Naven Duggal, MD

Patient Satisfaction Rating: 4.6 4.6

Specializing In

Foot & Ankle

General Orthopedics & Trauma

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Dr. Duggal is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems. He has a particular interest in treating all types of adult and adolescent foot and ankle injuries as well as the correction of deformities involving the foot, ankle and knee.

Prior to joining Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Dr. Duggal was the Chief of the Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Service at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. His research in biomechanics was performed at the Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Duggal is on the editorial board for the journal Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery and the journal Orthopedics.

Dr. Duggal takes a compassionate approach to each patient and provides them with detailed information about their condition, expected outcomes and all treatment possibilities including non-operative and surgical solutions.

Naven Duggal, MD 4.6 4.6

Friendliness/Courtesy of Care Provider: 4.8 4.8

Care Provider explanations of problem/condition: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider concern for questions/worries: 4.6 4.6

Care Provider efforts to include in decisions: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider information about medications: 4.6 4.6

Care Provider instructions for follow-up care: 4.6 4.6

Care Provider spoke using clear language: 4.8 4.8

Time Care provider spent with patient: 4.5 4.5

Patient's confidence in Care Provider: 4.7 4.7

Likelihood of recommending Care Provider: 4.7 4.7

"My experience with this office and particularly Dr. Duggal have been simply outstanding. I couldn't be happier!"

"*Dr. Duggal is absolutely wonderful. Intelligent, caring and explains all procedures thoroughly. I have confidence in his knowledge & professionalism."

"I absolutely LOVE Dr. Duggal. I've already sent and recommended him to many of my friends as well as other physicians I've worked with. I love his care and concern and follow through and he's one of the best surgeons I've even been blessed to have care under."

"Dr. Duggal is AMAZING and I would highly recommend him to anyone and everyone. He is the very best provider, caring, takes his time with you and you never feel rushed. You can ask any questions and totally understand what is going on before you leave. Can't say enough about him. Great Dr."

 

 

About Our Survey

ORTHOPEDIC RESIDENCY TRAINING

University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London ON, Canada, 1998 - 2003

ORTHOPEDIC Fellowship TRAINING

Sydney Orthopaedic Arthritis & Sports Medicine, Sydney, Australia, Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Toronto, St. Michaels Hospital, Toronto, Canada, Foot and Ankle Surgery

The Clinical Experience

Dr. Duggal specializes in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, arthroscopic procedures and the treatment of fractures. Dr. Duggal has a particular interest in the nonoperative and operative treatment of bunions and toe problems, flat foot deformity, ankle injuries in athletes, and ankle and foot deformity to prevent degeneration and arthritis.

Dr. Duggal's experience includes serving as teaching faculty in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Training Program since 2005, and was the Chief of the Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Service at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston Harvard Medical School.

Licensure

Board Certified- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellow-Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
State of New York
State of Massachusetts
Ontario, Canada

Professional Society Memberships

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
International Cartilage Repair Society
Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association
Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Massachusetts Medical Society

Professional Activities

Editorial board, Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery 
Editorial board, Journal Orthopedics
Member Educational Needs Assessment Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member Postgraduate Education Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Faculty, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Resident Review Course

Publications

Abstracts and National Presentations
Paci GM, Duggal N, Abdeen A, Nazarian A. A comparison of ground reaction point and center of the ankle in measuring mechanical axis deviation of the lower extremity. Presentation at the Doris Duke Clinical Research Foundation Annual Meeting, Herndon, VA, May 2013. 

Duggal N, Paci GM, Abdeen A, Nazarian A. A comparison of ground mechanical axis deviation and conventional mechanical axis deviation in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty. American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society annual meeting, Hollywood, FL, July 2013. 

Duggal N, Paci GM, Grimaldi L, Nazarian A. Mechanical axis deviation of the lower extremity: Does ground reaction point better estimate weight-bearing axis for operative planning? American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society annual meeting, Hollywood, FL, July 2013.

