UofL Physicians – Podiatric Medicine & Surgery, formerly known as Foot Doctors P.S.C., has been in Louisville for over 30 years. The practice strives to provide the region’s most sophisticated foot and ankle care for individuals of all ages. Our providers work closely with a network of other medical specialists including family and internal medicine, physical therapists, orthopedics, endocrinologists, rheumatologists, pain specialists, neurologists and radiologists. These working relationships assure each patient is afforded the optimal care available.

Our practice has been working with UofL Health – UofL Hospital and UofL School of Medicine for many years with direct involvement in residency education. Dr. Timothy Ford is also the director and founder of the Podiatric Residency Program at UofL Health – Jewish Hospital. Our leadership in podiatry in the region has led to our practice joining UofL Physicians and expanding our ability to collaborate with other providers to ensure holistic expert and compassionate care for our patients.

Diseases and conditions

  • Warts
  • Blisters
  • Corns
  • Calluses
  • Fungal infections
  • Bacterial infections
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Bone spurs
  • Heel pain
  • Congenital foot deformities
  • Pediatric and childhood conditions
  • Sports injuries of the foot or ankle
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Wound care
  • Arthritis of the foot or ankle
  • Neurologic conditions of the foot
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Trauma of the foot or ankle
  • Acute inflammation
  • Ankle sprain
  • Chronic ankle instability
  • Flatfoot
  • Fractures of foot or ankle
  • Gout
  • Hallux rigidus
  • Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD)
  • Diabetic complications
  • Pediatric flatfoot
  • Pediatric heel pain
  • Puncture wounds
  • Tailor’s bunion (bunionette)

Treatments and services

UofL Physicians – Podiatric Medicine & Surgery provides expert and compassionate care to each and every one of its patients. For each patient, a treatment plan will be developed. For many conditions, the earlier you start treatment, the better. Treatment often starts with “R.I.C.E.” therapy that includes rest, ice, compression and elevation. We also offer surgical services.

Non-surgical services

  • Trimming corns and calluses
  • Wart removal
  • Padding corns and calluses
  • Orthotic devices
  • Injection therapy
  • Splinting/strapping
  • Bracing
  • Computerized gait analysis
  • Removable walking cast
  • Night splint
  • Permanent destruction of the nail root
  • Total ankle replacement

Surgical services

  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthrodesis
  • Skin wedging
  • Tendon rebalancing or lengthening
  • Muscle rebalancing or lengthening
  • Tendon transfers
  • Relocation of surrounding joints
  • Repair or reconstruction of the damaged ligament(s)
  • Amputation
  • Joint fusions
  • Insertion of implant devices
  • Removal of uric acid crystals
  • Joint repair
  • Removing part or all of the nail
  • Nerve release or removal
  • Tendon repair
  • Realigning of the bones of the foot

Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Locations

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