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Merrell Kauwe, DPM

Centurion Center Centurion Center

Physician is an instructor for Lapiplasty® medical education events and is a paid consultant of Treace Medical Concepts.

Dr. Kauwe was born in Hawaii, but raised much of his life in Utah.   He received his bachelors degree in biology at Utah Valley University.  He received his professional degree from the Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  Dr. Kauwe completed a three year surgical residency at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge, IA.   While in school, and as a resident, Dr. Kauwe was involved in researching a new paradigm and approach to bunion surgery.  His and his collaborators work is represented in the philosophy behind the Lapiplasty surgery, correcting bunions in...

all cardinal planes of the body as well as at the primary level of the deformity.

Dr. Kauwe is board qualified in foot surgery as well as rearfoot and ankle reconstruction.  He treats patients of all ages.

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