Dr. Dean Dorfman, DPM

Dr. Dean Dorfman, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

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Dr. Dean Dorfman, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Deerfield Beach, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in podiatry, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

East Ocean Podiatry

820 E Hillsboro Blvd

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hammer Toe
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Dorfman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dorfman "Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery 1994 Certified in Foot Surgery Fellow, American College of Foot Surgeon Fellow, Council of Nail Disorders Since completing his surgical residency at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee in 1989, Dr. Dorfman has been practicing Podiatric Medicine in the Boca Raton and Deerfield Beach area. Dr. Dorfman takes tremendous pride in his reputation for practicing sound medicine with compassion for each patient. Dr. Dorfman is on staff with North Broward Medical Center, the new Parkcreek Surgical Center and the Boca Raton Outpatient Laser Surgical Center. His office is also equipped to do many procedures in his local office. In addition to his staff privileges at North Broward Medical Center, he is on the BETA team which lectures to the medical and diabetic community concerning preventative care for those afflicted with diabetes. He was chosen to help organize education with the support center for the local residence and medical community of St. Maarten. Medical Missions and Philanthropic Work: Dr. Dorfman, along with other medical professionals, has traveled to impoverished regions of Brazil to provide much needed medical care. He will continue to offer his services to those in need. He also volunteers his time at the Lord's Place – a shelter and educational center helping those in need. Post Graduate Training: Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis, Tennessee-1988-1989 -completed a comprehensive and advanced surgical residency program for the reconstruction of the foot and ankle. Professional: William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, IL 1982-1988 Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Magna Cum Laude Internship: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1987-1988 six month extensive medical and surgical rotations at the prestigious Billings Medical Center and Cook County Medical Center Undergraduate: State University of New York at Albany, Albany N.Y. 1980-1984 Bachelor of Science Degree Secondary: South Shore High School Brooklyn, N.Y. 1976-1980"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dorfman "It has been my goal for the past 25 years to provide the best quality health care and investing in the most cutting edge technology for my patients varied needs.  For the past 10 years my office has offered EPAT Extracorporeal Shockwave Activation Treatment for the treatment of Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Pain, Tendonitis and other ailments. The BlueShine Diode Laser is technology we use for Plantar Warts and fungal conditions/fungus toenails.  More advanced treatment options would be Stem Cell Therapy and PRP Platelet Rich Plasma injection therapy for the treatment of a wide range of complex medical conditions.

It has been my passion to follow professional athletic teams and the cutting edge care provided to players to help them quickly return to their sport."

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5  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sprain
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot

23  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • 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 Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • State University Of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Finch University of Health Sciences / Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Chicago Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dorfman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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I am so glad I took it upon myself to find a second opinion for my very painful plantar fasciitis in my foot which I've suffered with for years. I had a recent bad flareup and my original podiatrist said my next move would be surgery. I did not like that diagnosis and researched the different...Read More
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I had a great experience. Doctor thoroughly explained my condition and treatment plan.
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just awesome..i highly recommend this treatment. Everyone in the office is so nice also. I wish I found Dr Dorfman years ago before I spent lots of money on othotics and inserts!
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I would highly recommend this office, I came in with heel pain and after 4 EPAT treatments I will healed, the pain was all gone. The office is clean, the staff is wonderful, every office should be like this!!
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