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Mostafa Abousayed, MD

Foot and Ankle
Located In

Peabody, Beverly, Newburyport


Dr. Abousayed is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon specializing in all aspects of non-surgical and surgical care of foot and ankle injuries and conditions. He treats all conditions of the foot and ankle including but not limited to ankle and foot arthritis, Achilles ruptures, tendonitis, fractures, bunions, hammertoe, ankle sprains, heel pain, plantar fasciitis, flatfoot, Morton’s Neuroma, and other foot or toe deformities.   

Dr. Abousayed’s patient care philosophy is centered around getting to know his patients and involving them in their treatment plans to achieve better outcomes and enhance the patient experience. He offers patients a range of treatment options tailored to their foot conditions, including both non-surgical and surgical approaches. Non-surgical options include injections, medications, and physical therapy. In cases where surgical intervention is needed, Dr. Abousayed is experienced in a variety of procedures such as ankle replacements, Achilles tendon repairs, bunion surgeries, foot and ankle reconstructions, fusions, fracture fixation, and minimally invasive surgeries.

Dr. Abousayed is a graduate of Cairo University College of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt where he also completed a residency in orthopedic surgery. He went on to complete a second residency in orthopedic surgery at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY. Dr. Abousayed also completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the esteemed MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

In his free time, Dr. Abousayed enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, traveling, and watching sports, especially tennis, soccer, and basketball. He grew up playing taekwondo and recently started playing pickleball.

AllWays Health Partners (formerly Neighborhood Health Plan / NHP)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts
Tufts Health Plan
WellSense Health Plan (formerly BMC healthnet)

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Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD


Master of Science, Cairo University College of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt


Residency in Orthopedic Surgery:
Cairo University College of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY 

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine: Cairo University College of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certification

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)

  • Dr. Richard Uhl Award – Given by the chairman to the chief resident with the most leadership qualities, 2019
  • American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society Resident Scholarship, 2016
  • The ISSLS Prize for Lumbar Spine Research, 2015
  • Cairo University Hospitals Award for Excellence in Medical Care during the Egyptian Revolution, 2011
  • Cairo University Hospitals Senior Orthopedic Resident Award, 2007
  • Cairo University School of Medicine, Ranked 4/1500, Highest grade in pharmacology, biochemistry, ENT and internal medicine, 2007
  • Pyramids Language School, Outstanding Student Award, Valedictorian, 1999

