About Michigan Foot & Ankle Specialists

Established in 2004, Michigan Foot & Ankle Specialists was founded to offer expert, thoughtful, and comprehensive podiatric care for individuals of all ages. Dr. Alexander Thomas assumed ownership in 2016, succeeding Dr. Ali M. Safiedine.

Our practice is dedicated to addressing both acute injuries and chronic conditions, alongside providing preventative care to mitigate the development or exacerbation of problems. We strongly believe in fostering informed and engaged patients, encouraging them to actively participate in their treatment journey. Our focus is on the well-being of our patients.

Additionally, our staff members are proficient in English, Arabic, Spanish, and Chaldean, enhancing our ability to provide inclusive and effective communication.

Meet Our Doctor

Meet Our Team

Nadirah Joune – Office Manager

Nadirah Joune is the office manager of Michigan Foot & Ankle Specialist. She has over 8 years of experience in the medical field. Before becoming the office manager, she was the receptionist for four years in 2018.

 Nadirah Joune received a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Michigan- Dearborn in 2019. She then worked as a teacher at Little Lambs Montessori in West Bloomfield in 2019. After teaching for four years, Nadirah then returned to Michigan Foot & Ankle Specialist to obtain the offer of becoming the office manager.

Nadirah strives for the patients to get the best care they deserve. She is ensuring a safe, secure, and legal work environment. Provides support, direction, mentoring, and development to resources within the team.

Outside of the office, Nadirah Joune relishes spending time with her husband Mouhamd, and her family. She also enjoys movies and coffee. 


Nadirah Joune

Cynthia Sarnovsky -Medical Assistant

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Salah Al Farhan-Medical Assistant

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Juliana Elhourani-Receptionist


Ali Houdroge – Receptionist

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7243 Chase Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48126


(313) 582-6222


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm


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