that have proven to decrease potential complications improving both functional and aesthetic outcomes keeping patients walking.

Selected Publications

Shakir Sameer, Messa Charles A, Rhemtulla Irfan A, Chatman Brett, D’Angelantonio Albert, Levin L Scott, Kovach Stephen J, Serletti, Joseph M, Fischer John P: Indications and Limitations of Bilayer Wound Matrix–Based Lower Extremity Reconstruction: A Multidisciplinary Case-Control Study of 191 Wounds. Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 145(3):813-822, March 2020.

Messa C, D’Angelantonio A, Fischer J, Rhemtulla I, Broach RB, Chatman B, Mauch JT, Wes A: Institutional experience with ultrasonic debridement for the management of complex lower extremity wounds: A retrospective analysis of clinical outcomes and cost. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Global Open 6(9S): 189-190, Sept. 2018

D'Angelantonio Albert: Minimally invasive repair of acute achilles tendon rupture. Penn Medicine Clinical Briefing. Penn Medicine, Clinical Briefing, 2018 Notes: Available at https://www.pennmedicine.org/for-health-care-professionals/for-physicians/physician-education-and-resources/clinical-briefings/2018/september/achilles-clinical-briefing.

D'Angelantonio A, Infanti J: Surprising uses of botox. Penn Medicine News Blog 2018 Notes: Available at https://www.pennmedicine.org/news/news-blog/2018/july/the-surprising-uses-of-botox.

D'Angelantonio Albert III, Baker Mark: Surgical management of foot and toe deformities. Penn Medicine Clinical Briefing Jan. 2017 Notes: Available at https://www.pennmedicine.org/for-health-care-professionals/for-physicians/physician-education-and-resources/clinical-briefings/2017/january/foot-deformity-clinical-briefing.

D'Angelantonio Albert: The management of high heel shoe-related injury. Penn Medicine Video 2017 Notes: Available at http://videolink.pennmedicine.org/videos/the-management-of-high-heel-shoe-related-injury.

D'Angelantonio Albert: Put your best foot forward with these summer footwear safety tips. Penn Medicine News Blog 2017 Notes: Available at https://www.pennmedicine.org/updates/blogs/health-and-wellness/2017/june/high-heels-and-sandals.

D'Angelantonio Albert: What's the recovery time for hammertoe or bunion surgery? Penn Medicine Video 2017 Notes: Available at http://videolink.pennmedicine.org/videos/what-s-the-recovery-time-for-hammertoe-or-bunion-surgery.

D'Angelantonio Albert III: Hot topics for the primary care provider. Penn Medicine Cherry Hill. Rachel Donovan (eds.). Nov. 2016.

D'Angelantonio, Albert III: Great save: Diabetic patient back on his feet after near amputation. Penn Medicine in the News. Katie Delach (eds.). 2016.

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Last updated: 03/02/2021
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