Keith Heier, MD
Ankle Replacement Specialist
Dr. Heier is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in surgery and reconstruction of the foot and ankle due to trauma and sports-related injuries. He performs complex reconstructions, including fusions, total ankle replacements, and arthroscopy. Dr. Heier is one of few surgeons across the country board certified in orthopedic surgery, fellowship trained in foot and ankle surgery, and subspecialty certified in sports medicine. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Heier received his medical degree at the University of Florida, where he ranked third in his class. He completed his surgical residency at Baylor College of Medicine and received his fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery at Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa, under the direction of top orthopedic foot and ankle trauma doctors Roy Sanders and Arthur Walling. Dr. Heier serves as a consultant for Small Bone Innovations, Inc., teaching orthopedic surgeons how to successfully perform surgical replacements with their STAR™ ankle,” the only 3-piece mobile bearing total ankle available in the United States. From 1995 to 2005, he consulted for the Agility™ ankle, which was the first commonly used prosthesis. Dr. Heier also has extensive experience using the Salto Talaris™ ankle, by Tornier, in total ankle replacement surgeries.