Dr. Ira Fox, DPM

Dr. Ira Fox, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
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

Contact Information

(609) 927-1991

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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Top Care Areas

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Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Fracture
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fox "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."

2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Fox does not have any board certifications listed.

26  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Clonus
  • Ankle Defects - Short Stature
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Bunion
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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
  • Epiphysiodesis of the First Metatarsal, 1989
  • Lesser Metatarsophalangeal Joint Implants, 1987
  • Indium-111 Scanning in Diabetic Foot Infections, 1990
  • The Pneumatic Ankle Tourniquet: A Clinical and Electrophysiologic Study, 1981
  • The Pneumatic Tourniquet in Extremity Surgery, 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Ira Fox, DPM
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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Miguel Alvarez in Miami Fl – Mar 18, 2018
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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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Absecon, NJ – Sep 07, 2017
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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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