Welcome Colleague,

My name is Dr. Michael Black and I am the Ankle and Foot Specialist at Orthopedic Associates of Cape Coral, Florida.Foot Ankle Physician Referrals

I would love to assist you in providing your patients with the best care possible and utilizing the latest techniques in foot and ankle surgery.

I have had the privilege to train with both podiatric and orthopedic ankle and foot surgeons during a rigorous residency training experience in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery in Seattle, WA. I am fortunate to have trained with Jack Schuberth DPM, Jeffrey Christensen DPM, Mary Crawford DPM, Richard Bouche DPM and Sigvard T. Hansen Jr. MD. I have emerged from these experiences as humble and eager to earn the respect of my fellow colleagues.

As Part of My Residency,

I have completed:

Fellowhip Training in Advanced Ankle and Foot Reconstructive Surgery at:
Sigvard T. Hansen Jr., MD Foot and Ankle Institute at Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle
Dr. Hansen
is a world-renowned orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon with over fifty years of experience in the field and he played a vital role in my training and development as a surgeon.

Ankle and Foot Traumatology at: Kaiser Permanente Hospital in San Francisco, CA.

My specialty is in treating complex deformities of the ankle and foot including:

  • Flat feet
  • Cavus feet
  • Paralytic foot
  • Hallux valgus
  • Hammer toe
  • Ankle and foot arthritis
  • Complex ankle fractures
  • Foot fractures including calcaneal fractures
  • Tendon and joint contractures
  • Rheumatoid foot and ankle deformities
  • Post traumatic joint disease of the ankle and foot
  • Diabetic prophylactic and reconstructive surgery
  • Charcot neuroarthropathy
  • Tibial deformities

Advanced Training for Complex Foot and Ankle Conditions

To enable me to treat such complex conditions, I have completed advanced training in:

In addition, I have performed:

  • Over 1,500 surgical procedures on the ankle and foot including ankle fusionsDrBlackPortrait
  • Dozens of total ankle joint replacements utilizing every major prosthesis available in the US market.

Above all else, I will listen to your patient’s problem and treat them like my own family. Please consider me for your next challenging lower extremity case and I will be sure to keep you informed about your patient’s progress.

Refer a Patient to Michael Black, DPM, AACFAS

The Florida Center for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
at Orthopedic Associates of Cape Coral

If your practice does not have a podiatrist  who prefers to take on challenging rearfoot and ankle surgeries, please consider me.

If, however, you do have such a podiatrist in your group, please consider me for a second opinion if you find yourself with a very challenging case.