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Albert D'Angelantonio, III, DPM, FACFAS

Albert D'Angelantonio, III, DPM, FACFAS Physician

Chief of the Section of Podiatry/Foot and Ankle Surgery, Penn Medicine Plastic Surgery Fellowship Director, Lower Extremity Reconstruction Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Dr. D'Angelantonio is employed by Penn Medicine.

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 Foot and Ankle Surgeons from 2012 - 2018 by the Consumers Research Council of America

Recognized by Best Doctors in America from 2012 - 2018

Recognized as a Penn Medicine Health Care Hero from 2013 - 2018

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties


  • Plastic Surgery
  • Podiatry

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:

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Deformity
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Replacement (Arthroplasty)
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Ankle Trauma
  • Bunions
  • Cartilage Injuries
  • Cartiva Implant
  • Cavus Foot (High Arched Foot)
  • 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 Surgery
  • Lapiplasty Procedure
  • Lower Extremities Plastic Surgery
  • Lower Extremity Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Operative Ankle Surgery
  • Overlapping Toes
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Grafting
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Sport Related Ankle Injury
  • Sports Injury
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS)
  • Tendon Injuries & Tendonitis
  • Tendon Transfers
  • Total Ankle Replacement

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 and only 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. Dr. D'Angelantonio III is now the Director of the Lower Extremity Fellowship within the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of Penn Medicine

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 as he is recognized annually as one of the Top Surgeons in his field.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • 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
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

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


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 (Fellow), 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 employed by Penn Medicine.

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 through the most advanced techniques improving functional and aesthetic outcomes. 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:

Messa C, D’Angelantonio A, Fischer J, Rhemtulla I, Broach RB, Chatman B, Mauch JT, Wes A: Institutional experience with ultrasonic debridement for the management of complex lower extremity wounds: A retrospective analysis of clinical outcomes and cost Annals of Plastic Surgery : 2018 (Epub).

D'Angelantonio A 3rd, Kovach SJ: Retrospective review evaluating the outcomes of free tissue reconstruction for plantar foot defects In progress : 2018.

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 : 2018.

Multi-Center Trial--In Progress: A prospective, randomized, multi-center trial evaluating the effectiveness of the V.A.C. Ulta Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System with V.A.C. VeraFlo Dressing System in operatively debrided wounds In Progress : 2018.

D'Angelantonio Albert, Levin L. Scott, Mehta Samir, Sarwer David, Lorenzo Matthew, Kovach Stephen: The psychosocial impact of lower extremity amputation In progress : 2018.

D'Angelantonio Albert III, Mohler Emil: Stem cell treatment for diabetic foot ulcers In progress : 2018.

D'Angelantonio Albert III, Baker Mark: Surgical management of foot and toe deformities : 2017.

D'Angelantonio Albert III: Hot topics for the primary care provider Penn Medicine Cherry Hill : 2016.

D'Angelantonio, Albert III: Great save: Diabetic patient back on his feet after near amputation Penn Medicine in the News : 2016.

D'Angelantonio Albert III: Why your feet smell so bad — and what to do about it : 2016.

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Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
3400 Spruce Street, 14th Fl. So. PCAM

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

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