Dr. Paul N. Gotkin, DPM

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Dr. Paul N. Gotkin, DPM

Podiatry | Male

Treasure Coast Podiatry 2291 SE Federal Hwy, Stuart, FL 34994 Get Directions
(772) 286-9912

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Board Certified, American Board of Laser Surgery, Podiatric Surgery Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine, Podiatric Surgery ...   Read More

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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Careplus
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Freedom Health
    • Humana
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    • Molina Healthcare
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    in Norcross, GA |
    Excellent Doctor. He is a caring patient Dr. that is extremely knowledgeable and competent. I have been to several surgeons before him for my injury, so I know what I am talking about. Him and his staff are kind and never make you feel like a burden. I would trust him to take care of my own family, from my grandmother to my own child. Sincerely, Mark Trust
    in New York, NY |
    Poor excuse for a doctor. Everyone gets the same treatment. Shots and braces. If you want to treat the symptoms, this is the place for you. If you want to resolve the issue, go elsewhere.
    in Stuart, FL |
    seemed to know exactly what he was doing.
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    Specialties

    • Podiatry
    • Pediatric Podiatry
    • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Podiatric Foot Surgery
    • Podiatric Surgery
    • Podiatry Sports Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Instability
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Athlete's Foot
    • Bunion
    • Callus
    • Flat Foot
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fungal Nail Infection
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Hammer Toe
    • Ingrown Toenail
    • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Plantar Wart
    • Shin Splints
    • Skin Disorders
    • Ulcer of Foot

    Procedures Performed

    • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
    • Bunion Surgery
    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
    • Fracture Care
    • Hammer Toe Repair
    • Ingrown Toenail Removal
    • Morton’s Neuroma Surgery
    • Nail Avulsion and Excision
    • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
    • Wart Treatment

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine

      Graduated in 1982

    • Residency Hospital
      Kensington Hospital

      Completed in 1983

    • Fellowship Hospital
      American College Of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
      American Society Of Laser Medicine & Surgery
    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Toronto

      Graduated in 1978

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Specializes in Podiatry
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
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    Dr. Gotkin says...

    • Board Certified, American Board of Laser Surgery, Podiatric Surgery
    • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine, Podiatric Surgery
    • Examiner, American Board of Laser Surgery
    • Diplomate, American Board of Laser Surgery
    • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
    • Fellow, American Society of Laser Medicine &Surgery
    • Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
    • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Surgery, Barry University, School of Podiatric Medicine
    • Expert Medical Advisor, Division of Workman's Compensation
    • Disability Analyst and Fellow, American Board of Disability Analysts
    • Clinical Consultant, Shoes for Crews
    • Clinical Consultant 1s MPJ Endoprosthesis, Wright Medical
    • Clinical Consulting Board, Direted Energy Laser Systems, Irvine, California

    PUBLICATIONS

    Gotkin, P.  (1992, June).  Podiatry Today.  Canadian Medicine & Canadian Podiatry, 81.

    Gotkin, P.  (1984, Winter).  Vim and Vigor, Health Magazine of the Treasure Coast.  Easing the Agony of Bunions, 57-59.

    Gotkin, P.  (1983, Winter).  Vim and Vigor, Health Magazine of the Treasure Coast.  Lasers - Making Strides in Foot Surgery, 6-7, 59.

    Gotkin, P.  (1992, December, Volume 10, #6).  Journal of Clinical Laser Medine and Surgery.  The CO2 Laser Used for Matrixectomy, 454-456.

    Gotkin, P.  (1992, Setptember/October, Volume 17, #5).  Journal of Clinical Engineering.  Matrixectomy Via a Speciaized Surgical Laser System, 419-420.

    Gotkin, P. (1991, July/August, Volume 1, #2). Absorbable Update.  Austin Bunionectomy with Orthosorb Absorbable Taperd Pin Fixation, 1,3. Johnson & Johnson Orthopedics.

    Gotkin, P.  (1991, November).  Laser Practice Report.  Opthalmic Delivery System Adapted for Matrixectomy Technique, 167-170.

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    Dr. Gotkin's Care Philosophy

    Our doctors and staff always consider the individual needs, best interests, comfort and convenience of our patients. Certain elective surgical procedures are not appropriate for all patients. This is predicated upon the patient's life style, vocational commitments, physiological age and health, emotional and financial status. On occasion, Doctors at Treasure Coast Podiatry have performed pro bono surgery for hospitalized members of our community suffering from life or limb threatening pathology subsequent to severe diabetic infection or vascular disease. As a Board Certified Surgeon, my fundamental tenet is based upon the premise that most elective surgery procedures are unnecessary. Many foot deformities and disorders can be managed via conservative stratagems such as change in shoe gear, medications, orthotic devices, and certain lifestyle modifications. With over thirty years of experience, it is my personal credence that surgical options are the treatment of final recourse.