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The Family Foot and Ankle Center of Americus, Georgia was established in 1997 by a board certified podiatric physician who is a highly-skilled innovator in the field of podiatric medicine.Welcome to the Family Foot and Ankle Center

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.

Our website is designed with the thought and belief that the more you know about our practice, the better we will be able to serve you. Dr. La Russa is supported by a staff consisting of a receptionist, a certified medical assistant and an insurance specialist. We take great pride in our training and capabilities. Dr. La Russa and his staff operate as a team to make your visit pleasant and successful.

Thank you for choosing the Family Foot and Ankle Center. We appreciate your confidence in our physician and staff. Our mission is to exceed our patients' expectations in providing the highest quality of foot and ankle care.

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. We have 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.

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.

We are accredited members with the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

Proudly Serving The Following Counties

Sumter County | Macon County | Schley County | Dougherty County