Dr. Richard A. Bellacosa, DPM

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Dr. Richard A. Bellacosa, DPM

Podiatric Surgery | Male

San Antonio Podiatry Associates 14615 San Pedro Ave Ste 160, San Antonio, TX 78232 Get Directions
(210) 490-1871

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The doctors with San Antonio Podiatry Associates are specialists in the medical and surgical treatment of conditions affecting the foot and its related structures. Our comprehensive care is aimed at foot conditions affecting patients of all ages, including the treatment of such common painful conditions as bunions, corns associated with hammertoes, calluses, ingrown nails, and heel and arch pain. Additionally, our practice offers expertise in the management of more complex foot ailments including flat feet, high arched feet, fractures and dislocations, ankle and sports injuries. Specialized care is also provided for those patients with associated systemic conditions such as diabetes and arthritis.Read more

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Dr. Richard Bellacosa graduated from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, completing a two-year...Read more

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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

Procedures Performed

  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

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Education

  • Medical School
    Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine
  • Undergraduate School
    Wilkes University

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Podiatric Surgery
  • Board certified in Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bellacosa says...

Dr. Richard Bellacosa graduated from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, completing a two-year podiatric surgical residency at Northlake Community Hospital in Northlake, Illinois.

He is a past president of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association and has served on committees for the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Texas Podiatric Medical Association, the Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners and the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, as well as local hospital and insurance committees.

He is a diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and a current member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Texas Podiatric Medical Association, and the Bexar County Podiatric Medical Society.

Besides being in private practice with San Antonio Podiatry Associates, P.C., he holds an appointment as a clinical associate professor with the Podiatry Service of the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

He resides in San Antonio with his wife, Jody, and three grown children.

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Dr. Bellacosa's Care Philosophy

The doctors with San Antonio Podiatry Associates are specialists in the medical and surgical treatment of conditions affecting the foot and its related structures. Our comprehensive care is aimed at foot conditions affecting patients of all ages, including the treatment of such common painful conditions as bunions, corns associated with hammertoes, calluses, ingrown nails, and heel and arch pain. Additionally, our practice offers expertise in the management of more complex foot ailments including flat feet, high arched feet, fractures and dislocations, ankle and sports injuries. Specialized care is also provided for those patients with associated systemic conditions such as diabetes and arthritis.

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