Meet Dr. Steven S. Blanken, Podiatric Physician & Surgeon, Board Certified in Foot Surgery, Silver Spring MD area


Steven Selby Blanken,DPM, FASPS, FAPWCA, DABFAS


Dr. Steven Blanken, Foot Doctor and Foot Pain Specialist
  • Board Certified in Foot Surgery

  • CEO/Owner Blanken Podiatry Group and Foot and Ankle Center at the Burkland Medical Ctr., Inc.

  • Podiatry Consultant, Performance Laboratories

  • PPMG Co-Chairman and Co-Founder

Dr. Steven Selby Blanken is a native Washingtonian and the grandson of the late Dr. Morris Selby, podiatrist. He is a graduate of Springbrook High School and the University of Maryland at College Park. Received his Podiatry Degree from Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (now known as Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine). Dr. Blanken had two residency programs, specializing in Foot Surgery and Foot and Ankle Orthopedics.

He is board certified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery (Certified in Foot Surgery) and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Blanken is a fellow of the American Society Podiatric Surgeons. A former residency director of a podiatric surgical program,

Dr. Blanken is still active in the training of podiatric residents and students. Dr. Blanken is the podiatry consultant for Performance Laboratories a National Foot and Ankle Orthotic Laboratory. Dr. Blanken treats all ages for most foot and ankle conditions.

Dr. Steven Blanken is director and owner of a Foot and Ankle Center at the Burkland Medical Center, which is a certified ambulatory surgery center.


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

  • Fellow American Society of Podiatric Surgeons

  • Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association

  • Endoscopic Foot Surgeon-Laser Surgeon (Fiashlamp Pulses Dye Laser)

  • Former Residency Director of Podiatric Medical Education-Premier Surgery Center of D.C. - Podiatric Surgical Residency, 1996-2001

  • Former Advisor and Speaker for PAL Health Systems

  • Adjunct Faculty Clinician, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

  • Former Adjunct Faculty Clinician, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine

  • Former Adjunct Faculty, Veterans Affairs Medical Center , Baltimore , Maryland

  • President, C.E.O., Blanken Podiatry Group and Blanken Podiatric Consulting

  • Member - American Podiatric Medical Association and MPMA

  • Honored Member, National Directory of "Who's Who" - (1996-1998)

  • President, C.E.O., Owner and Director of Podiatric Surgery : Foot and Ankle Center at the Burkland Medical Center Inc., (2000-Present)

  • Co-Chairman, Podiatric Practice Management Group


  • Delaware Valley Medical Center (Renamed Frankford Hospital-Bucks Co.), Podiatric Surgical Residency, 200 Oxford Valley Road Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047 (July 1990 through June 1991)

  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center- Podiatric Orthopedic Residency, 1700 South Lincoln Avenue Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17042 (July 1990 through June 1991)

  • Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (Renames Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine)

  • Eight and Race Streets Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19107

  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree, June 1990

  • University of Maryland- College Park, Maryland 20742 Bachelor of Science-Degree in Psychology, December 1985


  • Holy Cross Hospital- Silver Spring Maryland

  • Washington Hospital Center- Washington, D.C.

  • Foot and Ankle Center at the Burkland Medical Center, Inc., Silver Spring Maryland

  • Licensure: District of Colombia- State of Maryland



Brandon Selby Blanken, Podiatry Student