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Dr. Nicholas J. Wegner - Orthopedic Surgeon, Foot & Ankle 

Specializing in Lower Extremity Trauma and Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery

Dr. Wegner’s focus is on injuries and conditions of the foot and ankle. He received his medical degree from Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and completed an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals. He has further specialized, fellowship training from the Hospital of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in the foot and ankle.

Dr. Wegner is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon that is fellowship-trained in foot and ankle surgery. Having trained at one of the busiest trauma centers in the country, he specializes in taking care of patients with lower extremity trauma injuries and fractures below the hip and knee.

Dr. Wegner and his wife, Krystal, have two daughters, Ara and Kate, that keeps him on his toes and has made him an expert on Daniel Tiger and Curious George. In his free time, Dr. Wegner enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing. He is an avid fan of college basketball and is a diehard USC football fan – Fight on Trojans!

“Being a surgeon, I know it’s not all about surgery: it’s about understanding each patient as an individual and finding the best treatment option for you to get you back on your feet. I am fortunate that my patient relationships often extend well beyond the typical physician-patient relationship, in that they become a meaningful partnership with a common goal.”


  • Fellowship: Foot & Ankle, Hospital of the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Residency: University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle WA

  • Medical School: Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

  • Undergraduate: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Professional Memberships & Certifications:

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • Achilles Tendon Injuries 
  • Ankle Instability 
  • Ankle Sprains 
  • Arthritis of the Ankle 
  • Arthritis of the Foot 
  • Bunions 
  • Claw Toe 
  • Clubfoot 
  • Diabetic Foot 
  • Flat Foot 
  • Foot & Ankle Stress Fractures 
  • Foot Tingling 
  • Fractures and Trauma
  • Broken Toe or Metatarsal
  • Gout 
  • Haglund's Deformity 
  • Hammer Toe 
  • Heel Bone Fracture 
  • Heel Pain 
  • Jones Fractures 
  • Midfoot (LisFranc) Fracture 
  • Mortons Neuromas 
  • Peroneal Tendon Tears 
  • Plantar Fasciitis 
  • Sports-related Injuries 
  • Stiff Big Toe 
  • Structural Deformities 
  • Tendon Injuries 


Some foot and ankle problems will require surgery, some will not. Whatever the case, Dr. Wegner will work with you to find the best treatment for you. He offers both surgical and non-surgical treatments, including:

  • Achilles Tendon Lengthening 
  • Ankle Fracture Surgery 
  • Ankle Fusion 
  • Ankle Replacements 
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Cartilage Repair 
  • Arthroscopy 
  • Bone Spur Removal 
  • Bunion and forefoot/lesser toe deformity surgery 
  • Bunion Surgery / Bunionectomy 
  • Debridement of the Achilles Tendon
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fascia Release 
  • Joint Arthrodesis 
  • Ligament Reconstruction 
  • Midfoot Fusion 
  • Removal of Mortons Neuromas 
  • Resection of Haglund's Deformity 
  • Surgery for Achilles Tendon Rupture 
  • Tendon Reconstruction and Repair 

See what patients have to say about Dr. Wegner...

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