Dr. Ira Fox, DPM

Dr. Ira Fox, DPM

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Dr. Ira Fox, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Somers Point, NJ and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in podiatric surgery and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.

24 MacArthur Blvd

Somers Point, NJ 08244

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fox's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox treats Ankle Sprains and Strains more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fox treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fox treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
Ankle Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox treats Ankle Fracture more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fox treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fox's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Clonus
Ankle Defects - Short Stature
Ankle Disorders
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Fracture Repair
Ankle Fusion
Ankle Injury
Ankle Instability
Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
Ankle Ligament Rupture
Ankle Replacement
Ankle Sprain
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankle Surgery
Arthritis of the Ankle
Bunion
Foot and Ankle Disorders
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Deformities
Foot Fracture
Foot Injuries
Foot Sprain
Foot Surgery
Fracture
Fracture Care
Hammer Toe
Orthopedic Trauma
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Plantar Fasciitis
Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
Stress Fracture of Foot

About Me

Care Philosophy

Along with treating the problem or disease Dr. Fox out of respect for each patient enjoys educating them in understanding the problem or disease state for which he is seeing them. Dr. Fox fully offers both nonsurgical and surgical treatment plans. He works with the patient to develop a treatment plan which is comfortable for his patients.

Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

Education

  • Chicago Hospital For Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1982
    Chicago Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1981
    Forkosh Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1980
  • 1975
    The Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School
    1975

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • PCPM Teacher of the Year, 1986
  • Who's Who in Science, 1991
  • TOP DOCS in the Delaware Valley in Foot & Ankle Surgery Philadelphia Magazine, 1994, 196,
  • 3rd Place Poster Award, 53rd ACFAS Meeting, 1995

Media & Publications

  • Surgical Concepts, 1990
  • Surgical Concepts, 1989
  • Juvenile Bunion Correction by Epiphysiodesis of the First Metatarsal, 1983
  • Iliac Apophysis in Teenaged Distance Runners, 1986
  • Bioelectric Repair of Metatarsal Nonunions, 1983
  • The Offset-V Modification of the Chevron Bunionectomy: A Retrospective Study, 1992
  • Transchondral Fractures of the Dome of the Talus, 1986
  • Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis with Intramedullary Interlocking Nail Fixation, 2000
  • Hematogenous Osteomyelitis of the Calcaneus: Review of theLiterature and a Case Report, 1993
  • Solitary Osteochondroma of a Metatarsal: A Case Report, 1982

Dr. Fox's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fox

2.9

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Fox treated me when he practiced in miami, after a few moments of my consult, he identified that I had suffered a ruptured Achilles’ tendon on my left foot (My tear occurred from playing basketball). I was skeptical at first so I got a 2nd and 3rd opinion. He ended up repairing my tendon. He...Read More
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I was disappointed in his overall demeanor and sense of urgency (upon his entering the room) to get on with his next appointment. Dr. Fox cut me off, mid sentence, as I began telling him what my daughter's situation was (and I am NOT an extensive talker by any means). After rudely interrupting me...Read More
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He was so wonderful. My appointment was scheduled for 8:30 and by 8:30 I was already in the back, xrays taken. the office staff was so friendly and caring. The doctor was very informative about my issues and he was quick to come up with the fix. He knew what he was talking about and was able to...Read More
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
UnitedHealthCare
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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Shore Medical Center

Somers Point, NJ