Patient Info

Surgery Options

Dr Meghan Dares has been a doctor for over 15 years and has been involved in over 10,000 surgical operations. With this level of experience, combined with extensive training and international fellowships, patients are certainly in safe hands. 

The foot and ankle are complex. With 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments, there are numerous operations that Dr Dares performs. Some common examples, but not limited to, include:

  • Bunion Surgery
  • Correction of lesser (small) toe deformities
  • Diabetic foot correction (ulcerations and pressure areas)
  • Arthritis surgery (fore, middle and hind foot plus ankle; fusions and replacements)
  • Fractures (broken bones)
  • Arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery of the ankle and subtalar joint
  • Sports injuries – ankle injuries, achilles tears, and leg compartment syndrome
  • Flat foot or high arch problems

At Wollongong Foot and Ankle Centre we treat patients with all foot and ankle conditions, come and experience our comprehensive service