Baltimore Podiatrist Treats Toenail Fungus with PinPointe FootLaser for Four Years
Baltimore, MD - March 27, 2013 - Dr. Mark E. Spier, a Baltimore Maryland Podiatrist and a leading forefoot and
reconstructive surgeon, will be celebrating his four year anniversary using the PinPointe FootLaser to treat nail
fungus. Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Spier leads the
treatment of toenail fungus in the Baltimore, Maryland area. Dr. Spier was the first provider in Maryland to be
able to offer the PinPointe Footlaser to treat toenail fungus while continuing his dedication to innovative
Toenail fungus, also known as Onychomycosis, affects approximately 10 to 14 percent of the United States
population according to Physician's Desk Reference. PDR also states that people over the age of 60 that suffer
from Onychomycosis is 25 to 40 percent. There are many possible causes of Onychomycosis including, but not
limited to, athlete's foot, tight footwear, use of community pools/locker rooms and physical activity without
proper foot care afterwards.
According to Wikipedia, "The most common symptom of a fungal nail infection is the nail becoming thickened
and discoloured: white, black, yellow or green. As the infection progresses the nail can become brittle, with
pieces breaking off or coming away from the toe or finger completely. If left untreated, the skin can beco me
inflamed and painful underneath and around the nail. There may also be white or yel low patches on the
nailbed or scaly skin next to the nail. There is usually no pain or other bodily symptoms, unless the disease is
Dr. Spier has successfull y treated over two thousand patients in his Baltimore Maryland offices using the
PinPointe Footlaser since April 2009. Take a look at this video about Laser Treatment of Toenail Fungus in
Baltimore MD by Dr. Spier.
“The Procedure was painless and didn’t take long at all…Dr. Spier and his staff are very fri endl y and professional
and give their patients the very best of care! I couldn’t be happier with my new toenails.” — Cheryl A., a patient
of Dr. Spier that received the PinPointe Footlaser for treatment of her toenails.
The laser treatment takes approximately 30 minutes and involves very little discomfort for the patient. To
schedule an appointment please uses the contact information provided below or go to
http://www.spierfoot.com for more information.
About Dr. Mark E. Spier:
Receiving his B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Maryland at College Park then Doctor of Podiatric
Medicine degree from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (now known as Temple University School
of Podiatric Medicine) has helped Dr. Spier gain the insight to treat foot ailments effectively. Before starting his
private practice in 1985 in the Baltimore Metropolitan area, Dr. Spier completed his residency in foot surgery at
Lutheran Hospital of Maryland. Dr. Spier is a member of the Council for Nail Disorders. Dr. Spier is an avid runner,
having completed multiple full as well as half marathons. He is much less successful as a golfer. Dr . Spier is
married with two children.
Media Contact: Dr. Mark E. Spier|11710 Reisterstown Road, Suite 208|Reisterstown, Maryland