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Michael Gazes, DPM, MPH

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Michael Gazes, DPM, MPH


Dr. Michael Gazes is a Podiatric Surgeon practicing at Yale-New Haven Medical Center and with the Northeast Medical Group (NEMG). Dr. Gazes treats patients with foot and ankle conditions, including wound care, nail irregularities, deformities, heel and joint pains, fractures, and complications from diabetes and peripheral vascular disease. He specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery.

Dr. Gazes is the Clerkship Director and Assistant Program Director for the Yale Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery Residency Program and a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. He also serves as the Associate Director for the Yale Chronic Wound Care and Regenerative Medicine Fellowship Program.

Dr. Gazes received his Bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, where he majored in Biology with a concentration in Evolution. He then became the first graduate of a dual degree medical program, concurrently earning his Medical and Master of Public Health Degrees (DPM/MPH) from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. He was accepted to the prestigious Yale-New Haven Medical Center Foot and Ankle Surgery residency program, where he completed comprehensive training specializing in foot and ankle reconstruction and limb salvage.

Dr. Gazes is a Fellow of both the American College of Podiatric Medicine and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is Board Certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine, in addition to the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in both foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery.

Education & Training

  • DPM
    New York College of Podiatric Medicine (2014)
  • MPH
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2013)
  • BA
    Binghamton University (2008)

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