Dr. Howard Gale, DPM

Dr. Howard Gale, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Dr. Howard Gale, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Statesboro, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Scholl College Of Podiatric in 1992 and specializes in podiatry, podiatry sports medicine, and more.Read his story

1088 Bermuda Run Ste B

Statesboro, GA 30458

Contact Information

(912) 826-6968

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hammer Toe
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Gale's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gale "Dr. Gale was born in Syracuse, New York, and raised in Buffalo, New York. He earned his BS in biology at the State University of New York at Stonybrook in 1988. Dr. Gale enjoyed volunteering on the campus ambulance corps as an Emergency Medical Technician. He was president of the Student Alumni Chapter and won the Senior Leadership Award. After graduation, Dr. Gale attended Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating in 1992, he was awarded a two-year surgical residency in foot and ankle surgery at Trinity Regional Hospital in central Iowa. It was in his residency where he met his wife, Colette. They have been happily married since 1996. Dr. Gale and Colette have been living in Statesboro, Georgia, since 1994. Their first daughter, Lucy Ella, was born with a rare form of epilepsy. She passed away at 4 months of age. They are the proud parents of Sabrina and Maxwell. Dr. Gale is a podiatrist who is recognized as a diplomate of the American College of Podiatric Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and a member of the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Gale has been voted by the local community for Best Podiatrist in the Boro since 2010. Dr. Gale will is the current President of the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association for 2018 and 2019. n addition, he was voted in as a board member of the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association by his colleagues and has been honored to serve in that position since 2007. He is also a member of the governing body of the American Podiatric Medical Association. I Dr. Gale also serves as the private insurance resource for his colleagues in Georgia since 2007. Dr. Gale was instrumental in the start of a yearly Cadaver Lab held at Georgia Podiatric Medical Association's Annual Meeting since 2016. He was the scientific committee chairman for the state's annual scientific meeting for three consecutive years. Dr. Gale has been a delegate for representing Georgia at the American Podiatric Medical Association's annual house of delegates meeting for the last five years."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gale "Dr. Gale prefers early intervention and conservative treatment of all foot and ankle pathologies, but isn't afraid to recommend surgery when it would be the most beneficial to his patients."

6  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

116  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Contracture
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Acute Gout
  • Adult Type 1 Diabetes
  • Adult Type 2 Diabetes
  • Amputated Toe
  • Ankle Clonus
  • Ankle Defects - Short Stature
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Antalgic Gait
  • Arch Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Callus
  • Claw Toe
  • Clubfoot
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Corn
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes-Like Foot Weakness
  • Diabetes-Like Neuropathy Symptoms
  • Diabetes-Like Pressure Ulcer
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Conditions
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Double Nails on the Fifth Toe
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Callus
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Infections
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Wounds
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Ganglion Cyst of the Hand
  • Gout
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • High Arch
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuromas
  • Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcer
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Pediatric Foot Disease
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shin Splints
  • Spastic Gait
  • Sports Injuries of the Foot
  • Steppage Gait
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synostosis of Talus and Calcaneus - Short Stature
  • Tarsal Carpal Coalition Syndrome
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Toe Injuries
  • Toe Sprain
  • Toe Wounds
  • Toenail Fungal Infection
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Warts
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24  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • 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
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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 / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Scholl College Of Podiatric
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Trinity Regional Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I was not pleased at all,seen me and charged me $110.00 just to look at foot wanted me to come back next month and it would cost me $250.oo to 275.00 to remove toenail. I have insurance but they said it would not pay because I Had not met my decutible,never had that problem before at other doctors...Read More
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Dr. Gale was very knowledgeable, personable, explained everything, and helped me alot. He was awesome!!
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He has a very good bedside manner which helped because I was a little nervous about going to see a foot doctor. He shares an office space with my PC doctor so I was able to ask people leaving his care how did they feel about Dr. Gale. Everyone was positive with their remarks, which helped alleviate...Read More
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