Kenneth Hegewald, DPM FACFAS

Board-Certified, Fellowship Trained

Specialty: Foot and Ankle Surgery

Dr. Hegewald is a board-certified, fellowship trained podiatric foot and ankle surgeon. He completed his undergraduate education at Carroll College in Helena, MT and podiatric medical school at Des Moines University in Iowa. He then went on to complete his foot and ankle surgical residency with Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in Tacoma, WA. 

Following residency he furthered his training by completing the esteemed Silicon Valley Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship with Palo Alto Medical Foundation focused on trauma, reconstruction and total ankle replacement. 

Dr. Hegewald comes to OSM with over five years of prior orthopedic foot and ankle experience treating year-round athletes in the Gorge where he worked out of Hood River, OR. He provides comprehensive foot and ankle care and offers a spectrum of advanced treatment options. He is board certified in foot, reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 

Dr. Hegewald enjoys kiteboarding, and skiing outside of work as well as spending time with his beautiful wife, son and daughter. 

Dr. Hegewald’s CV

Education

Undergraduate Degree

Carroll College,
Helena, MT

Medical Degree

Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, IA

Residency

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency

Fellowship

Silicon Valley Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Mission Work

Yucatan Peninsula Crippled Children’s Project- Cruz Roja Mexicana Hospital de Ortopedia-Merida, Mexico (11/13/12-11/18/12)

Yucatan Peninsula Crippled Children’s Project- Cruz Roja Mexicana Hospital de Ortopedia-Merida, Mexico (04/22/13-04/28/13)

  • Surgical missions for pediatric limb deformity correction.

Affiliations

Fellow – American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Diplomate – American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Experience

Research and Publications

Popliteal Blocks for Foot and Ankle Surgery: Success Rate and Contributing Factors-.
[53 (2014) pp. 176-178 ]. J Foot and Ankle Surg]. 

Combined Internal and External Fixation for Diabetic Charcot Reconstruction: A Retrospective Case Series.. [J Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Jul 15. pii: S1067-2516(15)00179-9. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2015.04.016] 

A Minimally Invasive Approach to Achilles Tendon Pathology55(2015) pp 166-168. J Foot Ankle Surg. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2015.08.001

DiNucci K., Hegewald K. (2019) Flexor to Extensor Tendon Transfers. In: Cook E., CookJ. (eds) Hammertoes. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16552-3_15