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Dr. Heilala's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Heilala "Born and raised in Alaska, Dr. Matt A. Heilala attended Soldotna High School and graduated in 1988. Dr. Heilala was a commercial fisherman for many years in his families small business. Although he enjoyed this aspect of his life, it was clear that this was not the direction for him. Having personally undergone foot surgery and having an uncle in Michigan who was a foot doctor, Dr. Heilala became interested in the world of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery early on. Dr. Heilala's formal undergraduate education began at the University of Oregon and was completed at the University of Alaska Anchorage in 1991. Dr. Heilala then entered Podiatric Medical School at the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, where he graduated Valedictorian and Summa Cum Laude in 1995. That same year Dr. Heilala was accepted into the Northern Virginia Podiatric Residency Program, considered one of the top Surgical Foot and Ankle residencies in the Nation. He additionally received Plastic Surgical Training in lower extremity reconstructive and limb salvage surgery at Georgetown University Hospital under the direction of one of worlds foremost experts. After completing his residency in 1998, Dr. Heilala and his family moved back to their home of Alaska where he is currently in private practice at AFAS. Dr. Heilala has written research articles for The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery and has given many lectures on these topics Nationally."
Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
Podiatric Foot Surgery
Dr. Heilala does not have any board certifications listed.
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
Foot and Ankle Disorders
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Ulcer of Foot
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Ankle Fracture Repair
Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Hammer Toe Repair
Ingrown Toenail Surgery
Ingrown Toenail Treatment
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
Wound Care and Management
Malpractice Claims not available
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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University Of Alaska, Anchorage
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
University Of Oregon
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
Dr. William M. Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1995
Northern Virginia Podiatric Residency Program
Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
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Media & Publications
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