James S Wrobel DPM

Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Specialties: 
Podiatry, Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests:

Diabetes-related foot care, balance and gait disorders
 

Locations

U of M Podiatry

Domino Farms
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Lobby C
Ann Arbor
MI
48105
Phone:
734-647-5871
Fax:
734-232-2294

U of M Internal Medicine Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes

Domino Farms
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr, GPS: 4000 Ave Maria Drive
Ann Arbor
MI
48106
Phone:
734-936-5504

U of M Podiatry

Domino Farms
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Lobby C GPS: 4000 Ave Maria Drive
Ann Arbor
MI
48105
Phone:
866-266-5221
Fax:
734-232-2294

U of M Podiatry

Huron Valley Professional Center
2098 S Main St
Ann Arbor
MI
48103
Phone:
734-998-6541

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, 1989

Residency

  • North Detroit General Hospital, Podiatric Medicine/Surgery, MI, 1990

Board Certification

  • Podiatric Medicine

Research

  1. Health Services and Clinical Research in the Diabetic Foot
  2. Value Compass and Microsystem Quality of Care Models
  3. Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle

Biography

Dr. Wrobel is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine-Podiatry Services in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes at the University of Michigan Medical School. Prior to his joining the University of Michigan in 2011, he served as the Director for the Center for Lower Extremity Ambulatory Research (CLEAR) at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Wrobel’s other appointments include serving as the Chief of Podiatry at the Veterans Affairs Regional and Medical Center-White River Junction, Vermont, and as Assistant Professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Dr. Wrobel received his B.S. degree with high distinction in kinesiology from the University of Michigan; a master’s degree in outcomes research, clinical decision making, and health policy from Dartmouth College; and Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed a podiatric surgical residency at North Detroit General Hospital and is board certified in primary podiatric medicine by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Wrobel previously served as the VA National Field Advisor for Research for the Podiatry Service. He also serves on the Clinical Practice Committee for the American Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Wrobel’s scientific articles have appeared in journals such as American Journal of Managed Care, Diabetes Care, and the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, among others.

WebMD article regarding diabetic foot care prevention