Dr. David A. Blackmer is a native of Michigan where he received his undergraduate education. The doctors medical education consists of a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at Kent State University - Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine along with training at the Cleveland Clinic, Tuscon Veterans Administration Hospital and Intermountain Podiatry Clinic in Salt lake City, Utah.
Dr. Blackmer has received additional advanced certifications in Foot and Ankle Surgery, PinPoint FootLaser, CO2 laser surgery, ankle arthroscopy, advanced osteosynthesis, endoscopic plantar fasciotomy, endoscopic decompression of intermetatarsal neuroma and hundrends of hours of continued medical education.
Along with being appointed by two Idaho governors to serve on the Idaho State Board of Podiatry, Dr. Blackmer is a member and the past president of the Idaho Podiatric Medical Association and a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association since 1985.
Special foot and ankle interest include PinPointe FootLaser for the treatment of Onychomycosis (toenail fungus), Combination Electrochemical Therapy for the treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy and non-surgical treatment of heel pain. Even though Dr. Blackmer has performed thousands of foot and ankle surgical procedures, his focus is on non-surgical treatment options prior to considering surgical intervention.
Dr. Blackmer is the father of two sons and actively enjoys snow skiing, hiking/backpacking, running, hockey, cycling, hunting, fishing and all work necessary at his off the grid cabin in the Sawtooth mountains.