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Saint John Welcomes Foot and Ankle Specialist

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Saint John Hospital is excited to welcome Zhipeng Yang, DPM, who is board-qualified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Yang is now seeing patients in the Saint John Pavilion at 3550 S 4th Street, Suite 115, Leavenworth, Kan., and also at the Providence Doctors’ building located at 8919 Parallel Parkway, Suite 555, Kansas City, Kan.

He gradu­ated Magna Cum Laude in Biology from William Jewell College, MO. He then proceeded to obtain his Doctor Dr Yang Foot and Ankle Specialistof Podiatric Medicine degree from Rosalind Franklin University, IL, and graduated Magna Cum Laude as a Pi Delta.

Dr.Yang completed one of the most distinguished surgical residencies in the country at Kaiser Perman­ente - South Sacramento and North Valley, CA, where Dr. Yang attained extensive surgical experiences in foot and ankle trauma, adult and pediatric reconstruction, sports medicine, ankle arthroscopy, and total ankle replacement.

Dr.Yang practices patient-centered medicine with at­tention to detail. He prides himself on being a won­derful listener, and makes it a priority to educate his patients on the etiologies and treatment options that are tailored to individual needs. Dr.Yang is up-to-date with the latest surgical techniques and treatment modalities. His conservative and surgical approaches are driven by literatures and systematically-developed protocols with reproducible success and efficacy.

“We are honored to welcome Dr. Yang to Leavenworth and the Saint John Pavilion,” said Paula Ellis, DNP, CARN, NEA-BC, Chief Executive Officer, Saint John Hospital. “We continue to expand the medical specialties offered on our campus so our patients can find expert care close to home.”

Procedures provided by Dr. Yang include:

Deformities

• pediatric/adult flatfoot

• pediatric/adult cavus foot

• bunion/ hammer toe

• ankle equinus

• clubfoot

Sports injury

• ankle sprain

• plantar fasciitis

• neuroma

• ganglion

• achilles tendon strain, rupture

• foot/ankle ligament strain, rupture

• cartilage lesion

• foot/ankle arthritis

Trauma

• foot fracture

• ankle fracture

• pilon fracture

Dermatology

• ingrown toenail

• fungal nail/skin

• wart

• foot/ankle infection

• diabetic routine foot care

Surgery/procedure

• ultrasound-guided injection

• joint arthroscopy/re­placement/fusion

• cartilage restoration

• regenerative therapy

• minimal invasive surgery

• foot/ankle reconstruc­tion

• foot/ankle trauma repair

• foot/ankle surgical revi­sion

• custom-made orthotics

To make an appointment with Dr. Yang, call 913-596-3940.