Our Staff

Our Physicians

All our professionals at NorthPointe Foot & Ankle maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry. Our podiatrists have been practicing in the Berkley, Southfield, Royal Oak, Oak Park and Ferndale areas for over 30 years. Making an appointment with our experts is easy! Just fill out our online form

Dr. Lee Hoffman Lee M. Hoffman, DPM is a private practice physician of over thirty-five years. He is Board Certified in Podiatric Surgery and a member of the Michigan and American Podiatric Medical Associations. Dr. Hoffman is Past President of the SE Division of the Michigan Podiatric Medical Association and has served in several capacities at the state level. He has been involved with many area hospital residency training programs and promotes physical fitness and an active lifestyle for people of all ages.

Bri Brian Kissel, DPM an Kissel, DPM is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, OH and received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago, IL. He completed his Podiatric residency at the Detroit Medical Center and received an Executive MBA with a concentration in healthcare leadership from Oakland University. Some of Dr. Kissel’s areas of interest include reconstructive foot/ankle surgery and arthroscopy.


Dr. Charles Kissel

Charles G. Kissel, DPM is Board Certified in foot and ankle surgery and served as the Director of the Podiatric Surgical Residency at Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University and as chief of the Podiatric Surgery section of the department of orthopedic surgery at the DMC. He has served on the Michigan Board of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and has chaired the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery’s Journal Committee.

Dr. Erik Kissel Erik Kissel, DPM is Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Kissel is a graduate of the University of Michigan and received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago. He completed his surgical residency at the Detroit Medical Center. Most recently Dr. Erik Kissel has published a peer reviewed article on Lateral Malleolar Fracture with Concurrent Achilles Tendon Rupture. Dr. Erik Kissel is certified in advanced wound care treatment and hyperbaric medicine. He specializes in reconstructive and trauma foot & ankle surgery.

Aime e Popofski, DPM earned her doctorate of podiatric medicine from California College of Podiatric Medicine and is Board Certified in foot surgery. She comes to NorthPointe Foot & Ankle with more than 14 years of podiatric experience having worked at a busy practice in Commerce. Although she treats foot and ankle concerns of all kinds, her focus is on the treatment of foot injuries and surgical repairs of foot issues.

Raed Al Gharib, DPM Raed Al Gharib, DPM Dr. Raed Al-Gharib received his undergraduate education at Wayne State University and received his medical degree from Kent State University. Dr. Al-Gharib completed his residency at DMC hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He was born and raised in Lebanon and moved to the United States in 2008. He is also fluent in Arabic and English. Dr. Al-Gharib specializes in reconstructive foot & ankle surgery, foot traumas, limb salvage and other elective foot & ankle procedures.

Robert Adas, DPM Robert Adas, DPM is a private practice physician of general foot medicine. He has dedicated his 40 plus years in podiatry to the surrounding communities of Huntington Woods and Farmington Hills. He also provides patient care to numerous senior centers in Oakland County. He is certified by the American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery.

Dr. Tariq Elagamy

Tariq Elagamy, DPM  is a graduate of the University of Michigan and received his medical degree from Kent State University.  He completed his surgical residency at Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Warren, Michigan.  During his residency, he presented at state and national scientific conferences and he maintains an active research role in practice.  Dr. Elagamy specializes in elective and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, trauma, and limb salvage.

Mich Dr. Michael Schey ael Schey, DPM (Retired)

Dr. Marc Weitzman Marc Weitzman, DPM (Retired)

Our Administrative Staff

Barbara S. - Practice Manager

Stephanie G. - Site Manager

If you have any additional questions or concerns, contact our Berkley office at (248) 545-0100 or schedule an appointment online.