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About Dr. Rushing

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About Dr. Rushing


Dr. Calvin J. Rushing, DPM is a fellowship-trained podiatric surgeon with specialty in advanced reconstruction, including total ankle replacement, arthroscopic cartilage repair, deformity correction, minimally invasive surgery, sports injuries, and trauma.  Dr. Rushing is a devoted patient advocate, whose approaches center around both patient education and the latest evidence-based research at the Dallas Orthopedic and Shoulder Institute, located in Sunnyvale, Texas.  It is important to Dr. Rushing that his patients understand their condition and select the individualized treatment option that best fits their unique needs and lifestyles.

Dr. Rushing is a native Texan, who attended the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  He received his DPM from Barry University in Miami Shores Florida, and graduated Valedictorian for the class of 2016.  Dr. Rushing then completed a three-year Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency, with the added credential of Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery, at Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation, Florida.  This was followed by an additional one-year fellowship in advanced reconstruction at the prestigious Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center in Worthington, Ohio. There, Dr. Rushing focused his skills among some of the world-renowned fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeons, from both orthopedic and podiatric backgrounds.

Dr. Rushing is an avid researcher, educator and innovator; who has authored publications on a number of topics including total ankle replacement, lateral ankle ligament reconstruction, mal-reduction of the ankle syndesmosis, and physician burnout.   He is the recipient of several awards and distinctions, and speaks regularly at national society meetings, webinars, and podcasts. 

In his free-time, Dr. Rushing and his wife enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors with their family and friends.  They eagerly anticipate the arrival of their first son in the fall 2020.

Dr. Rushing and the team at Dallas Orthopedic and Shoulder Institute look forward to helping you get back on your feet.

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