Below is a list of the top and leading Podiatrists in Phoenix. To help you find the best podiatrist located near you in Phoenix, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
The top rated Podiatrists in Phoenix are:
- James Longton – Arizona Foot & Wound Specialists
- Lindsey Westerhaus – Associated Podiatrists
- Kyle Vaughn – Paradise Valley Foot & Ankle
- Timothy Harlan – Phoenix Foot And Ankle
Michael H. Dershowitz – Southwest Foot Institute
Arizona Foot & Wound Specialists
Dr. James Longton is the owner of Arizona Foot & Wound Specialists and has been in practice since 2006. Dr. Longton started his path to a career in Podiatry at Oklahoma City University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He received the first ever OCU Freshman/Sophomore Biology Special Achievement award and was recognized once again as a Senior receiving the Beta Beta Beta Outstanding Science Student Award.
Dr. Longton attended podiatry school at California School of Podiatric Medicine on a President’s Academic Scholarship from 1999 to 2003. He began his residency in Phoenix in 2003 and completed a 3-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency in 2006 at Phoenix Baptist Hospital.
Achilles Tendo; Ankle Stability; Athletes Foot; Calluses; Crush Injuries; Flat Feet; General Foot Doctor Service; Geriatric Foot Care; Heel Spurs; Ingrown Toenails; Metatarsalgia; Heel Pain/Plantar Fasciitis; Warts; Ankle Sprains; Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care; Bunions; Corns; Fungus Toenails; Hammertoes; Orthotics; Infections; Injuries; Neuromas; Poor Circulation; Diabetic Wound Care
“My husband is a paramedic and has horrible ingrown toenails. With his crazy schedule, finding a doctor to help him was a challenge. Dr. Longton was fabulous. He took time to explain the cause, ways to prevent them in the future, and all the options available for treatment. We were able to ask questions and he took time to answer them all. We never felt rushed. I will be recommending him to everyone.” – Emily Atchley
Dr. Westerhaus then attended the Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine where she obtained her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine with the honor of Summa Cum Laude.
She went on to complete a 3 year surgical residency training program in Grand Blanc, Michigan and obtained extensive surgical knowledge in foot and ankle pathology including: management of foot and ankle disorders, sports injuries, and training in surgical arthroscopy and diabetic limb salvage. Dr. Westerhaus also completed a Dermatopathology Fellowship and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of numerous skin disorders including skin cancer.
Comprehensive care of foot and ankle disorders; Lower Extremity Vascular Evaluations; Diabetic foot care; Routine foot care services; Non-surgical treatment of athletic injuries; Custom molded orthotics; Diabetic shoe program; Foot and ankle surgery; Work related injuries; Minor in-office surgical procedures; X-rays in office; Diabetic limb salvage; Diabetic wound care
“Dr. Lindsay Westerhaus was very nice and explain everything to me where I understood. She is a wonderful Doctor and the office staff as well getting to be seen to a little bit long that I expected but it could have been because I was a new patient will see next time over all I give your office and staff a 10 awesome job” – Martha Jimenez
“Dr. Westerhaus is an absolutely amazing doctor as well as a caring individual. I just had foot surgery recently & she’s been really great with explaining everything & takes the time to listen & answer any & all questions you have. I would definitely recommend Dr. Westerhaus. The staff there is also great!” – Christina Hicks
Paradise Valley Foot & Ankle
Dr. Kyle Vaughn is committed to delivering exceptional care to patients of all ages. Dr. Vaughn is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is Board Certified in Foot Surgery as well as Reconstructive/Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Vaughn specializes in complex reconstruction of the foot and ankle, adult and pediatric flatfoot reconstruction, revision reconstructive surgery, adult and juvenile bunion correction, and management of lower extremity trauma in adults and children.
Dr. Vaughn completed his surgical training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, a level one trauma center, in Boston, Massachusetts where he served as chief resident. While in Boston, Dr. Vaughn held an appointment of Clinical Fellow in Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Vaughn received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Dr. Vaughn believes in treating his patients conservatively yet is well versed in the most effective surgical techniques modern medicine has to offer. Dr. Vaughn is an expert in both forefoot and rearfoot/ankle reconstruction as well as non-invasive treatments of the lower extremity.
