Medical Surgical Foot Specialists
- Board Certified, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
- Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
- Board Certified, American Professional Wound Care Association
- Board Certified, Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing
- Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association
Born and raised in SE Michigan. After graduating from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences – College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, in Des Moines, Iowa, he moved back home to do his post graduate training in Podiatric Medicine in the metro Detroit area. He then completed a Podiatric Surgical Residency at POH Medial Center. After finishing his training, he has focused his practice to treatment of various skin and nail disorders, wounds of the foot and lower leg, sports medicine and offers surgical options for foot deformities.
Dr. Alan Bloch provides foot and ankle care to Northville, South Lyon, Farmington Hills and surrounding communities. He has been in practice since 2000. His friendly staff and personalized gentle foot care make him the perfect choice for all of your podiatry needs. Dr. Alan is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, the American Board of Podiatric Medicine, and the American Professional Wound Care Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons. He focuses on educating his patients of their foot condition(s) while offering both conservative and surgical options. He is affiliated with several Michigan hospitals and participates in Podiatric residency training and is also Clinical Assistant Professor for Michigan State University. His offices have digital x-ray and he uses the latest technologies including yellow dye laser for chronic warts, and performs minimal invasive surgery for chronic heel pain / plantar fasciitis.
Dr. Purtuc was born in Romania and then moved to the Chicago area almost three decades ago. He received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from the Rosalind Franklin Medical School – Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, and after graduation, moved to Michigan where he completed a three year surgical residency in Foot & Ankle Reconstruction at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital. He decided to stay in the area and joined as an Associate in Southeast Michigan practice where he was involved as an attending at Beaumont-Trenton and Henry Ford Wyandotte hospital. He was also involved in training podiatric residents in foot & ankle surgery.
Dr. Purtuc is excited to provide foot and ankle care at Northville, South Lyon, Farmington and surrounding communities. He has charismatic bedside manner and places his patient’s well-being and interests above everything else. He is affiliated with multiple Michigan hospitals and continues to participate in podiatric residency training. His interest include: Foot & Ankle Trauma (Sprains, Fractures, Tendon Ruptures and other injuries), Diabetic foot infection and provides local wound care to foot, ankle, and lower leg. He also performs biopsies of skin lesions, soft tissue masses and bone. Dr. Purtuc also performs elective surgeries of the foot and ankle, including bunions hammertoe, plantar fasciitis, bone spurs, neuromas, joint implants, arthrodesis ( fusion of joints); Ingrown nails, fungal nails, diabetic foot care, corns and callouses.