Katherine M. Raspovic, D.P.M., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center and is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. Her clinical specialties include medical and surgical treatment of the foot and ankle and treatment of diabetes-related lower extremity complications.

Dr. Raspovic earned her undergraduate degree at Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) and her doctoral degree in podiatric medicine at Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. She completed her residency in podiatric surgery and fellowship in orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Her clinical interests include all aspects of foot and ankle reconstructive surgery, especially complex Charcot surgical reconstruction. Much of Dr. Raspovic’s research focuses on assessing and managing diabetic foot disease. She serves as Co-Director of the Diabetic Limb Salvage Service at UTSW, has published a number of scholarly articles, delivered numerous invited and research-related presentations, and co-authored a chapter in The Diabetic Foot.

Dr. Raspovic is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) and also serves on the ACFAS Fellowship Committee. She is a past Chair of the American Diabetes Association Interest Group on Foot Care and a member of the Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons, the American Podiatric Medical Association, and the American Diabetes Association.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2012-2013), Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2009-2012), Podiatric Medicine & Surgery
  • Medical School - Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery (2005-2009)

Clinical Focus

  • Foot & Ankle Conditions
  • Foot & Ankle Surgical Treatments
  • Foot & Ankle Conservative Treatments
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Sports Medicine for Sprains, Strains & Trauma
  • Sprains, Strains & Trauma

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