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Dr. Ali Elkhalil

Podiatry
Dearborn, MI
23 years experience male

Locations

Office

Dearborn, MI

Address

15400 Michigan Ave Suite #1, null, Dearborn, MI
Directions

Office

Dearborn , MI

Office

Southgate, MI

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Podiatry

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

109 Answers
239 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Yes: If no infection just leave it alone. If infection seed you will need surgery.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
No. It's arthritis: It's arthritis. Get some blood work done. And stay warm.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Cyst: A baker's cyst, also known as a popliteal cyst, is a benign swelling of the semimembranous or more rarely some other synovial bursa found behind the k... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Vasodilation: Check you blood pressure, have your pcp doing full workup.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Dont touch it: If no pain dont do anything, leave it alone. If pain you may need mri.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
See foot doctor: need deep debridement and nitrogen treatment if wart.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
No: wound has to breath. If you don't let air exchange you will cause laceration to wound and infection
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Xray: Could be fracture or plantar fasciitis. How is your first step off bed in am. ? Is pain increase as day goes on?
A female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
No: usually pain is on the bottom of your heel especially with early fort morning step. Top of the foot is not usual pain for plantar fasciitis. You need... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
How old are u : age of patient. Is the foot flexible. You need to see foot doctor for possible bracing. Usually kids with overgrow this by age 9 - 13
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Contusion : it should resolve in few days. If more pain to area I would advice to see your doctor for Doppler to make sure no blood clot
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Could be many things: Splinter hemorrhage. Fungal infection Most likely. Have her see foot doctor on routine basis since she's diabetic every 70 days
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
ER : if u have blood clot at the calf you need to go to the emergency department it could be a life threaten ending condition of the clot travel to lungs. ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Few month : it take few month to works since toenails grow slow. You looking for at least 4 to 6 month
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Any bruise : If it's normal color time will heal It. If there is pain when walking and bruise you need xray
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Gangrene : Small vessel disease lead to gangrene toes and fingers, google caps catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Yes: But more pain and will get worse till you can't use it due to pain.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Easy: If pain to area to need to evacuate the blood from under the toenail. See a foot doctor who's surgical board certified to drill a hole to get the bloo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Neuritis: It take up to 1 year to improve if it does, it might get wose and then it turn to crps. Physical therapy might help.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Yes : Yes. It's muscle fasciculation with spasm
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Go to the ER: You have an infection need investigation and full work up. It could be life threatening condition.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Nerve issue: could be nerve entrapment. Are u diabetic? Is another issue. You need to see your foot doctor
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Compression : Apply warm pad with compression. It will take few weeks to resolve
A female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Should resolve : eccychmosis should resolve in 5 to 6 weeks.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Lack of motion : usually motion will help circulation and with cp the motion is limited and the you get more pooling of blood and they will effect the size and color o... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
It's fine: normal especially with athlets
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
No: you have venous stasis. Any other swelling can be like abscess formation, muscle herniation. Fracture, and if you have the above trust me you will k... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Some times : Blood thinner might play a role to increase perfusion it depend on what type of blood thinner. There is one that increase the diameter of vessels woul... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Need Eval : lesions on foot could be serious issue or nothing at all. It need to be physical inspected and evaluated for possible biopsy if warranted
A member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
No: she need a broad spectrum antibiotic. And it's a swollen that keen she might need invasion and drainage abscess
A female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Infection : Could be a start of infection. Need to see foot doctor. Soak your feet with warm water and 1 cup of Epsom salt and one cup of white vinegar twice da... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Tinea pedis: some times you can get infection to hands from touching fungus that is active. You might had it on your sock. Actually it's better to apply cream on f... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Mri: it should include both when you have it done. There is no medial or lateral its a full scan from side to side depend on sagittal or frontal or transve... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Hammer toe: you need to see a foot doctor to assess your arch and stabilize your foot biomechanics to eliminate worsening of hammer toe. The lump you have is th... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Off your foot: further assessment needed include Mir for ligament tear. See your foot doctor
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Allergy: sounds like an allergy of some sort, if its yearly and twice.
A female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Burning : its a nerve issue. You need to have nerve conduction velocity done and xray. Check your surgeon.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Weeks : bone contusion usually take 2 to 6 weeks depends on the severity of the injury. Most bone contusion should resolve within 3 week after complete immobi... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Outdated : pins to hammer toes is an outdated technique. Why did you have that. It take long time to heal with pins vs implant ie stayfuse implant. Usually 6 we... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Need xray: Need xray, if negative possible MRI depending on you doctor physical exam ankle.. Any pain to lateral ankle.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Find whats wrong: Xray or mri, first look for arthritis or ligament or tendon problem.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
No it's not: It could be compartment syndrome issue or electrolyte imbalance is it one side or both at the same time ?
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Yes if non compliant: Need to elevate and rest. Swelling decrease healing.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Ligament problem: Lax ligament or old injury, need exam see podiatrist with 3 year residency.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
If painful: Surgery if painful. Minimal invasive with scope.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
No: No it should not happen.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Possible arthritis : See your pcp for blood work up to look for arthritis markers.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Elkhalil is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Elkhalil is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jan 4, 2015
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you, I may try it at some point. This has consumed me. Between disinfectants, soaps, paprtwls, sprays, alcohol. On my breaks@wrk I change socks frequently & wear ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Im giving in to both of your suggestions and also sleeping with my foot elevated and also elevating at work with non weight bearing polities . I am praying it will im...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I will take your advice and look into that if this doesn't quiet down with rest, heat and a break with this awful awful torrential rains in the northeast.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Barry University
Graduated 2004MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Michigan
Graduated 1999MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Dearborn, MI - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Dearborn, MI - Winter
2013
Top Podiatrist, Second Place, Michigan - Winter
2013
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