Michael Nirenberg, DPM

Michael Nirenberg, DPM

Foot and Ankle Specialist

Dr. Nirenberg is a Board Certified podiatric physician and surgeon with over 25 years of experience in private practice. He is an active researcher and one of a few forensic podiatrists in the U.S. His long career of dedicated public service has included work as a podiatric surgical residency instructor to new podiatrists, lectures to the public on foot issues, and assisting law enforcement, including the FBI, with criminal investigations involving foot and gait evidence. Dr. Nirenberg’s forensic analysis of footwear and footprints has helped convict suspects of murder.

Dr. Nirenberg has published in numerous scientific journals, lectured extensively, and can solve most any heel, toe, foot or ankle problem. He has been voted “Best Podiatrist” by readers of the Post-Tribune a record eight times and won the NWI Times “Best of the Region” award also eight times. Dr. Nirenberg is located three minutes away from Pinnacle Hospital one block south of 93rd street on Broadway, with office hours Monday through Saturday.

Office Locations

Friendly Foot Care
50 W. 94th Place
Crown Point, IN 46307


Medical School – Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, IL

Board Certification

  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Forensic Podiatry
  • Primary Care in Podiatry

Areas of Specialty

  • Foot and ankle pain, injury and trauma
  • Infections of the foot or ankle
  • Diabetic foot or ankle problems
  • Heel pain (plantar fasciitis)
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Bunions
  • Nerve Problems of the foot
  • Heel spurs
  • Flat Feet

Specialty Procedures

Academic Appointment