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Par·a·gon (noun)


An ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept. A model or pattern of excellence or perfection.

Twen·ty·eight (noun)


The second perfect number. The number of bones in the human foot including the sesamoid bones.

Welcome to commitment to foot and ankle. Welcome to Paragon 28.

Paragon 28 was established in 2010 to address unmet and under-served needs of the foot and ankle community. We are dedicated to creating tailored solutions and tools to improve the treatment of even the most difficult foot and ankle conditions. Paragon 28 operates under the following principles: inclusion and respect of individual surgeon’s preferences, creative innovation, high-quality, cost-effective implants, and a strong belief that through research and innovation, we can create new and improved solutions to the challenges faced by foot and ankle specialists.

Foot and ankle surgeons are our primary focus at Paragon 28. We listen to your ideas, your criticisms, and what needs to be better. We seek to understand your hesitance and frustrations with certain procedures and focus on how we can make things easier. The name “Paragon 28” was chosen by design — to never lose focus on our goal to advance the science of foot and ankle surgery.

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The key to innovation is reinventing the space in which we work, rather than filling that space with more products.


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Developing innovative solutions for the foot and ankle surgeon.


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Baby Gorilla® Mini Plating System

The recently released Baby Gorilla Mini Plating System includes an extensive offering of plates, screws and instrumentation specifically engineered to address trauma and reconstruction indications of the foot and ankle. The Baby Gorilla boasts an impressive offering of 65 unique plating options across 13 plating families. In order to match the size and anatomy of small bones within the foot, all Baby Gorilla plates were designed to accept 2.0 mm and 2.5 mm locking and non-locking variable axis plate screws.

The set contains a considerable quantity of universal utility plates such as Straight Plates, L-Plates and T-Plates as well as anatomically specific options for the cuboid, navicular and 5th metatarsal.

The Baby Gorilla® system hosts a robust display of foot and ankle specific instrumentation including handled osteotomes, sharp curettes, plate cutting and bending tools and an array of reduction and compression instrumentation.

Be sure to check out the newly launched Baby Gorilla® Mini Plating System press release!

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