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The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy - Baltimore, MD



The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy provides an award-winning team of surgeons who offer advanced treatments for common and complex foot and ankle disorders. 

Mercy’s Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction is a division of The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy Medical Center, named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Clifford Jeng, renowned foot and ankle surgeon in Baltimore, leads a team of experts, including, Dr. John Campbell, Dr. Rebecca Cerrato, Dr. Patrick Maloney and Dr. Lew Schon.

Together our foot and ankle surgeons provide best-in-practice treatment options for concerns of the footankleheelbig toe and smaller toes.


Pioneering Treatments for Foot and Ankle Disorders

The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy is recognized as one of the region’s best programs for foot and ankle reconstruction and injury. From intricate repairs and trauma, such as crushed feet and ankle replacements, to less complex diagnoses such as Achilles tendonitis or bone spurs, our foot and ankle surgeons offer advanced surgical care as well as innovative, one-of-a-kind treatment and recovery management.

Our Board Certified orthopedic surgeons are committed to offering patients effective and groundbreaking clinical treatment. Mercy was the first hospital in the Maryland to offer synthetic implant surgery as an alternative to toe fusion for arthritis of the big toe as well as one of the first in the United States to offer advanced minimally invasive bunion surgery.

Well-versed in minimally invasive techniques, our team of foot and ankle doctors provide wide-ranging expertise for the full spectrum of foot and ankle treatment options including:

Foot and Ankle Care Offered with Compassion and Respect

Our physician team is dedicated to offering innovative and comprehensive foot and ankle treatment options. Our Institute was founded to provide advanced technology in an atmosphere of compassion and respect. Patients across Baltimore and the United States seek the expertise of our foot and ankle surgeons. Even some of our nation’s elite athletes have turned to us for complex foot and ankle injury reconstruction and treatment.

Internationally Acclaimed for Teaching and Defining Treatment Standards

The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction’s surgeons are dedicated to education and training. Our prestigious Foot and Ankle Fellowship program, under the leadership of Dr. Rebecca Cerrato, develops Board Certified orthopedic surgeons into foot and ankle specialists. In addition, surgeons from across the globe meet at the Institute to train and share foot and ankle surgical treatments and research findings. These meetings often result in defining new national standards for foot and ankle treatments.

Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Services Offered On-Site

Our patients at The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy enjoy access to all their treatment needs with the following on-site services:

Convenient Foot and Ankle Care in Baltimore

The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction’s main office is located at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. We are conveniently accessed from the McAuley Plaza Lobby

A fully dedicated surgical suite for our foot and ankle surgery patients is located on-site in McAuley Plaza. Patients needing to stay in the hospital for recovery are moved to The Bunting Center, Mercy’s award-winning patient tower with all private rooms. The Bunting Center has a floor specifically dedicated to the care of our orthopedic patients, with nurses specially trained in the care and recovery of our patients. 

Our foot and ankle surgeons also have offices in: 

Awards and Recognition

Mercy Medical Center offers our patients top rated orthopedic surgeons and some of the best treatment options as recognized regionally and nationally: 

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery - Healthgrades
  • Dr. Clifford Jeng named to Baltimore magazine’s Top Doctors
  • Dr. John Campbell named to Baltimore magazine’s Top Doctors
  • Dr. Rebecca Cerrato named to Baltimore magazine’s Top Doctors
  • Dr. Patrick Maloney named to Baltimore magazine’s Top Doctors
  • Dr. Lew Schon named to Baltimore magazine’s Top Doctors

Offering Physician-to-Physician Phone and Email Second Opinion Consultations Within 24 Hours

Our surgeons are proud to provide second opinions for routine and complex foot and ankle conditions. Physician-to-Physician Second Opinion Consultations can be completed via phone or email within 24 hours by calling the Foot and Ankle Institute Physician Phone Line at 410-659-2800.

If you are a patient seeking a second opinion, you may directly schedule an appointment with our doctors or request your doctor to contact our Foot and Ankle Institute specialists at 410-659-2800.  

Helping physicians and patients get immediate answers to complex and challenging foot and ankle cases is a priority for our surgeons and part of their commitment to excellence in medical care.

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