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Justin Fleming, DPM, FACFAS – Foot and Ankle Surgeon

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Assistant: Maria DeSousa
Phone: 732-537-0909 ext. 1105
Email: MariaD@uognj.com

Office Locations

Somerset

Princeton

Wall Township

About Dr. Fleming

Justin Fleming, DPM, FACFAS, is a foot and ankle surgeon board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ABFAS). He obtained his medical degree from Temple University and his undergraduate degree from Widener University. He received extensive training in foot and ankle reconstruction for three years in the Emory Healthcare System where he served as the chief resident. He gained additional training in fracture management with the U.S. Army at Fort Benning as well as in Europe.

Accomplishments:

  • Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery and Board Certified in Foot Surgery
  • Fellow, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Diplomate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Extensive continuing education in external fixator, ankle arthroscopy and ankle arthroplasty
  • Extensive physician training, instructed nearly 50 courses to date
  • Given over 100 lectures to date both nationally and internationally
  • Faculty member, The Podiatry Institute
  • Faculty member, American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis (AAFAO)
  • Humanitarian work in Guatemala with Healing the Children medical mission
  • Two-time Teaching Physician of the Year Award Aria – Jefferson Health
  • Valedictorian, Temple University School of Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Articular/periarticular fractures of the foot, ankle and distal tibia
  • Complex foot and ankle trauma
  • Diabetic foot and ankle reconstruction
  • Management of tendon, ligament, cartilage disorders
  • Post-traumatic reconstruction
  • Reconstruction of post-traumatic deformities/arthritis
  • Repair of complex periarticular fractures involving the distal tibia, ankle and foot
  • Total ankle arthroplasty

Hospital affiliations:

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset
  • Saint Peter’s University Hospital
  • Jersey Shore University Hospital
  • University Center for Ambulatory Surgery
  • Surgical Institute

