Dr. Dean Sorrento, DPM

Dr. Dean Sorrento, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  

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Dr. Dean Sorrento, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Lehighton, PA and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery.

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1241 Blakeslee Boulevard Dr E

Lehighton, PA 18235
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Sorrento's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sorrento does not have any board certifications listed.

24  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

22  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Triple Arthrodesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • St. Joseph's University Philadephia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Temple University / Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Sorrento has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sorrento's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sorrento to family and friends
28 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sorrento's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr. Sorrento helped me tremendously. He did surgery on my ankle to repair a tendon tear. Dr. Dean is no nonsense.. get the job done..loved that about him. Was sincere in his convictions about my outcome and recovery, which was complete. Would definitely recommend his service to others.
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I had an ankle replacement performed by Dr. Sorrento. I would recommend him to anyone who has a foot or ankle problem. He is very thorough and explained everything in depth. I had a very positive experience during pre and post surgery.
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Dr Sorrento has enabled me to walk again. Dr Sorrento's surgical skills are spectacular. I had arthritis in the Great Toe joint and my range of motion was poor. My training and exercise programs were vaulted. I am now returning to normal exercising and just walking normally which I was not able to...more
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I'm very pleased with the careful treatment I'm getting from Dr. Sorrento. He's very cautious about my need for a total ankle replacement,and wants to see how I'm doing in a few months as far as my discomfort in a joint that's basically "shot". He did a STJ fusion for me in January ,2017, and it...more
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I had a very positive experience with Dr. Sorrento. He was caring and understanding. He reassured my husband and I and answered all our questions about my surgery. He wasn't in a hurry to operate, he tried other things first. We were very satisfied and thankful for Dr. Sorrento. He has a very...more
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