We specialize in the Isham minimally invasive techniques recognized by Orthopedic and Podiatric surgeons worldwide.

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The Coeur d’Alene Foot and Ankle Clinic and Surgery Center has always been committed to hiring dedicated and committed…

About MIS

The term minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is used to describe a number of surgeries as well as diagnostic procedures…

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Welcome to Coeur d’Alene Foot and Ankle Clinic and Surgery Center. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of care possible in a safe…



A neuroma is a benign enlargement and inflammation of a nerve. A Morton’s neuroma causes pain in the ball of the foot that shoots out to the third and fourth toes.

Tailor’s Bunion

Tailor’s bunion, also called a bunionette, is a prominence of the fifth metatarsal bone at the base of the little toe.


A bunion is a bony bump on the side of the foot near the great toe which can be painful and inflamed or have no symptoms for many years.

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Hallux Limitus/Rigidus

Hallux limitus/rigidus involves the 1st metatarsophalangeal joint located at the base of the big toe.

Heel Pain / Plantar Fasciitiss

Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. 

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a painful condition that is caused by the entrapment of the posterior tibial nerve on the inside of the ankle.

Haglund’s Deformity

Haglund’s deformity is a bony deformity or prominence dorsally and laterally on the back of the heel which commonly leads to dull, …

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A hammertoe is a contracture or bending of one or both joints of the second, third, fourth, or fifth toes.

Metatarsalgia / Deformed Metatarsals

Metatarsalgia is a general term used to refer to a painful foot condition in the metatarsal region of the foot (the area between the arch and toes, or ball of the foot).


Trauma to the foot and ankle region is extremely common. You don’t have to be extremely active to experience painful…


Dr. Orlando E. Núñez DPM, MD

Dr. Orlando Núñez graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medical and Science College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois and completed a three-year Podiatric Surgery and Medicine Residency post-graduation at Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami, Florida. Dr. Núñez is licensed to practice as a Podiatric Surgeon in the states of Idaho and Florida, and licensed to practice as a Medical Doctor in the countries of Colombia, Mexico, and Spain.
Dr. Núñez is originally from Cartagena, Colombia where he attended the University of Cartagena and obtained his MD (Medical Doctor) degree. He has worked as a general physician in different hospitals in Colombia. 


He practiced as a PA at The Neuro Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Núñez also worked as an Orthopedic Surgeon resident at the Institute Mexicano del Seguro Social in Guadalajara, Mexico and completed a two-year fellowship in Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery sponsored by the Academy of Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery.

Dr. Núñez is Associate Professor and Fellow of the Academy of Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery and brings his expertise as a MIS faculty instructor at the annual cadaver seminars. Dr. Núñez is also part of the teaching faculty at the International Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery Cadaver Lab in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Núñez has had Orthopedic surgeons and Podiatric surgeons travel from inside and outside of the country to observe his surgical techniques at the Coeur d’Alene Foot & Ankle Surgery Center. He is happy to share his skills to make these techniques more available to help patients worldwide.

He has appeared on television programs in multiple countries and as a medical speaker at various conferences in the United States as well as South America, and the Caribbean. 

He is also a member of The American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry in Minimally Invasive Surgery. He has co-authored chapters in multiple Orthopedic texts on Minimally Invasive Surgical techniques. He also co-authored an article for a journal publication in Italy. Dr. Núñez is on staff at the Coeur d’Alene Foot & Ankle Surgery Center in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Dr. Núñez offers a broad knowledge base and experience to his patients.

Having lived in larger cities such as Cartagena, Chicago, and Miami Dr. Núñez enjoys the slower pace of Coeur d’Alene as well as the beautiful environment.

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