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James A. Engblom

DPM
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Oak Ridge

Appointments: (865) 558-4444

With a desire to further his medical career in order to treat patients from both a non-surgical and surgical standpoint, Dr. James Engblom began his medical training during his already established career as a registered pharmacist. While pursuing his medical degree at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he served as class president and was awarded the Myron Z. Bernstein Award in Practice Management. He specializes in reconstructive and revision surgery for deformity corrections, as well as acute and late onset effects of traumatic injuries.

Dr. Engblom and his wife have four children and two grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with family, golfing and deep-sea fishing. He and his family are very active in their church and supportive of high school and sports activities of their children.

About

With a desire to further his medical career in order to treat patients from both a non-surgical and surgical standpoint, Dr. James Engblom began his medical training during his already established career as a registered pharmacist. While pursuing his medical degree at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he served as class president and was awarded the Myron Z. Bernstein Award in Practice Management. He specializes in reconstructive and revision surgery for deformity corrections, as well as acute and late onset effects of traumatic injuries.

Dr. Engblom and his wife have four children and two grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with family, golfing and deep-sea fishing. He and his family are very active in their church and supportive of high school and sports activities of their children.

Credentials
Education
  • B.S., Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1975-80
  • D.P.M., Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1983-87

Residency
  • Podiatric orthopaedics, Girard Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1987-88
  • Podiatric surgery, Metropolitan Hospital, Springfield Division, Springfield, Pennsylvania; Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania; Crozer Medical Center, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1989-1990

Certification
  • Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Professional Distinctions
  • Diplomat, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Recipient of Myron Z. Bernstein Award in Practice Management

Orthopaedic Specialties

Dr. Engblom’s areas of special interest includes:

  • Reconstructive surgery for deformity correction
  • Revision surgery for failed procedures
  • Diabetic foot complications and Charcot deformity
  • Trauma
    • Sprains
    • Tendon injuries
    • Fractures
  • Sports injuries
    • Sprains
    • Strains
    • Instability
    • Overuse injuries of soft tissue and bone
  • Skin and nail disorders
    • Ingrown toenails
    • Plantar warts
    • Skin lesions