Dr. Mark Mikhael is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and fellowship trained in foot and ankle care and surgery. His focus is on teens, adults, and seniors. He was at the top of his medical school class (selected to be in Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society) at Ohio State University.
Dr. Mikhael is the smart choice to help you relieve pain in your foot and/or ankle. He attended 4 years of medical school followed by 5 years of orthopaedic surgery residency with an additional 1 year of fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Mikhael’s orthopaedic surgery residency incorporated training in vascular surgery, neurosurgery, and plastic surgery. This gives him the unique ability to effectively treat your foot and ankle disorders even if the source of the problem is your knee, hip, or lower back. During his fellowship, Dr. Mikhael treated a variety of conditions from complex traumatic injuries to chronic conditions and deformities of the foot and ankle. He performed various surgical procedures from ankle arthroscopy to total ankle replacement.
In addition, Dr. Mikhael is involved in these efforts:
- Chief of orthopaedic surgery at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
- Active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
- Provides free orthopaedic care at his church once a month
- Volunteers at local high schools (St. Francis High School, Burbank High School, Burroughs High School) as the sports doctor for football games
- Lectures at foot and ankle conferences.
His favorite hobby: soccer, biking, hiking, swimming.
- Clinica Latina, Volunteer, Central Ohio, 2004 – 2007
- Student to Student Peer Services, Volunteer, Columbus, OH, 2005 – 2006
- Sports related injuries of the foot and ankle
- Bone growth and deformity in the foot
- Tendon pain and tears in the foot and ankle
- Broken bones (fractures) from a sudden injury (trauma)
- Arthritis (foot arthritis, ankle arthritis)
- Chronic injuries and previous surgeries that need to be evaluated
- Taking care of broken bones, injured soft tissue (muscles, ligaments) and dislocations by using splints, bracing, casts, medications, hot or cold therapies, physical therapy or injection therapy.
- Surgical care for broken bones in the ankle and foot
- Surgery to correct bone growth or deformity on the foot such as bunion, bunionette, hammer toe, foot drop, tarsal tunnel release
- Remove (excise) cysts such as Morton’s neuroma, and ganglion cyst
- Joint replacement surgery for the ankle
- Surgical repair of tendons including Achilles
- Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank
- Glendale Surgical Center, Glendale
- Buena Vista Surgery Center, Burbank
- Adventist Health Glendale, Glendale
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
- American Medical Association
- San Bernardino County Medical Association
- Podium Presentation, International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery 2012: The Correlation of HbA1c levels and Postoperative Wound Infection in Patients Undergoing Elective Orthopaedic Surgery, March 2012.
- Podium Presentations, International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery 2011 and Western Orthopaedic Association 2011: The Accuracy of Placement of Artificial Discs in the Lumbar Spine With Fluoroscopy: Which anatomic landmark is best for midline placement? July 2011, March 2011.
“Now, November 2016, Dr. Mark Mikhael operated on my right foot. He also was a top surgeon. He spent alof of time going over everything with me before surgery in the office. My foot is healing quickly! ”- Janet L.
“This is my second time here. First time was for me with Dr Mikael. Second time was for my daughter - she went to see Dr Mikael too. She has a broken Fibula and Tibia. The wait time was spectacular today. Fast! His nurse / RN was on it!. As soon as he came to get us he says oh no! And immediately adjusted her crutches. Took us back and proceeded to take ... ”- Veronica V.