Dr. Richard Mendelsohn, DPM

Dr. Richard Mendelsohn, DPM

Podiatric Surgery | Male | 57 years old

When you have problems with your feet and ankles, you need to turn to a podiatrist who listens and responds ... an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs ... a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our physicians meet all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.Read more

Family Foot and Ankle Center
1313 Dolley Madison Blvd Ste 403
McLean, VA 22101 Get Directions
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When you have problems with your feet and ankles, you need to turn to a podiatrist who listens and responds ... an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs ... a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our physicians meet all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.Read more

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Dr. Mendelsohn's Care Philosophy

When you have problems with your feet and ankles, you need to turn to a podiatrist who listens and responds ... an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs ... a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our physicians meet all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.

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Family Foot and Ankle Centers believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well being. That is why we've included an extensive section on this web site covering the full array of topics associated with podiatry and podiatric diagnoses and treatments. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your feet.

Dr. Mendelsohn'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 Surgery
  •  Board certified in Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: FAIRFAX, VA /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: Aged uncontrolled diabetic patient claimed damages for injury due to post-operative infection. A nationally-renowned podiatric surgeon totally supported my care. Case settled for nominal sum by my insurance company to avoid risks of trial. No admission of liability by me.
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  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    Temple University / Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Cambridge Hospital Harvard Medical School

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Cambridge Hospital Harvard Medical School

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot Surgery
  • 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
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Wound Care and Management