Frequently Asked Questions

What is a podiatrist?

A podiatrist, also called a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of the foot, ankle and lower leg. The Podiatrist has undergraduate medical school training, and attends graduate school for a doctorate degree in podiatry. Podiatrists are required to take state and national exams, as well as be licensed by the state in which they practice.

What kinds of insurance plans are accepted?

Our practice participates in Medicare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and other private insurance groups. We will be happy to electronically file these claims for you. Any co-pays are due at time of service. For your convenience, we accept cash, credit cards and personal checks.

How soon will I be able to book an appointment?

Most times, we are able to schedule an appointment during the same week. Emergencies can usually be scheduled the same day if necessary. Some emergencies include: swelling, pain, discharge of pus, redness, fever, or red streaks from the affected area. These could be signs of infection.

What if surgery is necessary?

Most foot and ankle problems can be successfully treated by conservative methods. If surgery becomes necessary, many of these procedures can be performed under local or local IV anesthesia at an outpatient surgical center.

Do you have any facilities on site?

Yes, we have an X-Ray machine, Laser Equipment, the ability to do Ultrasound Therapy and a Cryopen Surgical System for warts.

Do you take credit cards?

Yes, we accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.