Dr. Charles Caplis, DPM

Dr. Charles Caplis, DPM

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Dr. Charles Caplis, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Metairie, LA. He graduated from Dr. William M. Scholl College Of Podaitric Medicine and specializes in podiatric surgery, diabetes medicine, and more.Read his story

2520 Harvard Ave # B

Metairie, LA 70001

Contact Information

(504) 708-4810

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Caplis' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Foot Conditions
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Dr. Caplis treats Foot Conditions more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Caplis treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Hammer Toe
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Dr. Caplis treats Hammer Toe more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Caplis treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Foot Fracture
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caplis treats Foot Fracture more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Caplis treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Caplis' conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendon Injuries
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Autoimmune Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Bunion
Bunion Surgery
Cortisone Injection
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
Diabetic Limb Salvage
Diabetic Ulcers
Diabetic Wound Care
Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fungal Nail Infection
Hammer Toe
Hammer Toe Repair
Heel Pain
Hyperlipidemia
Hypothyroidism
Ingrown Toenail
Ingrown Toenail Removal
Lipid Disorders
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Plantar Fasciitis
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Sever's Disease
Stress Fracture of Foot
Thyroid Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Patients should receive the best care for their feet and ankles. This involves carefully diagnosing the entire condition, especially the root of the problem. Once diagnosed, a plan that utilizes conservative treatments should be used first, follow...

Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

Education

  • Dr. William M. Scholl College Of Podaitric Medicine
    Medical School
  • Centenary College Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School

Dr. Caplis' Reviews

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4.4

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I am very pleased with the care provided by Dr. Caplis. He is patient, kind and thorough. As a new Patient I appreciated his patience in answering my many questions. He addressed 2 foot problems that I had been referred to his Office for by my PCP. I now have “ happy feet” and am pain free. Thank...Read More
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I can highly recommend Dr. Charles Caplis as an excellent foot doctor. For many years, I had painful spurs in my heel that had been bothering me. On my first visit, Dr Caplis made a number of lifestyle recommendations, lifts in my shoes to wear, as well as prescribing physical therapy. After a...Read More
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I took my son to see Dr Caplis and his staff at Gulf South Foot & Ankle. Me son woke up with an ingrown toenail on his 3rd birthday. Not a present we wanted to deal with. Called the clinic that evening to get him in and they seen him the next morning. Staff and Dr Caplis were amazing with him....Read More
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I saw Dr. Caplis 6 weeks ago for heel pain and I am so happy I did!! I never knew how important proper foot wear was. I now have orthotics that I can't live without. The staff was very sweet and I did not wait long to be seen. I have been sending all my friends and family there.
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I was hospitalized on Tuesday afternoon. Never saw him until I was in the outer room being prepped for surgery on Friday morning.. Seems like they were passing the buck because I'm a medicaid patient. He made it a point to tell me " I don't take your insurance and I'm doing this for free".! After...Read More
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Locations

Gulf South Foot & Ankle, LLC

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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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