Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program

We are dedicated to the fostering and preparation of the next generation of foot and ankle specialists. Our Residency Program follows rigorous clinical, surgical, didactic and research schedules utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to exceed competencies and produce confident and ethical physicians. We promote excellence in all aspects of foot and ankle care at bedside, in the clinic and in the operating theater, integrating new techniques and technologies. Our goal is simply to create the finest Podiatric Physician possible who is then able to pursue practice and teaching opportunities. We strive to further integrate the profession of Podiatric Medicine within the medical community and advance the level of foot and ankle care for the public at large.

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital is a member of the Council of Teaching Hospitals.

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital's Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) and the Joint Residency Review Committee (JRRC), and includes training at:

  • Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit
  • Henry Ford Health Center Brownstown
  • Henry Ford Medical Center Fairlane in Dearborn
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
  • Henry Ford Medical Center in Livonia
  • Private practice locations.

Residents independently manage and follow up with patients weekly at the Free Clinic for the Working Uninsured in Henry Ford Wyandotte Physical Rehabilitation Center.

The department has more than 25 full-time faculty who participate in resident education. Staff physicians are diplomats of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and fellows of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Residents in this approved PMSR-RRA program will complete a three-year comprehensive training program, preparing them to diagnose and treat complex medical and surgical conditions of the foot and ankle. Following completion of training, the resident is eligible to take examinations in primary podiatric medicine and orthopedics and podiatric surgery.