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Houston Foot Care Center


Donald W. Falknor, DPM


  • University of Houston, Bachelor of Science, 1973.
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, 1977.


  • Harris County Podiatric Residency Program 1977-1978.

Private practice

  • Established private practice since 1978.
  • Memorial Southwest Hospital System.

Board Certification

  • The American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Inc., 1982. Recertified in 1992 and 2002 and 2012
  • The Board for Certification in Pedorthics, 1997.

Professional Societies

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Texas Podiatric Medical Association
  • Fellow, American College of Foot Surgeons

Extracurricular Activities

  • Harris County Hospital District, Ben Taub General Hospital, Consultant in Community Medicine, 1979.
  • Volunteer Podiatric Services, San Jose Clinic of Houston, 1988.
  • Chairperson, March of Dimes, Podiatry Section 1980's.
  • Chief of Podiatry, Alief General Hospital, 1980's.
  • Member of Credentialing Committee for Memorial Southwest Hospital, 1990's.
  • Member of Peer Review for Podiatry Section, Memorial Southwest Hospital, 1990's.
  • Podiatry review for Quality Assurance for Healthcare Partnership, 1997.
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Committee's since 2007-2011:
    • Chairperson of Podiatry Section.
    • Member Credentials Committee.
    • Member By-Laws Committee.
    • Member Joint Quality Committee.
    • Member Quality Control Committee.
    • Member OR committee.
    • Member Medical Executive Committee.
    • Member Special Services committee.

Clinical Teaching Experience

  • Attending podiatric surgeon for residents of the Harris County Podiatric Residency Program, 1996 to present.

Published Papers

  • "A Correction For a Short Metatarsal", in APA Journal, 1980's.

Special Appointments

  • Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners, 1997-2003.
  • Secretary of above Board 1997-1999.
  • President of above Board 1999-2004.

Special Academic Coursework

  • Percutaneous Osseous Procedures, 1983.
  • Heel Spur Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy, 1994.
  • Holmium Laser, 1993.
  • Restorative surgery, plantar fat pad with autologous tissue, 1993.
  • Ankle Arthroscopy Workshop (I-ll), 1996.
  • Pulse Dye Laser Training, 1999.
  • Ossatron Training (for plantarfascitis/heel spur syndrome), 2000.
  • Peripheral Nerve Studies (Dr. A.L Dellon), Jan. 2007

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