Reflecting his more than 40 years experience performing bunion surgery, Dr. Gerbert has updated his revered Textbook of Bunion Surgery. Written specifically with the podiatric physician in mind, this fourth edition refines the criteria for specific procedures and includes expanded surgical content featuring sections like:
- Preoperative clinical and radiographic criteria
- Biomechanical considerations
- Operative techniques
- Postoperative management
- Inherent complications
In addition, new, full-color images and line figures bring new value and greater detail to the overall content.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Preoperative Evaluation of the Bunion Patient
Chapter 2 Specific Preoperative Considerations
Chapter 3 Soft Tissue Bunion Procedures
Chapter 4 Hallux Osteotomy Procedures
Chapter 5 First Metatarsal Head Osteotomies
Chapter 6 Metatarsal Shaft, Base, and Cuneiform Osteotomies
Chapter 7 Lapidus Arthrodesis Procedure
Chapter 8 First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Resectional Arthroplasty
Chapter 9 First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Implants
Chapter 10 First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis
Chapter 11 Hallux Limitus / Hallux Rigidus
Chapter 12 Hallux Varus Surgery
Dr. Gerbert graduated from Texas A&M University and received his doctor
of podiatric medicine degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine.
He then completed a surgical residency program at Highland Alameda County Hospital
and Pacific Coast Hospital.
Dr. Gerbert is board certified in foot and ankle surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is a professor of surgery at the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merrit College and chief of the podiatry department at St. Mary's Medical Center.
Dr. Gerbert has lectured nationally and internationally on all aspects of foot and ankle surgery and written numerous chapters in medical textbooks and articles in peer review journals. He brings more than 40 years of experience as editor of the Textbook of Bunion Surgery, 4th Edition and wrote the Lesser Forefoot Surgery textbook.