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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 an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and foot & ankle surgery specialist. Dr. Abdo is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: trigger point injections, hand problems, and foot 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. Before performing his residency at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Abdo attended SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school. His distinctions include: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, .; Promotion with Commendation, SUNY, 1979, 1980.; and Lange Medical Publications Student Award, SUNY, .. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Abdo is affiliated with Largo Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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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's specialties are foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Clearwater, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Odmark average 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Odmark's clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and trigger point injections. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Emory University School of Medicine and performed 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 is a physician who specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with Largo Medical Center. Dr. Witt accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Witt trained at OhioHealth - Doctors Hospital for his residency.

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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 works as a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon in Clearwater, FL and Tampa, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Beverly is 2.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is 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 is a Tampa, FL physician who specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Fessette average 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Dr. Fessette is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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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.