“Dr DiNucci & Staff,

I would like to thank all of you for the professional work you have done on my feet. My left foot is working fine and my right foot is coming along just fine. The pain has subsided Tremendously.
Thank You”

Don

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Kris A DiNucci, DPM, FACFAS
Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Board Certified and Fellowship trained specialist in the conservative and surgical treatment of foot and ankle conditions.

Residency Training:

Fifth Avenue Hospital 7/93-6/95

Seattle, WA 7/95-6/96                               
Waldo Podiatric Surgical Residency
Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery

 
 

Fellowship Training:          

THC-Seattle Hospital 7/95-6/96
Seattle, WA
Waldo Podiatric Surgical Residency
Advanced Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery

AO Trauma Fellowship 4/8-5/10, 1996
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Sigvard T. Hansen M.D.   Director

Additional Training:

                                   

Orthofix Academy 6/07
Comprehensive External Fixation course
TRUE/LOK, Sheffield Ring Fixator, XCaliber, Pennig, Retronail
Dallas, Texas
Drs. Samchukov MD, Cherkashin MD, Kirenko MD - Directors (Kurgan Faculty)

                                   

Major Foot Deformity External Fixation Workshop 3/06
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Guido La Porta DPM  Course Director
Las Vegas, NV

                                   

Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery 7/05
Lower Extremity Nerve Surgery Course
Union Memorial Hospital
A. Lee Dellon M.D. Course Director   
Baltimore, MD

                                                                           

Advances in Lower Extremity External Fixation 5/04
Monolateral and Ring External Fixation in Foot & Ankle Deformities
Orthopaedic Learning Center
Chicago, IL

                                                                           

Wound Healing Symposium 12/99
Comprehensive Healthcare Group      
James Smith M.D. Course Director Hauppage,
New York

                                                                           

Arthroscopy of the Foot and Ankle 11/97
Orthopaedic Learning Center
James Guhl M.D. Course Director
Chicago, IL
                                                         
Comprehensive Care of the Diabetic 5/96-6/96
University of Texas Health Science Center
Lawrence Harkless D.P.M. Director    
San Antonio, TX
                                               
Advanced Podiatric AO/ASIF Course 1/95
Monterey, CA

Microneurovascular Surgical Course 3/94
MOET Institute San Francisco, CA

Professional Education:

Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine 1989-93
Chicago, IL

Degree: Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine, Bachelors of Science
Honors: Cum Laude
                                   
Pre-Professional Education:

University of Iowa 1987-89
Iowa City, IA

University of Missouri 1986-87
Columbia, MO            

Research and Publications:    

“Biomechanical Consequences of Lateral Column Lengthening of the Calcaneus:

Part 1. Long Plantar Ligament Strain”, Kent R. DiNucci DPM, Jeffery Christensen DPM, Kris DiNucci DPM.  J Foot Ankle Surg. 43:10, 2004.
           
 “Closed Kinetic Chain Tarsal Mechanics of Subtalar Joint
Arthroeresis”, Jeffery Chistensen DPM, Neil Campbell DPM, Kris DiNucci DPM. 1996 William J. Stickel Gold Award  J. Podiatr. Med. Assoc. 86:467, 1996.

Clinical Instruction:

Faculty Member:

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Surgical Skills Courses
Orthopaedic Learning Center
Chicago, IL 2003-present

Providence Medical Center Podiatric Surgical Residency
Providence Medical Center Seattle,
WA 8/99-7/00

Green River Podiatric Surgical Residency
HealthSouth Surgical Center    
Auburn, WA 8/99-7/00

Committees Served:            

American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons 2005 – present

Surgical Skills Committee
           
American Board of Podiatric Surgery 2003 - 2006
Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Oral Examination Committee

American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons 2004 – 2005
Consumer Education Committee

Positions Served:                        

Oral Board Examiner
American Board of Podiatric Surgery 2002 - present
Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle and Foot Examinations

American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons 2003 - present
National Media Spokesperson

Board of Trustees 2003 - 2005
Nebraska Podiatric Medical Association

Instructional Courses:                      

Arthrex Foot & Ankle Masters Course 8/07
Repositional Bunion Correction
Los Angeles, CA
                                   
Course Chairman and Instructor:

No Bones About It—Soft Tissue Issues
Surgical Skills Course
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
Orthopedic Learning Center     
Chicago, IL 9/06

Instructor and Moderator:

Internal Fixation Workshop Rearfoot & Ankle:
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
Las Vegas, NV 3/06

Instructor and Moderator:

Advanced Forefoot Fixation Workshop:

American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
New Orleans, LA 4/05

Instructor:

Advanced Forefoot Fixation Workshop:

American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
New Orleans, LA 4/05

Instructor:

Advanced Forefoot Fixation Workshop:

American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
San Diego, CA 3/04

Instructor:

The “Other” Fixation Workshop:

External Fixation Workshop for the Foot & Ankle Surgeon
(Mini-Fixator to Hybrids on Saw bones)
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
Beverly Hills, CA 2/02

National & Regional

Lecture Presentations:  

Surgical Management of Gastrocnemius Equinus           
Current Concepts: Fix or Fuse: Ankle Arthrosis (Fuse)
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
Orlando, FL 3/07

Anterolateral Leg Compartment Syndrome
Overview of Entrapment Peripheral Neuropathies
New Technologies and Applications:  Neuropathy
No Bones About It—Soft Tissue Issues    Surgical Skills Course
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Orthopedic Learning Center                 
Chicago, IL 9/06

Rheumatoid Rearfoot & Ankle Deformites       
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
Las Vegas, NV 3/06

Ankle Arthrodesis: Indications & Technique
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
Las Vegas, NV 3/06

Surgical treatment of Equinus Deformity
4th Annual Orange County Podiatric Medical Assoc. Meeting
Huntington Beach, CA  10/05

