Joshua J. Wilder, DPM, FACFAS

About Dr. Wilder

Dr. Wilder is a native of Pittsburgh, PA with an upbringing in Cincinnati, OH. He completed his residency training in Pittsburgh, PA focusing on rearfoot reconstruction and limb salvage. Dr. Wilder then completed a fellowship year in Atlanta, GA with a focus in pediatrics and forefoot reconstruction. He currently resides in Suwanee, GA with his partner where they enjoy weightlifting, swimming, hiking and exploring new places.

Professional Statement

“I pride myself in working with my patients to formulate a plan TOGETHER based on their specific needs and conditions. I know how it feels to be a patient and placing all your trust in the hands of a physician. That’s why I feel it is especially important to establish an open and honest doctor-patient relationship without passing judgement. I will treat all of my patients like I would a close, personal, family member to provide the best medical care possible.”


  • Undergraduate: Washington and Jefferson College – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Medical School: Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine – Cleveland, OH
  • Residency: Western Pennsylvania Hospital – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fellowship: Emory St. Joseph Hospital – Pediatric and Adult Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery – Atlanta, GA

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Society of Podiatric Surgeons
  • Georgia Podiatric Medical Association
  • Western Pennsylvania Foot and Ankle society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Emory Decatur Hospital
  • Emory Hillandale Hospital
  • Piedmont Eastside Hospital
  • Windy Hill Surgery Center

Professional Interests

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Flatfoot Reconstruction
  • Sports medicine
  • Pediatrics


  • Wilder, Joshua J.; Catanzariti, Alan “Addressing Deltoid Ligament Insufficiency in Stage III/IV Adult-Acquired Flatfoot.” | Podiatry Today, 13 Feb. 2018
  • Wilder, Joshua J.; “Strategies For Improving Patient Care In The LGBTQ+ Community.” | Podiatry Today, 1 Feb. 2022