Dr. Panicco is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He began his college career at the University of South Carolina and ultimately received his Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University. After graduating, he attended Kent State University where he obtained his podiatric medical degree in 2016. Subsequently, he completed a three-year residency in both diabetic limb salvage and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
After completing four years of medical school and a three-year surgical residency, Dr. Panicco continued his training by completing an extensive one-year fellowship in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery at the Foot and Ankle Institute of Desert Orthopaedic Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Throughout his time at the Foot and Ankle Institute, Dr. Panicco worked under the tutelage of highly distinguished foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Troy S. Watson, MD. Training under Dr. Watson afforded exposure in a specialty setting combining both non-operative and operative treatment methods in a high volume clinical arena. Emphasis of the training was in adult complex forefoot, hindfoot, and ankle reconstruction, sports related pathology, arthroscopy, and limb salvage. Furthermore, Dr. Panicco assisted in the treatment of patients at the highest level of sports, including both collegiate athletes as well as professionals from the NFL, NHL, and UFC.
Dr. Panicco has comprehensive training in the non-operative and operative management of conditions affecting the foot and ankle. He has advanced surgical training in the treatment of foot and ankle trauma, primary and revision ankle arthrodesis, complex deformity reconstruction of the forefoot and hindfoot, ankle arthroscopy, sports medicine, as well as diabetic limb salvage.
Dr. Panicco will be moving to San Antonio in October 2020 and looks forward to becoming a part of the San Antonio community. Beyond patient care responsibilities, he enjoys weightlifting and fitness, as well as outdoor activities such as boating and hiking. Additionally, he is an avid Pittsburgh sports fan.
Dr. Panicco treats all disorders of the foot and ankle and is dedicated to improving the quality of patients’ outcomes. Trust in knowing that Dr. Panicco and his team will always treat you with the best option to alleviate pain or correct deformity.
Dr. Panicco will start seeing patients beginning October 2020.
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