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Metro Detroit’s Foot and Ankle Doctor

Your feet are the foundation of your body. Foot conditions can seriously impact your mobility and your quality of life, but our podiatrists can help get you back on the move again!

Our website is here to provide you with the information you need about our practice. We also provide information on common foot conditions. We want to help you keep your feet healthy, and the more you know, the happier your feet will be!

Many foot conditions can worsen without prompt treatment from a qualified podiatrist. So don’t hesitate - if something feels wrong, call to schedule an appointment today.

Other Common Ailments: Bursitis | Flat Feet | Fungal Nail Infections | Heel Pain | Heel Spur | Bunionette | Foot Sprain | Foot Ulcer | Hallux Rigidus

Hallux Valgus | Ingrown Nails | Athlete’s Foot | Diabetic Would Care | Orthotics | Calluses | Corns

Dr. Lawrence Young

Dr. Lawrence A. Young is a highly talented podiatrist who has been helping families in the Metro-Detroit area with their foot and ankle care needs for over 30 years.

He currently runs two offices in Dearborn and Sterling Heights, and is affiliated with nearly every major healthcare clinic in the Southeastern Michigan area, including the Oakwood Healthcare System, St. John Healthcare System in Warren, the DMC Surgery Hospital, Southeast Michigan Surgical Specialty Hospital, the Dearborn Surgical Center, the Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, and the Beaumont Hospital West Bloomfield Ambulatory Center.

Dr. Young is Michigan’s preferred expert in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, bunions, plantar fasciitis, arthritis, neuromas, joint issues, heel pain, and many other foot and ankle issues. Reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle including foot and ankle fractures.

Office Locations:

Georgetown Podiatric Surgeons, P.C.

  • 586-977-7200
  • 3058 Metroparkway Suite 206 (Between Ryan and Dequindre) Sterling Heights, MI 48310

Dearborn Podiatric Surgeons, P.C.

  • 313-565-8080
  • 22161 W. Outer Drive (Intersection of Pelham and Outer Drive)Dearborn, MI 48124


Dr. Young graduated from the University of Michigan in 1968, and received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the renowned William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, based at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He completed his residency at Kern Hospital from 1972-1974, and since then has started and managed his two Podiatric practices for over three decades. To this day, Dr. Young continues engagement with the Podiatric community and consistently attains new certifications for cutting edge treatment methods. His associations, certifications, and training initiatives can be seen below.


  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedists
  • Diplomate, International Society of Podiatric Laser Surgery
  • Over 30 Years of Board Member Experience
  • Member Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak Medical Staff
  • Member Beaumont Hospital Ambulatory Center
  • Member Oakwood Hospital Annapolis Medical Staff
  • Member of Detroit Medical Center Surgical Staff
  • Member of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
  • Member of the Michigan Podiatric Medical Association (MPMA)


  • Certified – A-O Fixation Technique of the Foot and Ankle
  • Certified – Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery
  • Certified laser surgery

Training Positions:

  • Surgical Resident Training Committee Oakwood Hospital
  • Surgical Resident Training Committee Southeast Michigan Surgical Hospital
  • Surgical Resident Training Committee Oakwood Hospital
  • Surgical Resident Training Committee St. John Oakland Hospital
  • Member – Kern Hospital Alumni Association

Research Interests:

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Bunion and Forefoot Reconstruction Techniques
  • External Bone Healing
  • Joint Implant of Forefoot and Rearfoot
  • Vascular Implications in Wound Healing

Awards & Honors:

  • Top Podiatrist, Consumer Research Council of America (2006, 2009, 2016)

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We look forward to hearing from you!

Dearborn Podiatric Surgeons, P.C.
22161 W. Outer Drive Dearborn, MI 48124
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Georgetown Podiatric Surgeons, P.C.
3058 Metro Parkway Suite 206, Sterling Heights, MI 48310
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