Dr. Mack J. Groves IV, DPM

Dr. Mack J. Groves IV, DPM

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Podiatry | Male | 54 years old

Mack Jay Groves IV, D.P.M. is a New Orleans native and founder of Foot & Ankle Health Center. Following graduation from Loyola University in New Orleans and Temple University's School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Dr. Groves completed the esteemed three-year foot and ankle surgical residency at Northlake Regional Medical Center (currently DeKalb Medical Center) in Tucker, Georgia where he received rigorous training by leaders in the specialty. During his post-graduate training Dr. Groves also completed a trauma fellowship in Hamburg, Germany. Dr. Groves is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in both Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Groves is an active member of the Louisiana Podiatric Medical Association where he has served as President and is an active faculty member of The Podiatry Institute where he has served as Chairman. Sharing an equal passion for developing young practitioners and continuing the education of seasoned professionals, Dr. Groves lectures nationally and is the author of several publications. As a private practitioner he is a respected clinical leader and statewide consultant in treating common and uncommon conditions of the foot and ankle. Personally, Dr. Groves enjoys outdoor activities, photography, and sharing time with his family and his beloved wife, Therese. For more information please visit our website (FootAndAnkleHealthCenter) to view Dr. Groves' Curriculum Vitae and publications.Read more

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Foot & Ankle Health Center is an independent private practice dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for patients of all ages with foot, ankle, and leg disorders. Through top tier training, extensive clinical experience, and genuine interest, we offer patients the right balance of medical, surgical, and common sense knowledge to provide the highest level of customized treatment in a comfortable, friendly environment.Read more

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Mack Jay Groves IV, D.P.M. is a New Orleans native and founder of Foot & Ankle Health Center. Following graduation...Read more

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Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Foot Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Groves IV says..

Unlike other specialties 100% of our practice is dedicated to healing conditions of the foot and ankle.

Our expertise is based upon 3 principles:

1. Discovery - Most important to patient care is our dedication to both discovering the primary source and recommending durable solutions for each patient's foot & ankle condition.

2. Delivery of expert foot & ankle care - Conservative (non-surgical) care is our primary treatment. As experts in conservative treatment we believe most foot and ankle conditions can be healed conservatively. For patients requiring surgical procedures, Dr. Groves offers mastery level experience in foot & ankle surgical treatment.

3. Continuity of care during and after treatment - We proactively modify your care to both maximize healing and prevent re-injury. Equally important to healing is the concept of remaining healed. We provide you with the knowledge, cues, and cures to adjust to future issues, get back to your life, and out of the doctor's office!

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  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Contracture
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Chronic Foot Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dropfoot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • High Arch
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Pediatric Foot Disease
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Skin Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tendonitis
  • Toe Fractures
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

Procedures Performed

Dr. Groves IV says..

Through top tier training, extensive clinical experience, and genuine interest, we offer patients the right balance of medical, surgical, and common sense knowledge to provide the highest level of customized treatment in a comfortable, friendly environment.

Dr. Groves' life experiences are uniquely suited to helping patients reach their functional goals. He holds the profession's pinnacle board certifications and state licensure status. Sharing an equal passion for developing young practitioners and continuing the education of seasoned professionals, he lectures nationally and is the author of several publications.

As a private practitioner Dr. Groves is a respected clinical leader and statewide consultant. Frequently, he is consulted to provide opinions and care for patients as a last chance opportunity to heal their foot & ankle condition.

He treats all foot and ankle conditions for all ages – from easy to complicated and from first time procedures to revisions of old surgeries.

This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Growth Factor Therapy
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Revision Surgery
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Stem Cell Therapy

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Temple University / Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Northlake Regl Med Ctr

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Loyola University

    Graduated in 1986

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Groves IV' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Podiatry
  • Board certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Groves IV' Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Groves IV

Level of trust in provider's decisions
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How well provider listens and answers questions
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Dr. Groves IV says...

Mack Jay Groves IV, D.P.M. is a New Orleans native and founder of Foot & Ankle Health Center.

Following graduation from Loyola University in New Orleans and Temple University's School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Dr. Groves completed the esteemed three-year foot and ankle surgical residency at Northlake Regional Medical Center (currently DeKalb Medical Center) in Tucker, Georgia where he received rigorous training by leaders in the specialty. During his post-graduate training Dr. Groves also completed a trauma fellowship in Hamburg, Germany.

Dr. Groves is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in both Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Dr. Groves is an active member of the Louisiana Podiatric Medical Association where he has served as President and is an active faculty member of The Podiatry Institute where he has served as Chairman.

Sharing an equal passion for developing young practitioners and continuing the education of seasoned professionals, Dr. Groves lectures nationally and is the author of several publications. As a private practitioner he is a respected clinical leader and statewide consultant in treating common and uncommon conditions of the foot and ankle.

Personally, Dr. Groves enjoys outdoor activities, photography, and sharing time with his family and his beloved wife, Therese. 

For more information please visit our website (FootAndAnkleHealthCenter) to view Dr. Groves' Curriculum Vitae and publications.

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Dr. Groves IV' Care Philosophy

Foot & Ankle Health Center is an independent private practice dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for patients of all ages with foot, ankle, and leg disorders.

Through top tier training, extensive clinical experience, and genuine interest, we offer patients the right balance of medical, surgical, and common sense knowledge to provide the highest level of customized treatment in a comfortable, friendly environment.

×

Dr. Groves IV says...

Unlike other specialties 100% of our practice is dedicated to healing conditions of the foot and ankle.

Our expertise is based upon 3 principles:

1. Discovery - Most important to patient care is our dedication to both discovering the primary source and recommending durable solutions for each patient's foot & ankle condition.

2. Delivery of expert foot & ankle care - Conservative (non-surgical) care is our primary treatment. As experts in conservative treatment we believe most foot and ankle conditions can be healed conservatively. For patients requiring surgical procedures, Dr. Groves offers mastery level experience in foot & ankle surgical treatment.

3. Continuity of care during and after treatment - We proactively modify your care to both maximize healing and prevent re-injury. Equally important to healing is the concept of remaining healed. We provide you with the knowledge, cues, and cures to adjust to future issues, get back to your life, and out of the doctor's office!

×

Dr. Groves IV says...

Through top tier training, extensive clinical experience, and genuine interest, we offer patients the right balance of medical, surgical, and common sense knowledge to provide the highest level of customized treatment in a comfortable, friendly environment.

Dr. Groves' life experiences are uniquely suited to helping patients reach their functional goals. He holds the profession's pinnacle board certifications and state licensure status. Sharing an equal passion for developing young practitioners and continuing the education of seasoned professionals, he lectures nationally and is the author of several publications.

As a private practitioner Dr. Groves is a respected clinical leader and statewide consultant. Frequently, he is consulted to provide opinions and care for patients as a last chance opportunity to heal their foot & ankle condition.

He treats all foot and ankle conditions for all ages – from easy to complicated and from first time procedures to revisions of old surgeries.