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Knoxville Footcare

Ivan N. Cooper, D.P.M.  |  Kelly S. Bumpus, D.P.M. |  Danielle L Malin D.P.M.

Located on University of Tennessee Medical Campus
1932 Alcoa Highway Building C, Suite 480
Knoxville, TN 37920

                  (865) 632-5700

Meet the Doctors

All our professionals at Knoxville Footcare maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.

Cooper_Resized.jpgIvan N. Cooper, D.P.M., ACFAS, ABFAS

Knoxville, TN Podiatrist
Knoxville Footcare


  • Preceptorship: Irving Smiler, DPM, Philadelphia, PA
  • Medical Education, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine/Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - D.P.M.
  • College Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • High School Education, Bearden High School, Knoxville, TN


  • Diplomate, The American Board of Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review
  • Diplomate, National Board of Podiatry Examiners
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • Fellow, Academy of Ambulatory Foot Surgeons

Medical Society Membership

Academic & Hospital Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, UTMC
  • Quality Review and Utilization, Mercy Healthcare, Knoxville, TN
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • Quality Review and Utilization, East Tennessee Baptist Hospital, Knoxville, TN
  • Podiatric Residency Director, Northwest General Hospital, Knoxville, TN

Activities and Awards

  • Outstanding Clinical Anesthesia Instructor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 2004
  • Life Member, Sertoma International 1978
  • Recognition for JAPMA Podiatric Pathology in Geriatric Patient
  • Kentucky Colonel, Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Developer, Medical and Non-Medical Patents
  • Isshinryu Karate, Black Belt Certified
  • Isshinryu Karate, Certified Judge

Hospital Affiliations

  • University of Tennessee Medical Campus, Knoxville, TN


Bumpus_photo.jpgKelly S. Bumpus, DPM


  • Residency Training,Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, DPM/Department of Orthopedics July 2011- July 2014
  • DPM Kent State University College of Podiatric  Medicine, Independence, OH  Distinction (magna cum laude) June 2011
  • BS The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Biology, Chemistry June 2004

Honors and Awards

  • Half Tuition Scholarship Recipient For maintenance of 4.0 GPA 2008-2011
  • Unsung Hero Award  In honor of significant professional contributions not previously recognized 2011
  • Educational Resources Award of Excellence Recognition as a dedicated supplemental instructor and tutor 2011
  • Dr. Morton M. Polokoff Orthotics Award Excellence in clinical endeavors 2011
  • Pi Delta National Podiatry Honor Society Recognition of Outstanding Scholastic Achievement 2011
  • Glass Slipper Keynote Speaker Half Tuition Recipient Rally 2010

Teaching Experience

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, OH 2007-2013

  • Doctorate courses averaging 120 students per semester
  • Guest Lecturer, Physical Diagnosis
  • Guest Lecturer, Biochemistry
  • Guest Lecturer, Physiology
  • Guest Lecture, Radiology

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 2011

  • Doctorate courses averaging 60 students per semester Guest Lecturer, Physical Diagnosis
  • Guest Lecturer, Biochemistry
  • Guest Lecturer, Physiology

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, OH 2007-2010 Supplemental Instruction,

  • Physiology, Biochemistry, Anatomy
  • Separate 30 min weekly-biweekly course instruction with developed quiz material


    Book Chapters

  • Bumpus K, Nail Disorders. Indian Textbook of Orthopedic Trauma. 2013.

Journal Publications

  • Osher LS, Blazer MM, Bumpus K. “Appearance of Osteolysis with Melorheostosis: Redefining the Disease or a New Disorder? A Novel Case Report with Multimodality Imaging.” J Foot Ankle Surg. 2013 May(1). pp. 204-211.
  • Bumpus K, Maier MA. “The ABCs of Wound Care.: Curr Cardiol Rep. 2013 Apr;15(4):346.
  • Venkatachalam S, Bumpus K, Kapadia SR, Gray B, Lyden S, Shishehbor MH. “The nutcracker syndrome.” Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Nov;25(8):1154-64.


  • Graft Jacket as an Interpositional Arthroplasty in Fourth Metatarsal Head Resection. Fall Classic, 2013.
  • Arthrex Biocartilage: A Technique Guide. Fall Classic 2013.
  • Myxoid Liposarcoma. Fall Classic, 2013.
  • Trim It Pins, A Technique Guide. Fall Classic 2012.
  • Chondromyxoid Fibroma of the Calcaneus. Fall Classic 2011.

Presentations and Invited Lectures

  • Keynote Address, “Morning of the Bizarre,” Fall Classic Conference, 2012
  • Keynote Address, “Fibromyxoid Sarcoma,” Southeast Regional Conference, 2012

Professional Training

  • Ultrasound Workshop Kent StateUniversity, Orlando, FL, 2012 Description: Application of US in lower extremity
  • AO Basic/Advanced Training La Jolla, CA, 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 2007-Present

Professional Service

  • Mentorship Program KSUCPM Provide guidance for a student throughout medical school 2013-present
  • Cleveland Homeless Stand down Free Pedal exams and care for the homeless 2012
  • Cleveland Clinic Health Fair Free pedal exams and care for the general population 2012
  • Career Day and Mentoring Garfield Heights Elementary School 2007-2008 Dayton University 2009


danielle_pic.jpgDanielle L Malin, D.P.M., AACFAS


  • St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Hartford, CT 2011-2014
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, OH 2011 GPA 4.0 
  • Samford University, Birmingham, AL Bachelor of Science 2006


Achievements & Awards

  • Valedictorian, Class of 2011, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Dean's List, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, 2007-2011
  • Half Tuition Scholarship, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, 2008-2011
  • North Central Academy Grant, 2010
  • Merz ACFAS Student Scholarship, 2010
  • APMA Educational Foundation Scholarship, 2009-2010
  • Presidential Scholarship, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, 2007



  • Kishman L, Malin D, Nerone V, Siesel, K. Clinical implications of peroneal artery variation. Foot and Ankle Specialist 2009; 2(3):135-139.
  • Ray A, Malin D, Nicolau D, Wiskirchen D. Antibiotic tissue penetration in Diabetic foot infections: a review of the microdialysis literature and needs for future research.  Accepted for publication in JAPMA. Date pending.
  • Butto D, Malin D, Rode K, Thompson E. Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis: Case Review and Wound Care Protocol. Accepted for poster presentation at ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference, February 2015.



  • "Analysis of Pressure and Contact Area between Two Bone Segments with Uni­Cortical and Bi-Cortical Staple Fixation", presented at American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Scientific Conference, Las Vegas, NV, February 22-25, 2010. Awarded first place in student poster competition.
  • "The Anatomical Location of the Flexor Hallucis Brevis as it Pertains to Hemi Implants", presented at American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Scientific Conference, Washington, D.C., March 5-8, 2009. Awarded first place in student poster competition.



  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Tennessee Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
    • Volunteer Member, Membership Committee, 2016-Present Associate, 2014-Present
    • President, OCPM chapter, March 2009-March 2010
    • Vice President, OCPM chapter, March 2008-March 2009
  • Pi Delta National Honor Society
Knoxville Podiatrist Knoxville Footcare is a poidiatry office providing Meet the Doctors, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Knoxville, TN. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Tailor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the 37920 area and surrounding areas in Knoxville