Dr. Paul Thurston, DPM

Dr. Paul Thurston, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Dr. Paul Thurston, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Altamonte Springs, FL. He graduated from Barry University / School Of Graduate Medical Science and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery and podiatric surgery.

499 E Central Pkwy Ste 120

Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

Contact Information

(407) 331-7844

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Achilles Tendinitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 97% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thurston "As a licensed podiatrist in Lake Mary and Altamonte Springs, FL I believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make good choices about their foot and ankle care. I take pride in providing my patients with the highest quality of care available. Whatever your foot and ankle trouble, we'll work together to find the answers that will comfort you and bring you relief."

2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Thurston does not have any board certifications listed.

25  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat 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
  • Ulcer of Foot

28  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • 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
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Tendon Repair
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University Of Central Florida College Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Barry University / School Of Graduate Medical Science
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Florida Hospital East Orlando
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Paul Thurston, DPM
One of the best doctor's I have ever had the pleasure of being under the care of. He takes the time to listen to his patients, answers questions about medications, procedures, and aftercare, and he is just an all-around super physician. He is the first person I recommend to anyone needing a...Read More
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Rachel Tyson in Casselberry – Dec 07, 2017
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Very gentle, thorough and kind. He was very sensitive to the needs of my mother. A staff member brought her in in a wheel chair. The kind techician was supportive as he assisted Mom getting the x-rays taken.
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Nov 04, 2016
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Dr. Thurston is personable, really listens, is concerned, and makes me feel very comfortable. His staff is so friendly- you feel like a friend instead of just a patient. Unfortunately, I have several medical conditions so I am very familiar with the medical community. Dr. Thurston is a 10 in my...Read More
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Terri in Deltona, FL – Oct 01, 2016
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