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This page lists websites with details about physicians in the United States using the Ponseti method.  The physicians are not necessarily endorsed as "qualified" or experienced in the method; please research the details of the method and interview the doctor about their techniques and experience if you intend to take your child to him/her for treatment.

Dr. Michael Colburn, of Pleasanton and Walnut Creek, CA

Article on Dr. Stuart Weinstein, Department Chair at the University of Iowa

Website for Dr. Steven Lund- Dallas/Fort Worth area, Texas:

Biography on Dr. Kent Vincent, who practices in Tucson, Arizona:

Minneapolis: Twin Cities Shriners - "Ponseti method casting for Clubfoot" - updated March 2003
http://www.shrinershq.org/patientedu/clubfootponseti.html

Twin Cities Shriners - "SURGERY-FREE Old clubfoot treatment method getting positive reviews" (Ponseti) - Published 4-01 http://www.shrinershq.org/whatsnewarch/archives01/clubfoot4-01.html

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, St. Paul, MN (lower extremity clinic within orthopaedics group):

Profile on Dr. Matthew Dobbs using the Ponseti Method at Children's Hospital and the Shriner's Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
 
additional article for parents from St. Louis Childrens:
 
information on clubfoot treatment from Washington University Medical Center (Dr. Dobbs):
 
Information on Dr. Dobbs' genetic research on clubfoot:
 
"Surgeon revives successful clubfoot treatment"
Science Blog article on Dr. Dobbs' use of method, Dec. 27, 2004:
 
Information on Ponseti method and Dr. Dobbs from the National Association of Children's Hospitals:
 
 

A May 1998 press release from Dr. John E. Herzenberg (when he was with the University of Maryland)
http://www.umm.edu/news/releases/club.html
 
Press release from 2002 on Dr. Herzenberg and Ponseti method:
 
 
Dr. Herzenberg's website at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, with FAQs about clubfoot, patient testimonials, history of the method and more:
 
Before and after pictures of patients treated at Sinai:

http://www.lifebridgehealth.org/sinaibody.cfm?id=1530

An article about Dr. Herzenberg:

http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/501694/

December 2002 television feature about one of Dr. Herzenberg's patients:
 

Dr. David Sher's website, NYU Medical Center and Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY:
 
Dr. Sher's article about clubfoot treatment using the Ponseti method:

Dr. Wallace Lehman's site, Hospital for Joint Diseases, NYU Medical Center, New York, NY:

An article about Ponseti method treatement at Dr. Lehman and Dr. Sher's clinic on the NYU website.

An April 2001 article on Lubbock Online, from the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal about Dr. David Godfried, Children's Orthopaedic Center at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center:

Links with contact information concerning Dr. Steven Frick of Charlotte, North Carolina (Dr. Frick's own son was born with clubfoot):

Information about Dr. Vincent Mosca in Washington state:

Dr. Kenneth Noonan, University of Wisconsin Dept. of Orthopaedics, Madison, WI

Dr. Richard Schwend, Albuquerque, NM:

Website for Dr. Ronald W. Smith of Long Beach, California:

Website for Dr. Robert Durkin, Honolulu, Hawaii:

Biography for Dr. Buzz Showalter, practicing in Boise, Idaho:

Dr. Raymond Emerson and Dr. Sterling Laaveg, Mason City, Iowa:

Dr. Walid Yassir, Boston, MA

Dr. James Kasser, Boston, MA

Dr. Dennis Grogan, Tampa, Florida:

Dr. Susan K. Bonar, Kansas City, MO

Dr. David P. Roye Jr., Children's Hospital of New York, NY, NY:

Dr. Diane VonStein, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH:

Biography of Dr. Harold Van Bosse, Hospital of Joint Diseases in New York City, found at the site of A Leg to Stand On organization (also features bio of Dr. Dinesh Patel, Massachusetts General Hospital):

Article abstract from the Journal of the Southern Orthopedic Association (date unknown), by Dr. J. Scott Doyle of Alabama, reporting on his success in initial use of the Ponseti method:
Doctor info:

 

Shriners Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky, information about Dr. Vishwas Talwalkar who offers the Ponseti method:

Website for Children's Hospital of New York- Presbyterian: