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We found 5 foot and ankle surgeons who accept BlueOptions Essential 1419 near Largo, FL.

Dr. Richard Victor Abdo, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1011 Jeffords Street; Building C
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Richard Abdo is a physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and foot & ankle surgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Abdo's areas of expertise include the following: trigger point injections, hand problems, and foot surgery. He is affiliated with Largo Medical Center. Before completing his residency at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Abdo attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. The average patient rating for Dr. Abdo is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, .; Promotion with Commendation, SUNY, 1979, 1980.; and Lange Medical Publications Student Award, SUNY, .. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Total Knee Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Edward Odmark, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 301
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Odmark is a foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, foot problems, and trigger point injections. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Odmark takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Emory University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati.

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Clinical interests: Auto Injuries, Foot Surgery, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle Problems, Trigger Point ... (Read more)

Dr. Bryan Lee Witt, DO
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
13211 Walsingham Road
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Bryan Witt practices foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His education and training includes medical school at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at OhioHealth - Doctors Hospital. Dr. Witt is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Ankle Fusion, Ankle Fracture, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Arthritis, Sports Injuries, Orthotics, Plantar ... (Read more)

Dr. Marquissa Ann Beverly, MD
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
2835 W. Deleon Street; Suite 101
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Marquissa Beverly's medical specialty is podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Her average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Beverly is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
2835 W. Deleon Street; Suite 101
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Stacie Fessette practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Dr. Fessette is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.