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Robert Dekker, M.D. - Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Dekker Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Robert G. Dekker is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with comprehensive training in the operative and nonoperative management of adolescent and adult foot and ankle disorders. Before joining Ascension, Dr. Dekker received his medical degree from the University of Michigan. He went on to complete his orthopedic surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, followed by a foot and ankle fellowship at the Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction in Baltimore.

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • University of Michigan
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Northwestern University
Areas of Expertise

Dr. Dekker uses the latest in medical technology and the most up to date treatments to provide his patients with the best possible outcome. Click on the below tabs to know more about the services.

  • Ankle arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure in which an arthroscope, a small, soft, flexible tube with a light and video camera at the end, is inserted into the ankle joint to evaluate and treat a variety of conditions.

  • Ankle arthroplasty, also known as ankle joint replacement, is a surgical procedure to relieve pain and immobility due to severe end-stage arthritis that has not responded to non-surgical treatments. The goal of ankle joint replacement surgery is to eliminate your pain and increase the mobility of your ankle joint.

  • Flatfoot or pes planus is a condition in which the foot does not have a normal arch when standing. Foot reconstruction is a surgery performed to correct the structures of the foot and restore the natural functionality of the foot that has been lost due to injury or illness.

What our patients are saying
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  • Our family have been patients in your practice for many years and found in Dr. Dekker a most impressive addition, knowledgeable, curing, compassionate, an impressive listener, immediately able to put us in "comfort zone".