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Foot & Ankle International

Published in Association with American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society

eISSN: 19447876 | ISSN: 10711007 | Current volume: 45 | Current issue: 6 Frequency: Monthly

Established in 1980, Foot & Ankle International (FAI) is the flagship journal of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), published monthly to lead the discourse in foot and ankle scholarship. FAI is committed to advancing medical knowledge in this field, focusing on a wide array of patient ages and conditions. The journal specializes in reconstructive procedures, trauma care, and sports-related injuries, consistently exploring the latest scientific advancements. Known for its stringent peer-review process, FAI publishes clinically-oriented research articles that address various therapeutic approaches in foot and ankle pathology as well as clinically relevant basic science investigations. The journal further augments its scholarly articles with expert commentaries, meta-analyses, systematic and contemporary reviews, engaging podcasts, and detailed surgical videos relevant to key peer-reviewed articles. This comprehensive blend of content cements FAI's status as a primary resource for innovation and expertise in foot and ankle care.


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Foot & Ankle International, the official publication of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS®), is a monthly medical journal that emphasizes surgical and medical management as well as basic clinical research related to foot and ankle problems. In circulation since 1980, FAI offers peer-reviewed articles emphasizing surgical and medical management as well as basic clinical research related to foot and ankle problems. The journal focuses on the following areas of foot and ankle interests: surgery, trauma, anesthesia / pain management, arthritis, deformity, diabetes, infection, neuromuscular problems, orthotics and prosthetics, pediatric and adolescent problems, sports, and tumor and oncology rehabilitation.

Editor in Chief
Charles L. Saltzman, MD Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Associate Editors
John T. Campbell, MD, Senior Editor Baltimore, MD, United States
Thomas O. Clanton, MD Vail, CO, United States
George B. Holmes Jr., MD Chicago, IL, United States
Ellie Pinsker, PhD Toronto, ON, Canada
Stefan Rammelt, MD, PhD Dresden, Germany
Robert A. Vander Griend, MD, Senior Editor Gainesville, FL, United States
Specialty Content Editors
Jason T. Bariteau, MD Atlanta, GA, United States
Brad D. Blankenhorn, MD Providence, RI, United States
Daniel D. Bohl, MD, MPH Chicago, IL, United States
Laura Certain, MD, PhD Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Julia Crim, MD Columbia, MO, United States
Sarah Ettinger, MD Hannover, Germany
T. Wade Fallin, MS Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Ward Glasoe, PhD, PT Minneapolis, MN, United States
Jessica E. Goetz, PhD Iowa City, IA, United States
Gregory P. Guyton, MD Baltimore, MD, United States
Thomas G. Harris, MD Pasadena, CA, United States
Pooya Hosseinzadeh, MD St Louis, MO, United States
Casey J. Humbyrd, MD, MBE Philadelphia, PA, United States
A. Holly Johnson, MD New York, NY, United States
Michael J. Jurynec, PhD Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Meghan Kelly, MD, PhD New York, NY, United States
William R. Ledoux, PhD Seattle, WA, United States
Amy L. Lenz, PhD Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Michael S. Pinzur, MD Maywood, IL, United States
Anthony I. Riccio, MD Dallas, TX, United States
Anthony Sakellariou, BSc MBBS FRCS (Orth) Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom
Oliver N. Schipper, MD Arlington, VA, United States
Sorin Siegler, PhD Philadelphia, PA, United States
Richard Sloane, MS, MPH Durham, NC, United States
Carolyn M. Sofka, MD, FACR New York, NY, United States
Maryam Soltanolkotabi, MD Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Jeff D. Swenson, MD Salt Lake City, UT, United States
H. Thomas Temple, MD Miami, FL, United States
International Editors
Andrew J. Goldberg, MD, MBBS, FRCS(Tr&Orth) London, United Kingdom
Beat Hintermann, MD Liestal, Switzerland
Keun-Bae Lee, MD, PhD Gwangju, Republic of Korea
Marius Molund, MD, PhD Grålum, Norway
Christopher J. Pearce, MB ChB, FRCS (Tr&Orth), MFSEM(UK) Singapore, Singapore
Manuel J. Pellegrini, MD Santiago, Chile
Simon R. Platt, MB ChB, FRCS, FRACS Gold Coast, Australia
Chamnanni Rungprai, MD Bangkok, Thailand
Kelly C. Stéfani, MD, PhD São Paulo, Brazil
Sjoerd A. Stufkens, MD, PhD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Yuki Tochigi, MD, PhD Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan
Federico G. Usuelli, MD Milan, Italy
Alastair S.E. Younger, MB ChB, ChM, FRCSC Vancouver, BC, Canada
Contemporary Review Editors
Christopher P. Chiodo, MD Boston, MA, United States (Senior Editor)
Elizabeth A. Cody, MD Stamford, CT, United States
Christopher E. Gross, MD Charleston, SC, United States (Assistant Editor)
Electronic Media Editorial Board
Shannon F. Alejandro, MD Dallas, TX, United States
Adam D. Bitterman, DO Hempstead, NY, United States
Lauren E. Geaney, MD Farmington, CT, United States
Thomas A. McDonald, MD Hartford, CT, United States
Glenn G. Shi, MD Jacksonville, FL, United States (Chair)
Ettore Vulcano, MD Miami Beach, FL, United States
Managerial Board
Donald R. Bohay, MD, FACS Grand Rapids, MI, United States
Elizabeth A. Cody, MD Stamford, CT, United States
Bruce E. Cohen, MD Charlotte, NC, United States
Scott J. Ellis, MD New York, NY, United States
James R. Holmes, MD Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Harold B. Kitaoka, MD Rochester, MN, United States
E. Greer Richardson, MD, ex-officio Memphis, TN, United States
Charles L. Saltzman, MD, ex-officio Salt Lake City, UT, United States
David B. Thordarson, MD Los Angeles, CA, United States
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