Dr. Samir Vakil, DPM

Dr. Samir Vakil, DPM

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Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o
(6)

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Dr. Samir Vakil, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Punta Gorda, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in podiatric surgery, podiatry, and more.

Foot & Ankle Centers of Charlotte County

352 Milus St

Punta Gorda, FL 33950
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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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Vakil

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Vakil performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hammer Toe
very high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Vakil's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vakil "To provide all aspects of footcare to our patients and provide 24/7 emergency service. On Staff at all 3 area hospitals"

3  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

18  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Toe Fractures
  • Ulcer of Foot

23  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • 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 Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Joint Fusion
  • Laceration Repair
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Arterial Disease
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Venous Diseases
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Barry Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • St. Francis Central Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vakil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vakil's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vakil to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Vakil's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Met Dr. Vakil yesterday and was extremely impressed with his knowledge and kindness. He evaluated my problems, offered reasonable solutions and I walked out of his office feeling terrific. I would recommend Dr. Vakil to anyone who is searching for a extremely reliable podiatrist. Will return as...more
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