Michael Coughlin, MD

Michael Coughlin, MD

Michael Coughlin, MD

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About Michael Coughlin, MD

Michael J. Coughlin M.D. is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle deformities and reconstruction. While currently the director of The Saint Alphonsus Coughlin Foot and Ankle Clinic in Boise, Idaho, he also is a member of the UCSF Orthopaedic Department and consults on Foot and Ankle problems at the Orthopaedic Institute.

Dr. Coughlin graduated from the University of Oregon Medical School, and then did his Orthopaedic training at UCSF. He then served a fellowship under the direction of Roger A. Mann, M.D. in Oakland, California. He returned to his home in Boise, Idaho and has been in active practice there before taking a part- time job at UCSF.

He is the editor of several textbooks on Foot and Ankle surgery, including the recently published Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, 9th edition. He has published over 100 peer review articles, and delivered over 500 scientific addresses both in the US and around the world.

He is past president of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, and past president of the International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies.

Along with Roger Mann, he introduced the STAR ankle to the United States, a project that took 13 years to complete.

Dr. Coughlin interests in Orthopaedics vary from forefoot reconstruction to complex ankle and hindfoot deformities.

He resides in Boise, Idaho where he enjoys out of door acitivies such as skiing, hiking, and fly-fishing; he consults monthly at UCSF at the Orthopaedic Institute.

Awards Honors

  • Outstanding scientific publication in Foot and Ankle International Journal
    2012
    Outstanding scientific publication in Foot and Ankle International Journal, Foot And Ankle International, 2012
    Foot And Ankle International
  • Idaho Physician of the Year
    2010
    Idaho Physician of the Year, Idaho Hospital Association, 2010
    Idaho Hospital Association
  • Roger Mann Award for Outstanding Scientific Study for Annual Meeting
    2009
    Roger Mann Award for Outstanding Scientific Study for Annual Meeting, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, 2009
    American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Roger Mann Award for Outstanding Scientific Study for Annual Meeting
    2000
    Roger Mann Award for Outstanding Scientific Study for Annual Meeting, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, 2000
    American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Roger Mann Award for Outstanding Scientific Study for Annual Meeting
    1995
    Roger Mann Award for Outstanding Scientific Study for Annual Meeting, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, 1995
    American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Vernon Thompson Award, Outstanding Resident Paper
    1977
    Vernon Thompson Award, Outstanding Resident Paper, Western Orthopaedic Association, 1977
    Western Orthopaedic Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society
    1973
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society, University of Oregon Medical School, 1973
    University of Oregon Medical School

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