Dr. Disabato is a native of Altoona, Pennsylvania and has been in private practice since 1994. He has been trained in traditional podiatric and orthopedic surgical methods. Dr. Disabato has undergone specialized training in reconstructive surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, plastic surgery, total ankle joint replacement surgery and the Russian Ilizarov Method. He has studied reconstructive and trauma surgery of the lower extremity throughout the U.S., Europe, South America and Russia. His practice encompasses all aspects of foot and ankle care including simple and complex deformity management, medical and surgical intervention of traumatic injuries, cosmetic procedures, total ankle replacement surgery, preventive and interventional management of diabetic foot and ankle complications.

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Science - Chemistry, Saint Francis University - Loretto, Pennsylvania

Medical
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - Kent State University, College of Podiatric Medicine (OCPM) - Cleveland, Ohio

Residency
Reconstructive and Trauma Foot and Ankle Surgery - Memorial Hospital of Bedford County (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Bedford) - Bedford/Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Fellowship
Reconstructive and Trauma Foot and Ankle Surgery - Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopedics - Kurgan, Russia

Lower Extremity Surgery/Osteosynthesis/External Fixation, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Director: Alexander Kirienko, MD Instituto Clinico Humanitas Hospital - Milano, Italy

Certifications
• Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery)
• Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Professional Organizations
• American Podiatric Medical Association
• Virginia Podiatric Medical Association
• American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair
• Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
• Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine
• Fellow, Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons

• American Microsurgical Orthoplastic Society

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations
• Sentara/Martha Jefferson Hospital
• UVA/Novant Health Culpeper Hospital and Culpeper Surgery Center
• Monticello Community Surgery Center

 

Interesting Facts
• Dr. Disabato enjoys fitness training, GP and dirt track motorcycle riding.