Dr. Shamir Bhikha, DPM, FACPM


  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. Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Johns Creek, GA
  2. Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, GA
  3. Emory Johns Creek Hyperbarics and Wound Care Center

Surgery Center Affiliations

1.  International Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery, Jonesboro, GA
2. The Foot Surgery 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 6/2014

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

Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Member, Georgia Podiatric Medical Association

Licensed, Georgia State Board of Podiatry

Member, American Podiatric Medical Association

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