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

Chief of the Orthopaedic Foot and ankle service

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Harvard Medical School 2005 -2013

 

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

Research - National Presentations

 

2017 

The effect of orthotics on ankle and subtalar joint orientation and load distribution utilizing a novel system to simulate weight bearing in a cadaveric model

Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Seattle, WA

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Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

 

Surgical decision making for ankle instability

International Ankle Symposium, Chapel Hill, NC

Duggal, N - Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Syracuse, NY

 

A comparison of conventional and ground mechanical axis deviation in surgical planning for total knee arthroplasty

Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Diego, CA

Duggal, N - Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Syracuse, NY

Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

 

Force distribution in the ankle and foot with orthotics: a cadaveric study

Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Boulder, CO

Duggal, N - Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Syracuse, NY

Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

 

2016

Foot and ankle injuries – Its’s not only snowboarder’s ankle

International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress, Boulder, CO

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Social media and orthopaedics – opportunities and challenges

Annual Meeting of American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orlando, FL

Duggal, N - Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Syracuse, NY

 

2015

Ankle sprain rehabilitation and prevention: utilizing mobile apps to improve patient outcomes

Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Long Beach, CA

Duggal, N - Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Syracuse, NY

 

Research grant award – The effect of hindfoot deformity on the ankle utilizing a novel system to simulate weight bearing in a cadaveric model

Awarded at Specialty Day Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Las Vegas, NV

Duggal, N - Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Syracuse, NY

Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

 

Social media and orthopaedics – opportunities and challenges

Annual Meeting of American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV

Duggal, N - Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Syracuse, NY

 

2014

Large bone defects in the ankle: biomechanical evaluation of compressive forces utilizing a novel cadaveric testing jig simulating weight bearing

Combined Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies, Chicago, IL

Duggal, N - Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Syracuse, NY

Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

 

Achilles tendon ruptures and social media: utilizing Youtube to determine mechanism of injury

Combined Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies, Chicago, IL

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2013

A comparison of ground reaction point and center of the ankle in measuring mechanical axis deviation of the lower extremity

Doris Duke Clinical Research Foundation Annual Meeting, Herndon, VA

Duggal, N – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

 

Optimizing orthopaedic surgical start times using lean manufacturing principles to create value

Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Chicago, IL

Duggal, N – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

 

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

Duggal, N – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

 

The effect of hindfoot alignment on mechanical axis deviation of the lower extremity

Orthopaedic Research Society annual meeting, San Antonio, TX

Duggal, N – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

 

2012

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

Duggal, N – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

 

Lean manufacturing principles create value in an orthopaedic outpatient clinic

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society annual meeting, San Francisco, CA

Duggal, N – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

 

2008

Radiographic survey of charcot arthropathy

Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL

Duggal, N – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

 

2007

Radiographic atlas of foot and ankle surgery

Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL

Duggal, N – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

 

2005

Ankle arthroplasty versus ankle arthrodesis for end-stage ankle arthritis: A functional comparison

International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies Meeting, Naples Italy

Duggal, N – St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto

 

A functional analysis of ankle arthroplasty for end-stage arthritis

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society annual meeting, Boston, MA

Duggal, N – St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto

 

2004

Active and passive ACL injury mechanisms: correlation of injury mechanism and MRI findings

Meeting of the Combined Orthopaedic Associations, Sydney, Australia

Duggal, N – Sydney Orthopaedic Research, Institute, Australia

 

 

Research - Publications

 

Social Media and Orthopaedics: Opportunities and Challenges

Suryavanshi T; Geier CD; Leland JM; Silverman L; Duggal N

Instructional Course Lectures 2016; 65:645-54

 

Lower Extremity Injuries in Snowboarders

Mahmood B; Duggal N

Amercian Journal of Orthopaedics. 2014; 43(11):502-505

 

A computer assessment of the effect of hindfoot alignment on mechanical axis deviation of the lower extremity

Duggal N, Paci GM, Narain A, Grimaldi L, Nazarian A

Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 2014; 113(1):126-132

 

Effect of deformities below the ankle on total knee arthroplasty

Duggal N

Orthopedics. January 2013, Volume 36, Issue 1

 

Hindfoot alignment in surgical planning for total knee arthroplasty

Duggal N, Paci GM, Grimaldi L, Narain A, Nazarian A

The Orthopaedic Journal at Harvard Medical School. December, 2012

 

Electrical impedance myography in the assessment of disuse atrophy

Tarulli AW; Duggal N; Esper GJ; Garmirian LP; Fogerson PM; Lin CH; Rutkove SB

Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009; 90(10):1806-1810

 

Bone bruises associated with ACL rupture: correlation with injury mechanism

Viskontas DG; Giuffre BM; Duggal N; Graham D; Parker D; Coolican M

American Journal of Sports Medicine 2008; 36(5):927-33

 

 

Improving orthopaedic outcomes: Focus on rehabilitation

Duggal N

Orthopedics 2007; Volume 30: Issue 5

 

Preventing Amputations in Older Adults with Diabetes

Duggal N

Geriatrics and Aging. 2007; Volume 10(9)

 

Academic half day: An initial survey of residents in the Harvard combined orthopaedic residency training program

Clair B, Chako A, Duggal N

The Orthopaedic Journal at Harvard Medical School. January 2011

 

A review of charcot neuroarthropathy of the midfoot and hindfoot

Yablon C; Duggal N; Wu J; Shetty S; Dawson F; Hochman MG

Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 2010; 39(5):187-199

 

The flat spot of the ulna: a useful anatomical landmark in total elbow arthroplasty

Duggal N; Dunning CE; Johnson JA; King GJ

Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2004; 13(2):206-207

 

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