Dr. Deann Hofer is a board qualified foot and ankle surgeon, with extensive training in sports medicine. She provides high quality care to diagnose, prevent, and treat various podiatric conditions. After having personal foot and ankle injuries, Dr. Hofer gained an appreciation for the importance of early intervention and rehabilitation. She treats patients of all ages and levels of activity with an understanding and caring approach. In addition to her professional experience in sports medicine, she likes to stay active in the local community. She enjoys adventuring in beautiful Colorado, especially, rocking climbing, skiing, and hiking.




 


EDUCATION
Undergraduate: SUNY University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY; Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences Medical School: Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH; Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

FELLOWSHIP
University Hospital Richmond Medical Center; Cleveland, OH; Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency

RESIDENCY
Fellowship: Sutter Health Palo Alto Medical Foundation; Palo Alto, CA; Sports Medicine Fellowship

MINI-FELLOWSHIP
Munich, Bad Schwartau, and Hamburg, Germany

PUBLICATIONS/RESEARCH
2019 - Modified Valenti Arthroplasty in Running and Jumping Athletes with Hallux Limitus/ Rigidus Analysis of 100 Procedures; Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
2017 - Stabilization of the Fourth Metatarsal-Cuboid Lateral LisFranc Injury: Early Results of an Innovative Technique Using Suture Anchors; Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
2017 - Triple Achilles Tendon Rupture: Case Report in an Athletic Patient; Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
2011 - Evaluation of Fixation Strength for an Austin Bunionectomy: A Comparison Between Kirschner Wire and Screw Fixation; American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Research Poster Contest, Second Place
2010 - Evaluation of Lateral Deviation of Hallux Following Isolation Tibial Sesamoidectomy with Applied Force; American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Research Poster Contest, Third Place

CERTIFICATIONS
Board Qualified in Foot and Ankle Surgery - American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
American Academy of Podiatry Sports Medicine
American Podiatric Medical Association