Dr. Benjamin Proto, DPM

Dr. Benjamin Proto, DPM

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Dr. Benjamin Proto, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Williamsburg, VA. He specializes in podiatry, orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, and more.Read his story

5424 Discovery Park Blvd Ste 105

Williamsburg, VA 23188

Contact Information

(757) 345-5870

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Optima Health
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Proto performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Proto's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Proto "Benjamin R. Proto, DPM, FACFAS received his Medical degree from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, and completed his residency in Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle at Bon Secours New Jersey Health System, Hoboken, New Jersey. Dr. Proto is board certified in forefoot and rearfoot reconstructive surgery, and specializes in all aspects of the foot and ankle. Dr. Proto has practiced locally since 2001, and joined TPMG Podiatry in Fall of 2007."

3  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Proto does not have any board certifications listed.

73  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Corn
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Toe Sprain
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcer of Foot
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24  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • 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 Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Removal
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Proto has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Proto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Proto's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Proto to family and friends
35 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Proto'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr. Proto truly an excellent provider in every respect.
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I had a lingering foot problem and have gone to different Podiatrists over the past years and the only one that finally helped me is Dr. Proto. I would recommend him to anyone. He also has a very likeable personality. Thank you so much Dr. Proto.
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If you have foot and ankle problems, Dr. Proto is the doctor to visit. I have been a patient since 2011 or so. As a diabetic with fibromyalgia (nerve) and polymyositis ( muscle & connective tissue) disorders he takes all forms of treatments into consideration as well as gives me options and time to...more
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I can't give enough praise for the care he gave on site of my emergency. The moment we met right before surgery he gave me so much hope and faith that he would do everything in his power to save as much of my foot as he could. I went in for this emergency surgery and came out with out my toes, I...more
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Excellent ankle specialist! My 14 year old son had the internal brace ankle stabilization surgery at the end of March 2018. By the end of May, he was fully off restrictions and able to play baseball again...and pitching better than ever! Parents never want to hear that their child needs surgery...more
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