Foot Surgery


Many foot and ankle problems can be successfully treated with tapings, paddings, orthotics, prescription medications, physical therapy, or by other conservative means. When indicated, ankle or foot surgery can resolve many conditions, but we will help you find alternative solutions if possible. Dr. Stych will help you determine which treatment best serves your individual needs.

Dr. Stych provides both in-patient and out-patient foot surgery services in the office, at Northwest Michigan Surgery Center, or at Munson Medical Center. The most common types of foot surgery are for:

Dr. Stych will review your x-rays, consider other medical conditions, and provide options for treatment. If surgery is an option for you, our staff will schedule a convenient time for your operation. We will help guide you through pre- and post-operative periods and schedule follow-up appointments as necessary. Our staff is available during regular office hours to address any concerns, and Dr. Stych can be reached after-hours through Munson Medical Center.

With over 20 years of experience in foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Stych is committed to helping you alleviate your foot pain.

Dr, Stych's Blog

  • How to correct crossover toe, keep patients active
    November 26, 2017

    Crossover toe is a common foot problem that can inhibit physical activity for active adults, but conservative treatment can slow down the progressive deformity, or outpatient surgery can correct the deformity and keep people active and on their feet. Individuals with hammertoes, bunions or a second toe that extends beyond the big toe are most […]

  • Pedicure Advice
    June 18, 2017

    With the warmer temperatures outside, open toed shoes are making their way out of the closet and slipped on underneath beautifully manicured feet. The pedicure season is in full swing! Unfortunately, not all pedicure facilities offer clean and proper foot care and infections and other foot ailments may arise.  We would like to share the […]

  • Which Winter Boots Are Right For You?
    December 8, 2016

    1. Be sure boots are insulated and waterproof. Even if the boot maker says the boots are waterproof, still treat the pair with a waterproofing product. The body has to work harder to compensate for moisture, so try to minimize as much foot moisture as possible. 2. Select natural material, like leather, that allows proper […]