Dr. Spencer L. Niemann, DPM

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Dr. Spencer L. Niemann, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery | Male

San Tan Foot & Ankle 3200 S Alma School Rd Ste 203, Chandler, AZ 85248 Get Directions
(480) 917-2300

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Dr. Niemann specializes in complicated surgical repair of the foot and ankle, including both pediatric and adult flatfoot, Rheumatoid and...
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33 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Assurant Health
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • CRS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Choice of Arizona
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Maricopa Health Plan
  • Medicare
  • Mercy Care
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Phoenix Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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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Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry

Board Certifications

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  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

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. 

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  • 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 and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • 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

Procedures Performed

Dr. Niemann says..

Total Ankle Replacement

Bunions

Adult and Pediatric Flatfoot

High Arch Reconstruction

Heel Pain Surgery

Achilles Ruptures and Achilles Pain

Ankle Instability and Chronic Ankle Pain

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  • 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 and Joint Replacement
  • Bone Grafting
  • 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 and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • 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

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Education

  • 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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Phoenix Top Doctor, 2010
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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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 Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Board certified in Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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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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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. 

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Dr. Niemann says...

Total Ankle Replacement

Bunions

Adult and Pediatric Flatfoot

High Arch Reconstruction

Heel Pain Surgery

Achilles Ruptures and Achilles Pain

Ankle Instability and Chronic Ankle Pain