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Brian E. Coleman, MD

Brian E. Coleman, MD is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, with expertise in foot and ankle surgery, sports medicine, fracture repair/reconstruction, and gait (limb movement) analysis. In private practice since 1992, Dr. Coleman has performed over 2,000 cases in his subspecialty interest of foot and ankle, ranging from ankle arthroscopy, ligament/tendon reconstruction, bunions, hammertoes, and neuroma (growth of nerve tissue) surgery. Over the years his practice has evolved to the treatment of complex deformities – flat foot/cavus (high-arch) foot correction, limb-length discrepancies, and surgical reconstruction of deformities caused by diabetes and neurologic disorders.

Dr. Coleman earned his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine in his hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana. He successfully completed his orthopedic residency training at Howard University Hospital in Washington D.C. In 1991, he received his fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, renowned for their advanced technology in the treatment of sports injuries including plantar fasciitis and traumatic cartilage disorders.

Dr. Coleman is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He has served as the primary chairman or moderator of the foot and ankle section of the National Medical Association for the last 15 years. He is presently one of 10 foot and ankle fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons in South Florida.

Dr. Coleman has a profound interest in the surgical treatment of arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle, and he is one of the few surgeons who perform total ankle replacement surgery. He has special certification in several total ankle replacement systems including the Agility (DePuy), Salto-Talaris (Tornier), In-Bone (Wright Medical), and the S.T.A.R. (Link). He also served as a physician-consultant in the development of a Zimmer total ankle replacement system that recently became FDA approved.

"There has been an amazing evolution of technology in foot and ankle surgery over the last 15 years. It is truly gratifying to apply my knowledge of these advancements along with my God-given abilities as a surgeon to positively influencing one's quality of life by improving their pain when walking, running, or engaging in routine activities."

If you suffer from ankle or foot-related problems or severe ankle arthritis, request a consultation with Dr. Coleman today. Call (561) 496-6622 for your preferred appointment or request an appointment online.

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