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Dr. Richard H. Bakst Richard H. Bakst, DPM, PA

Following the footsteps of his father who practice Podiatric Medicine and Foot Surgery for over fifty years, Dr. Richard H. Bakst believes that anytime you have a problem with your feet and ankles, you deserve a friendly doctor and staff who carefully listens to you and cares about your health. he is committed to ensuring that patients who put their trust in his podiatric practice receive the finest care available anywhere.

Richard H. Bakst, DPM completed his undergraduate studies at Western Michigan University earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Pre-Med. He then took his talents to the Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, graduating with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. He spent his fourth year of podiatric medical school at the University of Chicago Medical School and other local Chicago hospitals. He did his residency training in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at Kern Hospital for Special Surgery in Warren, Michigan.

Dr. Bakst is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Florida Podiatric Medical Association. He attends Podiatric Medical seminars regularly and stays abreast of the latest advances and treatments for all foot and ankle conditions. He has been a private practice in Palm Beach County since 1986.


All our professionals at Richard H. Bakst, DPM, PA Palm Beach Gardens Foot & Ankle Specialist maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.