Dr. Jeffrey McAlister, DPM

Dr. Jeffrey McAlister, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Jeffrey McAlister, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Sun City West, AZ and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Temple University / Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in 2009 and specializes in podiatric surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

14520 W Granite Valley Dr Ste 210

Sun City West, AZ 85375

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(866) 974-2673

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Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. McAlister's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McAlister "Jeffrey E. McAlister, DPM is a fellowship-trained and board certified foot and ankle surgeon specializing in advanced foot and ankle reconstruction, sports medicine, primary and revision total ankle replacements, trauma and limb salvage. He is dedicated to advancing quality patient care, educating the medical community through national and international lectures, and publishing on new surgical techniques. Dr. McAlister completed a prestigious orthopedic foot and ankle fellowship in Columbus, Ohio at the Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center under Drs. Christopher Hyer, Gregory Berlet and Terrence Philbin. This extensive year comprised of high volume surgery, research, and practice management. Research interests during his year involved bunion correction, total ankle replacements, and biologics in foot and ankle. Here he specifically trained on the Inbone/Prophecy, Salto Talaris, and STAR total ankle systems. His mentors are pioneers in the realm of foot and ankle surgery and this was the most influential year of his career. Dr. McAlister completed an extensive residency-training program in the busy suburbs of northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. The INOVA Fairfax Hospital Podiatric Residency has a distinct advantage with specialized training in orthopedic trauma, adult and pediatric reconstruction, and diabetic limb salvage including Charcot deformity. Specific rotations included internal medicine, infectious diseases, vascular surgery, emergency medicine, and general surgery. Here, he served as Chief Resident for the Limb Salvage Service at Georgetown University Hospital under Drs. John Steinberg and Chris Attinger. The Limb Salvage Service is a dedicated team at Georgetown whose focus are diabetic ulcer prevention, limb salvage and reconstructive plastic surgery. Dr. McAlister began a rigorous four years of specialized medical training in podiatric medicine and surgery. During his tenure, he enjoyed teaching students, performing research and student lectures. He began his career at the University of Iowa studying Biologic Sciences, where he first aspired to work in the medical field. Dr. McAlister is board certified in reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery and foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is also a fellow member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) and a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McAlister "I take care in treating my patients as if they were family.  Your ankles and feet are especially important for every day function and activity. My focus is getting the patient back to their favorite sport or Arizona activity as quickly as possible.  Here at The CORE Institute, we have a prime focus on a team approach and on education.  My team that surrounds me is an integral part of the rehabilitation process and we strive to please each and every patient."

9  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

2  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

65  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Clonus
  • Ankle Defects - Short Stature
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachymetatarsia
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dropfoot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Infections
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • High Arch
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Foot
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Turf Toe
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
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39  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • 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
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Metatarsal Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Ankle Fracture
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Metatarsal Fracture
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Point Injection
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  • University of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Temple University / Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Clinic-Columbus Ohio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. McAlister reconstructed my foot from previous surgery by another doctor. He did a fantastic job. He is very pleasant and easy to talk to. Would recommend him highly. I can wear sandals again, thanks to Dr. McAlister!
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I ruptured my Achilles and Dr McAllister did a great job of putting me back together. From my first appointment Dr McAllister and his team were great to work with, knowledgeable, informative and professional. He treats you feel like a person instead of a patient number. I would highly recommend Dr...Read More
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I highly recommend Dr. McAlister.
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I went to see Dr. McAlister after I had two failed bunion surgeries on my right foot. I was pleased to see that he does bunion revision surgery. From the moment I went to his office I knew I was in the right place to get help. He is friendly, knowledgeable and took the time to explain everything...Read More
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I had problems with hammer toes, went to see Dr. McAlister, I like his demeanor right away and very confident, he suggested what procedure to do regarding my hammer toes, and the procedure went without a hitch, I'm extremely satisfied with his work and more important with the results, and If I ever...Read More
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