Dr. Courtney McClurkin was born in Saudi Arabia, and at age 5 her family moved to the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. In 2008 Dr. McClurkin earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at DeSales University, Allentown, PA. She went on to receive her Master of Science in Biology from UNC Wilmington in 2014. While living in coastal Carolina, she became an avid participant in the tennis, running, and beach volleyball communities. It was here that she realized she wanted to combine her love of athletics with her career. She decided to pursue podiatry so that she could help people stay active and on their feet. Dr. McClurkin returned to Philadelphia to complete her doctorate in podiatric medicine at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in 2017.
Dr. McClurkin completed her residency training at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune City, NJ. During residency, a major part of her focus was trauma of the foot and ankle, as well as wound care. Dr. McClurkin became highly proficient in the areas of infection management and Charcot reconstruction. Accomplishments to note were completing the Bako Diagnostics Dermatopathology Fellowship in Alpharetta, Georgia and the ACFAS Arthroscopy of the Foot and Ankle course. Throughout Dr. McClurkin’s residency she assisted in multiple research projects that were presented as posters at the annual ACFAS meetings.
Wound care and diabetic footcare is a significant area of interest for Dr. McClurkin, and she is the Wound Care specialist at Dallas Podiatry Works. It provides her with the opportunity to routinely interact with and get to know her patients. It is especially rewarding to see patients accomplish healing a wound that had been a long-term struggle. For those patients dealing with the condition of Charcot, Dr. McClurkin’s experience with reconstructions provides her with an edge on giving a patient a functional foot again.
Dr. McClurkin is an active member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Podiatric Medical Association, and the Texas Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. McClurkin’s core values are to treat all patients compassionately and without judgment, knowing this is a critical component to the healing process. As a podiatrist, she feels it is paramount to speak in-depth with each patient about their individual goals, then to suggest treatment in a way that truly improves that patient’s quality of life.
Athletics is still a big part of Dr. McClurkin’s world. She is a runner in half-marathons and is looking forward to getting into the Dallas tennis community. Dr. McClurkin also relishes reading, visits to the zoos and aquariums, and discovering new Mexican restaurants.
The doctor has great “bedside manners” when talking to patients. Great staff and comfortable atmosphere.
The staff at Dallas Podiatry Works could not have been more courteous, helpful, and professional in doing their job. They made me feel comfortable when I was there, which is certainly appreciated. They answered all the questions that I had and just made each visit the most pleasurable that it could be. I would highly recommend them to anyone needing this type of foot care.
I would highly recommend Dr. Brook to anyone with foot problems–especially problems that stump other podiatrists. He really is very caring and very knowledgeable.
Dr. Joel Brook and the staff were nice and helpful. Though I was a new patient, I got right in as soon as they were open in my preferred location. They diagnosed the problem and provided medicines along with a perfect gel bandage so I could keep exercising while my toes healed. My toes already hurt less and look a little better each day. If I have future issues, I will be a repeat customer. Here’s hoping I don’t, but at least I know my feet are in good hands.
I visited this office for an ingrown toe nail a few years ago. After seeing another doctor, who made it worse, he referred me to Dallas Podiatry Works. The doctor there was able to fix my problem. I’m not great with reviews, all I can tell you is that this doctor and staff will have you up and running or doing whatever it is you do in no time. You will be in great hands. You’d be a fool not to use this doctor. Now its time to visit him again for the other toe.
Been having bad ankle pains for 6 months was referred here and it was a great visit ladies in the front desk medical assistants and the Doctor were all very friendly and make you feel very comfortable.