Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM

Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Americus, GA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from New York College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1993 and specializes in podiatry, wound & burn care, and more.Read his story

201 Rees St Ste A

Americus, GA 31709

Contact Information

(229) 931-0505

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • 3 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. La Russa

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. La Russa performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foot Conditions
very high
more than 94% of peers
more than 66% of peers
Hammer Toe
more than 64% of peers

Dr. La Russa's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. La Russa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. La Russa "Dr. LaRussa has been in private practice serving the community of Americus and surrounding counties since 1996. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons. He is past president of the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association. He represents Georgia's podiatrists as a Carrier Advisory Committee representative to Medicare. Dr. La Russa is President-Elect to The Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards. He is a diplomate of the American Professional Wound Care Association. LaRussa finished his undergraduate work at Montgomery College. Dr. LaRussa earned his medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, and completed his surgical residency at the University of Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Nikki, have two sons. They reside in Americus GA."
Read Less

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. La Russa "Our mission at The Family Foot & Ankle Center is to provide quality lower extremity care that exceeds our patients' expectations."

6  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Prosthetics
  • Prosthetics & Orthotics
  • Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care

1  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

44  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
Read Less

31  Procedures

  • 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
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • New York College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Universtiy Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. La Russa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. La Russa does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. La Russa and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. La Russa's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. La Russa


Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. La Russa?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. La Russa's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Dr. La Russa is a top professional in podiatry care. First visit yielded 75% improvement. Knowledgeable, good instructor, pleasant and positive encounter. I am very pleased to be within his care. Looking forward to 100% recovery.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM?
Professional Staff, extremely satisfied with leve of care
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM?
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. .
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM?
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.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. La Russa?