UI Hospitals and Clinics

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Physician

Phinit Phisitkul, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation (view Academic Profile)

About

Phinit Phisitkul, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in foot and ankle injuries or deformities. He also works in ambulatory surgery and with work-related injuries. 

After receiving his medical degree and completing his residency in Bangkok, Thailand, Dr. Phisitkul completed fellowships in Sports Medicine and Foot and Ankle Surgery here at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He has published many items over the research he has done in these areas and takes part in multiple professional organizations such as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Clinics

Specialties

  • Ankle and foot fractures
  • Ankle deformities or contractures
  • Arthritis and cartilage injuries
  • Flatfoot or high arch
  • Hallux and lesser toe deformities
  • Nerve injuries
  • Sports ankle and foot injury
  • Tendon and ligament injuries

Education and Training

Degree

MD, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Residency

Orthopaedics, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

Fellowships

  • Sports Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Languages

  • English
  • Thai