Dr. Christopher Zingas, M.D.

Foot & Ankle Reconstruction

Education & Credentials

  • Undergraduate Education: Wayne State University B.S. (Biology) 1985
  • Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine 1985-89
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Henry Ford Hospital 1989-1994
  • Fellowship Training: Baylor University College of Medicine 1994-95
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Background & Expertise

Dr. Zingas, a metro Detroit native, has trained and practiced in the area for over 25 years. He is a boardcertified orthopedist who has a special interest in complex foot and ankle care, in addition to general
orthopaedics. His foot and ankle special interests include trauma, sports injuries, diabetic complications,
adult reconstruction, arthritic disorders and static deformities of the forefoot (bunions and hammertoes).
He continues to perform cutting edge procedures including total ankle replacements, minimally invasive
tendon and bone reconstructive procedures as well as arthroscopic and endoscopic procedures. Dr. Zingas
is well known in the metro Detroit area for his consulting care for the Detroit Lions.

Dr. Zingas is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a member of the American
Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He is also a
member of the Michigan Orthopaedic Society and the Michigan State Medical Society. Dr. Zingas
graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wayne State University and earned honors upon graduation from the
University’s School of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic surgery training at Henry Ford Hospital
in Detroit. He then received his foot and ankle fellowship training at Baylor University in Houston, TX.
He has also been trained and certified in ankle arthroplasty and limb salvage procedure that includes the
use of the Ilizarov external fixator method.


Foot & Ankle

We consult all types of foot and ankle or lower extremity injures ranging from severe distal tibia or Pilon fractures to bunion surgery to ankle sprains.

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