Award-Winning Podiatrists In Merrillville, IN, For Corrective & Cosmetic Surgery For Bunions, Hammertoes, Toe Reshaping & Toe Shortening

Corrective Foot Surgery

foot surgeons for bunions and hammertoesCorrective foot surgery can be performed strictly for cosmetic reasons, but the benefit is twofold. In addition to increasing the overall attractiveness of your foot, its function is generally improved or restored as well. Conservative care should be considered, but may be impractical and temporary, whereas corrective surgery is the best long-term solution. We use an innovative and refined approach to surgery that typically leads to less pain, quicker recovery period, and improved cosmetic appearance with minimal scarring. All procedures are done on an outpatient basis, with the patient going home and usually being able to walk the same day.

Bunions & Hammertoes

Bunions
One of the most popular cosmetic surgeries is the procedure to repair bunions. While there are many different types of bunion surgeries, the most common is a bunionectomy, which removes the entire bunion. A bunionectomy relieves your foot pain and restores your foot’s aesthetic appearance.

Hammertoe
Hammertoe occurs when the joint of a toe begins to bend into a claw-like position and will not straighten. This condition usually gets worse with time and may result in total loss of feeling in one or multiple toes. Restoring your toes gives you immediate pain relief and will help prevent other foot conditions, such as bunions, corns, and calluses.

Other Types Of Corrective & Cosmetic Surgery

In addition to the surgeries listed above, there are many other common procedures that improve the look and function of the foot. For example, corns and calluses can be corrected with a fairly simple procedure. More severe foot injuries often require surgery to restore foot’s appearance and function.

For many of our patients, cosmetic foot surgery is done simply to correct an aesthetic problem. Popular procedures of this type include reshaping toes and narrowing of the feet.

Another popular aesthetic procedure is toe shortening, which alleviates the pain of a pinched toe inside a shoe. Toe shortening is also a subtle, yet highly effective way to improve the shape of the feet, bringing the toes into a more harmonious balance with the rest of the foot.

Learn More About How Our Podiatrist in Merrillville, IN, & Corrective Foot Surgery Can Help You

Please call our podiatry office in Merrillville, IN, at 847-390-7666 if you have any additional questions about corrective foot surgery. We will be happy to provide you with all the information that you need. Come experience Weil Foot & Ankle Institute! You will see our Merrillville podiatrist offers 5-star podiatry care in Merrillville, Valparaiso, Portage, Munster, Schererville, Dyer, Chesterton, St. John, Crown Point, Porter, and Highland, IN.

Award-Winning Podiatrists & Foot
Doctors In Merrillville, Indiana (IN)
Award-Winning Podiatrists &
Foot Doctors In Merrillville, Indiana (IN)


  • "Very personable. Very helpful. Made me feel very comfortable in their setting."

    - Robert K.
    best merrillville podiatrist
  • "Best place to go for foot care. The doctors are great. The staff is wonderful."

    - F. Kilduff
    best merrillville podiatrist
  • "Was here for my toenails. Took care of me. Lots of information. Easy process. Would definitely recommend this place. I was also recommend orthodics, best money I've spent on myself."

    - Sen D.
    best merrillville podiatrist
  • "Excellent care, great doctors! Recommend highly."

    - George G.
    best merrillville podiatrist
  • "Very personable. Very helpful. Made me feel very comfortable in their setting."

    - Robert K.
    best merrillville podiatrist
  • "Best place to go for foot care. The doctors are great. The staff is wonderful."

    - F. Kilduff
    best merrillville podiatrist
  • "Was here for my toenails. Took care of me. Lots of information. Easy process. Would definitely recommend this place. I was also recommend orthodics, best money I've spent on myself."

    - Sen D.
    best merrillville podiatrist
  • "Excellent care, great doctors! Recommend highly."

    - George G.
    best merrillville podiatrist
  • "Very personable. Very helpful. Made me feel very comfortable in their setting."

    - Robert K.
    best merrillville podiatrist
  • "Best place to go for foot care. The doctors are great. The staff is wonderful."

    - F. Kilduff
    best merrillville podiatrist
  • "Was here for my toenails. Took care of me. Lots of information. Easy process. Would definitely recommend this place. I was also recommend orthodics, best money I've spent on myself."

    - Sen D.
    best merrillville podiatrist
  • "Excellent care, great doctors! Recommend highly."

    - George G.
    best merrillville podiatrist
*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Weil Foot & Ankle Institute. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.
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The Merrillville, IN, podiatrist of Weil Foot & Ankle Institute treats all medical and surgical foot and ankle conditions. Our licensed podiatrist in Merrillville, IN, has helped over 200,000+ patients find relief for their foot pain, heel pain and ankle pain, and we can help you too! Our foot doctor can help treat all foot and ankle conditions, including, bunions, claw toe, corns, calluses, foot pain, hammertoes, heel pain, ingrown toenails, neuromas, toenail fungus and sports related foot and ankle injuries.
With the most effective and state-of-the-art, quality podiatry care services in Merrillville, IN, we can help you return to a pain-free life and get back to the things you love! Come experience Weil Foot & Ankle Institute and you will see we offer 5-star podiatry care in Merrillville, Valparaiso, Portage, Munster, Schererville, Dyer, Chesterton, St. John, Crown Point, Porter & Highland, IN.
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Update (4/8/2020):

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