About Dr. Forsbach

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Dr. Christopher J. Forsbach

Dr. Christopher J. Forsbach earned his Bachelors in Biology at St. Louis University and earned his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from the Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science in Chicago, Illinois. He completed a three-year residency in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery in St. Louis, MO and completed an international Orthopedic Foot and Ankle surgery fellowship in Germany.  Dr. Forsbach served as the Chief Resident of his residency program and tripled the minimum number of required cases to graduate residency.

During his residency, Dr. Forsbach received extensive training in foot and ankle surgery including Achilles tendon repairs, ankle fractures, flatfoot and cavus foot reconstruction, ankle sprains, degenerative arthritis of the foot and ankle, bunions, hammertoes, wound care, pediatric care, and trauma. He now serves as an attending staff member of the residency program in St. Louis. Dr. Forsbach is first-generation German and speaks the language fluently.

Dr. Forsbach is an active member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Podiatric Medical Association, and Missouri Podiatric Medical Association. He is Board Qualified in Foot Surgery and is on staff at Missouri Baptist Medical Center and SSM DePaul Health Center. His focus is on comprehensive patient care and his passion is continuing education.

Dr. Forsbach specializes in conservative and surgical treatment of Achilles tendonitis, specifically the Haglund's deformity or Retrocalcaneal exostosis resection and any pathology related to the ankle such as chronic ankle sprains and lateral ankle instability as well as fractures. He also specializes in plantar fasciitis, ingrown toenails, bunions, arthritis, and other pathology in both the adult and pediatric population. 

Dr. Forsbach was born and raised in rural west Tennessee. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, two sons, and their yellow Labrador, Bailey.


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