Southwest Florida’s Leading Foot and Ankle Surgeon – Michael R. Black, DPM, FACFAS

DrBlackPortraitHello, my name is Dr. Michael Black and I’d like to share with you a little about myself and my credentials. I am the foot and ankle specialist at Orthopedic Associates of Cape Coral, Florida. Below, you’ll find information about my expertise, education, and training.

As the Foot and Ankle surgeon at Orthopedic Associates of Cape Coral, I am eager to assist you with your most challenging foot and ankle troubles.

My specialty lies primarily in the most complex ankle and foot reconstructive surgical cases and revision surgery. I have performed:

 Thousands foot and ankle procedures including ankle fusions.


Dozens of Total Ankle Joint Replacements
utilizing every major prosthesis available in the US market.


Dr. Black’s expertise is in treating complex deformities of the ankle and foot including:

Education & Training

As part of Dr. Black’s rigorous Podiatric surgical residency, he participated in:

  • Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery: Swedish Medical Center | Seattle, WA (Formerly Northwest Podiatric Surgical Residency Program)
  • Fellowship Training in Advanced Ankle and Foot Reconstructive Surgery: Sigvard T. Hansen Jr., MD Foot and Ankle Institute at Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle |  Dr. Hansen, a world-renowned orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon with over fifty years of experience in the field.
  • Ankle and Foot Traumatology: Kaiser Permanente Hospital | San Francisco, CA
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine – Dr. William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
    at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science | North Chicago, IL
  • University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida – BS in Exercise Physiology

Advanced Training for Complex Foot and Ankle Conditions

Dr. Michael R. Black has trained with some of the world’s foremost foot and ankle surgeons, including Sigvard T. Hansen Jr. MD, Jack Schuberth DPM, Jeffrey Christensen DPM, Mary Crawford DPM, and Richard Bouche DPM.

Dr. Black has completed additional advanced training in:

Board Certification and Associations

  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Association
Dr. Michael R. Black has been a featured speaker at conferences held by: