3rd Department of Orthopedics

The 3rd Department of Orthopedics (Foot and Ankle Surgery) is certified by the European Foot and Ankle Society for the surgical treatment of its conditions. It specializes in the pathology and traumatology of the lower extremity, and follows the most advanced scientific approach to each patient's condition. The key elements of the methodology followed are dedicating the necessary time to inform the patient about the cause of the illness and the analysis of the alternatives for conservative or invasive therapy, aiming at his/her individualized care.

Telephone: (+30)210-6972955

Call Center: (+30)210-6972000

Email: c.orthopediko@dunant.gr

Director: Badekas Athanasios

Activities

  • Hallux valgus (bunions): with invasive treatment of the pathological changes in the foot with correction of both bone deformity and soft tissue pathology
  • Arthritis of the ankle joint and the smaller joints of the extremity
  • Total ankle arthroplasty and small joint arthroplasty (e.g., Hallux-Rigidus)
  • Arthroscopic treatment of degenerative lesions
  • Sports Medicine
  • Fractures, ligament ruptures, sports injuries
  • Arthroscopy (anterior and posterior) of the ankle joint
  • Talipes equinovarus-club foot
  • Pes planus – flat foot
  • Posterior tibial tendon insufficiency
  • Adult flat foot
  • Ankle instability with tendon transfer and capsuloligamentous repair
  • Ankle cartilage damage, arthroscopic repair with chondrocyte implantation
  • Tendon ruptures, achilles, peroneal, extensor, flexor, lower extremity rheumatic disease, invasive restoration with osteotomies, tendon transfer and arthrodesis procedures
  • Conditions of the Achilles tendon
  • Tendonitis
  • Haglund’s deformity
  • Diabetic foot and Charcot arthropathy
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Differential diagnosis of heel pain
  • Finger deformities
  • Mallet finger
  • Claw toe
  • Morton’s neuroma, neurological lesions of the foot and paralytic foot
  • Metatarsal pathology
  • Metatarsalgia

Equipment

State-of-the-art Pelmatographer with gait and motion digital analysis

  • Spine Scan-Measuring device of kyphosis and scoliosis
  • Latest generation computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging: for immediate diagnostic results to the orthopedic doctor in order to determine the type of patient’s treatment.

Operating rooms that are fully equipped with all advanced means and high quality equipment, such as:

  • Arthroscopy towers
  • Special surgical tables for fractures or total arthroplasty using the AMIS technique
  • Orthopedic X-ray equipment
  • Electronic microscopes for nerve or vascular injury restoration
  • Complete surgical kits depending on the type of surgical intervention.

Medical Staff