Duggal N, Paci GM, Narain A, Grimaldi L, Nazarian A. The effect of hindfoot alignment on mechanical axis deviation of the lower extremity. Orthopaedic Research Society annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 2013 

Duggal N, Paci GM, Narain A, Grimaldi L, Nazarian A. A computer assessment of the effect of hindfoot alignment on mechanical axis deviation of the lower extremity. American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society annual meeting, San Diego, CA, June 2012

Daniels T; Duggal N; Yeung M; Redekop S. "Ankle arthroplasty versus ankle arthrodesis for end-stage ankle arthritis: A functional comparison." The 2nd Joint International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies Meeting, Naples Italy, Sep 15, 2005 

Daniels T; Duggal N; Yeung M; Redekop S. "A functional analysis of ankle arthroplasty for end-stage ankle arthritis." The 2nd Joint International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies Meeting, Naples Italy, Sep 15, 2005 

Duggal N; Yeung M; Redekop S; Daniels TR. "A functional analysis of ankle arthroplasty for end-stage arthritis." AOFAS Annual Summer Meeting, Boston MA, Jul 14-17, 2005 

Parker DA, Coolican MR, Graham DA, Duggal N, and Giuffre B. Active and passive ACL injury mechanisms: correlation of injury mechanism and MRI findings.” Meeting of the Combined Orthopaedic Associations, Sydney, Australia, 2004 

Parker DA, Coolican MR, Graham DA, Duggal N, and Giuffre B. Active and passive ACL injury mechanisms: correlation of injury mechanism and MRI findings.” ISAKOS Meeting, Florida, 2005 

Yablon C; Duggal N; Wu J; Shetty S; Dawson F; Hochman MG. A Radiographic survey of charcot arthropathy.” Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, 2008 

Yablon C; Duggal N; Wu J; Shetty S; Dawson F; Hochman MG. “Radiographic atlas of foot and ankle Surgery.” Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, 2007 

Duggal N; Simon R; Canacari E. "Optimizing orthopaedic surgical start times using lean manufacturing principles to create value." AAOS Annual Summer Meeting, Chicago IL, 2013

Duggal N; Clair B; Lee A. "Lean manufacturing principles create value in an orthopaedic outpatient clinic." AAOS Annual Summer Meeting, San Francisco CA, 2012

Works Submitted or in Preparation
Duggal N, Paci GM, Narain A, Grimaldi L, Nazarian A. A computer assessment of the effect of hindfoot alignment on mechanical axis deviation of the lower extremity. Manuscript submitted to Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 2013

Duggal N, Paci GM, Grimaldi L, Narain A, Nazarian A. Hindfoot alignment in surgical planning for total knee arthroplasty. The Orthopaedic Journal at Harvard Medical School. December, 2012 

Duggal N. Effect of deformities below the ankle on total knee arthroplasty. Orthopedics. January 2013, Volume 36, Issue 1

Mahmood B; Duggal N. Lower extremity injuries in snowboarders. Manuscript submitted to The American Journal of Orthopedics. 2013 

Mahmood B; Duggal N. Anatomical factors and increased risk of injury in runners. Manuscript submitted to Athletic Training and Sports Healthcare. 2013

Paci G; Duggal N. Prevention of degenerative changes at the knee and ankle joint: a review of the literature. Manuscript submitted to Athletic Training and Sports Healthcare. 2013

Tarulli AW; Duggal N; Esper GJ; Garmirian LP; Fogerson PM; Lin CH; Rutkove SB. Electrical impedance myography in the assessment of disuse atrophy. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009; 90(10):1806-1810

Duggal N. Improving orthopaedic outcomes: focus on rehabilitation. Orthopedics 2007; Volume 30: Issue 5

Duggal N. Preventing Amputations in Older Adults with Diabetes. Geriatrics and Aging. 2007; Volume 10(9)

Clair B, Chako A, Duggal N. Academic half day: An initial survey of residents in the Harvard combined orthopaedic residency training program. The Orthopaedic Journal at Harvard Medical School. January 2011

Yablon C; Duggal N; Wu J; Shetty S; Dawson F; Hochman MG. A review of charcot neuroarthropathy of the midfoot and hindfoot. Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 2010; 39(5):187-199

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