Dr. Michael Frank, DPM

Dr. Michael Frank, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Dr. Michael Frank, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Barry University / School Of Graduate Medical Science in 1999 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, wound & burn care, and more.Read his story

10801 Lockwood Dr Ste 260

Silver Spring, MD 20901

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Diabetes Type 2
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more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Frank's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Frank "Dr. Frank is a Board Certified foot and ankle surgeon that has been serving the Washington DC community for over 15 years. He completed his internship and residency at the Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center and the Harris County Podiatric Surgical Residency Program where he received extensive training in foot and ankle surgery. This residency program is widely regarded as one of the top surgical residency programs in the country. Dr. Frank is a highly trained foot and ankle surgeon with special expertise in Big Toe Joint Pain, bunion surgery, hammertoe surgery, pediatric flatfoot reconstruction, foot and ankle trauma, tendon repairs, and rearfoot reconstruction. Dr. Frank has performed thousands of foot and ankle surgeries during his career in the Washington DC area. Dr. Frank also has a clinical interest in making custom molded orthotics, Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy, treating heel pain at the Heel Pain Center of Maryland, diabetic foot care, pediatrics, sports medicine, and foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Frank treats patients of all ages and provides the medical and surgical treatment of all foot and ankle problems. Dr. Frank works out of 4 offices around the Washington DC area including Olney, Camp Springs, Silver Spring, and Kensington, Maryland. Dr. Frank is an active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Maryland Podiatric Medical Association, and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Frank "We are dedicated to excellence in providing patients and the community with advanced, comprehensive conservative and surgical treatment of the foot, ankle and lower leg in a caring and compassionate environment. I listen to my patients' concerns, educate them in layman's terms on their condition and develop a customized treatment plan with their input which meets their specific needs.  I exhaust all conservative measures before considering to perform foot and ankle surgery."

13  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care

1  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • High Arch
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Traumatic Injuries
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34  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • 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
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Morton’s Neuroma Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Posterior Heel Spur Surgery
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wound Care and Management
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  • University Of Maryland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Barry University / School Of Graduate Medical Science
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Medicine & Dentistry Of New Jersey/Cooper Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • West Houston Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Frank diagnosed me definitively and confidently, and he was exactly correct. He told me my options, and put no pressure at all on me. The surgery was performed by Dr. Frank and he is extremely talented and capable. I would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Frank was very knowledgeable and professional. He offered great care. My foot is already feeling better! I would highly recommend his office.
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Dr. Frank is an exceptional doctor. He is an expert in his field as he provides you with a well informed diagnosis and prognosis. He is also an excellent surgeon; he corrected my problem, explained the recovery process, and continued with appropriate follow-up. As one of the top foot and ankle...Read More
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I cannot recommend Mr. Frank for tendon/muscle/ligament foot injuries. I felt I was getting lip-service, not knowledge. I saw him due to weakness of big toe, which caused uneven gait and pain in joints. He is soft-spoken, and listened, but refused to look at MRI I brought, saying it takes "time" to...Read More
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Phenomenal physician/surgeon. He sat & listened to my story, took his time to fully understand my history & was so thorough before making a diagnosis. Dr. Frank not only performed a successful surgery, but uncovered that I was previously misdiagnosed with an underlying condition. Dr. Frank has...Read More
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