Dr. Daniel Michaels, DPM

Dr. Daniel Michaels, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Daniel Michaels, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Hagerstown, MD and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from California College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1998 and specializes in podiatric surgery, podiatry, and more.

1150 Professional Ct Ste C

Hagerstown, MD 21740

Contact Information

(301) 797-8554

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
more than 80% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
more than 77% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Michaels "The Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Institute, LLC differentiates itself by providing Comprehensive Foot & Ankle Care and providing expert care in one of many centers of excellence including: Wound Care Center of Excellence Heel Pain Center of Excellence Surgery Center of Excllence Neuropahty Center of Excellence Weight Loss Center of Excellence Nail Care Center of Excellence Diabetic Foot Care Center of Excellence. We look forward to solving your foot and ankle problems with our advanced care."

6  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

48  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Simple Fractures
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Toe Fractures
  • Ulcer of Foot
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39  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Balance Testing
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Neuropathy Nerve Release Testing
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Fall Prevention and Safety Program
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • 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
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Arterial Disease
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Venous Diseases
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Tendon Repair
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wound Care and Management
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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.


  • Southwest Texas State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • California College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Yale University School Of Medicine Clinical Campus, Va Connecticut Healthcare System West Haven Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Yale University School Of Medicine Clinical Campus, Va Connecticut Healthcare System West Haven Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • California College Of Podiatric Medicine, Ms Medical Education
    Other Education | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Michaels' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michaels to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Michaels' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I went to a podiatrist awhile back & wasn't impressed by him, so I dealt with the pain I was having. Finally, I couldn't stand the pain anymore. The very 1st appointment he diagnosed me with diabetic neuropathy. He had me fit for orthotics, had me order shoes & wrote me a RX to stop the pins &...more
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5 years I went to podiatrist for non-diabetic neuropathy, both toes throbbing +a sheet was crushing pain, arthritis in both big toe joints, bunion + a recent heel spur. Neuropathy was never addressed prior. My pain was a 10+ so I recently went to Dr. Daniel Michaels: He addressed everything + is...more
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This Dr does not know what he's doing. My wife injured her foot. We went to this "Doctor" 2 days later. He told not to take the pain medication or anti inflammatories urgent care prescribed her. He did X-rays and said it should heal within 2 weeks and to come back then for a follow up. 2 weeks...more
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Paid !000$ for laser treatment for nail fungi. went back for second treatment,same result, it did not work. Im out 1000$ and still have problem I went there for !!!!
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Awful. Does not care about patient, only $. No bedside manner, talks in circles. Will not give test result over the phone because he won't get his copayment. Sells you things you don't need. Go in for result, told I need another test. i have had extreme pain iin my leg since the vein test was...more
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