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Please join us in welcoming Dr. Zacharia Facaros to our practice. Dr. Facaros joined Indian River Podiatry in September, 2020.
Dr. Zacharia Facaros is originally from a suburb of Pittsburgh, PA , where he grew up in a Greek home alongside three brothers. He obtained his doctor’s degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine after completing a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He underwent a 3-year residency training at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center in Fountain Valley, California, gaining a comprehensive background in foot and ankle non-surgical and surgical care involving reconstructive procedures. Furthermore, he has spent significant time treating athletes and sports-related injuries of all types.
He sought further training completing a one-year fellowship focused on diabetic foot and ankle reconstructive surgery, Charcot deformity correction, plastic surgery techniques and correction of advanced deformities. He was under the tutelage of the eminent Dr. Thomas Zgonis, DPM, FACFAS, at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. During his fellowship, he held an academic position as a clinical instructor within the Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics, and maintained an active role in teaching podiatric students and residents while also participating in clinical research.
He has lectured and co-authored articles and book chapters in the field of reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Facaros is dedicated to all facets of foot and ankle care, his expertise includes Foot and Ankle Trauma, Sports Medicine, Soft Tissue and Skeletal Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot & Ankle, Diabetic Charcot Foot & Ankle Reconstruction, Revisional and Post-Traumatic Foot & Ankle Surgery, External Fixation & Orthobiologics.
Board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, he also strives to exhaust all non-operative treatment in a comprehensive manner and looks forward to providing you attentive and thorough care. Along with his wife and daughters, he’s excited to be a part of Indian River Podiatry and knows your trust must be earned and will work endlessly to meet your needs.
Call 772-569-0081 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Facaros.