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Dr. Maikel Griages, (NPI 1457601494)

Maikel Griages, DPM (NPI # 1457601494)

Dr. Griages has nearly 10 years of experience providing comprehensive medical and surgical care for a wide range of foot and ankle conditions.

A graduate of Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM), he completed his surgical residency at Cpl. Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Administration Medical Center where he served as chief resident in his final year of residency. He later served as an attending physician at the Veteran’s Center, where he performed biologic wound care. 

Working with the vascular surgeons and interventional radiologists, Dr. Griages was a leader in creating multidisciplinary limb salvage protocols to minimize and reduce major amputations in patients. Dr. Griages’ approach to foot care emphasizes routine care to minimize lower extremities complications and improve patients’ health.

Dr. Griages is an associate podiatric physician with Lifecare Podiatry serving assisted living facilities in the Greater Delaware Valley. Dr. Griages has surgical privileges at the Abington Surgery Center and is a fellow of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Griages enjoys football and grilling. He spends much of his free time playing outdoors with his two daughters and gardening with his wife.

Which group in the Philadelphia area receive the most amputations?

A. Black men ages 40 – 60
B. White men over age 60
C. Black women ages 40 – 60


Black Men ages 40 – 60

Black men are nearly 3x as likely to experience a lower extremity amputation than any other group.

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