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Albert D'Angelantonio, III, DPM, FACFAS

Albert D'Angelantonio, III, DPM, FACFAS Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Dr. D'Angelantonio is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

About Dr. Albert D'Angelantonio, III

Recognized as one of America's Top Podiatrists for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 by the Consumers Research Council of America

Recognized as a Penn Medicine Health Care Hero in 2013-2016

Clinical Specialties


  • Plastic Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery and Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Foot Surgery, 2015
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery, 2012

Additional Certification:

  • Board Certified by The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Clinical Expertise:

  • Ankle Deformity
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Ankle Trauma
  • Cartilage Injuries
  • Cavus Foot (High Arched Foot)
  • Chronic Wounds
  • Diabetic Foot and Ankle Conditions
  • Endoscopic Heel Surgery
  • Flat Foot (Pes Planus)
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament Repair
  • Foot Arthritis
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Fusion
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot Tendonitis
  • Fracture Reconstruction
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Lower Extremity Surgery
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Overlapping Toes
  • Plastic Surgery of the Lower Extremities
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Grafting
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Sport Related Ankle Injury
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS)
  • Tendon Injuries & Tendonitis
  • Tendon Tears
  • Tendon Transfers
  • Wound Complications

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Albert D’Angelantonio, III was selected from the most highly qualified and sought after individuals in the United States as the very first fellow to pioneer a dedicated lower extremity fellowship within the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of Penn Medicine at the prestigious Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His completed fellowship training focused on providing patients with both functional and aesthetic outcomes for all conditions of the foot, ankle, and lower leg.
Prior to his fellowship training

Dr. D’Angelantonio III completed one of the most comprehensive surgical training programs in the country. He was trained in the most advanced and sophisticated techniques in foot and ankle surgery to-date. This was accomplished through a rigorous 4 year surgical residency within the University of Pennsylvania Health Systems covering all aspects of the foot and ankle, along with the major reconstructive and traumatic surgeries of the lower extremities.

Dr. D’Angelantonio III is Board Certified in all aspects of foot surgery as well as reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery. He has an in-depth knowledge and comprehensive experience with pre-operative treatment planning, operative experience and post-operative care of patients with congenital and acquired deformities of the foot and ankle.

Dr. D’Angelantonio III continues to demonstrate his outstanding ability in treating all foot and ankle disorders.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Podiatric Medical School: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
Residency: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management, National American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, National American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine, National American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, International American Diabetes Awareness, National American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), National American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA), National Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association (PPMA), Local Society for Vascular Surgery, National Stirling-Harford-DiPrimio Honorary Anatomical Society,, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. D'Angelantonio is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Dr. D'Angelantonio III research goals aim to improve the current operative techniques used in lower extremity reconstruction and limb preservation. His background in engineering augments well to the lower extremities as he is an innovator of new techniques that have proven to decrease potential complications improving both functional and aesthetic outcomes keeping patients walking

Selected Publications:

D'Angelantonio III, Mohler, MD: Stem Cell treatment for Diabetic foot ulcers In progress : 2015-2016.

Multi-Center: Retrospective study examining the clinical outcomes for the use of Integra, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy, Local flaps and Tissue flaps for Complex Lower Extremity Wounds In progress : 2015-2016.

Cindy Kuzma: Men's Health Expert Commenatary 9 Nail Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore : 2015.

Eric Spitznagel: Men's Health Expert Commentary : 2015.

CBS-3: FDA Warning Over The Counter Diabetic Foot Cream Products - Are They Safe? CBS-3 : 2014.

Penn Medicine: ABC News Chat with Penn Medicine "Center for Wound Healing and Reconstruction" ABC News : 2014.

Men’s Health Magazine: Expert commentary Men’s Health Magazine Men’s Health Magazine : 2014.

Brigido Stephen A, Bleazey Scott T, Protzman Nicole M, D'Angelantonio Albert, Schoenhaus Harold D: A retrospective analysis evaluating allogeneic cancellous bone sponge for foot and ankle arthrodesis. The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 52 (1): 28-31,2013.

D'Angelantonio Albert M, Schick Faith A: Ankle distraction arthroplasty combined with joint resurfacing for management of an osteochondral defect of the talus and concomitant osteoarthritis: a case report. The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 52 (1): 76-9,2013.

Nikki Dowling: Weight Watchers Magazine Media - Athlete's Foot Weight Watchers Magazine : 2013.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7300
Fax: (215) 615-0474
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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