Franklin R. Polun, DPM, FACFAS, DABPS is board-certified in ankle and foot surgery, and is a leading podiatrist serving patients in Potomac, Maryland and Friendship Heights, Washington, DC. Dr. Polun provides care for a variety of ailments affecting the feet and ankles including heel pain, ankle pain, bunions, toenail fungus, wounds, Achilles pain, and ingrown toenails. His services include but are not limited to custom orthotics, ankle replacements, bone marrow aspiration, laser therapy for pain, laser treatments for toenail fungus, and stem cell injections.
Dr. Polun earned his doctor of podiatric medicine degree at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, graduating in the top 10% of his class. He completed a fellowship at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is a Diplomate of American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is board certified in foot and ankle surgery and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. Polun is dedicated to helping his patients to enjoy pain-free and active lives by helping them to protect and maintain the health of their feet. Anyone who suffers from any foot pain, fungal issues, diabetes, or other issues that affect the feet does not have to live in discomfort. Dr. Polun provides effective and innovative treatments to get his patients back on their feet.
Dr. Polun is a paid consultant of Treace Medical Concepts, Inc.
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Important Risk Information: Only a surgeon can tell if the Lapiplasty® Procedure is right for you. As with any medical treatment, individual results may vary. There are potential risks and recovery takes time. Potential risks include but are not limited to infection, discomfort from the presence of the implant, loosening of the implant, and loss of correction with nonunion or malunion.