Dr. Leonard R. La Russa, DPM

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Dr. Leonard R. La Russa, DPM

Podiatry | Male

Family Foot & Ankle Center 201 Rees St, Americus, GA 31709 Get Directions
(229) 931-0505

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Dr. La Russa specializes in Podiatry and practices in Americus, GA. He practices at 1 location.

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I t I think that he is great, and I look forward to my next visit. He has a nurse by the name of maria she is the best. And we cannot forget about Laurie these ladies really show you kindness. .
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Dr. LaRussa is a wonderful doctor who cares about his patients. Whenever I have an appointment I know that I am the main concern while I'm in the room. He and his staff go above and beyond to make sure my medical needs are taken care of.
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Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Orthotics
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Pedorthics
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine
  • Prosthetics
  • Prosthetics & Orthotics
  • Surgery
  • Wound Care

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  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Wounds
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Leg Wounds
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Sever's Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Biopsy
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Wound Care and Management

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    New York College of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Universtiy Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1996

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Podiatry
  • Board certified in Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients