Dr. Joel Epstein, DPM

Dr. Joel Epstein, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Joel Epstein, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Palm Harbor, FL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1980 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, podiatry, and more.

2595 Tampa Rd Ste O

Palm Harbor, FL 34684

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Foot Conditions
more than 80% of peers
more than 78% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
more than 77% of peers

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5  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

23  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 Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Nail Diseases
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot

14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Harrison Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Joel Epstein, DPM
Dr Epstein is the best doctor around. He is always so nice and friendly and always finds my problem and fixes it. I would recommend Palm Harbor Podiatry Center to anyone who is having foot problems. The staff is also very friendly and nice !!
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Debbie – Aug 16, 2018
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Dr. Epstein is a great guy and very knowledgeable & upbeat. I have known him many years and always he has done well by me and my family. I have nothing but good things to say about him and his immediate staff. Everyone working directly with him are kind and encouraging!
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P.L. Withrow in FL – Jun 06, 2018
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There is something not right about this doctor and his office. I went to him for a bunion problem. He recommended surgery to correct the issue. He is a provider of my insurance. Surgery was scheduled. 1 week before surgery his office person, Dee, told me I had to come in for pre op appt. And bring...Read More
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Richard in PORT RICHEY, FL – May 22, 2018
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My son saw him in June for an ingrown toenail which Epstein removed. He had to see him 4 more times in a 5 week period of time due to a post op infection and he had to remove more of the same nail. The rest of the year he had several more infections.and took 4 rounds of antibiotics and did not get...Read More
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Jan 05, 2018
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Dr. Epstein and his staff are the best in the area. If you are having foot trouble, don't wait . Help is right here in Palm Harbor. We have been going to this office for over 20 years and had excellent service each time. I have recommended him to several friends, and they too are singing his...Read More
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Vicki Perlow in Palm Harbor Florida – Dec 30, 2017
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