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Foot and Ankle
Dr. Gregory Kirwan is the newest surgeon to join Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates. Dr. Kirwan has been the missing piece to our practice and is one of the area’s only fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeons specializing in foot and ankle. Dr. Kirwan brings a wealth of experience and will treat the full gamut of foot and ankle injuries and conditions.
Dr. Kirwan completed his bachelor's degree at the United States Naval Academy, where he also participated in Crew and Football during his undergraduate experience. Dr. Kirwan served in the Navy as an Air Transfer and Operations Officer and was decorated with 7 medals and commendations during his 5 years of service. Dr. Kirwan continued to complete medical school and orthopaedic residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kirwan completed a fellowship in orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center.
Dr. Kirwan has contributed to several publications and given multiple presentations on a whole host of topics from Achilles Tendon ruptures to Ankle Sprains to Orthoapedic Trauma and the Utilization of Wound Vacs. Dr. Kirwan has also been highly involved in youth sports and serves as the team physician for a highly competitive travel lacrosse club.
Outside of work, Dr. Kirwan enjoys spending time with his family. He also likes to stay active through golf and exercise.
University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery, Philadelphia, PA August 1, 2012-July 31, 2013
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery Program, Philadelphia, PA July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2012
Mercy Health System, Mercy Suburban Hospital, Orthopedic Track, Norristown, PA June 26, 2007 - June 30, 2008
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA August 2003 – June 2007 Bachelor of Science, Oceanography, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD August 1993 – May 1997
Orthopedic Surgery Center of the Fox Valley Board Member, OSMS Representative 2019-Present United States Navy, Assistant Public Works Officer/Air Operations Officer, U.S. Naval Air Joint Reserve Base, Willow Grove, PA June 2000 – October 2002 United States Navy, Air Transfer Officer, USS Theodore Roosevelt, CVN-71, U.S. Naval Base, Norfolk, VA August 1998 – June 2000 U.S. Naval Officer Flight School Training, U.S. Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL December 1997- August 1998 Graduate Assistant Football Coach, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, May 1997 – December 1997
Wapner K, Freeland E, Kirwan G. Analysis of Radiographic Outcomes of Lateral Column Lengthening using Longitudinal Z-cut technique in Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity. Foot and Ankle Specialist, Submitted, 8/2020.
Kirwan G, Kazanjian J. SLAP Tear Associated with a Superior Glenoid Articular Disruption Lesion. A Case Report. Current Orthopaedic Practice: November/December 2012 – Vol 23 – Issue 6 – p 625-628. doi:10.1097/BCO.0b013e318271221f.
Kirwan G, Pedowitz D. Achilles Tendon Ruptures. Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine; Foot and Ankle. Vol. 6, Issue 4, 2013.
Kirwan G, Pedowitz D: Ankle Sprains. In Primary Care Orthopedics, 2nd Ed. Eds: Lotke P, Abboud J, Ende L. Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins. 2012
Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin 2/2021
Athletic Trainer Lecture Series
Common Foot and Ankle Injuries in the Adolescent and Teenage Athlete
The Driveway Recreation and Athletic Center 8/2020
Injury Prevention in the Athlete
American Association of Orthopedic Nurses 12/2019
Annual Midwest Region Conference
Orthopedic Trauma and the Utilization of Wound Vacs
University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley Marathon 9/2029
Common Injuries in Runners
The Driveway Recreation and Athletic Center 8/2019
Overuse Foot and Ankle Injuries in the Pediatric Athlete
ThedaCare Primary Care Medical Rounds 5/2017
Commonly Missed Foot and Ankle Injuries
ACAC Athletic Club – Orthopedic Health Symposium, 7/2015
West Chester, PA
Common Foot and Ankle Conditions in the Active Elderly Population
Delaware Valley Foot and Ankle Symposium 9/2014
Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Grand Rounds
St. Christopher's Hospital Grand Rounds
Pediatric Clavicle Fractures 5/19/2010
Cooper University Hospital Grand Rounds
Pediatric Femoral Shaft Fractures 8/5/2009
Team Physician, Appleton Lacrosse Club - 2018-2023
Sacred Heart School Catholic Youth Organization, Board of Directors, Treasurer - 2008-2010
PCOM Student Government Association, Class Representative/Alumni Association - 2005 – 2007
PCOM Surgery Club - 2003 – 2007
PCOM Rugby Football Club - 2003 – 2004
Hilltop Babe Ruth League, Head Coach, Havertown, PA - 2003 – 2006
Maury High School Freshmen Crew, Head Coach, Norfolk, VA - 1998 – 2000
U.S. Naval Academy Varsity Football, Annapolis, MD - 1994-1997
U.S. Naval Academy Heavyweight Crew, Annapolis, MD - 1993-1994