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Whether you have recently suffered an injury or struggle with chronic issues, you know how much a problem with your foot or ankle can affect your daily activities and even your quality of life. Dr. Christopher Hubbard, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience treating foot and ankle conditions, understands not only the complexity of the foot and ankle but also the very real effect they have on his patients’ lives.

To restore normal functioning and mobility as quickly as possible, Dr. Hubbard combines his specialized training and experience with the latest innovations in surgical techniques to create an individualized treatment plan for each of his patients.

Why Choose Dr. Hubbard

After practicing for more than two decades in New York City, Dr. Christopher Hubbard has relocated his practice to northern New Jersey, from where he grew up and resides, and has joined Ortho-Care Wayne, a part of the Atlantic Medical Group. A board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Hubbard served for 17 years as the Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, consulting and treating some of the most complicated foot and ankle conditions that other orthopedic surgeons referred for his expertise.

Following his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Dr. Hubbard completed a Foot and Ankle Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Hubbard has been featured in New York Magazine, US News and World Report and recognized by Castle Connolly Top Doctors and Super Doctors.

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Surgical Procedures Performed By Dr. Hubbard

The fact that certain problems of the foot and ankle develop slowly, rather than in a sudden, dramatic accident, does not make them any less uncomfortable or incapacitating. Some of the long-term conditions Dr. Hubbard treats on a regular basis include:

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Foot Procedures

We depend on our feet to help us maintain balance and get from one place to another. However, because we typically put a great deal of weight on our feet throughout the day, foot problems that require surgery are quite common. Dr. Hubbard routinely performs a wide variety of surgical procedures when other treatment options for foot pain fail to provide relief. These include:

  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Lisfranc Injury Fixation
  • Hammertoe Correction
  • Cheilectomy for Hallux Rigidus
  • Sesamoidectomy
  • Foot Revision Surgery
  • Spring Ligament Repair
  • Bunion Correction
  • Neuroma Excision
  • Subtalar Fusion
  • Foot Fracture Fixation
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Ankle Procedures

Slip and falls, sports and car accidents make injuries to the ankle extremely common. While not all ankle injuries require surgery, some are severe enough to require surgical intervention. If surgery is required to correct your ankle injury, you need an experienced foot and ankle surgeon to provide proper treatment. Dr. Hubbard is experienced in providing the following surgical procedures for ankle injuries:

  • Achilles Rupture Repair
  • Peroneal Tendon Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Revision Surgery
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Achilles Reconstruction with FHL Tendon Transfer
  • Total Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Fracture Fixation
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Sports Procedures

Whether you are a professional athlete or play recreational sports, injuries, particularly with the Achilles tendon, can occur. When the Achilles tendon is injured, it may tear or rupture, causing pain that may make it difficult to function. Typically, the most effective  way to treat a tendon tear or rupture is through surgical repair. Dr. Hubbard is experienced in providing these surgical procedures for sports injuries:

  • Achilles Reconstruction with FHL Tendon Transfer
  • Peroneal Tendon Repair
  • Lisfranc Injury Fixation
  • Achilles Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Cheilectomy for Hallux Rigidus
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Cartilage Repair

Cartilage is a smooth but vulnerable tissue that covers and protects the ends of our bones that form the joints of the foot and ankle. Cartilage can be damaged by traumatic injuries, chronic wear-and-tear, and inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. Most often, the only way to repair damaged cartilage is through surgical intervention. Dr. Hubbard performs the following procedures for cartilage repair:

  • Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation
  • Bone Marrow Aspirate
  • Juvenile Allograft Transplantation
  • Bone Marrow Stimulation
Contact Our Office Today to Get Started

When something happens to your foot or ankle that results in pain and reduced mobility, it is important to consult with a trusted healthcare professional as soon as possible to make sure that you are not continuing to do more damage. Dr. Christopher Hubbard will first listen to your description of the problem and then leverage his experience and expertise with the most advanced techniques available, both surgical and nonsurgical, to develop a treatment plan to get you quickly back to your normal activities.

If you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us today.

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