Peter G. Mangone, MD

Peter G. Mangone, MD

Foot & Ankle

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Blue Ridge Region

South Asheville

Dr. Mangone is one of the leading international experts in arthroscopic ligament repair and reconstruction for the ankle. He has spoken both nationally and internationally about the ArthroBrostom technique, which he co-invented.

He is also the co-director of the Emerge Ortho Bone & Joint Foot and Ankle Center, which is the sole provider of fellowship-trained orthopedic foot and ankle specialists in the western North Carolina region.

During his undergraduate years at Davidson College in Davidson, NC, he was a varsity letterman in baseball in addition to being a premed student. He graduated magna cum laude. In 1989, also graduated cum laude from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. At Emory Affiliated Hospitals, he completed both his internship and orthopedic residency. He finished his fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the Center For Orthopedic Care in Cincinnati, Ohio with Dr. G. James Sammarco.

Since 1999, Dr. Mangone has been in private practice with Emerge Ortho. He is also an active member of several local and regional medical societies, including the AOFAS and AANA. In addition to serving as the marketing director for his 21-member orthopedic group, he is the coding committee chairman for the AOFS and the upcoming president of the North Carolina Orthopedic Society.

He founded the Ankle Instability Group, an international organization of orthopedic surgeons who are dedicated to advance treatment and research of ankle instability.

Away from the office, Dr. Mangone is an avid golfer and enjoys history and political science.

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  • Undergraduate: Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina
  • Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Internship: Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Residency: Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Fellowship: The Center for Orthopedic Care, Cincinnati, Ohio, Director, G. James Sammarco, M.D., 1998 – 1999



  • Roger A. Mann Award Nominee, 1995, American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, for paper entitled “Subtalar Arthrodesis: A Successful Treatment for Painful Inflammatory, Post-Traumatic, and Palnovalgus Condition of the Adult Hindfoot.”
  • Bubba and Drawn Award, 1995, awarded by the Chief Residents to the second-year resident who best handles the demands of the second year of orthopedic residency at Emory
  • Nominee, Best Teaching Resident in a surgical specialty, Emory University School of Medicine, Class of 1996


  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1992
  • Hewlett Packard Company Top Medical Graduate, 1993
  • Joseph P. Whitehead Foundation Scholarship, 1993, awarded to a student who has excelled academically and who has a strong interest in surgery as a career.


  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1989
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, 1988
  • Sandy Black Memorial Award, 1988, awarded to the most outstanding rising senior premedical student at Davidson College
  • Letterman, Varsity Baseball, 1989
  • W. Olin Puckett Merit Scholarship, 1988 – 1989
  • Samuel H. Bell Merit Scholarship, 1987 – 1988


  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member, American Medical Association, 1989 – Present
  • American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Buncombe County Medical Society

What’s new with Dr. Mangone

Blue Ridge Region

Dr. Peter Mangone, one of the three fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeons at EmergeOrtho: Blue Ridge Region, acted as a member of the teaching faculty at the Arthrex Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine Arthroscopy Skills Course in Naples, FL on March 4 and 5, 2010.

Abstract accepted for presentation at American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons Summer Meeting

Blue Ridge Region

Dr. Peter Mangone, one of the three fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeons at EmergeOrtho: Blue Ridge Region, has had his abstract accepted for presentation at the July, 2010 American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons summer meeting.

Presenting at the “Arthrex Small Joint Course”

Blue Ridge Region

Dr. Peter Mangone, one of the three fellowship trained foot & ankle physicians in western North Carolina who practice exclusively at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint, recently acted as an instructor to colleagues from around the country at the Arthrex Small Joint Course.

I’ve been very pleased with both of my foot surgeries performed by Dr. Peter Mangone. I feel that I have received the best treatment available for this type of operation in WNC.

Patricia K


Dr. Mangone came highly recommended to me by a friend who has been treated by him for several foot issues. I feel he was very thorough in his diagnosis of my problem and I like that he is presenting me with 3 options for treatment. I have full confidence in him.

Jean O


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