Dayton,-Paul
Position Assistant Professor - College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Phone515-271-7853
Emailpaul.dayton@dmu.edu
EducationD.P.M., M.S., California College of Podiatric Medicine
Residency, Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Santa Clara, CA
B.S., Arizona State University
CertificationsAmerican Board of Podiatric Surgery, Diplomat
Iowa Podiatric Medical Association, Member, Board of Trustees
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Fellow
American Podiatric Medical Association, Member

Paul Dayton earned his doctor of podiatric medicine degree and master’s in podiatric medical education at the California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco. Board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, he practices with UnityPoint Clinic in Fort Dodge, where he also is the director of Trinity Regional Medical Center’s podiatric medicine and surgery residency. He has held a variety of clinical and administrative appointments, including at the California College of Podiatric Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, DMU/CPMS, Trimark Physicians Group and the Iowa Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners. A board member and past president of the Iowa Podiatric Medical Association, Dr. Dayton has co-authored many peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has presented numerous national and international lectures. He has served as section editor for the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery for the past five years.

Research

Dayton P, Feilmeier M., Kauwe, M.: Is Our Current Paradigm for Evaluation and Management of the Bunion
Deformity Flawed?: A discussion of procedure philosophy relative to anatomy. (Manuscript in progress)

Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Hagenbucher J.: Healing of Evans Calcaneal Osteotomy Using B-­‐TCP. (IRB Complete, Manuscript in progress)

Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Kindred K, Gardner J, Reimer RA. Functional recovery after gastrocnemius recession in individuals with equinus-­‐related disorders: A quasi-­‐experimental study including a non-­‐surgical, matched control group. (Grant funded research in progress)

Dayton P, Coleman N, Feilmeier M. Ranum, R.: Range of Motion After First Metatarsal Phalangeal Replacement
Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review. (Manuscript in progress)

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Coleman, N. Johnk, H.: Measurement of Ankle Joint Dorsiflexion: Clarification of Proper
Foot position. (Application for IRB)

Dayton P.: Biplanar Plating for Small Bone Surgery: A Mechanical Evaluation. (In Progress)

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, , N.: Comparison of Internal and External Fixation for Charcot Reconstruction: A Systematic Review (Manuscript in Progress)

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Coleman, N.: Minimally Invasive Repair of Fibula Fractures. (Manuscript in progress)

Dayton P, Coleman N, Feilmeier M.: B-­‐Tricalcium phosphate for bone grafting in the foot and ankle: A Critical
Review. (Manuscript in progress)

Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Hagenbucher J.: DBM for bone grafting in the foot and ankle: A critical Review.
(Manuscript in progress)

Publications

Dayton P, Pallidino S. Electrical stimulation for the treatment of cutaneous ulcerations: A literature review. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 79(7): 318-­‐21, 1989

Goldman FD, Dayton PD, Hansen CJ. Compartment Syndrome of the foot. J Foot Surg 29(1): 37-­‐43, 1990.

Dayton PD, Goldman FD, Barton E. Compartment Pressure in the Foot: Evaluation of Normal Values and Measurement Technique. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 80(10): 521-­‐5, 1990

Goldman F, Dayton P, Hansen, C. Renal cell carcinoma metastasis to the foot. Case report and literature review. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 79(12): 618-­‐25, 1989

Dayton PD, Risser J. Handgun Injuries to the Foot: Treatment of Low-­‐Velocity, High Energy Wound Types. J Foot Surg 29(4): 309-­‐17, 1990

Goldman F, Dayton P. Common Foot Disorders. Current Therapy in Emergency Medicine, edited by Callaham M, B.C. Decker Inc., Philadelphia, 1991

Goldman F, Dayton P. Complications of Clubfoot Treatment. Foot and Ankle Disorders in Children, edited by DeValentine S, Churchill-­‐Livingstone, London and New York 1992

Dayton P, Bouche R. Compartment Syndromes in the Lower Extremity. Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Lower Extremity, edited by Oloff L, Saunders 1994

Daly N, Dayton P. Vascular Emergencies in the Foot. Foot and Ankle Trauma, 2nd edition, edited by Scurran B, 1996

Dayton PD, Griffiths T. Biwinged Closure for Cutaneous Defects. J Foot Ankle Surg 35(3): 244-­‐9, 1996

Dayton P, Glynn A, LoPiccolo J. Medial Incision Approach to the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint. J Foot Ankle Surg 40(6): 414-­‐7, 2001

Dayton P, LoPiccolo J, Kiley J. Reduction in the intermetatarsal angle after first metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis in patients with moderate and severe metatarsus primus adductus. J Foot Ankle Surg 41(5): 316-­‐9, 2002

