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Dr. Cottom Publishes Data on a Minimally Invasive Surgery for Ankle Instability at 5 year outomes!

ATFL repair is done all through a small arthroscope.  Note  the anchors in the distal fibula that were inserted through minim

Medium-term Outcomes of the Arthroscopic Brostrom Procedure: A Retrospective Analysis of 66 Patients


Dr. Cottom and his fellows at the 2023 FLOFAC fellow reunion. Dr. James M. Cottom Dr. James M. Cottom DPM, FACFAS is the owner and Director of the Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgical Fellowship in Sarasota, FL. Dr. Cottom has practiced in Sarasota since 2007 and completed his fellowship training at the prestigious Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center in Columbus, OH under the guidance 3 fellowship trained orthopedic foot & ankle surgeons. Dr. Cottom is a devoted patient advocate and is very involved in the most up to date technology in foot & ankle care and has published over 60 papers and book chapters in peer reviewed publications. Dr. Cottom also routinely lectures on cutting edge procedures both in the United States and internationally. Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center has graduated 13 fellows to date who are leaders in the profession and located all over the United States.

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Dr. James Cottom presenting his research on Total Ankle Replacement outcomes.

Dr. James Cottom Teaches Advanced Total Ankle Course

Dr. James Cottom of Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center was honored to have been the only United States doctor to help instruct at the Hintermann Advanced Total Ankle Course in Park City, Utah. This advanced technology is available in Sarasota, FL.
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FLOFAC Fellow Reunion 2023

Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center recently held its first fellows’ reunion in Utah. Nine former fellows joined Dr. Cottom for a weekend of cutting-edge education on the latest in total ankle replacement and lower extremity patient care.