About Dr. Heier
Dr. Keith A. Heier is a reputed orthopedic surgeon in Carrollton, specializing in providing treatment for the conditions related to foot and ankle. He holds a distinction of being one of the few board certified orthopedic surgeons, accredited subspecialist in sports medicine and fellowship trained in ankle and foot surgery. Dr. Heier has expertise in performing reconstructive surgery for any deformities in the foot caused due to trauma or sports injury. He provides various surgical options including arthroscopy, total ankle replacement and fusions.  Dr. Heier is President of Executive Board at OrthoTexas.


  • Graduate degree from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Medical Degree from University of Florida, ranked 3rd in class
  • Residency in orthopedic surgery from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Fellowship in foot and ankle surgery from Florida Orthopedic Institute, Tampa, FL under the guidance of scholarly foot and ankle trauma doctors, Arthur Wiling and Roy Sanders.

Dr. Keith has a wide ranging area of expertise and his key specialties include sports medicine, lower extremity trauma, total ankle replacement and reconstructive surgery of foot and ankle. He has authored various publications on ankle arthrodesis, ankle dislocations and ankle fractures. One of these has even been published by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). Also, Dr. Heier is an esteemed editor for the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma.


  • Serving as the team physician for Hebron High School since 1999.
  • Served as the President of the Plano Orthopedics Department of Texas Health Resources for 10 years.
  • Serving as the orthopedic specialist for foot and ankle conditions for FC Dallas, a team in Major League Soccer.
  • Presently serving as the President of the Executive Board of OrthoTexas.

Dr. Heier holds a rare distinction of being one of the few doctors that is Fellowship trained in Foot and Ankle surgery, and subspecialty certified in Sports Medicine.  

Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery Total Ankle Replacement Lower Extremity Trauma Sports Medicine

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Fellowship completed in Foot and Ankle surgery at Florida Orthopedic Institute, Tampa Florida, under Arthur Walling, M.D., adn Roy Sanders, M.D.

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Editor for the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma for 10+ years
Foot and Ankle Specialist for the FC Dallas MLS Team in Frisco, TX
Trainer and consultant for Star Ankle Replacements - Train Orthopedic Surgeon on the how to perform ankle replacements utilizing the Star Ankle Replacement®

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