Christopher M. Heisey DPM, AACFAS
Dr. Heisey is Board-Qualified Foot and Ankle Surgeon. He was born in New Jersey and grew up in Middletown, PA. He completed his undergraduate education at Elizabethtown College and medical school training at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Heisey then completed his surgical residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center (Hackensack Meridian Health) in Neptune, NJ. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and Board Qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
At Hackensack Meridian Health, he received extensive training with a large volume of surgical cases in many aspects of foot and ankle surgery including: reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, trauma/fracture care of the foot and ankle, arthroscopy, wound care/limb salvage. During this training he developed a special interest in treatment of foot and ankle trauma, regularly treating ankle fractures, ankle sprains, Achilles tendon tears, rearfoot/midfoot fractures, and metatarsal fractures.
Dr. Heisey joined Southern Delaware Foot & Ankle moving from Asbury Park, NJ. He enjoys treating runners and athletes with his background as a competitive runner. In college, he qualified/competed at multiple NCAA Div. 3 National Championships in Cross Country and Track & Field. He has continued to run and has completed multiple marathons. Dr. Heisey enjoys being close to the beaches in Southern Delaware as well as spending time with family and goldendoodle.
Dr. Heisey has presented multiple publications at local and national conferences. He has also published several medical articles related to the foot and ankle in well-respected journals.
Hollawell, S., Kane B., Heisey C. “The Role of Autograft Bone in Foot and Ankle Arthrodesis and High-Risk Fracture Management”. Journal of Foot and Ankle Specialists. Publication pending, article accepted for publication on 10/29/18.
Hollawell, S., Kane B., Heisey C. “Lesser Metatarsalphalangeal Joint Pathology Addressed with Arthrodesis: A Case Series”. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 58 (2019) pgs. 387-391.
Hollawell, S. and Heisey, C. “Arthroscopic Assisted Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation of a Talar Body Fracture” Scientific Poster presentation at ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference March 2018 (Nashville, TN).
Heisey, C., et al. “Staged Reconstruction of an Acquired Equinovarus Deformity Secondary to Nerve Injury and Lumbosacral Plexopathy”. EC Orthopaedics SI.01 (2017): 04-09.
Hollawell S., Kane B., Paternina J., Heisey C. “Lesser Metatarsophalangeal Joint Pathology Addressed with Arthrodesis: A Case Series” Scientific Poster presentation at ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference March 2018 (Nashville, TN).
Rose, M. and Heisey, C. “Cross leg perforator flap for Limb Salvage after failed amputation” Scientific Poster presented at Hackensack Meridian Health Research Day 2017.
Hollawell, S. and Heisey, C. “Multi-stage surgery for salvage of Near Complete Mid-metatarsal Traumatic Amputation” Scientific Poster presentation at ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference 2017 (Las Vegas, NV).