Eric So

Eric So, D.P.M., AACFAS

Dr. Eric So, D.P.M. is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon in Lincoln, NE. He received his medical degree from Des Moines University in Des Moines, IA. He then completed a comprehensive surgical residency program at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, OH where he served as chief resident. During residency, he won numerous research competitions and was awarded the OhioHealth Resident Research Grant for his work on Lisfranc injuries.

He then sub-specialized in sports medicine and reconstruction of the foot and ankle by completing a fellowship at The CORE Institute in Phoenix, AZ, where he trained with world-renowned surgeons and performed many complex surgeries of the foot and ankle, including more than 40 total ankle replacements. He has a particular interest in treating foot and ankle injuries, fractures, arthritis, instability, and acquired deformities.

Dr. So has presented research locally, nationally, and internationally. He has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications. Recently, he is leading several projects pertaining to lowering infection rates in total ankle arthroplasty and to bone quality and fragility fractures of the foot and ankle.

Dr. So’s true passion, however, is for patient care. He believes in optimizing nonoperative management whenever possible and in meticulous surgery when required. He is committed to patient education and believes in clear communication to identify the best treatments to suit their individual lifestyles.