Dr. Leon Watkins, DPM

Dr. Leon Watkins, DPM

Podiatry  ·  

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Dr. Leon Watkins, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in podiatry and podiatric surgery.Read his story

Gulf South Foot & Ankle, LLC

2520 Harvard Ave # B

Metairie, LA 70001
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Watkins' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Plantar Fasciitis
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Dr. Watkins treats Plantar Fasciitis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Watkins treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Hammer Toe
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very high

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Dr. Watkins treats Hammer Toe more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Watkins treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Foot Conditions

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watkins treats Foot Conditions more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Watkins treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Watkins' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bursitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Infections
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Prosthetic Joint Infections
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer

About Me

The goal of Dr. Watkins at his office in Gulf South Foot & Ankle, LLC is to carefully diagnose and treat any foot and ankle condition. Each treatment plan will explore conservative options first, followed by more aggressive treatments such as surgery as a final options. To schedule an appointment, call his office today.


  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Surgery


California College of Podiatric Medicine
Medical School
East Jefferson General Hospital
Residency Hospital

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What People Say About Dr. Leon Watkins, DPM
I have been a patient of Dr. Watkins for over ten years and he is a very caring and through doctor. I would recommend him to anyone with any foot problem. His associates and staff are excellent. They go the extra mile to make patients feel comfortable. Great practice.
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Gulf South Foot & Ankle, LLC

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(504) 229-0389
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Choice Plus POS II
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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