Dr. Joseph Mechanik, DPM

Dr. Joseph Mechanik, DPM

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Dr. Joseph Mechanik, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Centennial, CO and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from California College Of Podiatric Medicine At Samuel Merrit College and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

7180 E Orchard Rd Ste 100

Centennial, CO 80111

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Mechanik's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mechanik treats Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Mechanik treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mechanik performs Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Mechanik performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Foot Conditions
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mechanik treats Foot Conditions more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Mechanik treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Mechanik's conditions and procedures:

Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendon Contracture
Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
Achilles Tendon Rupture
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Acute Gout
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Disorders
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Fracture Repair
Ankle Fusion
Ankle Injury
Ankle Instability
Ankle Laxity
Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
Ankle Ligament Rupture
Ankle Misalignment
Ankle Sprain
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankle Surgery
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Ankle
Arthritis of the Foot
Arthritis of the Midfoot
Arthritis of the Toe
Arthritis Surgery
Arthrocentesis
Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
Avulsion Fracture
Biopsy
Biopsy of Affected Tissue
Blood Test
Bone Disorders
Bunion
Bunion Surgery
Bunionette
Bursa Injection
Bursitis
Calcaneus Fracture
Cartilage Regeneration
Complex Fractures
Compound Fracture
Compression Fracture
Cortisone Injection
Custom Made Foot Orthotic
Debridement
Dermatology Procedure
Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
Diabetic Evaluation
Diabetic Limb Salvage
Diabetic Wound Care
Digital X-Ray (CDR)
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excisional Biopsy
Extra-Articular Fracture
Flat Foot
Flatfoot Correction
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Disorders
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot Conditions
Foot Deformities
Foot Fracture
Foot Injuries
Foot Sprain
Foot Surgery
Forefoot Reconstruction
Fracture
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Functional Orthotic
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hammer Toe Repair
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Heel Pain
Heel Spur
Infection Management
Infections
Infectious Arthritis
Ingrown Toenail
Ingrown Toenail Removal
Ingrown Toenail Surgery
Ingrown Toenail Treatment
Injection of Tendon
Injection Therapy
Intra-Articular Fracture
Joint Drainage
Malunion of Fracture
Melanoma Removal
Metatarsal Fracture
Metatarsalgia
Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Morton's Neuroma
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Nerve Biopsy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Pain
Nerve Release
Nerve Surgery
Neuropathy
Neuroplasty
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Orthotic Treatment
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Toe
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Pediatric Ankle Fractures
Pediatric Diseases
Pediatric Foot Disease
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Peripheral Vascular Studies
Plantar Fasciitis
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Posterior Heel Spur Surgery
Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Pseudoarthrosis
Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
Reconstructive Foot Surgery
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatologic and Osteoarthritis Reconstruction
Sever's Disease
Skin Biopsy
Skin Diseases
Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stem Cell Therapy
Steroid Injection
Stress Fracture of Foot
Surgical Biopsy
Synovial Biopsy
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Tendon and Bursa Injection
Tendon Repair
Toe Fractures
Toe Injuries
Toe Wounds
Traumatic Amputation
Traumatic Injuries
Trigger Point Injection
Turf Toe
Ulcer of Foot
Vascular Disease
Wart Removal
Wart Treatment
Wear and Tear Arthritis
Wound Care and Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

Foot pain for more than a few days is not usual. If your feet are down, so are you. Dr. Mechanik believes that early intervention for a patient's foot and ankle condition, is better than letting the condition go until you have too much pain a...

Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

Education

  • California College Of Podiatric Medicine At Samuel Merrit College
    Medical School
  • 1999
    Gulf Coast Orthopedics and Spine Associates
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1997
    Columbia-North & East Houston Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1995
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School
    1995
  • 1991
    University Of Colorado-Boulder
    Undergraduate School
    1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Mechanik's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mechanik

4.8

Based on 183 reviews

5 Stars
92.34972677595628%
(169)
4 Stars
3.8251366120218577%
(7)
3 Stars
1.092896174863388%
(2)
2 Stars
0.546448087431694%
(1)
1 Star
2.185792349726776%
(4)

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He was able to diagnose two metatarsal fractures without taking an X-ray. I felt that Dr Mechanik was the only Podiatrist that actually listens to me and takes the time to answer my questions and concerns. He put me in a walking boot and hopefully this is the first step of a full recovery so I can...Read More
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He was kind and comforting to my very scared daughter. We felt encouraged about successful treatment options,
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Clearly understood the problem before diagnosis and identified the problem to me so i understood what and how to improve it.
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Outstanding bedside manner, kind, friendly, and compassionate. He is very personable and is committed to making you feel better. He is also just genuinely a good human being. I would recommend him to anyone with any foot related issues. He took care of my chronic, painful ingrown toenails and I...Read More
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I have been a patient of Dr. Mechanik for over 3 years. He is wonderful to work with. I had a torn plantar fascia and her repaired it with a stem cell patch. My foot has never felt better! The office staff is so nice!
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Locations

Colorado Foot Institute

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 3:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 3:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Beech Street (Multiplan)
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Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
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GHI EPO
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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GEHA PPO
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Tricare PPO
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Choice HMO
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Choice Plus PPO
Commercial HMO
Golden Rule HMO
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Golden Rule PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Options EPO
Options POS
Options PPO
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Select Plus HMO
Select Plus POS
United Healthcare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
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