Frequently Asked Questions

If you are a new patient, we ask that you arrive for your first appointment 15 minutes prior to your appointment time.

You will need to bring:

  • A driver’s license or another valid photo ID.
  • Any insurance cards for current coverage
  • A list of any prescription medications and vitamins you’re currently taking
  • Your health history, including chronic conditions, illnesses, and previous surgeries
  • A list including your primary care provider and any specialists you currently see
  • A list of questions you’d like to ask
  • A copy of your medical records from your previous doctor if being treated by us for the same or similar issue relating to your foot, ankle, and leg; if you don’t have these records, you can ask your previous doctor to send them to us or collect them in person at their office
  • Your feet

A thorough and concise history and physical examination to help further diagnosis and solve your current issue(s). We utilize x-rays of your foot and ankle as needed to further help diagnose issues relating to bones, joints, and alignment of your foot and ankle, and in cases of infection.

After evaluation, together we will develop a personalized and comprehensive plan of care. Discussion and questions are always welcome. We will always attempt to be prompt with your appointment time, as your time is important to us.

Typical appointments take 10-30 minutes to complete depending on the complexity of the issue. In office procedures take approximately 30-60 minutes.

We treat all conditions relating to the foot, ankle, and leg involving bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, skin, and soft tissue. 

We treat a wide range of ailments, including but not limited to, sprains, fractures, bunions, hammer toes, wounds, infection, ingrown toenails, neuropathy, skin lesions, tumors, flat feet, gout, and diabetic foot evaluations.

If you have any questions regarding what we treat, please contact us for further assistance.

We request you arrive for your appointment 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. New patients may require additional time to complete new patient forms and to provide additional information. If you are going to be late to your appointment, please call the office for further assistance.

If you arrive 15 minutes or more after your appointment time, we will try to work you in at our soonest available appointment, which may require us to reschedule your appointment to a later date.

We understand delays and emergencies happen and will work diligently to have you seen and your appointment rescheduled when it is best for you. We value your time, but in order to avoid delays in other patient’s care we request patient’s to be on time for their appointment.

People call a doctor of podiatry for help diagnosing and treating a wide array of foot and ankle problems. Please contact our office if you experience one of the following:

  • Persistent pain in your feet or ankles.
  • Changes in the nails or skin on your foot.
  • Severe cracking, scaling, or peeling on the heel or foot.
  • Blisters on your feet.

There are signs of bacterial infection, including:

  • Increased pain, swelling, redness, tenderness, or heat.
  • Red streaks extending from the affected area.
  • Discharge or pus from an area on the foot.
  • Foot or ankle symptoms that do not improve after two weeks of treatment with a nonprescription product.
  • Spreading of an infection from one area of the foot to another, such as under the nail bed, skin under the nail, the nail itself, or the surrounding skin.
  • Thickening toenails that cause discomfort.
  • Heel pain accompanied by a fever, redness (sometimes warmth), or numbness.
  • Tingling in the heel; persistent heel pain without putting any weight or pressure on your heel.
  • Pain that is not alleviated by ice or over-the-counter painkillers (such as aspirin, ibuprofen or acetaminophen).
  • Diabetics with poor circulation who develop Athlete’s Foot.

Yes, we will work with you at a reasonable rate and can provide you with a good faith estimate of the anticipated services.

Please check under Patient Forms tab for our most up-to-date pricing.