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Mark E. Schakel, M.D.
Mark E. Schakel, M.D.

Specialty: Foot and Ankle Disorders

Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Roger Mann, Oakland, California

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Florida School of Medicine

Medical School: University of Iowa School of Medicine

Dr. Mark Schakel is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in problems of the foot and ankle and other orthopaedic and sports medicine injuries. He attended Iowa State University, undergraduate, graduating with distinction, and received his medical school training at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, graduating in 1981. In college, Dr. Schakel was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies and in medical school was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

Upon completing medical school, Dr. Schakel served his surgical internship and his orthopaedic residency training at the University of Florida College of Medicine. His final year there he served as a clinical instructor. Dr. Schakel received his fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery from Dr. Roger Mann, a world-renowned orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon. He was also a visiting foot and ankle fellow at the University of Washington.

Dr. Schakel has presented numerous papers at national orthopaedic meetings and taught at orthopaedic foot and ankle courses. He has published articles in numerous orthopaedic journals and books, and serves as an online editor for the book: Surgery of the Foot.

As an orthopaedic Surgeon and Director of The Foot & Ankle Program at SRO, Dr. Schakel treats problems of the foot, ankle, knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. He has further expertise in training and treatment of problems with the foot and ankle. Dr. Schakel is the only fellowship trained orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino Lake, and Humboldt counties. He is the director of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital's Foot and Ankle Trauma Service. He has extensive experience in treating problems of the foot and ankle, including reconstructive, traumatic, sports-related, and congenital problems. He has treated patients of all ages, walks of life and activity levels, including high school and college athletes.

Dr. Schakel is married, and he and his wife have four children. In his free time he enjoys swimming, golfing, hiking, and outdoor activities.

For a consultation, please call 707-546-1922 (option #1) and request an appointment with Dr. Schakel.

Foot and Ankle Program at SRO

Foot and Ankle Program Brochure (pdf)

SRO Develops Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Program for Northern California

SRO’s Foot and Ankle Program Keeps Patients on Their Feet - SRO newsletter Spring/Summer 2011 (pdf)

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Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
1405 Montgomery Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 546-1922

Stony Circle

Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
131B Stony Circle, Suite 2000
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(707) 546-1922

Monday: 08:30am – 05:00pm | Montgomery
Tuesday: In surgery
Wednesday: 08:30am – 05:00pm | Montgomery
Thursday: In surgery
Friday: 08:30am – 05:00pm | Stony Circle

For a consultation, please call 707-546-1922 (option #1) and request an appointment with Dr. Schakel.

Dr. Schakel truly restored the quality of my life… it’s impressive how well he can also relate to his patients on a personal level.
– Jennifer Benson

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I had so much pain in my heel and foot that I thought I’d never walk again. Thanks to Dr. Schakel, I can once again enjoy hiking and cycling pain-free.
- Kathy Fahrner-Torres

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