Philip Shaheen, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon, Foot and Ankle Specialist

Dr. Philip Shaheen is a Fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery. He grew up in Troy as part of a large family and remains close with his family and many of his childhood friends to this day. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Michigan and majored in Biophysics. While at Michigan, Dr. Shaheen was a member of the Wolverine’s Varsity Wrestling team where he went on to become an Academic All-Big Ten wrestler as well as an perennial recipient of the University of Michigan Academic Athletic Achievement Award. He then completed both a Master of Science degree and Medical Doctor degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine where he was a member of the Aesculapians Honor Society for outstanding service to the community. Following this, he received extensive orthopedic trauma training at Saint Louis University where he completed both a Junior Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship and Orthopedic Surgery residency. During residency he was an American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society Resident Scholar and published multiple research articles.

Following his residency, Dr. Shaheen was accepted into fellowship at the renowned University of California-Davis / Reno Orthopedic Center Foot and Ankle Fellowship where he received high-volume, complex foot and ankle training from several of North America’s leading Orthopedic Foot and Ankle surgeons. During his fellowship, he also completed a mini-international traveling fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at La Clinica Universidad De Los Andes in Santiago de Chile. At the completion of his fellowship, he was named the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Fellow of the Month. He has published multiple book chapters and research publications and remains involved in orthopedic surgery research.

Dr. Shaheen is excited to return home to Southeast Michigan with his growing family. He lives in Novi with his wife and children. He enjoys running (often with a stroller), biking, and spending as much time as possible boating on Elk Lake with his family. He also loves to visit with his in-laws in Florida and North Carolina.

Areas of Expertise Include:

– Foot and Ankle Trauma

– Total Ankle Replacement

– Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy

– Ankle Instability and Complex Sprains

– Achilles Injuries and Reconstruction

– Tendon Repairs and Transfers

– Foot and Ankle Reconstruction (flatfeet, high arches, etc.)

– Bunion/Hammertoe corrections

– Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) techniques

– Foot and Ankle Arthritis

– Complex deformity correction

– Distal Tibial Bone Defects

– Limb and joint preservation

– Lower extremity Surgery involving Frames and/or Custom Cages

– General Orthopedic Trauma


- Eats like a former wrestler that never has to make weight again
- Runs every day to justify his caloric intake 
- Owns a motorcycle for riding in the summer months