Thanh Dinh, DPM


Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

"I embrace the philosophy of keeping athletes in action, and exhausting conservative measures in order to keep them on the field."

Medical Services


  • Orthopedic Center


  • Sports Medicine
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Philosophy of Care 

I am a sports enthusiast who enjoys running and tennis in my free time. Despite being raised in Florida, I have taken up skiing and cheering on the Patriots now that I am a New Englander. I embrace the philosophy of keeping athletes in action, and exhausting conservative measures in order to keep them on the field. However, I also understand the need for surgical intervention in specific situations after careful consideration of the alternatives.

Experience and Education


Barry University of Podiatric Medicine, 1997

Miami, FL


Palmetto General Hospital, 1999

Hialeah, FL


Palmetto General Hospital, 1999

Hialeah, FL


Hadassah Medical Center, 2000

Jerusalem, Israel

Professional History

Dr. Thanh Dinh received her medical degree from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, and completed a residency in podiatric surgery at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, Florida. She completed a fellowship in podiatric surgery at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Israel. Board certified in foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Dinh's clinical interests include hallux valgus deformities in adults and adolescents, reconstructive foot surgery, and sports medicine. Dr. Dinh is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Director of Residency Education at BIDMC.


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  1. Dinh T, Braunagel S, Rosenblum BI. Growth factors in wound healing: the present and the future? Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2015 Jan; 32(1):109-19.
  2. Tecilazich F, Dinh T, Pradhan-Nabzdyk L, Leal E, Tellechea A, Kafanas A, Gnardellis C, Magargee ML, Dejam A, Toxavidis V, Tigges JC, Carvalho E, Lyons TE, Veves A. Role of endothelial progenitor cells and inflammatory cytokines in healing of diabetic foot ulcers. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e83314.
  3. Tecilazich F, Dinh TL, Veves A. Emerging drugs for the treatment of diabetic ulcers. Expert Opin Emerg Drugs. 2013 Jun; 18(2):207-17.
  4. Dushay JR, Tecilazich F, Kafanas A, Magargee ML, Auster ME, Gnardellis C, Dinh T, Veves A. Aliskiren improves vascular smooth muscle function in the skin microcirculation of type 2 diabetic patients with normal renal function. J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst. 2015 Jun; 16(2):344-52.
  5. Tecilazich F, Dinh T, Lyons TE, Guest J, Villafuerte RA, Sampanis C, Gnardellis C, Zuo CS, Veves A. Postexercise phosphocreatine recovery, an index of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation, is reduced in diabetic patients with lower extremity complications. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Apr; 57(4):997-1005.
  6. Dinh T, Tecilazich F, Kafanas A, Doupis J, Gnardellis C, Leal E, Tellechea A, Pradhan L, Lyons TE, Giurini JM, Veves A. Mechanisms involved in the development and healing of diabetic foot ulceration. Diabetes. 2012 Nov; 61(11):2937-47.
  7. McCartan B, Dinh T. The use of split-thickness skin grafts on diabetic foot ulcerations: a literature review. Plast Surg Int. 2012; 2012:715273.
  8. Tecilazich F, Dinh T, Veves A. Treating diabetic ulcers. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2011 Mar; 12(4):593-606.
  9. Dinh T, Snyder G, Veves A. Current techniques to detect foot infection in the diabetic patient. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2010 Mar; 9(1):24-30.
  10. Dinh T, Doupis J, Lyons TE, Kuchibhotla S, Julliard W, Gnardellis C, Rosenblum BI, Wang X, Giurini JM, Greenman RL, Veves A. Foot muscle energy reserves in diabetic patients without and with clinical peripheral neuropathy. Diabetes Care. 2009 Aug; 32(8):1521-4.
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  12. Dinh T, Scovell S, Veves A. Peripheral arterial disease and diabetes: a clinical update. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2009 Jun; 8(2):75-81.
  13. Doupis J, Lyons TE, Wu S, Gnardellis C, Dinh T, Veves A. Microvascular reactivity and inflammatory cytokines in painful and painless peripheral diabetic neuropathy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Jun; 94(6):2157-63.
  14. Dinh T, Veves A. Evidence-based medicine and the management of the chronic wound: is it enough? Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2008 Sep; 7(3):118-9.
  15. Cook J, Cook E, Landsman AS, Basile P, Dinh T, Lyons T, Rosenblum B, Giurini J. A retrospective assessment of partial calcanectomies and factors influencing postoperative course. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2007 Jul-Aug; 46(4):248-55.
  16. Khaodhiar L, Dinh T, Schomacker KT, Panasyuk SV, Freeman JE, Lew R, Vo T, Panasyuk AA, Lima C, Giurini JM, Lyons TE, Veves A. The use of medical hyperspectral technology to evaluate microcirculatory changes in diabetic foot ulcers and to predict clinical outcomes. Diabetes Care. 2007 Apr; 30(4):903-10.
  17. Dinh TL, Veves A. Treatment of diabetic ulcers. Dermatol Ther. 2006 Nov-Dec; 19(6):348-55.
  18. Schramm JC, Dinh T, Veves A. Microvascular changes in the diabetic foot. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2006 Sep; 5(3):149-59.
  19. Dinh T. Management and treatment of the diabetic foot. Orthopedics. 2006 Jul; 29(7):587-9.
  20. Dinh TL, Veves A. The efficacy of Apligraf in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Jun; 117(7 Suppl):152S-157S; discussion 158S-159S.
  21. Greenman RL, Panasyuk S, Wang X, Lyons TE, Dinh T, Longoria L, Giurini JM, Freeman J, Khaodhiar L, Veves A. Early changes in the skin microcirculation and muscle metabolism of the diabetic foot. Lancet. 2005 Nov 12; 366(9498):1711-7.
  22. Dinh TL, Veves A. A review of the mechanisms implicated in the pathogenesis of the diabetic foot. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2005 Sep; 4(3):154-9.
  23. Greenman RL, Khaodhiar L, Lima C, Dinh T, Giurini JM, Veves A. Foot small muscle atrophy is present before the detection of clinical neuropathy. Diabetes Care. 2005 Jun; 28(6):1425-30.
  24. Dinh T, Veves A. Microcirculation of the diabetic foot. Curr Pharm Des. 2005; 11(18):2301-9.
  25. Dinh TL, Veves A. Microcirculation in the diabetic foot: an update. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2004 Jun; 3(2):60-1.
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