909 North Miami Beach Blvd., North Miami Beach, FL 33162 (305) 949-4189

Our Doctor

Merrick Horn, DPM

Merrick Horn, DPMFor more than 40 years the name Horn has been synonymous with Podiatric medicine in the South Florida area. Dr. Merrick L. Horn is a native Floridian, and in 1990 he joined his father, Dr. Martin M. Horn, to form Advanced Podiatry Group in North Miami Beach. In 1993 they moved to their current location, and Dr. Horn has continued to provide podiatric care to the community ever since. Dr. Horn received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Horn is board certified, and re-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He has earned the distinction of becoming a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics, and the American Professional Wound Care Association. In addition, Dr. Horn is certified, and re-certified as a credentialed pain practitioner by the American Academy of Pain Management. He has also been a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, and the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine for more than 15 years.

Dr. Horn is a practicing podiatrist with a subspecialty in sports injuries related to the lower leg, ankle and foot. He uses his knowledge of being a former athlete in serving his patients in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injures. Dr. Horn was an accomplished NCAA gymnast, and was a member of the gold medal winning 1981 USA Gymnastic team competing in the World Maccabiah Games. He also served as a personal trainer specializing in lower extremity rehabilitation. Dr. Horn provides his expertise to not only professional, collegiate, and high school athletes, but to athletes of all levels. As a specialist in comprehensive lower leg, ankle, foot, and toenail problems Dr. Horn utilizes the latest technology available to serve the needs of his patients.

EDUCATION

Undergraduate:

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan 1984 - Bachelor of Arts

Medical School:

William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine - Chicago, Ill 1988- Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

CREDENTIALS

Board Certified:

American Board of Podiatric Medicine - 1994
Re-certified - 2003

Fellow:

American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

Fellow:

American Professional Wound Care Association


Graduate Training

Extensive medical and surgical rotations (1987-1988):

  • University of Chicago, Cook County Hospital - Chicago, Illinois
  • Harrison Community Hospital - Mt. Clemons Michigan
  • Southeastern Medical Center - North Miami Beach, Florida
  • Liberty Medical Center - Baltimore, Maryland

Hospital Affiliations

  • Jackson Medical Center - Miami, Florida
  • Jackson North Medical Center - North Miami Beach, Florida
  • Miami Jewish Health Systems - Miami, FL

Professional Affiliations:

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Professional Wound Care Association
  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Association
  • Broward County Podiatric Medical Association

Personal

  • Podiatrist for Local High School, College, and Professional Athletes
  • Coach of youth Basketball, Football, and Soccer for over 25 years
  • Former gymnast, and 4 year letterwinner / Captain - University of Michigan
  • Member of US World Maccabiah Games team - 1981-Haifa, Israel
  • University of Michigian Gymnastics Wall of Fame
  • Member of Wolverine Letterwinners "M" Club
  • Former Personal Trainer with specialty in lower extremity conditioning
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