Dr. Michael Frank, DPM
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Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery | Male

Family Foot and Ankle Assocs MD 7902 Old Branch Ave Ste 110 Clinton, MD 20735 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

We are dedicated to excellence in providing patients and the community with advanced, comprehensive conservative and surgical treatment of the foot, ankle and lower leg in a caring and compassionate environment. I listen to my patients' concerns, educate them in layman's terms on their condition and develop a customized treatment plan with their input which meets their specific needs.  I exhaust all conservative measures before considering to perform foot and ankle surgery.

Biography

Dr. Frank is a Board Certified foot and ankle surgeon that has been practicing in the Washington DC area for the past 15 years. He completed his internship and residency at the Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center and the Harris County Podiatric Surgical Residency Program where he received extensive training in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Frank is a highly trained foot and ankle surgeon with special expertise in bunion surgery, hammertoe surgery, pediatric flatfoot reconstruction, foot and ankle trauma, tendon repairs, and rearfoot reconstruction and is often sought after for a second opinion on difficult or complicated cases. Dr. Frank also has a clinical interest in making custom molded orthotics, treating heel pain at the Heel Pain Center of Maryland, diabetic foot care, pediatrics, sports medicine, and foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Frank treats patients of all ages and provides the medical and surgical treatment of all foot and ankle problems. Dr. Frank works out of 4 offices around the Washington DC area including Olney, Silver Spring, Kensington, and Clinton Md.

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based on 60 total surveys (9 with reviews)
Dr. Frank Says:

I want to thank the many patients who have taken the time and trouble to fill out this survey.  I appreciate your kind thoughts.

For the few who have not been satisfied, I invite you to return for reevaluation. I will reevaluate as if you were a new patient, and try to find insights or tools to help.  If we find that I cannot help you I will do my best to...

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Dr. Frank's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (9)
in Silver Spring, Md. |
My daughter had corrective flatfoot surgery on both of her feet last year by Dr. Frank and the results have been amazing. I was referred to Dr. Frank by my primary care doctor as one of the top foot and ankle surgeons in the Washington DC area. After consulting with Dr. Frank several times I felt confident in him doing the surgery. His gentle and professional bed side manner showed me that he really cared about my daughters well-being. I highly recommend Dr. Frank.
in Ft. Washington, MD |
Dr. Frank is definitely the doctor to see in the Washington DC area if you need your bunion and hammertoes fixed. Thanks for your patience and a job well done on a difficult corrective surgery.
He was great! very helpful and as well as his staff. Highly recommend! very knowledgeable!
Waldorf, MD |
Dr. Frank was great today I got in for a same day appointment and then due to my car being done late at the shop was a a half hour late and they still took my appointment. He diagnosed and fixed an issue with my foot and it already feels better. The doctor and staff were extremely helpful.
in Silver Spring, MD |
Dr. Frank is a true professional. So many times I feel like the doctor is talking down at me. This was not true with this doctor. The staff at the office is wonderful. They make you feel so relaxed and they make sure that you are not waiting for ever. They are all confident in their work and are true professionals.
in Brandywine, MD |
great guy/ short wait time/ very professional ....would highly recommend and would refer friends and family without hesitation
in Hyattsville, MD |
Have seen Dr. Frank on two separate occasions, one set of treatments / surgery for a fracture and one set of treatments for plantar fasciitis. I have had excellent results both times. Dr. Frank was great and don't mistake his quiet demeanor - he will explain things fully and is very competent.
north potomac |
The worst experience I have ever had with a doctor. I was sent to see him bexcuse my foot was suspected by a neurologist and orthopedic to have had a tissue tare. He was insistent they were wrong even though I had all the 5 tests with me to show otherwise. He would not look past the most simple explanation and rushed me out. He didn't even have a professional opinion as to what I needed to do next and expects me to live with a foot thato does not work. Lazy approach to patient care.
Olney, IL |
Dr. Frank and his staff were awesome.
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Dr. Frank says...

Dr. Frank is a Board Certified foot and ankle surgeon that has been practicing in the Washington DC area for the past 15 years. He completed his internship and residency at the Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center and the Harris County Podiatric Surgical Residency Program where he received extensive training in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Frank is a highly trained foot and ankle surgeon with special expertise in bunion surgery, hammertoe surgery, pediatric flatfoot reconstruction, foot and ankle trauma, tendon repairs, and rearfoot reconstruction and is often sought after for a second opinion on difficult or complicated cases. Dr. Frank also has a clinical interest in making custom molded orthotics, treating heel pain at the Heel Pain Center of Maryland, diabetic foot care, pediatrics, sports medicine, and foot and ankle surgery.  Dr. Frank treats patients of all ages and provides the medical and surgical treatment of all foot and ankle problems.  Dr. Frank works out of 4 offices around the Washington DC area including Olney, Silver Spring, Kensington, and Clinton Md. 

Dr. Frank's Care Philosophy

We are dedicated to excellence in providing patients and the community with advanced, comprehensive conservative and surgical treatment of the foot, ankle and lower leg in a caring and compassionate environment. I listen to my patients' concerns, educate them in layman's terms on their condition and develop a customized treatment plan with their input which meets their specific needs.  I exhaust all conservative measures before considering to perform foot and ankle surgery.

Dr. Frank says...

I have a special interest in heel pain, diabetic footcare, pediatrics, sports medicine, and Affordable Foot and Ankle Surgery.  I started the Heel Pain Center of Maryland to offer my patients the latest treatments for heel pain and related conditions.

Dr. Frank says...

I am Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and therefore offer the latest techinques in foot and ankle surgery.  I have a special interest in Affordable Bunion Surgery, hammertoe surgery, heel spur surgery, and pediatric flatfoot repairs.

Dr. Frank says...

I want to thank the many patients who have taken the time and trouble to fill out this survey.  I appreciate your kind thoughts.

For the few who have not been satisfied, I invite you to return for reevaluation. I will reevaluate as if you were a new patient, and try to find insights or tools to help.  If we find that I cannot help you I will do my best to refer you to a clinician in another field that may be able to help.  If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to reach out to me at mfrank17@yahoocom

Dr. Frank's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  •  Board certified in Foot Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Maryland not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Foot Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Type 1
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • High Arch
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Traumatic Injuries

Education

  • Medical School
    Barry University / School of Graduate Medical Science

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Medicine & Dentistry Of New Jersey/Cooper Hospital

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    West Houston Medical Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Maryland

    Graduated in 1994

  • Other Education
    Masters Degree in Biomedical Sciences

    Completed in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Morton’s Neuroma Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Posterior Heel Spur Surgery
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wound Care and Management