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Dr. Chiodo

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About Dr. Chiodo

Dr. Chris Chiodo is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in disorders of the foot and ankle. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and performed his surgical internship at the New England Deaconess Hospital. He subsequently completed his orthopedic training at the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program in Boston, Massachusetts. At the end of his residency, Dr. Chiodo was selected to remain at the Brigham and Women's Hospital as the Chief Resident in Orthopedic Surgery. He then went on to complete advanced training in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery, working for one year in Baltimore, Maryland.

Currently, Dr. Chiodo is an Attending Orthopedic Surgeon and Chief of the Foot and Ankle Service at the Brigham and Women's and Faulkner Hospitals. He is also a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School and a two-term past president of the Massachusetts Orthopedic Association. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is also an Active Member of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society and was recently named as one of Boston's Top Doctors by Boston Magazine.

Dr. Chiodo sees patients with a wide range of foot and ankle problems, ranging from simple hammertoes to complex deformities of the ankle and hindfoot. Some of the more common conditions that he treats include arthritis, tendonitis, tendon injury, flatfeet, nerve problems, diabetes, fractures, sports injuries, and forefoot deformities (hammertoes, bunions, etc). He sees patients both at the Brigham and Women's hospital and at the Brigham Foot and Ankle Center at Faulkner Hospital.

Dr. Chiodo's research interests range from bunion surgery to clinical and biomechanical analyses of fixation techniques in foot and ankle surgery. He has presented papers at numerous national meetings and his publications have appeared in such journals as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Foot and Ankle International, Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, Biomechanics, and Foot and Ankle Clinics of North America. He is the author of several chapters and review papers on various topics in Foot and Ankle Surgery and serves as co-director of the Harvard Foot and Ankle Fellowship program.