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Dr. Ira Fox, DPM

Podiatric Surgery •  Male

Dr. Fox

Shore Orthopaedic University Associates

24 MacArthur Blvd Somers Point, NJ 08244
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Dr. Ira Fox, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Somers Point, NJ and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in podiatric surgery and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.

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2.9

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Dr. Fox treated me when he practiced in miami, after a few moments of my consult, he identified that I had suffered a ruptured Achilles’ tendon on my left foot (My tear occurred from playing basketball). I was skeptical at first so I got a 2nd and 3rd opinion. He ended up repairing my tendon. He was excellent and did an amazing job, here I am about 10 years after the surgery and could not be more grateful for the the work he did.0 issues and returned 100% to normal life. Bless this man Ty Dr.Fox
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I was disappointed in his overall demeanor and sense of urgency (upon his entering the room) to get on with his next appointment. Dr. Fox cut me off, mid sentence, as I began telling him what my daughter's situation was (and I am NOT an extensive talker by any means). After rudely interrupting me and informing me of exactly what he wanted to hear/know, I informed him that that information was exactly what I was about to share with him had he not interrupted me.
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He was so wonderful. My appointment was scheduled for 8:30 and by 8:30 I was already in the back, xrays taken. the office staff was so friendly and caring. The doctor was very informative about my issues and he was quick to come up with the fix. He knew what he was talking about and was able to give me tips as well. After the appointment, unlike most doctors, he told me I don't have to come back to tell him I am doing well. Only come back if I was still having an issue! I highly recommend him!
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Care Philosophy

Along with treating the problem or disease Dr. Fox out of respect for each patient enjoys educating them in understanding the problem or disease state for which he is seeing them. Dr. Fox fully offers both nonsurgical and surgical treatment plans. He works with the patient to develop a treatment plan which is comfortable for his patients.

Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

Education

Chicago Hospital For Special Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Chicago Hospital For Special Surgery
Residency Hospital
1981
Forkosh Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1980
Temple University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1975
The Johns Hopkins University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • PCPM Teacher of the Year, 1986
  • Who's Who in Science, 1991
  • TOP DOCS in the Delaware Valley in Foot & Ankle Surgery Philadelphia Magazine, 1994, 196,
  • 3rd Place Poster Award, 53rd ACFAS Meeting, 1995

Media & Publications

  • Surgical Concepts, 1990
  • Surgical Concepts, 1989
  • Juvenile Bunion Correction by Epiphysiodesis of the First Metatarsal, 1983
  • Iliac Apophysis in Teenaged Distance Runners, 1986
  • Bioelectric Repair of Metatarsal Nonunions, 1983
  • The Offset-V Modification of the Chevron Bunionectomy: A Retrospective Study, 1992
  • Transchondral Fractures of the Dome of the Talus, 1986
  • Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis with Intramedullary Interlocking Nail Fixation, 2000
  • Hematogenous Osteomyelitis of the Calcaneus: Review of theLiterature and a Case Report, 1993
  • Solitary Osteochondroma of a Metatarsal: A Case Report, 1982

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fox's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox treats Ankle Sprains and Strains more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fox treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fox treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
Ankle Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox treats Ankle Fracture more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fox treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fox's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Clonus
  • Ankle Defects - Short Stature
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Bunion
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

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Shore Medical Center

Somers Point, NJ

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)