Podiatry (Medical & Surgical)

Our podiatrist provides comprehensive foot and ankle care, from foot deformities to neuromas. 
Our expertly trained surgical podiatrists provide advanced treatment of injury or illness.
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Medical and surgical podiatry at Saratoga Hospital

Podiatry focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions of the foot and ankle, including infections, skin and nail disorders, neuromas, ingrown toenails, plantar warts, foot deformities, injuries to bones, tendons and soft tissue, and problems resulting from illness.

Medical Podiatry

Medical podiatry specializes in those diseases and conditions that affect the lower extremities, which can cause complications in a patient’s posture, stance, and step. They can also address heel pain, plantar fasciitis, fallen arches, calluses, and deformities related to step. Additionally, our podiatrists can treat issues arising from illness, such as diabetic foot care and cardiovascular disease. Services include orthotics and in-office minor surgeries.

We offer our patients an outstanding board-certified physician, employing the most up-to-date equipment and advanced diagnostic techniques working within the full spectrum of podiatric care. Working closely with a patient’s primary care provider and other specialists, the team is committed to providing personal, compassionate care.

“I enlist my patients as part of their own patient-centered team, to treat the person as much as their feet. Together, we consider medical history, lifestyle, and find answers that are best for the unique needs of the patient to assure a healthy quality of life.”

  – Richard Jones, DPM





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A biomechanical assessment reviews the movement, structure and mechanics of the foot, assessing the interaction of nerves, muscles and joints. Our podiatrist will look at joint range of motion and test muscles for strength, symmetry and muscular range of motion. The podiatrist will review your step and stance, and will consider your footwear. Among other things, this assessment and resulting treatment can address bunions, ingrown toenails, lower back or heel pain, poor posture, poor circulation from diabetes, foot deformities, and issues resulting from obesity.

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Diabetic foot care is about vigilance and prevention. Our podiatrists recommend patients take a proactive approach to diabetic foot care, rather than wait to see if a problem resolves on its own before seeking help. With proper care and maintenance, many of the most serious issues can often be avoided. The podiatrist will work with patients on footwear, wound care, medications, review nutrition and other preventive care options.

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Radiofrequency therapy uses heat created by radio waves to deactivate specific nerves and prevent them from sending pain signals to the brain. This minimally invasive treatment can provide pain relief for months, and in some cases years, for patients with severe spine, knee, and hip pain.

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Some minor surgeries can be performed right in the office, such as treatment of infected ingrown toenails or other infections of the foot, nail and minor skin surgery, wart incision, and injections for heel spurs or ganglion.

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After a thorough assessment and case history, our podiatrists can provide custom and prefabricated orthotics molded to the individual foot to decrease pain and improve function. Our podiatrists are happy to spend time on patient education, discussing how problems arise and how to avoid them in the future.

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Surgical Podiatry

Surgical podiatry begins with prevention and conservative treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the feet and ankles. Should surgery be necessary, our expertly trained surgical podiatrist utilizes the latest in diagnostic and surgical equipment to provide advanced treatment of injury or illness.

“Our first priority is to prevent foot and ankle injuries and conditions, so we encourage patients to come in for a consultation early on, before complications can develop. Those who do require surgery can be confident it will be performed with the utmost skill and compassion."

  – Pamela Daly, DPM


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Utilizing the latest in surgical and minimally invasive techniques, including laser, our surgical podiatrists can perform toenail surgery, soft-tissue lesion removal, wart removal, and other nail and tissue-related surgeries.

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Our surgical podiatrists utilize the latest surgical techniques and equipment to set and repair fractures and wounds in the ankle and foot. With compassion and care, our podiatrists will walk the patient through each step of the procedure, helping assure the patient’s understanding and comfort with the procedure.

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In consultation with the patient’s primary physician and other specialists, our podiatric surgeons can repair most foot deformities that cause discomfort or impede healthy use of the lower extremities, such as Charcot foot.

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Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Podiatry (Medical & Surgical)
3065 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone: 518-584-1590
Fax: 518-886-5857


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