Foot and Ankle Surgery Experts
Dane K. Wukich, MD
Dr. Wukich is medical director and chief of the Foot and Ankle Division of the Department of Orthopaedics at UPMC. As a leading researcher and clinician, and as the author and coauthor of numerous prestigious publications, Dr. Wukich is frequently invited to speak nationally and internationally. He also serves as an orthopaedic foot and ankle consultant to the Pittsburgh Ballet and the athletic departments at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Robert Morris University, Duquesne University, and Point Park University, as well as a consultant for the VA Medical Center.
Jeffrey M. Manway, DPM
Dr. Manway specializes in surgical management of the foot and ankle. He earned his medical degree from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Manway is a Pittsburgh native and completed his surgical residency training at UPMC. He currently works in the University of Pittsburgh Physicians’ Department of Orthopaedics within the Foot and Ankle Division. Dr. Manway also holds the title of clinical instructor within the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and trains residents in the UPMC Mercy Podiatric Surgical Residency program.
Dr. Manway’s interests and expertise include treatment of foot and ankle fractures, diabetic limb salvage, and foot and ankle reconstruction.
Patrick. R. Burns, DPM
Board-certified in both foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, Dr. Burns is an attending physician at UPMC Mercy and UPMC Presbyterian. He is both a practicing physician and researcher for UPMC’s Foot and Ankle Division of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is a western Pennsylvania native who completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh before attending podiatric medical school in Chicago, Illinois. Before joining UPMC in 2006, Dr. Burns completed the three-year podiatric medicine and surgery residency program, of which he now serves as director.
Dr. Burns specializes in the surgical treatment of the foot and ankle, focusing on revision, reconstruction, and limb preservation. He has attended several continuing education conferences and cadaver training labs ranging from ankle implant arthroplasty to foot and ankle plastic surgery techniques. Dr. Burns also spent time in Kurgan, Russia, being exposed to the Illizarov external fixation technique he utilizes in limb preservation. He has lectured across the country, contributed to articles and textbooks, and in 2012 was named by his peers to the country’s list of most influential podiatrists. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, a fellow of both the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons, and a diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is active in the training of residents and students in all aspects of foot and ankle treatment.