William T. DeCarbo DPM, FACFAS, brings compassion and dedication into his patient care at Greater Pittsburgh Foot & Ankle Center in Wexford, Pennsylvania. Dr. DeCarbo enjoys helping people with foot and ankle conditions find the best treatment for their needs and provide them with lasting relief.
Dr. DeCarbo is a native of New Castle, Pennsylvania, and has been practicing in the South Hills of Pittsburgh for the past 12 years. He received his medical education at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. After graduation, he completed a three-year podiatric surgical residency and served as chief resident at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.
Following his residency training, Dr. DeCarbo went on to complete a prestigious 12-month orthopedic foot and ankle fellowship at the Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center in Columbus, Ohio. As a passionate learner, he also pursued a six-week traveling fellowship, learning advanced techniques in foot and ankle surgery.
His fellowship experiences include Georgetown University’s Limb Salvage Center in Washington, D.C., as well as Schulthess Klinik’s Department of Foot and Ankle Surgery in Zürich, Switzerland, and the University of Heidelberg’s Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Foot Surgery in Heidelberg, Germany.
In addition to his dedication to learning, Dr. DeCarbo teaches and is an active researcher in the field of foot and ankle surgery. He continues to lecture at state, national and international meetings. His research is also published in over 40 peer-review journals and book chapters.
Dr. DeCarbo is a board-certified surgeon in foot, reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery through the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS). He is also a fellow at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Many patients begin working with Dr. DeCarbo based on his empathetic nature and insightful medical knowledge. He always takes the time to listen sincerely to his patients’ concerns and offers exceptional patient care throughout the surgery process. When patients come into Greater Pittsburgh Foot & Ankle Center, they feel at ease with the welcoming environment and dedicated care that Dr. DeCarbo strives to provide.
While treating all aspects of the foot and ankle, Dr. DeCarbo has a special interest in 3D bunion correction utilizing the Lapiplasty® system (in which he serves as a design surgeon), advanced reconstructive surgery, the utilization of external fixation, and total joint replacement.