Dayton P, Glynn A, Rodgers W. Use of the Z osteotomy for tailor bunionectomy. J Foot Ankle Surg 42(3): 167-­‐9, 2003

Dayton P, McCall A. Early weight bearing after first metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis: A retrospective observational case analysis. J Foot Ankle Surg 43(3): 156-­‐9, 2004

Dayton P, Smith D. Dorsal Suspension Stitch: an alternative stabilization for flexible hammer digit syndrome. J Foot Ankle Surg 48(5): 602-­‐5, 2009

Dayton P, Wienke J. The extended knee hemilithotomy position for gastrocnemius recession. J Foot Ankle Surg, 49(2): 214-­‐6, 2010

Dayton P, Haulard JP. Hallux Varus as a Complication of Foot Compartment Syndrome. J Foot Ankle Surg 50(4): 504-­‐6, 2011

Dayton P, Prins DB, Hensley N, Weinke J Jr. A User Friendly Method of Pin Care For External Fixation. Foot Ankle Spec 4(6): 370-­‐2, 2011

Dayton P, Wienke JC Jr, Prins DB, Haulard JP, Feilmeier MJ, Wiarda C. Measurement of mid-­‐calcaneal length on plain radiographs: reliability of a new method. Foot Ankle Spec 4(5): 280-­‐3, 2011

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Kauwe M, Hirschi J. Relationship of frontal plane rotation of the first metatarsal to proximal articular set angle and hallux alignment in patients having tarsal metatarsal arthrodesis for hallux abducto valgus: A case series and critical review of the literature. J Foot Ankle Surg 52(3): 348-­‐54, 2013

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Sedberry S. Does getting sutures wet postoperatively increase the incidence of infection? A systematic review of the literature. J Foot Ankle Surg 52(5): 612-­‐4, 2013

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Coleman N. Principles of management of growth plate fractures in the foot and ankle. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 30(4): 583-­‐598, 2013

Dayton P, Prins D, Smith D, Feilmeier M. Effectiveness of a locking plate in preserving midcalcaneal length and positional outcome after Evans calcaneal osteotomy: A retrospective Pilot Study. J Foot Ankle Surg 52(6): 710-­‐13, 2013.

Dayton P, Kauwe M, Kauwe J, Feilmeier M, Hirschi J. Observed Changes in the First Metatarsal and Medial Cuneiform Position Following First Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint Arthrodesis. J Foot Ankle Surg doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2013.09.011

Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Wienke JC Jr. Reduction of the Intermetatarsal Angle after First MTPJ Arthrodesis in Patients with Hallux Valgus. J Foot Ankle Surg doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2013.09.012

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Hunziker B, Nielson, T, Reimer R. Reduction of the Intermetatarsal Angle Following First Metatarsal Phalangeal Arthrodesis: A Systematic Review. (Accepted November 2013, J Foot Ankle Surg)

Dayton P, Kauwe M, Feilmeier M. Clarification of the anatomic definition of the bunion. (Accepted October 2013, J Foot Ankle Surg)

Feilmeier M, Dayton P, Sedberry S, Reimer RA. Incidence of Surgical Site Infection in the Foot and Ankle with Early Exposure and Showering of Surgical Sites: A Prospective Observation (Accepted
December 2013, J Foot Ankle Surg)

Dayton P, Kauwe M, Kauwe J, Feilmeier M, Hirschi. Radiographic analysis of frontal plane rotation of the first metatarsal in a cadaveric model. J Foot Ankle Surg 2014

Dayton P, Feilmeier M, Hensley, N. Minimally invasive repair of calcaneal fractures using external fixation: A technique guide and literature review. J Foot Ankle Surg 2014

McGlamry M, Dayton PD. Postoperative Management Following Ankle Arthroscopy. ACFAS E-­‐Book 2013

Dayton P, Kauwe M, Holmes C, Feilmeier M, McArdle A, Coleman, N. Observed Changes in Radiographic Measurements of the First Ray Following Valgus Rotation of the Hallux: A Cadaveric Study J Foot Ankle Surg 2014

Awards and honors

2014 - Manuscript Competition American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting

2013 - Visiting Lecturer of the Year, Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery

2004 - Manuscript Award of Excellence, Honorable Mention American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting

Valedictorian Class of 1988, California College of Podiatric Medicine

American Association of Hospital Podiatrists Award, California College of Podiatric Medicine

Outstanding Student in Orthopedics Award, California College of Podiatric Medicine

Pi Delta Honor Society, California College of Podiatric Medicine