Michael R. Black, DPM

Double Board Certified Podiatric Surgeon

Orthopedic Services and Sports Medicine Specialties

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Michael R. Black, DPM


Michael Black, DPM, is a double Board Certified Podiatric Surgeon specializing in Foot and Ankle Surgery, with board certifications in Foot Surgery and Rearfoot Reconstruction and Ankle Surgery. With expertise in various areas, including foot and ankle arthritis, complex fractures, tendon and joint contractures, foot deformities, and post-traumatic joint disease, he has dedicated his practice to providing exceptional care.

Dr. Black completed his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at the esteemed Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Following this, Dr. Black completed a podiatric surgical residency at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA. This also included advanced surgical training in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at the Sigvard Hansen Foot and Ankle Institute at Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington in Seattle as well as additional training in foot and ankle traumatology at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco, California.

Throughout his career, Dr. Black has pursued continuous professional development and underwent advanced training in internal fixation of the foot and ankle, microneurovascular surgery, and Illizarov external ring fixation for the correction of limb deformities.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Black holds a prominent faculty position at the Podiatry Institute, headquartered in Decatur, Georgia. He is widely recognized as a distinguished speaker for both the Podiatry Institute and the International Foot and Ankle Foundation for Education and Research, contributing his expertise on a national level.

Dr. Black’s professional achievements include being recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, which is a testament to his exceptional qualifications in the field. Furthermore, he is honored as a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, showcasing his commitment to advancing podiatric medicine and surgery.