Matthew J. Pacana M.D. Foot & Ankle Specialist and Orthopedic Surgeon

Matthew J. Pacana M.D.

Matthew J. Pacana M.D.

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Foot and Ankle Specialist

About Dr. Pacana

Dr. Matthew Pacana is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle injuries and disorders. He completed medical school at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. Dr. Pacana finished an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He went on to complete his foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Texas Houston.

 With a focus on foot and ankle pathology, Dr. Pacana treats patients of all ages with conditions including foot and ankle arthritis, tendonitis, ankle instability, athletic injuries, bunions, and fractures. He has a special interest in ankle replacement, minimally invasive techniques, and arthroscopy.
 Dr. Pacana has published papers on orthopedic education and adult-acquired flatfoot deformity in several peer-reviewed journals, including the prestigious Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. His research has been presented at numerous national and international meetings. While in fellowship, he helped take care of several professional and collegiate Houston sports teams. Dr. Pacana enjoys spending his free time with his wife and son at the beach. His hobbies include fishing, golfing, and watching his beloved Philadelphia Eagles.
Doctor of Medicine:
Pennsylvania State College of Medicine

Residency:
University of South Carolina Orthopedic Surgery – Chief Resident

Fellowship:
Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship at University of Texas Medical School at Houston

SR 64 East
Lakewood Ranch

Common Conditions & Treatments

  • Achilles tendon problems
  • Ankle sprains
  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Athletic injuries to the foot and ankle
  • Bunions, hammertoes
  • Cartilage preservation and restoration
  • Flat foot and Cavus foot
  • Foot and Ankle cartilage injuries
  • Foot and ankle reconstructive surgery
  • Tendon injuries
  • Total ankle replacement and fusion
  • Traumatic injuries (fractures and dislocations) of the foot and ankle