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Chanel J. Perkins, DPM

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Foot and Ankle - Podiatry

Dr. Perkins’ areas of expertise include:

Diabetic foot care, Wound care, Ingrown toenails, Fungal toenails,
Plantar warts, Gout, Plantar fasciitis, Heel pain, Arch pain, Neuromas,
Corns/callouses, Hammertoes, Bunions/bunionettes, Athlete's foot, Tendinitis


2000-2004, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, Bachelor of Science, Biology
2005-2009, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
2009–2012, Yale-New Haven Hospital/Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, New Haven, CT, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency-36

Board Certification

Oct 2016, Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
American Podiatric Medical Association
Texas Podiatric Medical Association
Harris County Podiatric Medical Society

Other Memberships

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
Mary Susan Moore Medical Society

Honors and Awards

2006, 2008, Dean’s List, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH
2006-2008, Clement Scholarship Recipient, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Community Service

2013-present, Healthcare for the Homeless, Houston, TX - Volunteer Physician
2013-2014, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Annual School Supply Drives, Houston, TX - Volunteer
2013, YMCA Wallisville Community Health Fair, Houston, TX - Volunteer Physician
2012, Trinity East Methodist Church Health Clinic, Houston, TX - Volunteer Physician
2012, Hamp’s Camp After School and Athletic Camp for Kids, Houston, TX - Volunteer
2011, Community Thanksgiving Dinner, New Haven, CT - Volunteer
2011, 20th Annual NAACP Health Expo/Medical Examination Program, New Haven, CT - Volunteer Physician
2011, 9th Annual Women’s Health Conference, New Haven, CT - Volunteer Physician
2005-2008, American Diabetes Association "Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes" - First Aid Volunteer

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Houston C, Mohammed S, Blume PA. Transitioning to advanced therapies for DFUs: are four weeks and 50 percent the magic numbers?” Podiatry Today 2012;25(3):46-54.

Other Publications

2009-2012 American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 3 total literature reviews
2006-2008 Compendium of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 15 total abstracts

UTMB Health

Clinic Locations:

UTMB Health Primary Care Pavilion
400 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, Texas 77555
Call: (409) 266-7846

UTMB Health League City Campus
2240 Gulf Freeway South
League City, Texas 77573
Call: (832) 505-1200

UTMB Health Multispecialty Center and Stark Diabetes Clinic
2660 Gulf Fwy S
League City, TX 77573
Call: (832) 505-2300