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Michael A. Battey, D.P.M, FACFAS.

Michael A. Battey, D.P.M, FACFAS.

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Founding partner, Rhode Island Foot Care, Inc. 1995-present. Dr. Michael Battey has been a Rhode Island-based podiatrist for thirty years providing comprehensive foot and ankle care to thousands of children and adults, referred by satisfied patients, and regional physicians. In 1982, Dr. Battey became the first podiatrist performing hospital surgery in Rhode Island to become Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He later served the certifying board as an oral examiner and committee member for many years. Currently, Dr. Battey maintains an active office practice, and performs hospital consultations as requested.
Dr. Battey developed and chaired the first podiatric surgical residency in Rhode Island in 1983 at the former Cranston General Hospital Osteopathic, Cranston, RI. He led the program through a change in sponsor to Roger Williams Medical Center in 1991 and continued as Director of Podiatric Medical Education through 1996. He was asked to return as Residency Director in 2005, and currently maintains that position.

Dr. Battey’s focus has been in education, serving as an evaluation team chair, appeal committee chair, and review committee member for the Council on Podiatric Medical Education. He has inspected surgical training programs in over fifty medical centers nationwide since 1987. Additionally, he has served as the Chair of the American Podiatric Medical Association’s Education Sub-committee on Residency Enhancement.

Locally, Dr. Battey has served in multiple professional positions including President of the Rhode Island Podiatric Medical Association in 1994-95, and Chair of the Board of Podiatric Licensure, Rhode Island Department of Health from 1997-99.

Dr. Battey’s civic involvement includes board membership within not for profit organizations, with a special interest in local public education within the town of East Greenwich. Additionally, he is the author of The Parent Trap, a family and parenting column, which has been published in various weekly newspapers in Rhode Island for several years.

Curriculum Vitae
Director of Podiatric Medical Education
Roger Williams Medical Center
Providence, Rhode Island

Team Chair, Appeal Committee Chair
Residency Program On Site Reviews
Council on Podiatric Medical Education
American Podiatric Medical

University of Rhode Island, BS, 1974

Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, DPM, 1978

License, Podiatry, State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

License, Podiatry, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Contributing Editor, Compendium of Podiatric Surgery, Data Trace Publishing Co., 2002-04

Contributing Editor, Yearbook of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc., 1987-92

American Board of Podiatric Surgery: Foot and Ankle Certification
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review: Certified

Residency Training
Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency, 1978-1980
Delaware Valley Medical Center
Bristol, Pennsylvania

Professional Memberships
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

American Society of Podiatric Surgeons

American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

American Podiatric Medical Association

Rhode Island Podiatric Medical Association

Hospital Affiliations
Roger Williams Medical Center
Providence, Rhode Island

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Miriam Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island

Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island

Women and Infants Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island

St. Joseph’s Hospital
North Providence, Rhode Island

Office Location
Atmed Medical Center
1524 Atwood Avenue
Suite 344
Johnston, RI 02919
(401) 273-5800