OUR DOCTORS

Dr. Shamir Bhikha, DPM, AACFAS

Education

  1. Residency:  2010 to 2013, PMSR w/ RRA, Podiatric Surgical Residency; Chief Resident, Inova Fairfax
  2.  Hospital in Falls Church, VA; 2013 Chief Resident, Limb Salvage Center at Georgetown University Hospital
  3. Podiatry School: Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, Miami Shores, Fl, 2006 to 2010
  4. Undergraduate: University of Georgia, Athens, GA 2001-2005

 

Hospital Affiliations

1.  North Fulton Hospital, Roswell, GA
2.  Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Johns Creek, GA
3.  Northside Forsyth Hospital, Cumming, GA
4.  Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, GA
5.  Spalding Regional Hospital, Griffin, GA
6. Emory Johns Creek Hyperbarics and Wound Care Center

Surgery Center Affiliations

1.  International Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery, Jonesboro, GA
2.  Cobb Foot and Leg Surgical Center, Marietta, GA

Professional Honors/Leadership Positions

  1. Class Valedictorian / Dean’s Award Recipient
  2. Excellence in Biomedical Sciences Recipient
  3. President’s List (9 semesters) – Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
  4. PICA Scholarship Recipient
  5. Outstanding Leadership Award for the L.K. Bates Recognition of Excellence

 

Clinical Interest

1.  Sports Medicine
2.  Trauma
3.  Podopediatrics
4.  Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery

Publications / Presentations

“Surgical Reconstruction of Severe Flatfoot Derangement in a Patient with Traumatically Acquired Contralateral
Limb Discrepancy.” Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association. July / August 2012
“Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures.” Inova Fairfax Hospital Podiatric Surgery Grand Rounds. November 2011
“ Surgical Correction of the Charcot Foot.” Inova Fairfax Hospital Podiatric Surgery Grand Rounds. August 2011
“Bone Healing / Non-Unions.” Inova Fairfax Hospital Podiatric Surgery Grand Rounds. February 2011
“Metatarsus Adductus.” Inova Fairfax Hospital Podiatric Surgery Grand Rounds. January 2011
“Charcot NeuroArthropathy.” Inova Fairfax Hospital Podiatric Surgery Grand Rounds. October 2010
“Limb Length Discrepancy Simulating Severe Forefoot Deformity.” 2009 Agnes CME Seminar
“Basic Clinical Skills.” APAPS/HPMSA/AAWA Seminar. February 2009

Professional Development

Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS) – 6/2010 to Present
Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) – 7/2008 to Present
Advance Pediatric Life Support (PALS) – 7/2008 to 7/2010
Basic Life Support (BLS) – 7/2008 to Present
Basic AO Podiatry course (AONA) – 3/2012
Advance AO Podiatry course (AONA) – 9/2012
ACFAS Arthroscopy course – 8/2012
Baltimore Limb Deformity Course – 9/2012
Hyperbaric Medicine and Problem Wound Management – 3/2015

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

Member, Georgia Podiatric Medical Association
Licensed, Georgia State Board of Podiatry
Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Member, Phi Delta Honor Society
Member, Alpha Gamma Kappa Professional Podiatry Fraternity

About Dr. Bhikha

Dr. Bhikha was raised in Alpharetta, GA and after being away for over 10 years, he has settled back in his hometown.  Having studied at the University of Georgia for his undergraduate education, Dr. Bhikha moved to Florida to pursue his training in Podiatric Medicine at the Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine where he graduated with honors and was the class valedictorian.  He completed his 3-year surgical training at the Inova Fairfax Hospital, which included comprehensive rotations in Diabetic Limb Salvage, Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Plastic Surgery and Wound Care.  He served as Chief Resident of the Podiatric Surgery service at Inova Fairfax Hospital and as the Chief Podiatric Resident of Plastic Surgery Limb Salvage at Georgetown University Hospital.

Dr. Bhikha’s Reviews

“Never had a bad experience with doctor.”

Piedmont Patient

“Very professional and thorough.”

Piedmont Patient

“Best doctor ever!”

Piedmont Patient