Dr. Karl Michel, DPM

Dr. Karl Michel, DPM

Orthopedic SurgeryMale

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(561) 907-7631

Dr. Karl Michel, DPM is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Michel has more experience with Ankle/Foot than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Jfk Medical Center and JFK Medical Center North Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Michel to book an appointment.


Genesis Foot and Ankle Institute

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(561) 907-7631
Genesis Foot and Ankle Institute4601 N Congress Ave Ste 101 West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Hospital Highlight

Dr. Michel is affiliated with Palms West Hospital Loxahatchee, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ See hospitals

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  • Explained conditions well (8)
  • Listened & answered questions (8)
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    From my first contact with his office to my actual visit and treatment, everything was first class. His receptionist was a delight and Dr. Michel's bedside manner was what we all would like to see when we consult a physician.
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    D. Fran – Apr 10, 2020
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    I went because of all the five star reviews and was not disappointed! Dr. Michel is very capable and very kind....and Claudia is very efficient and sympathetic. It's the kind of doctors office that is currently hard to find !
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Jill in West Palm Beach, FL – May 23, 2019
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    Dr. Michel is very knowledgeable in his field. I completely put my trust in his ability to fix my foot issue and he really came through. The West Palm Beach staff is excellent. I will recommend Dr. Michel, DPM to anyone that needs a Podiatrist.
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    Carol Labuhn in West Palm Beach, FL – May 25, 2017
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    Dr Karl H Michel is very passionate about his patients' health and well being. His knowledge and expertise are unmatched in the field. I strongly recommend everyone to see him.
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    Guy in West Palm Beach, FL – Apr 27, 2016
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    No malpractice claims found for Florida
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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    Frequently Treated by Dr. Michel

    Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Michel treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Michel treats other conditions, please contact the office at (561) 907-7631.


    Ankle and foot specialists diagnose and treat localized conditions such as arthritis, bunions, nerve damage, and plantar fasciitis through procedures including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Ankle/Foot specialists.

    Dr. Michel treats at a


    frequency compared to similar providers

    Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

    Foot Sprain
    Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    Foot Conditions
    Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
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    Dr. Michel's conditions and procedures:

    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
    • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Ankle Fusion
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis of the Ankle
    • Arthritis of the Midfoot
    • Bunion
    • Bunion Surgery
    • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
    • Diabetic Neuropathy
    • Flat Foot
    • Flatfoot Correction
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Disorders
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Injuries
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Deformities
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Infections
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture Care
    • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
    • Fungal Nail Infection
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hammer Toe Repair
    • Heel Pain
    • Ingrown Nail
    • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
    • Joint Injection
    • Joint Pain
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Laser Surgery
    • Nail Avulsion and Excision
    • Nerve Pain
    • Nerve Surgery
    • Neuromas
    • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
    • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Metatarsal Fracture
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
    • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
    • Stress Fracture
    • Subtalar Arthrodesis
    • Tendonitis
    • Wart Removal
    • Warts
    • Wound Infection

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    Dr. Michel accepts

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    Dr. Michel accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    Coventry Health Care
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    Golden Rule
    Special Needs Plan SNP
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
    TriCare for Life
    United Healthcare

    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    Dr. Karl Michel is a competent, compassionate, and assiduous foot & ankle surgeon who focuses on treating his patients with non-operative treatment options....Read more


    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Podiatry


    Saint Johns Providence Hospital and Medical Centers
    Residency Hospital
    Providence Hospital and Medical Centers
    Internship Hospital
    Florida International University
    Undergraduate School


    • English
    • Creole
    • French
    • Spanish

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Karl Michel, DPM?

    Call (561) 907-7631 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

    Does Dr. Karl Michel, DPM offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Michel has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Karl Michel, DPM accepting new patients?

    Dr. Karl Michel, DPM generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Michel's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Karl Michel, DPM accept my insurance?

    Use the Healthgrades insurance check to verify if Dr. Michel accepts your insurance.

    What are Dr. Karl Michel, DPM's top areas of care?

    Dr. Michel frequently treats Ankle/Foot. See all practice areas where Dr. Michel specializes.

    Where is Dr. Karl Michel, DPM's office located?

    Dr. Michel's office is located at 4601 N Congress Ave Ste 101, West Palm Beach, FL 33407. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Karl Michel, DPM speak?

    Dr. Michel speaks Spanish, Creole, and French. View profile to see all.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Michel treats patients.

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    Jfk Medical Center

    Atlantis, FL

    61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

    • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2021)
    • Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021)

    JFK Medical Center North Campus

    West Palm Beach, FL

    Good Samaritan Medical Center

    West Palm Beach, FL

    68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

    Palms West Hospital

    Loxahatchee, FL

    67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

    • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)