Bunion Surgery, Custom Orthotics and Bracing, Flat Feet, Foor & Ankle Fractures, Hammertoe Surgery, Heel Pain, Ingrown Toenails, Pediatrics, Plantar Fascitis, Plantar Warts, Reconstructive Foot Surgery, Revision Surgery, Sports Injuries, Bunion Correction, Fall Prevention Program
“My daughter had a bad ankle sprain on a Sunday playing volleyball. I could not get her seen anywhere the following day but these folks made the time. Dr. Jason was super nice and helpful. Very pleased with this office.” – Kevin White
“Thank you Dr. Vaughn , as always it was a pleasure. Paradise Valley foot & ankle has taken care of my whole family they are always polite, courteous and gentle you will always be in great hands from start to finish while taking care of your medical needs….” – Bret Nelson
Phoenix Foot And Ankle
Dr. Harlan began his practice in Phoenix in 1996. Dr. Harlan is a Diplomat of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is Board Certified by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in Foot and Ankle Surgery, as well as in Rear Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Arizona Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Harlan is past Chief of Podiatry Section, Department of Orthopedics at Banner University Medical Center Phoenix. Dr. Harlan is an Adjunct Professor at the Podiatry School at Midwestern University and a Clinical Attending Physician at Maricopa Medical Center.
Accessory Navicular Syndrome; Achilles Tendon Rupture; Ankle Sprain – Chronic Ankle Instability; Ankle Fractures; Bunions; Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever’s Disease); Capsulitis of the Second Toe; Charcot Foot; Cavus Foot; Deep Vein Thrombosis; Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines; Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention; Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy; Equinus; Flexible Flatfoot; Fractures of the Calcaneus; Fractures of the Fifth Metatarsal; Ganglion Cyst; Gout; Hammertoe; Haglund’s Deformity; Hallux Rigidus; Heel Pain; Ingrown Toenail; Lisfranc Injuries; Malignant Melanoma of the Foot; Morton’s Neuroma; Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle; Os Trigonum Syndrome; Pediatric Flatfoot; Peripheral Arterial Disease; Peripheral Neuropathy; Plantar Fibroma; Plantar Wart; Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Foot and Ankle; Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot; Tarsal Coalition; Talar Dome Lesion; Tailor’s Bunion (Bunionette); Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome; Toe and Metatarsal Fractures
Southwest Foot Institute
Dr. Michael Dershowitz is the founder and medical director of the Southwest Foot Institute which he began in 1979 in Phoenix and later expanded to Glendale and Scottsdale.
He is a graduate of The George Washington University, in Washington, D.C. in 1973 and of the Pennslvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA in 1977 (now the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine). Following graduation from medical school, he completed an intensive year of foot surgery training at the Community Hospital of Phoenix in 1978.
Dr. Dershowitz is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery since 1987 and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is also a member of the American and Arizona Podiatric Medical Associations. He is a former Vice-President of the Arizona Podiatric Medical Association and a member of its Ethics Committee.
Achilles Tendon; Ankle Instability; Ankle Sprains; Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care; Athletes Foot; Bunions; Calluses; Corns; Crush Injuries; Diabetic Foot; Flat Feet; Fungus Toenails; Geriatric Foot Care; Hammertoes; Heel Spurs; Ingrown Toenails; Injuries; Neuromas; Neuropathy; Plantar Fasciitis; Warts; Heel Pain; X-rays; Diagnostic ultrasound; Non-invasive circulation testing; MLS Laser Therapy
“Dr. Dershowitz and his staff are really friendly and helpful. He explained everything in detail including the financial options and was really fair with the pricing. The office staff are top of the line and kept me informed as soon as my products came in.” – Rouvaun Roman
“Very impressed with Dr. Dershowitz. I have never written a review on anything and this one is well deserved. He and his assistant eased my anxieties and took care of my toe nail in a way I had never experienced. No doubt that I will see improvement in the future! Thank you Dr. D!” – Mykeila Beachy
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