About Dr. Decker
Board Certified Podiatrist
Dr. Decker is a Grand Rapids native who first was drawn to podiatry through a personal experience that solidified the importance of quality care and pain management options. His educational background includes a degree in Psychology from Calvin College in Michigan, followed by a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Decker then completed a 3-Year Advanced Surgical Residency in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University and an AO Fellowship under Sigvard T. Hansen, M.D. at Harborview Medical Center.
Dr. Decker’s residency offered him Level 1 Trauma experience, and he currently serves as Chief of Podiatry at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Grand Rapids.
While Dr. Decker’s education and professional experience have paved the way for his podiatry career, his personal link to the profession is substantial. His passion for podiatry developed as he watched his father, Dr. William Decker, work in his practice serving patient after patient. His inspiration led to Dr. Decker volunteering his time during the summer months at a free clinic in Honduras. He utilizes his educational, professional, and personal experience to provide quality care to each of his patients.
AO Fellowship under Sigvard T. Hansen, M.D., Harborview Medical Center
3 Year Advanced Surgical Residency in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University
Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine, William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Calvin College, MI
AO Fellowship Harborview Medical Center, Department of Orthopedics Prof Sigvard Ted Hansen
Podiatric Surgical Residency at Detroit Medical Center / Wayne State University
American Podiatric Medical Association
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgery
Associate American College of Foot & Ankle Surgery
Certifications, awards, honors received
Board Certified American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Scholl College SOLO Laboratories Scholarship
Honors Grade Radiology Clerkship – PRAD 801
Scholl Merit Scholar Award
Dr. Decker was friendly, patient and understanding with me as well as taking time to answer all of my questions. Office was very clean, and inviting. Everyone was helpful and patient thru-out my appointment including only a short wait time.
This was a follow-up to my original appointment for plantar fasciitis. Dr. Decker and staff were thorough and I was pleased with the treatment.
Dr Decker worked on my left foot for bunionette repair. He did a wonderful job! I couldn’t be happier. He did a wonderful job, The staff is also very kind and helpful. I would highly recommend Dr Decker to anyone needing this work done. I am so happy with the work done that I am now having the same work done on my right foot. I am so pleased and happy! Thank you!