Dr. Solomon was born and raised in the Detroit, Michigan area and graduated from Wayne State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and minor in Biology and Chemistry in 1969. He attended the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine) and graduated in 1973. He completed podiatric residency training at Warren Memorial Hospital in Warren Michigan and went into clinical practice with his partner Charles Young, DPM in 1975.
He has been involved in podiatric residency training, initially teaching faculty in his community hospitals and eventually served as Director of Podiatric Residency Education at Botsford General Hospital; now Beaumont Farmington Hills. Over the last 40 plus years in podiatric residency training he has had the privilege to mentor and train over 120 podiatric residents. In the last 30 years, he has been involved in graduate education and administration serving as both a Program Director in a PMSR/RRA residency program and serving as chair of the COTH and AACPM. His interest has always been podiatric residency education and being involved at multiple levels of graduate podiatric medical education development.
He continues to enjoy a successful professional career in both private clinical/surgical practice and hospital-based residency education. He also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the ACPM, sharing the knowledge he has gained over the years in both private practice, residency education and leadership on the hospital and national level.