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Trusted Podiatrists Near You Providing World Class Care


Learn more about Benenati Foot and Ankle Care Centers - benenati-st-clair-shoresBenenati Foot and Ankle Care Centers are conveniently located in Macomb county with podiatry offices in St. Clair Shores, Warren, and Macomb, MI.

Each location offers general foot and ankle care for people of all ages, as well as specialized treatments and surgery for sports injuries, diabetic foot care, and ankle replacements.

Starting with his first location in 1993, Dr. Benenati has been dedicated to preserving limbs and providing Michigan residents effective ankle and foot pain relief from all kinds of short term and chronic conditions. Each location is staffed with highly trained, experienced podiatrists who genuinely care about each patient they treat. By focusing on your quality of life and your overall health and well-being, they are able to diagnose and treat the cause, rather than the symptom, of your foot and ankle pain.

Meet the Benenati Foot and Ankle Care Center Podiatrists and Foot Surgeons

The professionals at Benenati Foot & Ankle Care Centers maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.


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Anthony V. Benenati, D.P.M.

Anthony V. Benenati, D.P.M., is a graduate of Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Benenati has been in private practice since 1993. He is also a staff member at several area hospitals. Dr. Benenati is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons as well as the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Benenati has held many leadership positions including Chief of Podiatric Surgery and Medicine and the Residency Director for the Foot and Ankle Reconstruction program at St. John Macomb Hospital.  He is a member of multiple Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Programs, which he is personally involved with the training of the Podiatry Residents.  Dr. Benenati completed a comprehensive Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Podiatric Surgical Residency at St. John North Shores Hospital. He is a distinguished member of the American Podiatric Medical Association as well as the Michigan Podiatric Medical Association. A proud member of the Italian American Chamber of Commerce and bilingual speaking both English and Italian. Si parla italiano.

Dr. Benenati is a high performance twin engine instrument certified pressurized pilot who donates time to "Wings of Mercy" and to flying patients to the Mayo Clinic.  He is the proud Co-Founder of Wounded wings who dedicates time to provide services to families of service men and women.  His interests include spending time with and boating with his family, fishing, hunting and hotrods.  

Ankle Special Expertise:

  • Total ankle replacement
  • Complex forefoot and hindfoot reconstruction
  • Deformity correction using thin-wire external fixation
  • Flatfoot deformity reconstruction
  • Achilles tendon disorders
  • Arthroscopic techniques of the ankle and subtalar joint
  • Foot and ankle trauma
  • Wound Care

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Neil T. Shaw, D.P.M.

Neil T. Shaw, D.P.M.; A graduate of the School College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Shaw II has been in private practice since 2001. Dr. Shaw is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons. Dr. Shaw completed a comprehensive foot and ankle reconstructive surgical residency at St. John North Shores Hospital and is on staff at several area hospitals. Dr. Shaw is a member of multiple Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Programs, which he is personally involved with the training of the Podiatry Residents. Dr. Shaw specializes in orthopedic related sport injuries. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Michigan Podiatric Medical Association.

Ankle Special Expertise:

  • Complex hindfoot reconstruction 
  • Deformity correction using thin-wire external fixation
  • Flatfoot deformity reconstruction
  • Achilles tendon disorders
  • Arthroscopic techniques of the ankle 
  • Foot and ankle trauma
  • Wound Care

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Julie A. Mrozek, D.P.M.

Julie A. Mrozek, D.P.M., received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 2012.  She was a member of Pi Delta medical school honor society.  She then completed her podiatric medicine and surgical residency training at the Cleveland Clinic and Mercy Regional Medical Center.  

She is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.  Dr. Mrozek is a member of multiple Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Programs, which he is personally involved with the training of the Podiatry Residents.

She earned a BA from John Carroll University, Cleveland OH with Biology major and Philosophy minor and went on to complete a MA in Bioethics from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH. 

Dr. Mrozek is originally from Western Pennsylvania and grew up an avid equestrian and figure skater.  Her current interests include running, yoga and sports medicine.   She enjoys providing complete and compassionate care to each patient.

Ankle Special Expertise:

  • Complex hindfoot reconstruction 
  • Deformity correction using thin-wire external fixation
  • Flatfoot deformity reconstruction
  • Achilles tendon disorders
  • Arthroscopic techniques of the ankle 
  • Foot and ankle trauma
  • Wound Care

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Adam P. Thompson, D.P.M.

Adam P. Thompson, D.P.M., grew up in Southeastern Michigan and received his Bachelor of Science from The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, majoring in Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science. He earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from The Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio where he graduated Summa Cum Laude earning Dean’s List honors for all four years and earning him a position within the Pi Delta Academic Honor Society.

He completed his Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with the added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery at St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan where he served as Chief Podiatric Surgery Resident and represented his residency program on the Graduate Medical Education Committee.

He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is Board Qualified in forefoot and rearfoot/ankle surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.  

He earned his Eagle Scout Award with Boy Scout Troop #1036 in Bloomfield Hills, MI and was voted into the scouting honor society of The Order of The Arrow. His interests include sailing, running, college athletics, camping and fishing. His passion is providing world-class foot care to every patient he encounters and is looking forward to treating you!

Ankle Special Expertise:

  • Complex hindfoot reconstruction 
  • Deformity correction using thin-wire external fixation
  • Flatfoot deformity reconstruction
  • Achilles tendon disorders
  • Arthroscopic techniques of the ankle 
  • Foot and ankle trauma
  • Wound Care

It’s Not OK to Live with Foot Pain

While it’s true that most Americans suffer from chronic foot pain, it doesn’t have to be a fact of life. Often times, foot and ankle pain can be alleviated by changing footwear or increasing movement and circulation. If your pain is caused by a new or old injury, or illness, we have proven methods to diagnose and pinpoint the root cause of the pain and treatments that can greatly reduce or eliminate your discomfort. Our number one goal is to get you up and moving, and doing the things you love to do. If foot or ankle pain is slowing you down, contact us today and get the relief you need to get back to life!

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