Saul Trevino, MD

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Trevino is a fellowship trained foot and ankle expert. He has both a clinical and research background in both academic and private practice. He has special interest in foot and ankle trauma, sports medicine, and arthroscopic approaches. He also treats foot deformities, both simple and complex. Dr. Trevino graduated from medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He did his orthopaedic residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He did his foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Vermont. He is a retired USAF Colonel. Dr. Trevino enjoys the outdoor life that Vermont provides such as gardening, cross country skiing and kayaking.

+Affiliations(click to expand)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Association
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Licensure: Texas 1966
Vermont 1979
Missouri 2006

+ Education & Clinical Experience

B.A. Psychology, University of Texas
M.D. Degree, Southwester Medical School, Dallas, TX
Rotating Internship, Charity Hospital, Tulane Division, New Orleans, LA
Orthopedic Residency, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base
Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship, University of Vermont College of Medicine

1967-1969 General Medical Officer: Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins, GA
1969-1970 General Surgical Officer: Cam Rahn Bay, Vietnam
1970-1973 General Surgical Officer, Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany
1973-1977 Orthopedic Residency, Lackland Air Force Base
1977-1979 Chief of Orthopedics, Carswell Air Force Base
1980-1990 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation University of Vermont College of Medicine
1983-1992 Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery & Rehabilitation University of Vermont College of Medicine
1992-1998 Division Chief, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Dept. of Orthopaedics, Baylor College of Medicine
1998-present Attending Physician in Orthopaedics John Sealy Hospital Galveston, Texas
1992-1998 Attending Physician in Orthopedics Methodist Hospital Houston, Texas

+ Publications

Accuracy of Intraoperative Fluoroscopy with and without Laser Guidance in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot and Ankle International, 2012

Vinod Panchbhavi, Jay Rapley and Saul Trevino: First Web Space Soft Tissue Release in Bunion Surgery: Functional Outcomes of a New Technique.

Technique Tip: Minimally Invasive Technique for Harvesting Long Flexor Tendons of the Foot – Vinod K. Panchbhavi, MD, FRCS; Saul G. Trevino, MD Foot & Ankle International February 2007

Trevino, S.G.; Panchbhavi, VK; Castro-Aragon, O, et al: The “Kick-Off” Position: A New Sign for Early Diagnosis of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in the Leg. Foot & Andle International 28(1), 92-95, Jan. 2007.

+ Research

The use of the Stryker Biotech OP-1 Implant. Principal Investigator. Arthroscopic-assisted ankle ORIF

The use of the ARMS device for ankle range of motion. Principal Investigator

Evaluation of Syndesmotic Constructs for Internal Fixation of Syndesmotic Injuries

Evaluation of the Use of the Scarf Osteotomy in Bunion Procedures

Evaluation of the Use of the Scarf Osteotomy in the Male Population

The Design and Evaluation of Staples in Delayed Primary Closure Wounds

A Prospective Randomized Multi-Centered Study Comparing Total Contact Casting and Prefabricated Bracing for the Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathic Forefoot Ulcers

Clinical and Cadaveric Evaluation of the Acquired Flat Foot and Ankle Division Application of the Visoelastic Properties of the Foot and Ankle to the Development of Charcot Arthropathy