Podiatry (Foot)

Samaritan Medical Center and local Podiatrists work together to provide surgical care to those in need of foot, ankle, and lower leg treatment. A Podiatrist specializes in the care and treatment of the foot, ankle and lower leg. This can range from childhood problems through those resulting from aging, including injury and disease.

Common conditions our Podiatrists treat include:

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Ankle/foot sprains
  • Arthritic foot conditions
  • Athlete's foot
  • Bunions
  • Corns and calluses
  • Flat feet
  • Foot/ankle infections
  • Foot ulcers or sores
  • Oral tumors and cysts
  • Fractures
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel or arch pain
  • Heel spurs
  • Ingrown nails
  • Neuromas (pinched nerves)
  • Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
  • Plantar fasciitis (ligament inflammation)
  • Plantar warts
  • Sports injuries
  • Toenail fungus


Some of the most common Podiatry procedures:

  • Bunionectomy
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Excision of plantar warts
  • Hammertoe repair
  • Heel spur excision
  • Ingrown toenail removal
  • Neuroma excision
  • Plantar fasciotomy
  • Reconstructive foot surgery  (fore foot and rear foot)


Our Podiatrists (click link to see complete list)

If you are undergoing any Podiatry surgery or procedure please refer to information about being prepared for surgery. Being preparing for your surgery is vital, understanding Pre-Admission TestingAnesthesia, and Post-Surgery Care is critical to the success of your surgery.

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