Welcome To Appel Foot & Ankle Center LLC
Are you looking for a foot doctor? Pain and loss of function in our feet and ankles can be a huge obstacle, and we understand that getting your body back to normal is of the utmost importance to you.
That is why we offer the highest standard of care in podiatry. We seek to make your visit simple, stress-free, and effective! It is our goal to resolve your pain and function issues in a way that allows you to live the life you are accustomed to.
Don’t live in pain! There are a number of causes for podiatric issues, please contact us today so we can identify the cause and solution for your particular problem! We want you to be walking, running, jumping and living the lifestyle you want to!
About Our Office
If you have never been to a podiatrist before, you may be nervous about your upcoming visit. Don’t be! Millions of people see podiatrists every year for help with their feet, ankles, and lower legs.
Did you know the average person takes about 10,000 steps every day? That is a lot of stress on your feet! And when you consider the array of surfaces and inclines that people walk on, you can see how foot pain can be a common ailment.
That is why it is so important to seek care from a foot doctor if you are experiencing foot pain or mobility issues. Your ability to move is crucial to living a complete life, don’t allow pain to stop you from living your life!
Whether you have slight discomfort or severe pain, we can help you overcome your foot issues! Contact us today today to learn more about how we can help you!
Douglas S. Appel, DPM, FACFAS
Dr. Appel is a podiatric surgeon dual board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) and American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM) . He received his undergraduate degree at Lafayette College in Easton, PA and his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Appel completed his residency training at Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Health System in northern NJ. Dr. Appel specializes in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of foot and ankle disorders and has a particular interest in bunions, hammertoes, acute fractures of the foot and ankle, sports related injuries, foot and ankle arthritis, ankle arthroscopy, wound care, diabetic foot care, and all aspects of podiatric medicine and surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Ira Jay Silverman, DPM (Retired)
Dr. Silverman received his undergraduate education first at Philadelphia Community College and finished at Pennsylvania State University. He attended medical school at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, OH. After graduating in 1980, he completed four externships with Michael Litman, DPM, Lawndale Hospital, Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburg, and Oxford Hospital. He later completed a preceptorship with Marvic Z. Arnold, DPM and a one-year residency at Cleveland Foot Clinic.
Dr. Silverman is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and has hospital affiliations with Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Surgical Center of Buck County, Lourdes Hospital, and Riverside Hospital. Dr. Silverman has been published in the journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, with the article, “Three Neuromas of One Foot.”