Dr. John M. Baca
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Dr. John M. Baca
- DPM, AACFAS
- Dallas Podiatry Works
- 7777 Forest Lane
Dallas, TX 75230
Dr John Baca grew up in the metroplex area and earned his bachelor’s of science from Texas State University in 2008. He then graduated from Des Moines University in 2012.
Specializing in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, Dr Baca’s hospital affiliations include:
- Medical City of Dallas
- Baylor Scott White Medical Center - Plano
- The Medical Center of Plano
- North Central Surgery Center
Following podiatry school, completed a three-year surgical residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. The training program was developed with special emphasis on an interdisciplinary approach to lower extremity disorders including lower extremity trauma and complex reconstructive surgery. As chief resident his final year, he spent a week correcting pediatric limb deformities on underprivileged children in San Salvador, El Salvador.
After residency, Dr Baca took the unusual step of pursuing a one-year fellowship at the world-renowned Weil Foot and Ankle and Orthopedic Institute in Chicago, IL. The fellowship incorporated all aspects of advanced reconstruction of the foot and ankle including complex surgical correction and revisions on patients all over the world. Here, Dr Baca also worked on numerous innovative research projects including early weight-bearing protocols.
Dr Baca has a passion for personal health and fitness. He also has a special interest in advanced return to sport after injury/surgery and incorporates this into all of his treatment regimens. He has experience in the treatment and rehabilitation of high level athletes and believes in getting you back to your active lifestyle as pain free and as quickly as possible.