Our Doctors

DR. Francis J. Smith

D.P.M., A.B.F.A.S.

Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery®
Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Completed undergraduate studies at Western Maryland College. 

He attended the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Dr. Smith graduated from a 2-year surgical residency training program at the Maryland Podiatric Residency Program in Baltimore, Maryland. 

During his residency in Baltimore, Dr. Smith performed surgery at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, Maryland General Hospital, Bon Secours Hospital, Greater Baltimore Medical Center Wound Care Center, and St. Agnes Surgery Center. 


DR. Michael A. Kleinh

D.P.M., A.B.F.A.S.

Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery®
Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Dr. Klein moved to Maryland after completing his surgical residency in 2000. As a surgical resident at Southwestern General Hospital, Dr. Klein had the opportunity to work with many surgeons and in many specialties including General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Plastic Surgery. Dr. Klein worked closely with physicians at the El Paso Veterans Administration Hospital. Dr. Klein spent a year at the West Palm Beach FL Veterans Administration Hospital as well. Dr. Klein became interested in medicine at an early age. Throughout his life Dr. Klein has participated in many organizations related to health care. Dr. Klein volunteered at local hospitals and worked with several physicians before attending college. Dr. Klein is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Klein holds a bachelor degree in Microbiology and a minor degree in Chemistry from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge Louisiana. Dr. Klein completed his medical degree at the Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago.


Our Services

Achilles Tendinitis

This is an overuse injury of the Achilles tendon, the band of tissue that connects calf muscles at the back of the lower leg to your heel bone.

Flat Feet

This is a postural deformity with the entire sole of the foot coming into complete or near-complete contact with the ground.

Bone Tumor

Bone tumors develop when cells within a bone divide uncontrollably, forming a lump or mass of abnormal tissue.


Gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis that is very painful. It usually affects one joint at a time (often the big toe joint).

Orthotics For Heel Pain

Custom orthotics can be especially successful in reducing heel pain and related symptoms, like inflammation and irritation.


Tendinosis is a degeneration of the tendon's collagen in response to chronic overuse.