The Family Foot and Ankle Center of Americus, Georgia was established in 1997 by Doctor Leonard La Russa, a board certified podiatric physician who is a highly skilled innovator in the field of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Leonard La Russa is a nationally known lecturer and published author. As a podiatrist in Sumter County and the surrounding communities of Southwest GA since 1997, Dr. La Russa and his staff appreciate the opportunity to provide you with the highest quality lower extremity care. Your individual needs and concerns are our foremost priorities. For that reason, our local podiatrist, Dr. Leonard La Russa and his staff will treat you with unparalleled courtesy, compassion and respect.
Many foot and ankle problems can be successfully treated with strapping, padding, orthotics, prescription medication and physical therapy or by other conservative means. When indicated, surgery can resolve bunion, hammertoes, and many other conditions. We will help you determine which foot care treatment best serves your individual needs.
Dr. Leonard La Russa
Doctor Leonard La Russa is a board certified podiatric physician who is a highly skilled innovator in the field of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. La Russa has advanced training in foot and ankle surgery in the areas of Diabetic foot care, wound healing, limb salvage, sports medicine, trauma and pediatrics. Dr. La Russa is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is certified by the American Board Of Wound Healing.
Dr. La Russa and his staff specialize in the care of the foot and leg. This includes medical and surgical treatments of the skin, bone, nerves, ligaments, muscles, and tendons in legs and feet.
Dr. Leonard La Russa is also a nationally known lecturer and published author.
Dr. Leonard La Russa and the staff at the Family Foot and Ankle Center of Americus, GA strive to stay abreast of the latest in state of the art concepts in ankle and foot care. They maintain the highest levels of certification and accreditation and complete numerous hours of ongoing education each year."We believe that a doctor and patient become a team for treating an individual's feet."Dr. La Russa and his staff spend most of their time listening to you to understand your concerns. Dr. La Russa works on an extended team basis frequently consulting with other podiatric surgeons on difficult cases and involving other physicians in the medical community when necessary. Dr. La Russa is one of the best and most well trained Podiatric Surgeons in the United States. He is a nationally known lecturer and published author in the field of Podiatric Medicine.
Dr. Leonard La Russa of the Family Foot and Ankle Center serves on the medical staff of Phoebe-Sumter Medical Center in Americus, GA and the Flint River Regional Hospital in Montezuma, GA.
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Podiatry is a branch of medicine that deals with the management and treatment of diseases that affect the feet and legs. Dr. La Russa is a podiatric physician who has studied in this field for four years at the NY College of Podiatric Medicine and completed a 3-year surgical residency at the University at Pennsylvania School of Medicine with a concentration in Trauma and Diabetic Limb Salvage.