David Linde, D.P.M.
Dr. David E. Linde is the Medical Director of Foot Specialists of Birmingham. He is trained in all aspects of foot pathology including diabetes, trauma, sports medicine, and reconstructive surgery. Conservative and preventative care is emphasized, and he can usually provide immediate relief of pain.
He received his medical degree from the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University, and performed his residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL. He also performed a fellowship in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery at the Weil Foot & Ankle Institute in Chicago.
Dr. Linde has worked extensively with athletes. He was the Assistant Medical Director of the Mrs. T's Triathlon in Chicago, as well as part of the medical staff for the Chicago and Mercedes Marathons.
Dr. Linde has a particular interest in Plantar Fasciits, Achilles Tendonitis, Baxter’s Nerve Entrapments, and difficult cases of heel and arch pain. He is certified in diagnostic ultrasound, which is performed in the office. It offers an advantage of rapid diagnosis and may prevent the usage of an MRI which can be much more expensive. Rapid diagnosis usually means that treatment can be implemented immediately following evaluation of the ultrasound.
In addition to his practice, Dr. Linde is a member of some of the top podiatry organizations: