Naohiro Shibuya, DPM, MS, FACFAS

Scott & White Healthcare

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Patient Care Emphasis
Foot and Ankle Deformities, Foot and Ankle injuries

Board Certification
  • American Board of Podiatric Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
  • American Board of Podiatric Foot Surgery

  • Scott & White Appointment
    August 4, 2008

  • University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, MS, 2008
  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, DPM, 2003

  • Specialty Training
  • Podiatric Surgery Residency, St. Vincent Charity Hospital, Cleveland, OH, 2003-2006
  • Master's in Clinical Investigation, University of Texas Health and Science Center, San Antonio, TX

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Associate Professor of Surgery

    Publications and Research
  • Shibuya N,Ramanujam C, Garcia GS: Association between posterior tibial tendon pathology and other radiographic findings-Case control study. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2008 Nov-Dec;42(6)
  • Shibuya N,LaFontaine JB,Frania SJ: Alcohol induced neuroarthropathy in the foot: Acaseseries and review of literature. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2008 Mar-April;47(2):118
  • ShibuyaN,LaveryLA,LaFontaineJB:DearEditor.J Foot Ankle Surg.2008Jan-Feb;57(1):73
  • ShibuyaN,ManningSN,MeszarosA,BudnyAM,MalayDS,YuGV:ACompressionforcecomparisonstudyamongthreestaplefixationsystems.JFootAnkleSurg.2007Jan-Feb;56(1):7-15.
  • ShibuyaN,SchinkeTL,CanalesMB,YuGV:Effectofcryotherapydevicesinthepostoperativesetting.JAmPodiatrMedAssoc.2007Nov-Dec;97(6):439-46
  • ZgonisT,StapletonJJ,ShibuyaN,RoukisTS:SurgicallyinducedCharcotneuroarthropathyfollowingpartialforefootamputationindiabetes.JWoundCare.2007Feb;16(2):57-9
  • ShibuyaN,JupiterDC,CilibertiLJ,VanBurenV,LaFontaineJ:PrevalenceofPodiatricMedicalProblemsinVeteransversusNonveterans.JAmPodiatrMedAssoc.2011Jul-Aug;101(4):323-30:PMID21817001
  • ShibuyaN,ClawsonLD,AgarwalMR:SuspensionandDynamicCompressionoftheMedialColumnUsingaTensionBandMeshPlate.JFootAnkleSurg.2011July-Aug;50(4):510-513:PMID21705241
  • ShibuyaN,JupiterDC,CilibertiLJ,VanBurenV,LaFontaineJ:CharacteristicsofAdultFlatfootintheUnitedStates.JFootAnkleSurg.2010July-Aug;49(4):363-368:PMID20537928
  • ShibuyaN,AgarwalMR:EvansCalcanealOsteotomyUsinganAnteriorLumberDistractor/Inserter.JFootAnkleSurg.2010July-Aug;49(4):401-403:PMID20493727
  • ShibuyaN,LaFontaineJB.BunionDeformity.In:UsatineRPed.TheColorAtlasofFamilyMedicine.1sted.NewYork,NY:McGraw-Hill;2008:896-899.
  • ShibuyaN,LaFontaineJB.CallusesandCorns.In:UsatineRPed.TheColorAtlasofFamilyMedicine.1sted.NewYork,NY:McGraw-Hill;2008:892-895.
  • ShibuyaN,LaFontaineJB.HammertoeDeformities.In:UsatineRPed.TheColorAtlasofFamilyMedicine.1sted.NewYork,NY:McGraw-Hill;2008:900-903.
  • LaFontaineJB,ShibuyaN.IschemicUlcer.In:UsatineRPed.TheColorAtlasofFamilyMedicine.1sted.NewYork,NY:McGraw-Hill;2008:904-906.
  • LaFontaineJB,ShibuyaN.NeuropathicUlcer.In:UsatineRPed.TheColorAtlasofFamilyMedicine.1sted.NewYork,NY:McGraw-Hill;2008:907-908.
  • LaFontaineJB,ShibuyaN.CharcotArthropathy.In:UsatineRPed.TheColorAtlasofFamilyMedicine.1sted.NewYork,NY:McGraw-Hill;2008:909-911.
  • LaFontaineJB,ShibuyaN.DryGangrene.In:UsatineRPed.TheColorAtlasofFamilyMedicine.1sted.NewYork,NY:McGraw-Hill;2008:912-915.
  • JudgeMS,BudnyAM,ShibuyaN,CaudellGM:CurrentConceptsinDeepVenousThrombosisProphylaxis:ReconstructiveSurgeryoftheFootandLeg662Update2006.PodiatryInstitutePublishingCompany:Tucker,GA,2006
  • YuGV, Schinke TL,MeszarosA, Shibuya N.Feature: Exploring New Advances In Internal Fixation. Podiatry Today. 2005;18(5):56-62
  • YuGV,MalayS,ShibuyaN,ManningSN,MeszarosA,BudnyAM:InVitroCompressionForceComparisonBetweenThreeStapleFixationSystems:ReconstructiveSurgeryoftheFootandLeg662Update2005.PodiatryInstitutePublishingCompany:Tucker,GA,2005
  • YuGV,KhouryWE,SchinkeTL,ShibuyaN:TheEffectofCryotherapyDevicesinthePost-OperativeSetting:ReconstructiveSurgeryoftheFootandLeg?6?Update2004.PodiatryInstitutePublishingCompany:Tucker,GA,2004,pp.122-128.
  • LaFontaineJ,ShibuyaN:BonequalityandcellularcharacteristicsinCharcotfoot
  • LaFontaine J, Shibuya N, Sampson HW, Valderrama P: Trabecular quality and cellular characteristics of normal, diabetic, and Charcot bone. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 Nov;50(6):648-53: PMID 21705241
  • Shibuya N, Jupiter DC, Clawson LC, La Fontaine J: Incorporation of bovine-based structural bone graft used in reconstructive foot surgery. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2012 Jan; 51(1): 30-3: PMID 22036147
  • Shibuya N, Frost CH, Campbell JD, Davis ML, Jupiter DC: Incidence of acute deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in foot and ankle trauma: analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2012 Jan;51(1): 63-8: PMID 22196459
  • Jupiter DC, Shibuya N, Clawson LC, Davis ML: Lower Extremity Amputation in Foot and Ankle Trauma. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2012 May; 51(3): 317-22: PMID 22285499
  • Suspension and Dynamic Compression of the Medial Column Using a Tension Band Mesh Plate. Clawson L, Shibuya N, Agarwal MR
  • Fracture Healing and Biomarker Expression in a Diabetic Rat Model Kearney TP, LaFontaine J, Hunt NA, Curry SM, Shibuya N, Lavery LA
  • Prevalence of Podiatric Problems in Veterans Versus Non-Veterans. Shibuya N, Jupiter DC, Ciliberti LJ, VanBuren V, La Fontaine J
  • Postsurgical Wounds in High Risk Patients Treated with a Cryopreserved Human Fibroblast Derived Dermal Substitute Ciliberti LJ, Kiessling L, Kearney T, Shibuya N
  • Radiographic and MRI Findings in Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: A Case-Control Study Ramanujam CL, Shibuya N, Garcia G The National 2008 APMA Annual Scientific Meeting
  • An In Vitro Compression Force Comparison Study Between Three Staple Systems Shibuya N, Manning SN, Meszaros A, Budny AM, Yu GV, Malay S International Foot and Ankle Congress, Toronto
  • The Syme’s Amputation: A Better Alternative to BKA? Yu GV, Schinke TL, Meszaros A, Shibuya N New Cardiovascular Horizons, 2004 Annual Program
  • Enhanced Fixation Utilizing Innovative Compression Staples Vanore J, Khoury WE, Brarens RM, Shibuya N, Yu GV 62nd ACFAS Annual Meeting and Scientific Seminar, March 2004
  • Transport Rate of Cholera Toxin Subunit B in the Retinofugal Pathways in Chicks (Gallus Gallus): An Anterograde Study Wu C, Karten HJ, Zabrocki L, Shibuya N The Sixth Annual UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference
  • Shibuya N, Thorud JC, Humphers JM, Devall JM, Jupiter DC. Is Percutaneous Radiofrequency Coblation for Treatment of Achilles Tendinosis Safe and Effective? J Foot Ankle Surg.
  • Shibuya N, Agarwal MR. Distraction Arthrodesis of Subtalar Joint Using a Laterally Placed Hinged Distractor. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2012
  • Shibuya N, Humphers JM, Agarwal MR, Jupiter DC. Efficacy and Safety of High-dose Vitamin C on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in Extremity Trauma and Surgery-Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2012
  • Shibuya N, Thorud JC, Agarwal MR, Jupiter DC. Is Calcaneal Inclination Higher in Patients with Insertional Achilles Tendinosis?A Case-controlled, Cross-sectional Study. J Foot Ankle Surg.
  • Shibuya N: Can Amputation Be Cost-Effective? Here’s an analysis of the factors which need to be considered—Surgical Insights From ACFAS. Podiatry Management Magazine. 2012 September; 31(7): 85-94

