Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM

Podiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(11)
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Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM
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.

201 Rees St

Americus, GA 31709

Contact Information

(229) 931-0505

Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM

Dr. Leonard La Russa, DPM

Accepted insurance

  • 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)
  • Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • WellCare

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Care Philosophy

Our mission at The Family Foot & Ankle Center is to provide quality lower extremity care that exceeds our patients' expectations.
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Dr. La Russa's Experience

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Dr. La Russa's 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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

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

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
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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 Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Wounds
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • 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

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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 Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • 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

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.

Education

  • 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

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. La Russa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. La Russa to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. La Russa Says:

We are happy to see that we are exceeding our patients' expectations!

Dr. La Russa's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Ellaville |
Professional Staff, extremely satisfied with leve of care
in montezuma, ga |
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. .
in Americus, GA |
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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Dr. La Russa accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • WellCare

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