Publications and Presentations

  • Talar Fractures: The Injury, the Management, and the Aftermath. Complications in Foot and Ankle Surgery, 978-3-319-53684-2 Springer. Nature 2017.
  • Arthroscopic Treatment of Trauma
    ACFAS Arthroscopy Ebook
    Gumann GS,Jr., Hamilton GA, Fleming JJ Chapter 9 Epub 2016
  • Is Subtalar Joint Cartilage Resection Necessary for Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis via Intramedullary Nail? A Multicenter Evaluation. Mulhern JL, Protzman NM, Levene MJ, Martin SM, Fleming JJ, Clements JR, Brigido SA. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2016 May-Jun;55(3):572-7. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2015.11.007. Epub 2016 Jan 23.
  • Syndesmosis Injury with Concomitant Deltoid Disruption in a Trimalleolar Equivalent Ankle Fracture: A Case Report. Downey MW, Fleming JJ, Elgamil B, Quinn C (2015) Ann Sports Med Res 2(8): 1049.
  • Radiographic assessment of posterior malleolar ankle fractures. Gonzalez O, Fleming JJ, Meyr AJ. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 May-Jun;54(3):365-9. doi:10.1053/j.jfas.2014.08.005. Epub 2014 Sep 26.
  • Lagged Syndesmotic Screw Fixation: Our Clinical Experience. Kwasi K, Fleming JJ. J Foot Ankle Surg. JFAS-13-389R1.2015 Sep-Oct;54(5):773-81.
  • Superior Retinacular Injuries in Calcaneal Fractures. J Foot Ankle Surg. Kwasi K, Fleming JJ. JFAS-13-393R1. 2015 Sep-Oct;54(5):773-81.
  • Intraoperative Evaluation of Medial Intercunieform Instability Following Lapidus Arthrodesis: Intercunieform Hook Test. Kwasi K, Fleming JJ. J Foot Ankle Surg. JFAS-12-420R2.2015 May-Jun;54(3):464-72.
  • Management of Complex Fibular Fractures: Double Plating of Fibular Fractures.
    Kwaadu KY, Fleming JJ, Lin D.
    J Foot Ankle Surg. 2014 Oct 29. S1067-2516(13)00324-4.
  • Reliability of a rating scale for assessing alignment of the posterior facet after surgical repair of joint depression fractures of the calcaneus. Sahota RK, Fleming J, Malay DS. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2014 May-Jun;53(3):259-64.
  • Lagged Syndesmotic Screw Fixation: Our Clinical Experience. Kwasi K, Fleming J. Podiatry Institute Update. Chapter 7. 2014.
  • Negative Pressure Incisional Pressure Wound VAC in Foot / Ankle Trauma. Kwasi K, Fleming J, Lin D.. Podiatry Institute Update. Chapter 28. 2013.
  • Management of Complex Fibular Fracutres: Double Plating Technique. Kwasi K, Fleming J.. Podiatry Institute Update. Chapter 25. 2012.
  • Considerations of a midline posterior approach to the ankle and subtalar joints. Hersh IR, Fleming J. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2012 Jul-Aug;51(4):482-6.
  • Syndesmotic Instability of the Ankle Following Fracture: The Need For Proper Stress Examination and Rigid Internal Fixation. Kwasi K, Fleming J. Podiatry Institute Update. Chapter 4. 2011.
  • Use of a posterior antiglide plate in a pediatric ankle fracture: a case report. Fleming JJ, Kooner RK, Soondar S. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2009
    Jul-Aug;48(4):469-73.
  • Total talar extrusion: a case report. Fleming J, Hurley KK. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2009 Nov-Dec;48(6):690.
  • External Fixators for Elective Rearfoot and Ankle Arthrodesis: Techniques and Indications. Kalish S, Fleming J, Weinstein R. Clin Podiatr Med Surg: External Fixation of the Foot and Ankle, 2003: 65-96.
  • Appropriate Use of Perioperative Antibiotics. Fleming J. In Mahan KT, Ruch JA, Yu GV, Miller S, eds. Reconstructive surgery of the foot and leg: Update ’01. Tucker, GA: Podiatry Institute, 2001:196-201.
  • Plantar Plate Dysfunction. Fleming J, Camasta C. In Ruch J, Yu GV, eds. Reconstructive surgery of the foot and leg: Update ’02. Tucker, GA: Podiatry Institute, 2002.
  • Repair of the Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture – Podiatry Institute Surgical Technique Video Fleming J, Ruch JA, Haddon T. 2001.
  • “The Efficacy of Implantable Bone Stimulators on the Success of Ankle Arthrodesis – Preliminary Results” Fleming J, Ruch JA, Weinstein R. In Ruch J, Yu GV, Vickers NS, eds. Reconstructive surgery of the foot and leg: Update ’03. Tucker, GA: Podiatry Institute, 2003.

Textbook Chapters

  • Talar Fractures: The Injury, the Management, and the Aftermath. Complications in Foot and Ankle Surgery, 978-3-319-53684-2 Springer. Nature 2017.
  • Arthroscopic Treatment of Trauma
    ACFAS Arthroscopy Ebook
    Gumann GS,Jr., Hamilton GA, Fleming JJ Chapter 9 Epub 2016
  • Pilon Fractures: Chapter in McGlamry’s Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery 4th Edition. Lippincott. 2013

Podcasts

  • “Arthroscopically assisted fracture repair” American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting February 2017
  • “Controversies in Trauma” American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting February 2013
  • “Fellowship along side Residency” American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting February 2013
  • “Calcaneal Fractures” American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting February 2012

Poster Presentations

  • “The Effect of Posterior Malleolar Fixation on Syndesmotic Stability in Rotational Ankle Fractures”. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting February 2013 (Winner – original research)
  • “Incisional Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy in Foot and Ankle Trauma” American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting February 2013
  • “Retrograde Intramedullary Nailing in the Treatment of Fractures of the Distal Tibia in the High Risk Population: A Case Series” American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting February 2012
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