National Capital Foot & Ankle Center

Franklin R. Polun, DPM

Podiatrist located in Potomac, MD & Friendship Heights, Washington, DC

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Franklin R. Polun, DPM, FACFAS, DABPS is board-certified in ankle and foot surgery, and is a leading podiatrist serving patients in Potomac, Maryland and Friendship Heights, Washington, DC. Dr. Polun provides care for a variety of ailments affecting the feet and ankles including heel pain, ankle pain, bunions, toenail fungus, wounds, Achilles pain, and ingrown toenails. His services include but are not limited to custom orthotics, ankle replacements, bone marrow aspiration, laser therapy for pain, laser treatments for toenail fungus, and stem cell injections. 

Dr. Polun earned his doctor of podiatric medicine degree at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, graduating in the top 10% of his class. He completed a fellowship at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is board certified by the American Board or Podiatric Surgery and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association.

Dr. Polun is dedicated to helping his patients to enjoy pain-free and active lives by helping them to protect and maintain the health of their feet. Anyone who suffers from any foot pain, fungal issues, diabetes, or other issues that affect the feet does not have to live in discomfort. Dr. Polun provides effective and innovative treatments to get his patients back on their feet.

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National Capital Foot & Ankle Center

Franklin R. Polun, DPM, FACFAS, DABPS is board-certified in ankle and foot surgery, and is a leading podiatrist serving patients in Potomac, Maryland and Friendship Heights, Washington, DC. Dr. Polun provides care for a variety of ailments affecting the feet and ankles including heel pain, ankle pain, bunions, toenail fungus, wounds, Achilles pain, and ingrown toenails. His services include but are not limited to custom orthotics, ankle replacements, bone marrow aspiration, laser therapy for pain, laser treatments for toenail fungus, and stem cell injections. 

Dr. Polun earned his doctor of podiatric medicine degree at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, graduating in the top 10% of his class. He completed a fellowship at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is board certified by the American Board or Podiatric Surgery and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association.

Dr. Polun is dedicated to helping his patients to enjoy pain-free and active lives by helping them to protect and maintain the health of their feet. Anyone who suffers from any foot pain, fungal issues, diabetes, or other issues that affect the feet does not have to live in discomfort. Dr. Polun provides effective and innovative treatments to get his patients back on their feet.


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David A. Engorn, DPM

David A. Engorn, DPM is a compassionate podiatrist serving patients from Potomac, Maryland and Friendship Heights, Washington, DC. He offers a variety of services and treatments for sports injuries, heel pain, ankle pain, Achilles tendon pain, bunions, and more. His services include MLS laser therapy, bone marrow aspiration, stem cell injections, wound care, and laser treatments for fungal toenails.

Dr. Engorn completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland before earning his medical degree at the Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine. He served his residency in Podiatric Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Engorn. His patients benefit from his dedication to providing thorough care to relieve pain and help them return to normal activities. As an avid runner, Dr. Engorn understands how important it is to not only care for the feet, but to treat injuries thoroughly as soon as possible.

Dr. Engorn looks forward to meeting new patients and accepts most major forms of insurance.

  • Board Certification:
    • Board of Medicine License to Practice as a Resident State of Maryland
    • Board of Medicine License to Practice as a Resident State of Virginia
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), June 2015
    • Basic Life Support (BLS), June 2015
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

 

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Patient Success Story

  • Watch here to see one of Dr. Polun's many successful patient stories. Please call the office today to take care of all your podiatric needs!

Dr. Polun in the Press
  • Dr. Franklin R. Polun has been named one of America's Best Podiatrist 2015 by the National Consumer Advisory Board

  • Dr. Franklin R. Polun, recognized as one of Bethesda's great people to know and places to go in 2016 by Bethesda Magazine.

  • For the second year in a row, Dr. Franklin R. Polun has been nominated as one of Bethesda's best places to go in 2017.



Open on Saturday!  Dr. Engorn will be seeing patients on select Saturdays.

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Dr. Franklin Polun is board-certified in Foot and Ankle surgery

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We participate with all major insurance companies, including:

Aetna
Blue Choice Health Plan
CareFirst
Cigna
Medicare
PHCS
Tricare
United Healthcare
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Words from our patients

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    "Bottom line: Dr. Polun provides extraordinary medical service, and is an extremely personable doctor every step of the way."

    Luke G.
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    "This guy is simply the best. Don't let his suave demeanor and cool Panerai deceive you, he is a world-class expert on this stuff and fixed my ripped up ankle."

    John H.
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    "Dr. Polun and his staff are great! I would highly recommend his practice to anyone in the Potomac/Washington DC area!"

    Danny R.