Dr. Joseph Disabato, DPM

Dr. Joseph Disabato, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Joseph Disabato, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1990 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, podiatric surgery, and more.Read his story

103 S Pantops Dr Ste 201

Charlottesville, VA 22911

Contact Information

(434) 977-8040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Disabato performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foot Conditions
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bunion
normal
more than 71% of peers
Hammer Toe
normal
more than 67% of peers

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Dr. Disabato's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Disabato "Dr. Disabato is a native of Altoona, Pennsylvania and has been in private practice since 1994. He has been trained in traditional podiatric and orthopedic surgical methods. Dr. Disabato has undergone specialized training in reconstructive surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, plastic surgery, total ankle joint replacement surgery, and the Russian Ilizarov Method. He studied reconstructive and trauma surgery of the lower extremity throughout the U.S., Europe, South America, and Russia. His practice encompasses all aspects of foot and ankle care including simple and complex deformity management, medical and surgical intervention of traumatic injuries, cosmetic procedures, total ankle replacement surgery, and preventive and interventional of diabetic foot and ankle complications."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Disabato "Our practice is devoted to providing excellence in foot & ankle care."

3  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

24  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

28  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Endoscopic Laser Therapy
  • 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 Laser Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Wart Removal
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.

Education

  • St Francis University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Bedford
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Bedford
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Russian Ilizarov Centre for Restorative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Kurgan Russia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Instituto Clinico Humanitas Hospital, Milano Italy
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Disabato has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Disabato's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Disabato to family and friends
21 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Disabato's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Disabato was recommended to me by a family member, and I am so glad I took her advice to see him. After being in pain for several months, he quickly diagnosed my issue and while it needed to be resolved with surgery, he and his team did an excellent job. I had surgery in late May, and am...more
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I would highly recommend Dr. Disabato.
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My experience with Dr. Disabato has been excellent in every respect. I was referred to him to correct foot deformities & a foot ulcer that had not healed after 9 years of constant treatment. He evaluated my condition & recommended surgery. Surgery was in late March and by the end of May I was...more
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Emergency surgery on my broken toe, done quickly and painlessly... questions answered directly and precisely
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We wish you a swift recovery!

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I can't say enough about Dr. Disabto and how great he has been to me. I've had a very traumatic experience with foot surgery and have been in chronic pain since. Dr Disabto took the extra time as he always does to explain things to me and reassure me. He's professional, knowledgeable, and is...more
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Thank you for your review Jennifer!

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