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Dr. Matthew Dairman DPM

Dr. Dairman is a surgeon, researcher, professor, and one of America’s Top Podiatrists.

About Dr. Dairman

Board Certified Podiatrist

Dr. Matthew Dairman was born and raised in New Jersey. He graduated from Skidmore College with Honors in Biology and then earned a Masters in Epidemiology from the University at Albany School of Public Health. He received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine with Honors from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, where he was recognized as a Swanson Foundation Independent Scholar, inducted into the Durlacher Honor Society, and earned a place in the Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities. Dr. Dairman completed his residency training at the North Colorado Medical Center Podiatric Surgical Residency, where he served as Chief Resident from 2001-2002.

Dr. Dairman trained with both podiatric and orthopaedic surgeons during this residency, enabling him to cultivate his didactic and surgical skills from both podiatric and orthopaedic philosophies. He specializes in the conservative and surgical management of the foot and ankle with a particular interest in podiatric biomechanics, heel pain, foot and ankle dermatology, peripheral nerve surgery, and forefoot reconstructive surgery, as well as the ailments of the diabetic foot.  Dr. Dairman is active in Clinical Trials Research, as the Principal Investigator, to advance treatment protocols for foot and ankle conditions.  Named a Media Spokesperson for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Dr. Dairman enjoys lecturing and educating the community on all foot health issues.

Dr. Dairman is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, American Society of Podiatric Surgery, Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons, and American Professional Wound Care Association. He is an active member of the American, Virginia, and Hampton Roads Podiatric Medical Associations and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He has been named one of America’s Top Podiatrists.


Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
University at Albany
Skidmore College


Podiatric Biomechanics
Heel Pain
Foot and Ankle Dermatology
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Forefoot Reconstructive Surgery
Ailments of the Diabetic Foot

Association memberships

American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
American Society of Podiatric Surgery
Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons
American Professional Wound Care Association
AmericanPodiatric Medical Association
Virginia Podiatric Medical Association
Hampton Roads Podiatric Medical Association

Certifications, awards, honors received

Assistant Professor – Department of Family and Community Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School

Fun Fact

Outside of the office, Dr. Dairman likes to spend time with family and friends. He became an official transplant to Suffolk and Hampton Roads with the birth of his daughter. When time permits, he enjoys tennis, running, hiking, and disc golf. He receives regular pedicures, plays the ukulele for relaxation, and dabbles in graphic design.

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