Michael Czurylo, DPM

Podiatrist Foot & Ankle Reconstruction Surgery located in Barkley Village, Bellingham, WA

About Dr. Czurylo

Michael Czurylo, DPM, is a board-certified podiatrist serving the community of Bellingham, Washington. At Northwest Foot and Ankle Institute, Dr. Czurylo provides comprehensive, fully personalized care with the goal of getting patients back on their feet. 

Dr. Czurylo was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. He participated in high school wrestling and baseball. He attended Washington University in St. Louis, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and was named to the Dean's List. He then received his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine at Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, where he was awarded the Scholl Merit and Goren Scholarships. 

While at Scholl College, he met his wife, Dr. Choi, and they completed their residencies together in Chicago. He completed a three-year surgical residency in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and served as Chief Resident. During his residency, he presented peer-reviewed abstracts at multiple surgical and wound care conferences. He was a finalist at the International Post Graduate Research Symposium at the Midwest Podiatry Conference in 2017. 

Upon completion of his residency, he decided to move to the Pacific Northwest to be closer to his wife’s family. Dr. Czurylo enjoys watching his Chicago sports teams, playing golf and tennis, exploring hiking trails, and dining at local restaurants. 

He is a member of both the American and Washington Podiatric Medical Associations, as well as the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He has board certification in the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and qualifications in the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in Forefoot / Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle. He is excited to be a part of the Bellingham community.

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Michael Czurylo, DPM, is a board-certified podiatrist serving the community of Bellingham, Washington. At Northwest Foot and Ankle Institute, Dr. Czurylo provides comprehensive, fully personalized care with the goal of getting patients back on their feet. 

Dr. Czurylo was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. He participated in high school wrestling and baseball. He attended Washington University in St. Louis, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and was named to the Dean's List. He then received his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine at Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, where he was awarded the Scholl Merit and Goren Scholarships. 

While at Scholl College, he met his wife, Dr. Choi, and they completed their residencies together in Chicago. He completed a three-year surgical residency in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and served as Chief Resident. During his residency, he presented peer-reviewed abstracts at multiple surgical and wound care conferences. He was a finalist at the International Post Graduate Research Symposium at the Midwest Podiatry Conference in 2017. 

Upon completion of his residency, he decided to move to the Pacific Northwest to be closer to his wife’s family. Dr. Czurylo enjoys watching his Chicago sports teams, playing golf and tennis, exploring hiking trails, and dining at local restaurants. 

He is a member of both the American and Washington Podiatric Medical Associations, as well as the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He has board certification in the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and qualifications in the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in Forefoot / Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle. He is excited to be a part of the Bellingham community.


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Publications

Publications:

Chu F., Naiditch J.A., Clark S., Qiu Y.Y., Zheng X., Lautz T.B., Holub J.L., Chou P.M., Czurylo M. and Madonna M.B. Midkine Mediates Intercellular Crosstalk between Drug-Resistant and Drug-Sensitive Neuroblastoma Cells In Vitro and In Vivo. ISRN Oncol. 2013 Sep 3; 2013:518637.

Zheng X, Naiditch J, Czurylo M, Jie C, Lautz T, Clark S, Jafari N, Qiu Y, Chu F, Madonna MB. Differential effect of long-term drug selection with doxorubicin and vorinostat on neuroblastoma cells with cancer stem cell characteristics. Cell Death Dis. 2013 Jul 25;4: e740.

Stark C, et al. 5 Year Retrospective Follow up of New Cases of Charcot Neuroarthropathy-A Single Center Experience. Commentary by Michael Czurylo. Foot and Ankle Quarterly. Spring 2017. Vol 28, No. 1.

Munson ME, et al. Data Mining for Identifying Novel Associations and Temporal Relationships with Charcot Foot. Commentary by Michael Czurylo. Foot and Ankle Quarterly. Spring 2017. Vol 28, No. 1.


           



Presentations:

Poster, Optimizing the insole of a removable cast walker for the offloading of diabetic feet, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL – 2013, 2014, APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Honolulu, HI – 2014

Poster, Use of Amniotic Membrane in the Valenti Procedure for Hallux Rigidus, Desert Foot, Phoenix, AZ – 2016

Presenter, Evaluating Functional Outcomes in the Treatment of Achilles Tendon Ruptures: A Systematic Review, Midwest Podiatry Conference, Chicago, IL – 2017

Poster, A Viable Cryopreserved Human Placental Membrane Aids Closure of Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers, APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Nashville, TN – 2017

Poster, Amniotic Tissue Augmentation in the Valenti Arthroplasty, Midwest Podiatry Conference, Chicago, IL – 2018


               

Accepted Insurances

For your convenience, Northwest Foot and Ankle Institute accepts most major insurance plans. Click on “View full list of companies” to see a list of commonly accepted insurances. This list is not entirely inclusive of all the plans we accept. For specific insurance plan inquiries, please contact the office .

Aetna
BCBS
Cigna
First Choice Health
Healthcare Management Administrators (HMA)
Kaiser Permanente
Medicare
Meritain Health
Multiplan
Tricare West
United Healthcare
Veterans Affairs (VA)