J. Turner Vosseller, MD, specializes in the operative and nonoperative treatment of foot and ankle disorders. His goal is to alleviate patients' pain and return them to the activities they enjoy. Dr. Vosseller has extensive training and experience in foot and ankle reconstruction, including reconstruction for flat feet and high arches. He is also highly skilled at treating bunions, hammertoe, claw toes, tendon disorders, foot and ankle trauma, and arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle using the most advanced surgical techniques.
Dr. Vosseller hails from Jacksonville, FL, where he grew up and went to high school. Since then, he has been steadily heading north. He attended Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, double-majoring in Chemistry and Classics. He then went to Georgetown University in Washington, DC, for medical school. After a brief return home to Jacksonville for an internship at the prestigious Mayo Clinic, Dr. Vosseller attended Georgetown again, this time for his orthopedic residency. Continuing his trek up the eastern seaboard, Dr. Vosseller completed an orthopedic foot and ankle fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. During his time at HSS, Dr. Vosseller had the opportunity to spend months on the Complex Reconstruction Service, treating patients with complicated deformities.
In addition to being an accomplished clinician, Dr. Vosseller is a well-published scholar, having authored a textbook chapter and numerous peer-reviewed articles for top medical journals. He regularly presents his work at regional and national academic meetings and lectures medical students and residents at Columbia University. His current research projects involve the use of different suture materials in orthopedic foot and ankle surgeries.
Dr. Vosseller's keen interest in orthopedics throughout in the developing world led him to spend six weeks working at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Moshi, Tanzania, in 2011, where he assisted local Tanzanian doctors in treating a wide variety of orthopedic ailments.
|1996 - 2000||Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry and Classics|
Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
|2000 - 2004||Doctor of Medicine|
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
|2004 - 2005||Intern, General Surgery|
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
|2005 - 2009||Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery|
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
|2009 - 2010||Clinical Fellow, Foot and Ankle Surgery|
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY