Dr. Spencer Niemann, DPM


Podiatric Surgery | Male

Foot and Ankle Clinics of AZ 3200 S Alma School Rd Ste 203 Chandler, AZ 85248 Get Directions
Dr. Spencer Niemann, DPM

Dr. Spencer Niemann, DPM is a podiatric surgery doctor who practices in Chandler, AZ. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Niemann is affiliated with Phoenix Children's Hospital, Banner Casa Grande Medical Center, Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center, Dignity Health - Arizona Orthopedic Surgical Hospital, Banner - Unviersity Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Desert Medical Center and Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center.

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Dr. Niemann's Care Philosophy

Dr. Niemann specializes in complicated surgical repair of the foot and ankle, including both pediatric and adult flatfoot, Rheumatoid and end stage arthritis correction, bunions, and diabetic limb salvage. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and is Board Certified in the Foot and Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is one of few Podiatrists in Arizona that is certified to perform Ankle Joint Replacement Surgery.

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Chandler Location3200 S Alma School Rd Ste 203
Chandler, AZ 85248
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  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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Patient Comments (33)
in Austin, TX |
Nothing but excellent things to say about Dr. Niemann and his staff. I came to see Dr. Niemann all the way from my home town of Austin, TX, even after seeing other podiatrists in my locality. Dr. Niemann came highly recommended from professionals within my network. He is very easy to speak with, explains complex concepts in an easy-to-understand manner, and exhibits a lot of empathy and understanding. Moreover, he will make all effort to accommodate your needs and schedule. Awesome experience.
in Robson Ranch AZ |
Just had my second surgery with Dr. Neiman and I wouldn't trust anyone else. This time for a bunionectomy and a planter fasciitis issue. He always takes the time you need to answer your questions and is very thorough in his examinations and follow up! He also has a great office staff, very courteous and helpful!
in Buckeye, AZ |
I was very pleased with my visit to see DR Nieman. He took time with me to explain my options, he showed me the radiographs, and explained why I was experiencing pain. He didn't make me feel rushed & he listened to my concerns. I would highly recommend Santan Foot and ankle.
in Chandler, AZ |
I went to this office for a 2nd opinion and found it to be a calm & reassuring environment. There was no wait time and the staff were friendly. Thank you.
in Chandler, AZ |
I really really enjoyed my experience at Dr. Spencer's practice. He and his team made me feel real comfortable as they were very professional. On top of that Dr. Spencer took good care of me and I was in and out in no time, while feeling good about my visit and positive vibes about my recovery! And for that I am very thankful....
in Glendale/N.Phx |
Ourtstanding practice, Dr. & facilty! I was able to get a prompt initial appointment. Varied locations made my commute, attainable. Dr.N.& staff/facilty, were professional, informative, ki d, nurturing, with optimum concern to care. I will recommend, this Dr. & practice facility, to everyone, looking to seek ft. & ankle, care.
San Tan, AZ |
His professional and amigable approach was very helpful for mother who is 92yrs old. Also, very helpful that he speaks Spanish. Thank you!
in Maricopa, AZ |
Easy scheduling. Professional staff and doctor. Helpful information shared. Appreciate the doctor coming to Maricopa.
in Gilbert, AZ |
Dr. Niemann was prompt and courteous. He answered all of my questions and explained my treatment options. It was nice to not have to make a follow up appointment to have my issue addressed. He took care of it then and there.
Gilbert, AZ |
Very Professional and welcoming. Great with children. Pending upcoming surgery by Dr. Niemann and I am confident that I will have great reviews again.
in Maricopa, AZ |
I have strange pain and a lump on the top of my right foot. My doctor referred me to Dr. Niemann, and after looking at my MRI results and taking functional x-rays of my feet, he determined that I have arthritis in one specific joint, and gave me a number of options for treatment. I chose orthotics to begin with, and he took the mold of my feet. I like that he had options for me and is willing to work with my comfort level, as I see surgery as drastic in my case.
in Phoenix, AZ |
Was able to get an appointment immediately (same day) through the online scheduling system which was easy and convenient. Wait time in the office was next to none. Dr. Niemann was personable, knowledgeable and solved my issue in 1 visit. I will definitely go back to him if I have any other issues with my feet.
in Florence, AZ |
Dr. Niemann is a great Doctor! He takes his time answering all questions about my care. Is quick to respond to my calls. My husband and I are very happy with his care and will continue to recommend him. Thank you and God Bless, Mrs. Yvette Reices from Florence, Az.
Chandler, AZ |
he "made ' an improvement to my insert --my feet hurt much more after that.
in Maricopa, AZ |
Very personable, knows what he's doing; experience, knowledge are there.
in Tempe, AZ |
Dr. Simmons was extremely courteous and Professional… Him and the staff at the office made the experience amazing! Being a new patient can be pretty nerve-racking,but the staff was accommodating on both visits. He even saw me for a check up free of charge! Highly recommend this group!
in Casa Grande , AZ |
Scheduled with ease, quick and efficient service, Dr. Niemann is very patient and caring when adressing my questions and concerns. Friendly staff.
in Sun Lakes, AZ |
Dr. Niemann explained my options very well. He took time to go over my options with me. I will be following up with another office visit. Office staff very helpful and friendly.
in Maricopa, Az |
It's great that he comes to Maricopa weekly. My children had a really positive experience
in Maricopa, AZ |
Kind and took his time to explain my problem and treatment
in Chandler, AZ |
Dr. Niemann helped me to feel comfortable in coming to him with my food needs after my chemo & radiation treatments. I did not have a good experience in going to a previous doctor, but Dr. Niemann explained exactly what he could do to help me & resolved my concerns and foot problems right away! I not only feel more confident with resolving my issue but also in working with a doctor who is dedicated to helping his patients with compassion and excellent skills! Thank you, Dr. Niemann! Benji T.
Goodyear, AZ |
I did not have any contact with office staff.
Tempe, AZ |
Dr. Niemann is a caring, patient, knowledgeable and personable doctor.
in Maricopa , AZ |
Dr. Neimann is a person who listens to what you have to say and stays to answer your questions. He has a great personality and pays attention to you. If you have questions, he gives you answers. I would recommend him to anyone. I am very happy to have him for my Doctor.
Queen Creek, AZ |
I have had serious problems for the past year with my right foot. After enduring one procedure after another I finally set out to get a second opinion. Dr. Niemann determined I was in need of a surgical procedure to fix my painful foot. I'm now on the road to recovery and am so thankful to Dr. Neimann and his staff. I would highly recommend anyone in need of a Great Podiatrist to seek help from him.
in Gilbert, AZ |
Highly recommend Dr. Niemann to everyone. Such a compassionate, kind, caring doctor. I never felt rushed and he took his time to always anwer all my questions. The staff is great! :) So blessed and fortunate to have found Dr. Niemann.
in Mesa, AZ |
Dr. Niemann was able to successfully perform surgery on my big toe that had previous surgical problems. He has an excellent bedside manner and explained the procedure very well. He also answered all my questions. He is a great surgeon and has a very proficient staff. I will recommend Dr. Niemann to my family and friends.
in Chandler Az |
I would definitely recommend Doctor Niemann for all your foot and ankle needs! Doctor Niemann is a straight shooter that puts complicated medical tterminology into layman's terms so anyone can understand him. He has a great bedside manner and explains your choices and the pro's and con's of every procedure. Thank you doctor and kudos for all you do and for having such nice and helpful staff as well. Tim mullen and Garth ??.
in Phoenix, AZ |
Just over one year I had surgery performed on my left foot. Dr Niemann's surgery corrected a problem I had suffered with for over 50 years!! The surgery has significantly improved my confidence going on long hikes on uneven terrain. Last month (Jan) I went hiking at Canyon-lands National Park. Two visits for a total of 18 miles. In the past I would be limping getting out of bed on the second day! Dr Niemann and his staff are very professional and courteous .
in Maricopa, AZ |
Excellent. Appropriately confident & aggressive with treatment. Sometimes I needed him to slow down and explain things more clearky, which he did.
in Phoenix, AZ |
The best highly recommend
in Guadalupe, AZ |
Very good Dr.
in Phoenix, AZ |
Dr Niemann was very professional answered all questions i feel better.
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Dr. Niemann's Care Philosophy

