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The foot and ankle area is one of the more complex of the human skeletal system, and obtaining expertise in this region of the body requires years of training, education and practice. It is important to know the difference between a podiatrist and an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the foot and ankle if you are seeking care for a foot and ankle problem.

The highly trained Orthopaedic Surgeons at Austin Ankle Associates specialize in all disorders of the foot and ankle. These include breaks, fractures, dislocations, sprains, tendon tears, arthritis, deformities, and abnormalities such as OCD’s, bunions, hammer toes and painful flatfoot. Mark Ray Dalton, MD and Kristopher G. Stockton, MD are both Board Certified with memberships in the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Texas Orthopaedic Association, Texas Medical Association, and Travis County Medical Society.

As Orthopaedic Surgeons who specialize in the foot and ankle, Dr. Dalton and Dr. Stockton have a clearer understanding of the entire body, including bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints, as well as medical conditions that may affect your overall health. Through their experience and training, our doctors intimately understand the impact that the entire body can have on a foot and ankle condition… Learn more >

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeons

Ankle arthritis is a progressive wearing of the cartilage of the ankle or tibiotalar joint. It encompasses a wide range of severity. It is most commonly caused by prior injuries…
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Rupture of the Achilles tendon is usually quite a dramatic injury occurring most commonly during sporting events. Patients often feel and hear a loud audible pop…
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Bunions or hallux valgus is a deformity of the great or 1st toe characterized by the lateral deviation of this toe towards the second toe through the metatarso-phalangeal joint…
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American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Member
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Member
Texas Orthopaedic Association Member
Texas Medical Association Member