Dr. Richard Mistretta, DPM

Dr. Richard Mistretta, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Dr. Richard Mistretta, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Duluth, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1991 and specializes in podiatric surgery, podiatry, and more.

3071 Peachtree Industrial Blvd

Duluth, GA 30097

Contact Information

(770) 232-9778

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hammer Toe
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Mistretta does not have any board certifications listed.

19  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Infections
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

15  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • 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

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.


  • Lehigh University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Hutzel Hosp-Wayne State U Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Ao/Asif
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • St Elisabethenkrankenhaus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Mistretta has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Mistretta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mistretta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mistretta to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mistretta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Mistretta was recommended to me by a specialist. After a ruptured Achilles' tendon I was placed in an air cast and ordered PT. I developed extensive ulcers on the ball and heel. Dr.M allowed me to take an active role in my plan of care. He placed my foot in a full contact cast which was very...more
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I was referred and went three times to Dr. Mistretta. First time I thought he was just busy as he seemed to be so rushed with me even though I was his first appt for the day. The second visit was slightly better however the third visit I was so upset when I left. He rushed through, did not give...more
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He did both of my feet and was very professional with great bedside manner and follow through after surgery. Highly recommend him.
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