Dr. Dana Giacalone is a native Texan who was born and raised in Coleman, just south of Abilene. She attended Texas Tech University and finished her undergraduate degree at the University of North Texas. She obtained her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, but then quickly returned to her home state to complete her residency in San Antonio and Houston.
Dr. Giacalone joined FAANT in 2005 and brought with her extensive training in diabetic wound care and limb salvage. She specializes in complex foot and ankle reconstructive surgery as well as ankle arthroscopy. She is board certified in wound care and foot and ankle surgery. In 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010, she was named one of America's Top Podiatrists by the Consumers' Research Council of America.
When she is not in the office, she is at home in Justin planning her next deep sea fishing trip or big horn sheep hunt. She might also be found at the gun range preparing for her next competition shoot. She also enjoys NASCAR and is a card-carrying member of DIVA WOW, an international women's organization devoted to promoting women in the outdoors. Feel free to share your hunting/fishing adventures with her next time you see her.