Specializes in reconstruction and arthoscopy of the foot and ankle. Active research in the field of cartilage transplantation.
The UC Davis Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery Service will provide Sacramento and Northern California with the highest quality of care for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of foot and ankle injuries. The service will provide the UC Davis medical students, Orthopaedic Surgery residents and fellows with the comprehensive knowledge of Foot and Ankle Surgery needed for board examinations and clinical practice. Moreover, the service will provide the surrounding communities with a tertiary referral center such that the UC Davis Medical Center will be recognized as a cornerstone of treatment for complex foot and ankle maladies.
4860 Y St., Suite 1700
Sacramento, CA 95817
Santa Monica, Calif
St. Vincent’s and North Shore Private Hospitals
The Foot and Ankle Center
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Select Recent Publications:
Giza E, Frizzell L, Farac R, Williams J, Kim S. Augmented tendon Achilles repair using a tissue reinforcement scaffold: a biomechanical study. ,em>Foot Ankle Int. 2011 May;32(5):S545-9.
Chiodo CP, Glazebrook M, Bluman EM, Cohen BE, Femino JE, Giza E, Watters WC 3rd, Goldberg MJ, Keith M, Haralson RH 3rd, Turkelson CM, Wies JL, Hitchcock K, Raymond L, Anderson S, Boyer K, Sluka P; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons clinical practice guideline on treatment of Achilles tendon rupture. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Oct 20;92(14):2466-8.
Panchbhavi VK, Aronow MS, Digiovanni BF, Giza E, Grimes JS, Harris TG, Roberts MM, Straus B. Foot and ankle experience in orthopedic residency: an update. Foot Ankle Int. 2010 Jan;31(1):10-3.
Giza E, Sullivan M, Ocel D, Lundeen G, Mitchell ME, Veris L, Walton J. Matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation of talus articular defects. Foot Ankle Int. 2010 Sep;31(9):747-53.
Giza E, Sullivan M, Ocel D, Lundeen G, Mitchell M, Frizzell L. First metatarsophalangeal hemiarthroplasty for hallux rigidus. Int Orthop. 2010 Dec;34(8):1193-8. Epub 2010 May 21.
Giza E & Silvers HJ: Ankle Instability Prevention (Section C), Delee, Drez & Miller, (ed), Delee & Drez's Principles and Practice (3rd Ed. - VoL I), VoL 1, Saunders - Elsevier, pp. 338-341. 2009
Reed M, Feibel J, Donley B & Giza E: Athletic Ankle Injuries (Chapter 17), WB Kibler, MD, (ed), Orthopaedic Knowledge Update (OKU): Sports Medicine 4, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS), Rosemont, IL. 199-214. 2009
Mitchell ME, Giza E & Sullivan MR. Cartilage transplantation techniques for talar cartilage lesions. Journal of the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons), 17(7):407-414. 2009
Giza E & Sullivan M. Endoscopic Calcaneo-Bursectomy. Foot & Ankle Specialist, 1(2): 112-114. 2008
Giza E. (Technology) Operative Techniques for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus. Foot & Ankle Specialist, 1(4): 250-252. 2008