Our Staff

Meet the Foot & Ankle Associates of Michigan Doctors

Anthony R. Giordano, DPM, FACFAS

Board Certified - American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Office Locations:  Shelby Township   /   Flint

Dr. Giordano’s CV

Dr. Giordano received his undergraduate degree from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology.  He received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree in 1999 from Temple University’s College of Podiatric Medicine, graduating in the top twenty percent in his class.

Dr. Giordano did post-graduate residency training from 1999-2001 in Providence, Rhode Island at Roger Williams Medical Center, associated with both the Boston University and Brown University School of Medicine. He enlisted in an additional residency from 2001-2003 in the Oakwood Hospital System, associated with Wayne State University’s medical school.

Dr. Giordano worked for several private practice groups before establishing Shelby Foot & Ankle, the primary hub of Foot & Ankle Associates of Michigan. He has had the wonderful opportunity to join forces with Dr. Martin to form a practice which employs the most current methods for treating foot and ankle disorders. Dr. Giordano takes immense pride in having seen his business grow from a rented two-room facility in October 2006 to the practice it is today, comprising six locations in three counties across Michigan.

Dr. Giordano enjoys the academic aspects of his profession, frequently attending conferences to stay abreast of the most up-to-date treatments for foot and ankle pathology. He has lectured numerous times across Michigan, and is an active member of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, the premiere surgical society for the profession. He is board certified in Foot Surgery from the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.

He enjoys spending time with his wife, Maryann, and his chocolate labrador. Dr. Giordano is a music aficionado, and plays several instruments.  He also loves staying in shape and for the past several years has been training in the martial art Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. 

    Ronald A. Martin, DPM, FACFAS

    Board Certified - American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

    Office Locations:  Shelby Township   /   Flint   /   Clio

    Dr. Ronald Martin received his degree from Michigan State University. Obtaining his medical training at the Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, he completed an extensive residency program at Kern Hospital in Warren, Michigan. While at Kern Dr. Martin was trained in complicated foot and ankle surgery, including diabetic ‘Charcot’ reconstruction. Dr. Martin specializes in minimally invasive surgery and takes pride in his success addressing the most difficult cases.


      Scott E. Byron, DPM

      Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery

      Office Locations:  Clio

      Dr. Byron received his undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University, and earned his doctorate from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. After graduating in 1998, he completed his podiatric medicine and surgery residency at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan.

      Dr. Byron is a board-certified Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and Associate member of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. A member of both the American Podiatric Medical Association and Michigan Podiatric Medical Association, he is also secretary and board member for the Northeast Division of the MPMA.

      His private practice, established in 2005, is located in Hartland, Michigan, and has been a practice associate in the Flint area for over ten years. Dr. Byron has hospital affiliations with Genesys Regional Medical Center, McLaren Regional Medical Center/McLaren Surgery and Endoscopy Center (Flint) and The Surgery Center-Genesee (Flint Township).


        David Hehemann, DPM, FACFAS

        Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery

        Office Locations:  Flint

        Dr. David Hehemann was born and raised in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University. He completed his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (now Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine) While at Kent State, he was on the dean’s list and earned multiple scholarships. He also received the Wally Wiseman Surgical Excellence Award. After receiving his medical degree he went on to complete his residency at Cleveland Clinic and Kaiser Permanente in Cleveland, Ohio. There, he had the privilege of training under many prominent physicians, including Dr. Mark Hardy, director of education of the Asia Pacific Society for foot and ankle surgeons, and Dr. Jordan Grossman, past president of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

        Following his residency, David practiced approximately four years for Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY. In the summer of 2016 he moved to Cleveland and worked in private practice. During this time, he was part of the training committee for the Mercy Health Foot and Ankle Residency. In the spring of 2017 he was afforded the opportunity to move to Michigan and be closer to family.

        Dr. Hehemann is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in both attainable boards, Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery. David is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is excited to be a part of the Flint Foot & Ankle team and provides comprehensive conservative and surgical foot and ankle care. Special areas of interest include sports medicine and complicated reconstructive cases. When not practicing medicine he enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, mountain biking, and fishing.