Benjamin Schaffer, DPM

Benjamin Schaffer

Podiatrist and Foot & Ankle Surgeon located in Louisville, KY

Dr. Benjamin Schaffer received his DPM from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine and completed his Surgical Residency in Youngstown, Ohio. He began his private practice in 1982, has over 40 years of experience and is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in foot surgical procedures.

His major specialization includes bunion, hammertoe and forefoot reconstructive foot surgery, wart and nail surgery, foot dermatology, biomechanical foot orthotic treatment, and wound care.

Education and Training

  • BE – Vanderbilt University, Bio-mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Surgical Residency – Youngstown Ohio
  • Private Practice in Louisville since 1982
  • Experience with thousands of foot surgical procedures over the last 25 years.

Specialties

  • Foot Surgery
  • Bunion
  • Hammertoe
  • Forefoot Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Wart Surgery
  • Nail Surgery
  • Foot Dermatology
  • Biochemical Foot Orthotic Treatment
  • Wound Care
  • Foot and Ankle Orthoses
  • Braces for Foot and Ankle

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery (Certified 1989, re-certified 1999, 2009 and 2019.
  • American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (Recertification January 2021)

Professional Organizations

  • Kentucky Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

  • U of L Health Medical Center South (Formerly Jewish South)
  • U of L Health Medical Center East (Formerly Jewish East)
  • U of L Health Medical Center Downtown
  • Norton Healthcare Pavilion
  • Norton Hospital – Main
  • Baptist Health Eastpoint

Other Affiliations

  • Faculty Jewish – St. Mary’s Hospital Podiatry Surgical Residency

Hobbies

  • Tennis
  • Skiing
  • Computers