Dr. Ricky Childers, DPM

Dr. Ricky Childers, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Ricky Childers, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Decatur, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in podiatric surgery and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.

1713 S FM 51

Decatur, TX 76234

Contact Information

(940) 627-6976

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Hammer Toe
very high
more than 93% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 91% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Childers does not have any board certifications listed.

10  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fasciitis

21  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Tendon Repair
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • California College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Nevada, Reno
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • St Mary's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Mary's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ao International Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Lugano, Switzerland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Ilizarov Technique Fellowship, Kurgan Russia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Soar/Stanford Sports Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Ricky Childers, DPM
I have been seeing DR.Childers for quite a few months now. I have to say this man is absolutely amazing From the moment I met him, I KNEW he was the Dr for me. Before I have been through 5 surgeries after a wreck, with another DR. I had a fusion and bone graft surgery yesterday, and He was...Read More
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Candice in Paradise – Nov 18, 2017
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Dr Childers was one of the most professional and well controlled bedside manner all around great physician that I have had out of 10 surgeries I would rate him as one of the best Expecially the attention to detail and knowledge and control he took in caring for my foot.
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Lee Womack in Decatur, TX – Mar 16, 2017
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