Triple Arthrodesis
Medial Column Procedures Flatfoot Reconstruction
Non-surgical treatment of Adult Acquired Flatfoot
Adult Flatfoot Symposium: Live video broadcast
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Oklahoma City, OK 8/05

                                                                                               

Controversies in Reconstructive Foot Surgery
Preserving the Foot in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Northwest Podiatric Foundation   Summer Meeting
Swedish Hospital                                 
Seattle, WA 6/05

                                                                                               

Fusions in Flatfoot Surgery
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
New Orleans, LA 4/05    

Subtalar Joint Fusion
Conservative Treatment of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Flatfoot Seminar
Orthopedic Learning Center                 
Chicago, IL 8/04

Foot & Ankle Care in the Aging Adult
Charting the Course in Gerontological Nursing
Nebraska Methodist Hospital – Peter Kiewit Conference Center
Omaha, NE 4/04

Diabetic Foot Care
Diabetic Support Group
Bergan-Mercy Hospital                                   
Omaha, NE 4/04

Lapidus Arthrodesis: Indications, Technique, & Pearls
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
San Diego, CA 3/04

Specialized Lesser Metatarsal Osteotomies
Salvage of Failed Hammertoe Surgery
Advanced Forefoot Surgical Skills Seminar
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Orthopedic Learning Center                 
Chicago, IL 8/03

Foot & Ankle Overuse Conditions
Excel Physical Therapy                        
Omaha, NE 3/03

Sinus Tarsi Syndrome or Nerve Entrapment?
Treatment of Tibial Sesamoid Pathology
Complications of Base Wedge Osteotomies
Kansas State Podiatric Association Annual Fall Meeting
Overland Park, KS 9/02

Evans Calcaneal Osteotomy
Reconstruction of the Rheumatoid Foot
2002 APMA Annual Scientific Meeting  
Seattle, WA 8/02

Kansas State Podiatric Association Annual Fall Meeting
Overland Park, KS 9/02

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Achilles Tendon: Insertional and Noninsertional Pathology
Kansas State Podiatric Association Annual Spring Meeting
Lindsborg, KS 4/02

Long-Term Outlook on the Treatment of Onychomycosis         
Lincoln, NE 3/02
Hastings, NE 6/02

Surgical Correction of the Adult Flexible Flatfoot
“The Seattle Experience”
Division Six: American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Chicago, IL 3/02

Kansas State Podiatric Association Annual Spring Meeting
Lindsborg, KS 4/02

Rheumatoid Forefoot:

Are we crippling people with Pan Metatarsal Head Resection? (Yes)
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
Beverly Hills, CA 2/02

Advanced Internal Fixation: Rearfoot Reconstruction
Calcaneocuboid Joint Distraction Arthrodesis
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
Beverly Hills, CA 2/02

Onychomycosis:
What you and your patients need to know
Novartis Consultant Physician Lecture Series
Omaha, NE 2/01, 3/01
Lincoln, NE 2/01, 3/01

ND State Podiatric Annual Mtg.                      
Bismark, ND 5/01

Reconstruction of the Rheumatoid Foot
Northwest Podiatric Foundation                       
Lake Tahoe, NV 3/00
                           

3rd Annual Northwest Foot & Ankle Surgery Symposium
Swedish Medical Center                                  
Seattle, WA 3/00

Diagnosis & Management of Tarsometatarsal Injuries
Northwest Podiatric Foundation                       
Lake Tahoe, NV 3/00

Management of Podiatric Office Emergencies   
Northwest Podiatric Foundation                       
Lake Tahoe, NV 3/00

WA State Podiatric Annual Mtg.                      
Lake Chelan, WA 4/00

Musculoskeletal Tumor work-up of the Lower Extremity
Northwest Podiatric Foundation                       
Lake Tahoe, NV 3/00

Recognition & Treatment of Common Foot Disorders  
St. Josephs Medical Center
Omaha, NE 7/99

Treatment of Onychomycosis in the Diabetic Patient
Novartis Production Facility                 
Lincoln, NE 7/99

Onychomycosis Treatment with Oral Antifungal Medications
Department of Family Medicine                       
Omaha, NE 7/99

Univ. of Nebraska Med. Ctr.
NE State Podiatric Annual Mtg                        
Grand Island, NE 10/96

Comprehensive Review of Tarsal Navicular Fractures
Northwest Podiatric Foundation                       
Lake Tahoe, NV 3/00

Northwest Podiatric Foundation                       
Seattle, WA 5/96

Navicular Stress Fracture: Case Presentation
WA State Podiatric Annual Mtg.                      
Lake Chelan, WA 4/96
                                   
Navicular Stress Fractures: A Diagnostic & Management Protocol
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
New Orleans, LA 3/96

Workmen’s Compensation Board Symposium 12/95

University of Alberta: Edmonton, Canada
“Lower Extremity Repetitive Strain Injuries”

Featured Speaker:

Lectures Presented: Anatomy of the Foot & Ankle, Lower
Extremity Overuse Injuries, Plantar Heel Pain, Tarsal Tunnel
Syndrome, Achilles Tendon Disorders, Anatomy of a Workboot

The Effect of the Evans Calcaneal Osteotomy on the Intraarticular
Contact Characteristics of the Calcaneocuboid Joint
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Mtg.
San Francisco, CA 3/95

American Podiatric Medical Association Annual Mtg.
Seattle, WA 8/95

Surgical Principles of Tendon Transfers
Northwest Podiatric Foundation                       
Seattle, WA 10/94

Certifications:   

Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery 7/99
• Foot Surgery
• Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery

Professional

Organizations:  

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Podiatric Advisor, Northwest Podiatric Foundation
Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, Arizona Podiatric Medical Association