  • Awards and Honors
  • 64th ACFAS Annual Meeting and Scientific Seminar, Manuscript Finalist, Awards of Excellence Competition
  • OPMA 89th Annual Scientific Seminar, Resident Paper Finalist Competition, 1st Place Award
  • International Foot and Ankle Congress, Toronto, Lowell Scott Weil, Sr., DPM IFAC, Poster Abstract Awards, 4th Place Award
  • OPMA 88th Annual Scientific Seminar Resident Paper Finalist Competition, 3rd Place Award, The Effect of Cryotherapy Devices in the Post-Operative Setting
  • The Midwest Podiatry Conference National Post-Graduate Research Symposium Gold Award
  • 63rd ACFAS Annual Meeting and Scientific Seminar, Manuscript Finalist, 2005
  • The Pi Delta National Podiatric Honor Society Alpha Chapter at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • The Stirling-Harford Honorary Anatomical Society
  • The James V. Ganley, DPM Memorial Award
  • Professor Vincent A. Jablon Memorial Award
  • ACFAS 2012, 2011 Annual Scientific Conference, Manuscript Finalist
  • ACFAS 2012 Annual Scientific Conference, 2012 Manuscript, 3rd Place Award, Incidence of Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism, and Associated Risk Factors, in Foot and Ankle Trauma
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Clinical and Scientific Research Grant Award Assessment of risk factors associated with symptomatic and non-symptomatic flatfoot deformity Role: Principle Investigator
  • Grant ID# 1R01NR012237-01A1, NIH R01 Preventing Venous Leg Ulcers with Cryotherapy: Randomized Clinical Trial Role: Consultant
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, ACFAS EMB Clinical and Scientific Research Grant: Levels of Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase and Calcitonin Gene Related Peptide in the Charcot Foot Role: Co-Investigator

  • Professional Memberships
  • Editor of Research, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Faculty, AO North America
  • Scientific editor, Weekly@eACFAS
  • Part III National Podiatric Board Examination Item Writing Committee
  • Texas Podiatric Medical Association, Continuing Medical Education Committee

  • Languages Spoken


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