Dr. Raphael attended the University of Richmond and completed his B.S. in Biology at Kennesaw State University. He received his doctorate at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine where he was awarded the Dr. David Lebovith Award as the top-graduating student in the construction of orthotics.
Dr. Raphael completed a three-year surgical residency at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Decatur, GA. His training focused on advanced diabetic limb salvage, medical and surgical management of the foot and ankle, as well as tissue grafting and negative pressure wound therapy. Dr Raphael has published retrospective studies on use of human fetal tissues in tissue regeneration and is a key opinion leader for several wound care companies. His abstract presented at the 2015 Symposium for Advancement of Wound Care (SAWC) was awarded third place for his novel surgical techniques using cryopreserved umbilical cord for treatment of chronic ulcers.
Dr. Raphael has lectured internationally on advances in diabetic limb salvage and is committed to providing compassionate and comprehensive care to all patients. He is a native of Atlanta and a second-generation physician.
- American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
- American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- American Podiatric Medical Association
- Georgia Podiatric Medical Association
- American Academy of Wound Care
- Wellstar Cobb Hospital
- Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital
- Foot Surgery