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70001 (1) (4.57 mi)
70121 (3) (5.64 mi)
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  • Denise Johnson, DPM 10 Points

    Distance: 5.37 mi
    3939 Houma Blvd
    Building 6, Suite 224
    Metairie, LA 70006
  • Distance: 5.37 mi
    3901 Houma Blvd
    Suite 108
    Metairie, LA 70006
  • Distance: 5.37 mi
    3939 Houma Blvd
    Bldg. 6, Suite 224
    Metairie, LA 70006
  • Erin Mathews, DPM

    Distance: 5.37 mi
    3800 Houma Blvd
    Ste 260
    Metairie, LA 70006
  • Leon Watkins, DPM

    Distance: 5.37 mi
    2520 Harvard Ave
    Suite 2b
    Metairie, LA 70001
  • Distance: 5.37 mi
    3901 Houma Blvd
    Suite 204
    Metairie, LA 70006
  • Edward  Lang, D.P.M.
    770 Points

    New Orleans Podiatry Associates
    Distance: 10.34 mi
    3939 Houma Blvd
    Bldg 5, Suite 217
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Dayna Bolton, DPM 10 Points

    Distance: 10.34 mi
    1514 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA 70121
  • Todd Allain, DPM

    Distance: 10.34 mi
    2820 Napoleon Ave
    Ste 500
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Distance: 10.34 mi
    4926 Magazine St
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Michelle Donaldson-Bailey, DPM

    Distance: 10.34 mi
    3224 Saint Claude Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Distance: 10.34 mi
    2820 Napoleon Ave
    Suite 500
    New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Warren Johnson, DPM

    Distance: 10.34 mi
    6305 Elysian Fields Ave
    204
    New Orleans, LA 70122
  • Chantal Lorio, D.P.M.

    Distance: 10.34 mi
    1514 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA 70121
  • Giang Nguyen, D.P.M.

    Distance: 10.34 mi
    1514 Jefferson Hwy
    New Orleans, LA 70121
  • George Ray, DPM

    Distance: 10.34 mi
    3134-a Calhoun Street
    New Orleans, LA 70125
  • Brian Cain, DPM

    Distance: 10.7 mi
    1111 Medical Center Blvd
    n507
    Marrero, LA 70072
  • Denise Elliott, DPM

    Distance: 10.7 mi
    1111 Medical Center Blvd
    n507
    Marrero, LA 70072
  • Catherine Hudson, D.P.M.

    Distance: 10.7 mi
    1111 Medical Center Blvd
    Ste. n507
    Marrero, LA 70072
  • Distance: 10.7 mi
    4700 Wichers Dr
    Suite 204
    Marrero, LA 70072

Nearby Cities

Metairie (5.36 mi)
New Orleans (10.34 mi)
Marrero (10.7 mi)

Foot and Ankle Surgeon Info

Foot and Ankle Surgeon Summary:

A foot and ankle surgeon is a medical doctor, either an MD (Medical Doctor) or a DO (Doctor of Osteopathy), who specializes in the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with orthopedic disorders of or injury to the foot and ankle including bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, nerves and skin.

Conditions Treated Include:



Musculoskeletal problems, including fractures, breaks, dislocations, sprains and torn ligaments
• Conditions requiring joint replacements
• Bunions, hammer toes, mallet toes, arthritic toes, intoeing and outtoeing
• Infections, tumors, inflammatory diseases and nerve disorders including plantar warts, plantar fasciitis and cartilage and tendon damage from rheumatoid arthritis
• Congenital deformities including clubfoot and flat foot
• Diabetic foot problems
• Foot and ankle arthritis
Joint, tendon and muscle pain of the foot and ankle

Procedures and Treatments:


Medical and rehabilitative procedures and treatments performed include treatment of sports injuries, reconstructive surgery, therapy for diabetic foot conditions and treatment of trauma to the foot and ankle. Procedures and treatments include:

• Soft Tissue and bone reconstruction surgery
• Orthotics
• Fracture surgery
• Bunion removal
• Ankle fusion and ankle replacement
• Treatment of fungal infections

Education:


To achieve this degree, a physician must have completed four years of medical school and five years of accredited graduate medical education, known as a residency, in orthopedic surgery. Many foot and ankle surgeons have also completed advanced fellowship training in this specialty. There are about 650 residency programs available in 170 accredited programs. The orthopedics field is extremely competitive and most candidates for residencies, including foot and ankle, graduate at the top of their medical school classes.

Certifications:


Foot and ankle surgeons are board certified by either the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (MDs) or the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery (DOs), and must maintain membership in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). To be certified as a specialist by the AAOS, candidates must have completed an orthopedic residency, performed orthopedic surgery for two years and passed the board’s written and oral examinations.

Professional Society Membership:


The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) is a medical specialty society for foot and ankle surgeons. All members must have completed both four years of medical and five years of residency training in orthopedic surgery, and most also have completed a year-long advanced fellowship program in treatment and surgery for the foot and ankle.


Foot and Ankle Surgeon FAQs:

Why might I see a foot and ankle surgeon?
You might see a foot and ankle surgeon for: break, sprain or fracture, congenital foot deformity, traumatic injury, diabetic foot, infections, arthritic problems, inflammation of the foot, bunions, hammertoes and any other injury or deformity in this area.

How do I find a foot and ankle surgeon in my area?
To find a foot and ankle surgeon you can ask your primary care physician for recommendations or look on Wellness.com and other practitioner review websites. When you call the surgeon’s office, be sure to ask questions about medical school training, accredited residency, areas of specialty and experience in performing your specific surgery or treatment.

If I see a foot and ankle surgeon, will I also need to see other doctors?
Your foot and ankle surgeon may need to work with other specialties regarding your condition. This could include an internist, pediatrician, vascular surgeon, radiologist, oncologist or endocrinologist.


Foot and Ankle Surgeon Related Terms:
foot, podiatry, orthotics, rheumatoid arthritis, physical therapy, bunionectomies, bunions, blisters, clubfoot, flat feet, tarsal coalitions, laser surgery, malleolar fractures, tibial pilon fractures, calcaneus fractures, navicular injuries, midfoot injuries, metatarsal fractures, phalangeal fractures, foot deformity, diabetic foot disorders, hallux valgus