Published research
  • Abousayed MM, Tartaglion JP, Zonshayn S, Rai N, Johnson CK, Rosenbaum AJ. Republication of “Online Patient Resources for Ankle Instability: An Objective Analysis of Available Materials”. Foot Ankle Orthop. 2023 Aug 21;8(3):24730114231195334. doi: 10.1177/24730114231195334. PMID: 37655906; PMCID: PMC10467190.
  • Noori N, Abousayed M, Guyton GP, Coleman MM. What Is the Interrater and Intrarater Reliability of the Lawrence and Botte Classification System of Fifth Metatarsal Base Fractures? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2022 Jul 1;480(7):1305-1309. doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002131. Epub 2022 Jan 26. PMID: 35081080; PMCID: PMC9191320.
  • Coleman MM, Abousayed MM, Thompson JM, Bean BA, Guyton GP. Response to “Letter Regarding: Risk Factors for Complications Associated With Minimally Invasive Medial Displacement Calcaneal Osteotomy”. Foot Ankle Int. 2021 Sep;42(9):1217-1218. doi: 10.1177/10711007211033848. PMID: 34529527.
  • Abousayed MM, Coleman MM, Wei L, de Cesar Netto C, Schon LC, Guyton GP. Radiographic Outcomes of Cotton Osteotomy in Treatment of Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity. Foot Ankle Int. 2021 Nov;42(11):1384-1390. doi: 10.1177/10711007211015175. Epub 2021 Jun 10. PMID: 34109855.
  • Coleman MM, Abousayed MM, Thompson JM, Bean BA, Guyton GP. Risk Factors for Complications Associated With Minimally Invasive Medial Displacement Calcaneal Osteotomy. Foot Ankle Int. 2021 Feb;42(2):121-131. doi: 10.1177/1071100720961094. Epub 2020 Oct 14. PMID: 33449834.
  • Abousayed MM, Coleman MM, Abbasi P, Bean BA, Thompson JM, Guyton GP. Load to Failure and Stiffness of Interference Screw vs Pulvertaft Weave for Distal Fixation in Peroneal Allograft Reconstruction. Foot Ankle Int. 2021 Jan;42(1):83-88. doi: 10.1177/1071100720952092. Epub 2020 Sep 24. PMID: 32969276.
  • DiCaprio MR, Abousayed MM, Kambam MLR. Orthopaedic Manifestations of Melanoma and Their Management. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020 Jul 1;28(13):e540-e549. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-18-00757. PMID: 32097135.
  • Abousayed MM, Johnson CK, Moral M, Sternbach S, Rosenbaum AJ. Trends in Urgent Care Utilization Following Ankle Fracture Fixation. Foot Ankle Int. 2019 Feb;40(2):218-223. doi: 10.1177/1071100718804178. Epub 2018 Oct 25. PMID: 30354487.
  • Tartaglione JP, Rosenbaum AJ, Abousayed M, DiPreta JA. Classifications in Brief: Lauge-Hansen Classification of Ankle Fractures. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Oct;473(10):3323-8. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4306-x. Epub 2015 Apr 22. PMID: 25900357; PMCID: PMC4562928.
  • Abousayed MM, Alley MC, Shakked R, Rosenbaum AJ. Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Management. JBJS Rev. 2017 Aug;5(8):e7. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.16.00116. PMID: 28806265.
  • Banerjee S, Abousayed MM, Vanderbrook DJ, Bagchi K. Lateral Subtalar Dislocation with Tarsometatarsal Dislocation: A Case Report of a Rare Injury. Case Rep Orthop. 2017;2017:8090721. doi: 10.1155/2017/8090721. Epub 2017 Jul 6. PMID: 28761771; PMCID: PMC5518488.
  • Elshoury A, Khedr M, Abousayed MM, Mehdi S. Spontaneous heparin-induced thrombocytopenia presenting as bilateral adrenal hemorrhages and pulmonary embolism after total knee arthroplasty. Arthroplast Today. 2015 Sep 5;1(3):69-71. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2015.07.003. PMID: 28326374; PMCID: PMC4956682.
  • Haleem AM, Abousayed MM, Gomaa M. Recent Advances in Egypt for Treatment of Talar Osteochondral Lesions. Foot Ankle Clin. 2016 Jun;21(2):405-20. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2016.01.010. PMID: 27261813.
  • Abousayed MM, Tartaglione JP, Rosenbaum AJ, Dipreta JA. Classifications in Brief: Johnson and Strom Classification of Adult-acquired Flatfoot Deformity. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Feb;474(2):588-93. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4581-6. PMID: 26472584; PMCID: PMC4709320.
  • Gullbrand SE, Peterson J, Ahlborn J, Mastropolo R, Fricker A, Roberts TT, Abousayed M, Lawrence JP, Glennon JC, Ledet EH. ISSLS Prize Winner: Dynamic Loading-Induced Convective Transport Enhances Intervertebral Disc Nutrition. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Aug 1;40(15):1158-64. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001012. PMID: 26222661.
  • Tartaglione JP, Rosenbaum AJ, Abousayed M, Hushmendy SF, DiPreta JA. Evaluating the Quality, Accuracy, and Readability of Online Resources Pertaining to Hallux Valgus. Foot Ankle Spec. 2016 Feb;9(1):17-23. doi: 10.1177/1938640015592840. Epub 2015 Jun 29. PMID: 26123550.
  • Rosenbaum AJ, Tartaglione J, Abousayed M, Uhl RL, Mulligan MT, Alley M Jr, DiPreta JA. Musculoskeletal Health Literacy in Patients With Foot and Ankle Injuries: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Comprehension. Foot Ankle Spec. 2016 Feb;9(1):31-6. doi: 10.1177/1938640015593078. Epub 2015 Jun 29. PMID: 26123548.
  • Tartaglione JP, Rosenbaum AJ, Abousayed M, DiPreta JA. Classifications in Brief: Lauge-Hansen Classification of Ankle Fractures. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Oct;473(10):3323-8. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4306-x. Epub 2015 Apr 22. PMID: 25900357; PMCID: PMC4562928.
  • Kwon JY, Guss D, Lin DE, Abousayed M, Jeng C, Kang S, Ellington JK. Effect of Delay to Definitive Surgical Fixation on Wound Complications in the Treatment of Closed, Intra-articular Calcaneus Fractures. Foot Ankle Int. 2015 May;36(5):508-17. doi: 10.1177/1071100714565178. Epub 2015 Jan 14. PMID: 25589541.
  • Rosenbaum AJ, Abousayed M, Czajka CM, DiPreta JA, Alfred R, Uhl RL. Bilateral distal tibial transitional ankle fractures. Orthopedics. 2014 Dec;37(12):795, 853-5. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20141124-01. PMID: 25437070.
  • Gitajn IL, Abousayed M, Toussaint RJ, Vrahas M, Kwon JY. Calcaneal avulsion fractures: a case series of 33 patients describing prognostic factors and outcomes. Foot Ankle Spec. 2015 Feb;8(1):10-7. doi: 10.1177/1938640014548323. Epub 2014 Sep 8. PMID: 25205682.
  • Gitajn IL, Abousayed M, Toussaint RJ, Ting B, Jin J, Kwon JY. Anatomic Alignment and Integrity of the Sustentaculum Tali in Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures: Is the Sustentaculum Tali Truly Constant? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jun 18;96(12):1000-1005. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00330. PMID: 24951735.
  • Abousayed M, Kwon JY. Hallux claw toe. Foot Ankle Clin. 2014 Mar;19(1):59-63. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2013.11.001. Epub 2013 Dec 19. PMID: 24548509.
  • Abousayed MM, Toussaint RJ, Kwon JY. The use of dual C-arms during fixation of calcaneal fractures: a technique tip. Foot Ankle Spec. 2014 Jun;7(3):208-10. doi: 10.1177/1938640013514268. Epub 2013 Dec 10. PMID: 24334367.
  • Abdelazeem A, Khedr A, Abousayed M, Seifeldin A, Khaled S. Management of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures using the limited open sinus tarsi approach and fixation by screws only technique. Int Orthop. 2014 Mar;38(3):601-6. doi: 10.1007/s00264-013-2203-z. Epub 2013 Dec 6. PMID: 24310507; PMCID: PMC3936092.
  • Ting BL, Abousayed MM, Holzer P, Cetrulo CL Jr, Kwon JY. External fixator kickstands for free soft tissue flap protection: case series and description of technique. Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Dec;34(12):1695-700. doi: 10.1177/1071100713500655. Epub 2013 Aug 1. PMID: 23908389.
  • Toussaint RJ, Abousayed MM, Kwon JY. Preventing falls in the operating room: a technique tip for safely tilting the operating table. Foot Ankle Spec. 2013 Oct;6(5):372-5. doi: 10.1177/1938640013496844. Epub 2013 Jul 17. PMID: 23863398.