Calvin J. Rushing, DPM, a Podiatric Surgeon with Dallas Orthopedic and Shoulder Institute

Get to know Podiatric Surgeon Dr. Calvin J. Rushing, who serves patients in Sunnyvale, Texas.

Dr. Rushing is a fellowship-trained podiatric surgeon with specialty in advanced reconstruction, including total ankle replacement, arthroscopic cartilage repair, deformity correction, minimally invasive surgery, sports injuries, and trauma.  

A devoted patient advocate, his approaches center around both patient education and the latest evidence-based research at the Dallas Orthopedic and Shoulder Institute, located in Sunnyvale, Texas. It is important to Dr. Rushing that his patients understand their condition and select the individualized treatment option that best fits their unique needs and lifestyles.

The team of professionals at Dallas Orthopedic & Shoulder Institute address everyday disorders that affect the bones, joints, cartilage, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. They handle the evaluation and management of degenerative diseases such as arthritis, care for fractures, and complex joint replacement surgery. Their services are individualized to each patient’s needs.

A native Texan, Dr. Rushing attended the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Barry University’s School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami Shores, Florida and graduated Valedictorian for the class of 2016. He then completed a three-year podiatric medical and surgical residency, with the added credential of reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, at Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation, Florida. 

This was followed by an additional one-year fellowship in advanced reconstruction at the prestigious Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center in Worthington, Ohio. There, Dr. Rushing focused his skills among some of the world-renowned fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeons, from both orthopedic and podiatric backgrounds.

The doctor is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS). The ABFAS is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the public interest by promoting excellence in the art and science of podiatric surgery through certification.

Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment of a variety of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity. A podiatrist, also known as a podiatric physician or a foot and ankle surgeon, is a medical professional devoted to the treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity. They can treat injuries and complications from ongoing health issues like diabetes. 

An avid researcher, educator and innovator, Dr. Rushing has authored publications on a number of topics including total ankle replacement, lateral ankle ligament reconstruction, mal-reduction of the ankle syndesmosis, and physician burnout.  He is the recipient of several awards and distinctions, and speaks regularly at national society meetings, webinars, and podcasts. 

In his free time, Dr. Rushing enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors with his family and friends.

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