Adam M. BudnyDPM

(814) 942-1166

Location: Altoona (Fairway Drive), Roaring Spring

Specialty: Foot and Ankle, Total Ankle Replacement

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Dr. Adam Budny is a foot and ankle specialist who delivers complete and compassionate care for all of your foot and ankle problems. Having trained extensively in this one area has allowed him to provide better outcomes for patients in central Pennsylvania for the past eight years. An established leader in his field, he is actively involved in medical research and eagerly sought after to lecture on new and innovative techniques.

Dr. Budny is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, the American Podiatric Medical Association, and the Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association. Being an active person himself he understands how an injury can hold an individual back, so he strives to provide optimal results in a timely manner. For those patients with diabetes or circulatory problems, he is also the Co-Director of a Wound Healing program working to keep you moving forward.

Dr. Budny resides in Duncansville. Outside the office he is an avid athlete, involved in fitness and training. He enjoys weight lifting as well as hiking and camping with his family.

  • 2000-Bachelor of Science in Biology, Canisius College, Buffalo, New York
  • 2004- Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, IA
  • 2004-2007 Residency, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Saint Vincent Charity Hospital, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cleveland, OH
  • 2011, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery.
  • 2003-3013 Advanced Cardiac Life Support – American Heart Association
  • 2001-Present, Basic Life Support – American Heart Association
  • Outstanding Professional Conduct Award
  • Dr. & Mrs. Steven J. Berlin – Podiatric Pathology Laboratories Scholarship
  • CPMS Merit Scholarship
  • Dean’s CPMS Service Award Scholarship
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities Medicine & Surgery
  • Balanced Man Award – Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
  • Fluoroquinolone Mediated Achilles Rupture, A case report and review of the literature,
  • Budny, A.M., Ley, A
  • The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, accepted for publication
  • Achilles Tendon Ruptures. Hunt, K., Budny, A.M., Maffulli, N.
  • Foot Ankle Spec June 2014 7: 199-207
  • Cryopreserved Allograft as an Alternative Option for Closure of Diabetic Foot Ulcers,
  • Budny, A.M., Ley, A.
  • Podiatry Management, August 2013 (pp. 131-136)
  • Autologous Split Peroneus Longus Ankle Stabilization, Budny, A.M., Schuberth, J.M.,
  • The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery 51 (2012) (pp. 588-592)
  • Technology Update: Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Diabetes, Budny, A.M., Madden, J.L.
  • Podiatry Management, November 2012 (pp. 173-178)
  • Autologous Platelets for Treatment of Tendonopathy of the Foot and Ankle, Budny, A.M.
  • Podiatry Management, August 2012 (pp. 91-98)
  • Diabetic Wound Healing Experience in the Rural Health Care Setting, Budny, A.M., Budny, J.M.
  • The Journal of Diabetic Foot Complications, 2010, Volume 1, Issue 3, No. 1 (pp. 47-57)
  • Local Tissue Transfer Options for Closure of Diabetic Wounds, Budny, A.M.
  • Podiatry Management, Nov. / Dec. 2009 (pp. 135-142)
  • The Opening Base Wedge Osteotomy and Subsequent Lengthening of the First Metatarsal; An in vitro Study. Budny, A.M., Masadeh, S., Lyons, M., Frania S.
  • Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 46(6) 662-667, 2009
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis. Budny, AM.
  • Podiatry Management Apr 2009 (pp 129-136)
  • Analysis of Radiographic Classifications for Rotational Ankle Fractures.
  • Budny, A.M., Young, B.A.
  • Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 25(2); Apr 2008 (139-152)
  • Chondromyxoid Fibroma. Budny, A.M., Osher, L., Ismail, A.
  • Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 47(2); 153-159, 2008
  • Naviculocuneiform Arthrodesis. Budny, A.M., Grossman, J.P.
  • Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 24(4); Oct. 2007 (753-763) Budny, A.M. ed.
  • The Opening Base Wedge Osteotomy and Subsequent Lengthening of the First Metatarsal; An in vitro Study. Budny, A.M., Masadeh, S., Lyons, M., Frania S.
  • First Place, The OPMA “Dr Gerard V Yu, DPM Residency Paper Competition”
  • 91st Annual APMA Region IV Mid-Eastern CME Seminar
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency With Ulceration: A Review of the Literature and Treatment Recommendations. Caudell, G.C., Judge, M.S., Budny, A.M., Masadeh, S., Lin, B.
  • Update 2007 – The Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Podiatry Institute. pp53-60,
  • The Podiatry Institute Publishing C., Tucker, GA.
  • A Compression Force Comparison Study Among Three Staple Fixation Systems
  • Shibuya, N., Manning, S.N., Meszaros, A., Budny, A.M., Yu, G.V., Malay, D.S.
  • Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 46(1); 7-15, 2007
  • Cutaneous Ulceration Secondary to Hydroxyurea Therapy. Budny, A.M., Forman, M.
  • Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 96(6); 525-527, 2006
  • Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa. Yoho, R., Budny, A.M., Pea, A.
  • Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 96(5); 442-444, 2006
  • The Physician’s Attire and its Influence on Patient Confidence
  • Budny, A.M., Rogers, L.C., Mandracchia, V.J., Lascher, S.
  • Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 96(2); 132-138, 2006
  • Current Concepts in Deep Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis
  • Judge, M.S., Budny, A.M., Shibuya, H., Caudell, G.C.
  • Update 2006 – The Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Podiatry Institute
  • Chapter 45, pp. 266-272, The Podiatry Institute Publishing C., Tucker, GA
  • Vascular Risk Factors and Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Budny, A.M. ACFAS – Scientific Abstract Monthly, Sept. 2005
  • http://www.acfas.org/pubresearch/sam/september-2005/sam-vascluar.htm
  • Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: A Review of the Most Efficacious Pharmacological Treatments. Budny, A.M. ACFAS – Scientific Abstract Monthly Nov. 2004
  • http://www.acfas.org/pubresearch/sam/November+2004/Treatment+of+Painful+Diabetic+Neuropathy.htm
  • Subtalar Joint Instability – Current Clinical Concepts. Budny, A.
  • Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 21(3); 449-460, 2004
  • Sub-Investigator for a phase 3, multi-center, randomized, double-blind, controlled study of the long-term analgesic efficacy and safety of an investigational product alone or in combination with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs versus non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs alone in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.
  • Sub-Investigator for a phase 3, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled multicenter study of an investigational product on peripheral nerve function in patients with osteoarthritis
  • Sub-Investigator for a phase 3, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center, long-term safety study of an investigational product in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.
  • Sub-Investigator for a phase 3 (pivotal) multicenter, parallel, double-blind, blinded evaluator, randomized, placebo controlled study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a study device in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis with an open-label extension.
  • Sub-Investigator for a phase 3b multicenter, double-blind, randomized withdrawal efficacy and safety study of an investigational product in the treatment of patients with inadequately treated painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
  • Sub-Investigator for a randomized, multicenter, double-blind, factorial, comparator and placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and safety of an investigational product in the treatment of ankle sprain.
  • Sub-Investigator for a phase 4 long term safety study of an approved product evaluating outcomes in patients with gout.
  • Principal-Investigator for a phase 3b study of an investigational product in the treatment of subjects with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy with background treatment of NSAIDS for other pain conditions.
  • Sub-Investigator for a phase 3 randomized, double-blind, multi-center, placebo-controlled, combination study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an investigational medication for subjects with gout who have had an inadequate response to standard of care.
  • Principal-Investigator for a phase 2a, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an investigational product in patients with painful diabetic neuropathy.
  • Sub-Investigator for a phase a randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, Placebo-controlled, active-controlled, parallel-group, multicenter Trial of an investigational product to assess the analgesic efficacy and the management of opioid Induced Constipation in opioid Experienced Subjects with Uncontrolled moderate to severe chronic low back pain with a history of opioid induced constipation who require around the clock opioid therapy.
  • Principal-Investigator for a multi-center, adaptive design, randomized, single blind study with an open label extension option to further evaluate the safety and efficacy of an investigational product for the treatment of chronic diabetic foot ulcers.
  • Sub-Investigator for a long-term extension study of an investigational product in combination with standard of care for subjects completing an efficacy and safety study of investigational product for the treatment of gout.
  • Sub-Investigator for a phase 2, randomized, double-blind, multicenter, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an investigational product used as monotherapy in subjects with gout.
  • ACFAS TriState Region – Foot & Ankle Surgical Complications Seminar, Complications following Achilles Ruptures / Surgery Oct 2019
  • President of the TriState region (ACFAS)
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
  • Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association (PPMA)
  • Advanced Center for Surgery
  • HealthSouth Rehabilitation Center
  • Nason Hospital
  • Tyrone Hospital
  • UPMC Altoona