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Troy A. Vargas, DPM

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Podiatric Surgery, Board Certified Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Reconstructive Rear Foot/Ankle Surgery, Board Certified

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Areas of Focus

Ankle Care
Foot Care

Practice Overview

Troy A. Vargas, DPM, is a board certified podiatrist who specializes in disorders of the foot and ankle, including reconstructive surgery, ankle arthroscopy, trauma, arthritis, deformity repair, and sports medicine. Dr. Vargas has served on the staff of Hennepin County Medical Center foot and ankle surgical residency program.

Clinical Interest

Ankle Care, including Achilles Tendon Repair, Ankle Arthritis, Arthroscopy, Ankle Fusion, Instability, Cartilage Injuries, Fracture Management, and Tendon Tears and Repair

Foot Care, including Bunionectomy, Bunions, Arthritis, Arthroscopy, Fracture Management, Hammer Toes, Heel Pain, Morton Neuroma, Nerve Problems, Plantar Fasciitis, Subtalar Fusion, Tendon Repair, Toe Fusion, and Triple Arthrodesis

Sports Medicine, including Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Injections

Education

Certification
Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Board Qualified, Reconstructive Rear Foot/Ankle Surgery

Residency
Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Medical Degree
University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, Iowa

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

Blaine Orthopedic Surgery Center
High Pointe Surgery Center
Lakeview Hospital
St. John’s Hospital
Woodwinds Health Campus
Other facilities throughout Eastern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
American Podiatric Medical Association
Minnesota Podiatric Medical Association

Achievements and Awards

Dr. Vargas with a multi-sport athlete and former collegiate runner at Drake University.

As a member of Team USA, Dr. Vargas was a 7-time qualifier for the World Duathlon championships.

Dr. Vargas has been published in the textbook, “International Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery.”

Staff

Jenna L., ATC
Clinical Assistant

Patient Testimonials

June 22, 2018

Sheila B.

If all I have to say is GREAT then that’s what Dr. Vargas is just GREAT on 10 topping over 9.9.

June 18, 2018

Norma R.

I had foot surgery by Dr. Troy Vargas on March 29, 2018. I had a very positive experience & would highly recommend Dr. Vargas to anyone considering foot surgery. After hearing numerous negative comments regarding foot surgery outcomes I was quite apprehensive. Dr. Vargas explained my upcoming surgery in great detail and answered with patience all my questions and concerns. Following my surgery with each follow up appointment Dr. Vargas took the time to address any questions and concerns. He’s very personable & positive with a great sense of humor. He has an excellent support staff who you can count on to assist you in any way to make your experience a positive one. I’m in my third month of recovery and pleased with my progress while I’m in physical therapy. I look forward to a full recovery. Norma R.

March 23, 2018

Whitney F.

I had 2 foot reconstructive surgeries performed by Dr. Vargas to fix a botched first surgery with a different doctor. I wouldn’t be where I am today without his care. I couldn’t have asked for a better doctor/surgeon who truly cares about his patients. He always gave me as much time as I needed to address any questions I had. He was confident in his plan of action and had a solution for everything. I had full faith in him. Thank you for everything you have helped me achieve, like playing soccer several times a week.

January 9, 2018

Linda M.

I had bilateral hammer toe surgery by Dr. Vargas on April 20, 2017 at Woodwinds and had exceptional results! All my toes are straight and after suffering for years with deformities and pain and wearing Dr. Comfort shoes and foam in between my toes, I am free of all of that and according to Dr. Vargas — I can wear whatever shoes I want!  Now I am only held back by my hips and my back, but my foot surgery was very successful and Dr. Vargas was caring and explained everything in a clear manner, and they were available if I needed to reach them. They are the best! I give them my highest endorsement!

May 19, 2016

Loretta W.

I had foot surgery on May 6th, 2016. Dr. Vargas was my doctor and I can not say enough about the surgery. It took a short time. The surgery was to remove a bunion. It was painless and the recovery has been great. I am diabetic and have to be careful with my feet. No worries, with the care I received from Dr. Vargas and his assistant Jenna. Thanks to you both! Very happy.

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