Raymond Walls, MD, FRCS (Tr&Orth), MBBCh

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Research Departments & Organizations

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Research Interests

Ankle; Bone and Bones; Flatfoot; Ligaments; Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures; Orthopedics

Research Summary

Dr Walls is active in many aspects of foot and ankle research ranging from laboratory based biomechanical studies through to clinical trials and surgical outcome studies. He considers the opportunity to improve patient outcomes through such activities a privilege. Moreover, his research interests ensure that Dr Walls' clinical work is at the forefront of international best practice.

Management of ankle osteochondral lesions (OCL's); Clinical effectiveness of minimally invasive techniques in foot and ankle surgery; Prehabilitation in total ankle replacement; Adjuvent therapy in foot and ankle surgery; Shockwave & PRP

Extensive Research Description

  • Validation of the foot and ankle outcome score (FAOS) for ankle osteochondral lesions (OCL's)
  • Anatomic reconstruction of the spring ligament in flatfoot deformity
  • Use of extracorporeal shockwave therapy in the treatment of chronic plantar fasciitis
  • Factors associated with wound complications after the surgical managent of ankle fractures

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Raymond Walls, MD, FRCS (Tr&Orth), MBBCh
Mailing Address
Orthopaedics & RehabilitationPO Box 208071
New Haven, CT 06520-8071