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Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine Honor Medallion and Alumnus of the Year

2018 Award Recipient

Dennis R. Frisch, DPM ’82

Dennis FrischDennis R. Frisch, DPM, has dedicated his professional life to the practice and advancement of podiatric medical care. Born and raised in Boca Raton, Florida, Dr. Frisch graduated from the University of Florida. Following his graduation from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 1982, he completed a surgical residency at the Franklin Boulevard Community Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Frisch maintains a private practice in his hometown, Boca Raton Podiatry, and has a distinguished record of service to his profession at both the state and national levels. Dr. Frisch was President of the Palm Beach County Podiatric Medical Association in 1991, President of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association in 1995, Director of the Florida Podiatric Medical Society from 1996 to 2005, and in 2006 received a governor's appointment to the Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine. For his dedicated service, the Florida Podiatric Medical Association bestowed upon him multiple awards including the Young Practitioner of the Year in 1986, the Podiatrist of the Year in 2005 and the President's Award in 1999, 2009 and 2012.

In 2007, Dr. Frisch was elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), upon which he presently serves as President. Dr. Frisch is a member of a number of committees for the APMA, including the Scholarship Committee of the APMA Educational Foundation. In 2017, he was recognized for the fourth time as one of the most influential podiatrists in America by Podiatry Management Magazine.

Dr. Frisch is a stalwart member of his community. He has served as a Commissioner of the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Parks District, past president of the Boca Raton Rotary Club, the Boca Raton High School Football Booster Club and Boca Raton Rugby Football Club.

A fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Dr. Frisch and his wife, Jennifer, are the proud parents of two adult children.