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We found 4 foot and ankle surgeons who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health Premier 1418V near Brandon, FL.

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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, General Podiatry
206 Buckingham Place; Suite 101
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Mark Leitner specializes in foot & ankle surgery and general podiatry and practices in Brandon, FL and Tampa, FL. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa. Patient reviews placed Dr. Leitner at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO.

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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, General Podiatry
206 Buckingham Place; Suite 101
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Brandi Johnson sees patients in Brandon, FL, Valrico, FL, and Tampa, FL. Her medical specialties are foot & ankle surgery and general podiatry. She is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more.

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Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
206 Buckingham Place; Suite 101
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Gloried Ebsworth specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery and practices in Brandon, FL and Tampa, FL. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and BlueOptions are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ebsworth accepts.

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Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
205 S Moon Avenue
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Federico Auger's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery; he sees patients in Brandon, FL and Tampa, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Auger takes.

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What is Foot & Ankle Surgery?

Foot and ankle surgery is the specialty offering medical and surgical care for the foot and ankle. The feet and ankles are some of the most frequently injured parts of the body, but foot and ankle surgeons also treat damage due to illness, major trauma, or structural disorders.

Foot and ankle surgeons begin their career by either studying podiatry or orthopedics. Podiatrists study and care for the feet and ankles, while orthopedists study how bones, muscles, and tendons work and help us move. After their initial training, foot and ankle surgeons go on to do a surgical residency for three years, studying specifically how to care for feet and ankles with surgery.

A foot and ankle surgeon may treat conditions including:
  • Sports injuries
  • Trauma, such as due to a car accident
  • Surgical management of joints damaged by arthritis
  • Bunions
  • Hammer toes
  • Flat feet
  • Polydactyly (extra toes)
  • Tumors of the foot

The care offered by foot and ankle surgeons does not always involve surgery. Depending on the diagnosis, they may recommend non-invasive medical treatments such as rest, ice / heat, casting, bracing, or physical therapy.