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Erigena Baze-Dhami, DPM, AACFAS

Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Dr. Baze attended Temple University in Philadelphia. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology as well as a minor in English Literature. Following completion of her undergraduate studies she attended the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree in 2010. She received several awards for excellence in research and surgery upon graduation.

Dr. Baze further completed her medical/surgical training in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Heritage Valley Medical Center near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During the final year of residency she also served as chief resident. Additionally, Dr. Baze completed a mini-fellowship in Dermatopathology in Atlanta, Georgia. During her residency training, she also spent time in Germany training with renowned surgeons of the German Foot and Ankle Society.

Dr. Baze is also a part of a team called Operation Footprint that travels to Central America every year to help crippled children. Operation Footprint for Crippled Children (a.k.a Baja Project) consists of a team of podiatric surgeons and residents from various parts of the country bonding together in a humanitarian effort in Honduras. The surgical team performs complex reconstructive surgery for children with congenital foot and ankle deformities as well as neuromuscular deformities such as clubfoot, vertical talus, spastic and paralytic disorders, etc.

She is well trained in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques including Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy, Ankle Arthroscopy, 1st MPJ total joint replacement as well as sports medicine procedures, ankle/foot fracture repair and diabetic limb salvage. Dr. Baze is a member/associate in the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is currently on the active staff at Aria Health System, Forest Health Medical Center, and St. Mary's Medical Center. She actively attends continuing medical education programs, lectures at diabetic awareness meetings, and is involved in teaching lectures to the surgical residents regarding current surgical principles/procedures. Dr. Baze has published several research papers as well as academic posters and has lectured at national conferences throughout the years.

On her free time, Dr. Baze participates in charities for breast cancer awareness by volunteering at Race for the Cure events. She enjoys traveling, painting, and spending time with her family.


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