Dr. Niemann specializes in complicated surgical repair of the foot and ankle, including both pediatric and adult flatfoot, Rheumatoid and end stage arthritis correction, bunions, and diabetic limb salvage. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and is Board Certified in the Foot and Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is one of few Podiatrists in Arizona that is certified to perform Ankle Joint Replacement Surgery.

Dr. Niemann says...

Dr. Niemann is Board Certified in Rear-foot and Ankle Reconstruction. He treats all foot and ankle diseases, including fractures of the foot and ankle, flatfeet for pediatric and adults, bunions, and simple in-office procedures: in-grown toenails, warts etc. We specialize in the complex reconstruction of the foot and ankle. Dr. Niemann is one of the few Podiatrists trained to perform Total Ankle Replacement, and is trained on all current implants, Wright Medical In-Bone, Stryker STAR, Salto-Talaris, and Zimmer Trabecular Metal Implant. We treat patients of all ages and all foot types. Dr. Niemann has performed 500 surgical cases a year, with over 750 procedures on average the past 5 years. 

I will help you understand the benefits of surgery vs non surgical options and review you foot pathology on a personal basis. 

I have full surgical priveleges at most area hospitals, and the only Podiatrist on staff and Phoenix Children's. 

Dr. Niemann says...

Total Ankle Replacement


Adult and Pediatric Flatfoot

High Arch Reconstruction

Heel Pain Surgery

Achilles Ruptures and Achilles Pain

Ankle Instability and Chronic Ankle Pain

Dr. Niemann'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 in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Phoenix Top Doctor, 2010
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    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Board Certifications

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  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Clonus
  • Ankle Defects - Short Stature
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis-Related Enthesitis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hallux Limitus
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • High Arch
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Warts
  • Wound and-or Ulcer Foot


  • Medical School
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Finch University of Health Sciences / Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Oklahoma

    Graduated in 2001

  • Other Education
    Small Bone Innovations: Star Scandanavian Total Ankle Replacement

    Completed in 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Burn Care Services
  • Decompression Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • 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 Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Release
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Toenail Removal
  • Wound Care and Management