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About Joseph E. Mechanik, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Joseph E. Mechanik is a native to the Denver Metro area. He and his family have had roots in Denver for more than 100 years. Dr. Mechanik formed the Colorado Foot Institute™, as a means to give back health care services to the community, where he grew up. Dr. Mechanik has combined his medical and surgical skills to enhance the way people look and feel about their feet through a variety of conservative and surgical interventions. After receiving his medical degree, DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine) from the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, in 1995, he then went on to complete a 24 month post graduate training program in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Mechanik further advanced his training when he completed his 24 month fellowship in lower extremity musculoskeletal surgery. During his fellowship, Dr. Mechanik worked side by side with an orthopedic surgeon where he tackled the most complex and challenging foot and ankle conditions and surgeries. Dr. Mechanik is dual board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is board certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Mechanik is one of the few podiatrist/Foot & Ankle Surgeons in the United States with his extensive training. Dr. Mechanik routinely sees patients from all over Colorado, the United States and Internationally. Dr. Mechanik is highly qualified to see and treat any ailment or condition patients may suffer from in their foot and or ankle. Dr. Mechanik treats both adult and pediatric foot and ankle conditions. The Colorado Foot Institute and Dr. Mechanik’s practice is exclusively limited to treating conditions of the foot and ankle. Dr. Mechanik personally sees and follows all his patients care from start to finish. Dr. Mechanik enjoys spending as much time as he can with his wife Nancy and their 4 boys. He enjoys cardiovascular exercise, martial arts, scuba diving, technology and reading. Dr. Mechanik warmly extends his services to any patient suffering from foot and or ankle conditions.