Connecticut Children’s Division of Orthopedics offers comprehensive treatment for all foot and ankle disorders, including:

  • Congenital vertical talus
  • Tarsal coalition
  • Cavus foot
  • Flat foot
  • Bunions
  • Ankle instability
  • Toe walking

Foot and ankle disorders occur in children of all ages, from infants to young adults, and treatments can range from simple observation to complex surgical reconstruction. Connecticut Children’s orthopedic specialists have extensive expertise in all of these conditions and treatments. Our goal is for your child to have a functional, painless foot for life.

Why Connecticut Children’s

The Foot and Ankle program at Connecticut Children’s is one of the few programs in the state to offer the Ponseti method for managing pediatric club foot without invasive surgery. It is also the only program in Connecticut to use computerized motion analysis to help with treatment and surgical planning for any foot and ankle disorder.

Our Team

Jeffrey Thomson, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Janet Zahradnik, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Kristan Pierz, MD

Medical Director, Center for Motion Analysis

Mark Lee, MD

Division Head, Orthopedics

Philip Mack, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Sonia Chaudhry, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgeon