1150 Professional Court Suite C, Hagerstown, MD 21740, (301) 797-8554   
2100 Old Farm Drive Suite D, Frederick, MD 21702, By Appointment Only

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All of our professionals at Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Institute, LLC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in Foot and Ankle care.

Daniel D. Michaels, DPM, MS

Originally from Dallas, Texas, Dr. Michaels now regards the Frederick-Hagerstown area as home. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Southwest Texas State University.   Following that, he completed a prestigious program culminating in a dual Masters in Medical Education and Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine degree(s) from the California College of Podiatric Medicine affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco and Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.

Dr. Michaels completed his internship and residency at VA CT Healthcare System, West Haven Campus, Yale University, School of Medicine, Clinical Campus.  During that time he studied peripheral nerve, plastic, and reconstructive surgery.  Upon completion of his residency he served as Podiatric Foot & Ankle Fellow and Chief Podiatric Surgical Resident at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, James Lawrence Kernan Hospital and Mercy Medical Center.

Dr. Michaels is now in private practice in Frederick and Hagerstown, Maryland and is Medical Director of the RFAI Surgery Center, Hagerstown, LLC and Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Institute, LLC.   He and his staff provide Comprehensive Foot & Ankle Care with centers of excellence within the practice including a surgical center, wound care center, peripheral neuropathy center, heel pain center, weight loss center, and nail fungus center.  Dr. Michaels has staff privileges at Frederick Memorial Hospital and Meritus Medical Center and takes ER trauma call. 

From nail fungus lasers, digital radiography and ultrasound, shoe stores, foot care supply stores, electronic medical records, custom foot and ankle braces, medical equipment stores and on site nerve, arterial and vein testing,  Dr. Michaels offers a one stop shop for all your foot and ankle needs.

In his free time Dr. Michaels enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and outdoor sports such as kayaking, kite surfing, mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing, mountaineering, scuba diving and hiking.