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Dr. Charles J Gudas is a diplomat of the of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Dr. Gudas performed an AO Foot and Ankle surgical fellowship in St. Gallen Switzerland while serving as a Professor of Clinical surgery on the clinical teaching staff of the University of Chicago Medical Center, section of orthopedic surgery. Dr. Gudas was director of the podiatric residency program at the University of Chicago and directed one of the largest Medical Center affiliated foot clinics in the country.

Dr. Gudas performed an AO international foot and ankle fellowship in St. Gallen ,Switzerland which involved the study of internal fixation procedures for fractures, osteotomies and reconstructive procedures of the foot and ankle.

Dr.Gudas has been a director/course coordinator for both the AO basic and advanced surgery courses that have been given in the United States since 1993. These courses teach basic and advanced surgical fixation techniques for the treatment of ankle and foot deformities.

Dr. Gudas is currently staffed at Roper Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, East Cooper Hospital, and Trident/Summerville Hospital and surgery center’and has an academic appointment at the Medical University of South Carolina..

Dr. Gudas was instrumental in the development of the scarf/Z osteotomy for the correction of hallux valgus(bunion deformity) and recently published a chapter concerning this procedure in McGlamry’s Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle surgery/Fourth edition.

Dr. Gudas has lectured through the world on advanced techniques in the field of foot and ankle surgery.