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Podiatrist - Podiatric Surgeon - Foot & Ankle Surgeon - Marietta

Dr. Mathew M. John, DPM
Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Ankle and Foot Centers, PC

For several years, Ankle & Foot Centers,PC has been working with patients to provide the best foot and ankle care for patients in the Atlanta area. Now under the expert care of Dr. Mathew M. John, we continue the tradition of providing caring expert care for the East Cobb and the Atlanta area. Dr. John's experience in foot and ankle surgery is coupled with genuine concern for his patients. All our staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well. Our goal is to provide the most trusted source for expert foot and ankle care in the Atlanta Metro area. We specialize in bunion surgery, heel pain, fungal laser treatment, neuroma, tendonitis and MLS laser therapy for chronic and acute pain. Visit our photo gallery to see before and after surgery photos.

This website provides you with an overview of our practice and the field of podiatry. As you navigate the site, you'll find information about Dr. John's training and qualifications, the practice philosophy, our office location, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling procedures. Please browse the site at your convenience and feel free to contact us with any questions.

You'll find a lot of valuable information on the web site about foot problems, diagnoses and treatments. We believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well-being. We encourage you to review this information to help you understand any health concerns you may face. Also visit Piedmont Hospital to read the numerous 5-star reviews by our patients. Our best referrals are from our loyal and satisfied patients.

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    Mathew M. John

    After receiving his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree, he completed 3 years of residency in the Baltimore/Washington, DC area which included serving at the National Naval Medical Center, treating the military as well as members of Congress. He received extensive training in reconstructive foot surgery and limb salvage and served as Chief Resident during his third year.

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  • Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

    Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Because there are several potential ...

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  • Flexible Flatfoot

    What Is Flatfoot? Flatfoot is often a complex disorder, with diverse symptoms and varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types of flatfoot, all of which have one characteristic in common: partial or total collapse (loss) of the arch.   Other characteristics shared by most ...

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  • Ganglion Cyst

    What Is a Ganglion Cyst? A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with a jellylike fluid that originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. The word “ganglion” means “knot” and is used to describe the knot-like mass or lump that forms below the surface of the skin.   Ganglion cysts are among ...

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  • Webbed Toes

    Webbed toes (also known as syndactyly) is a rare condition seen in approximately one in 2,000 births. Those with this condition have two or more toes that are partially or fully joined by a flexible skin bridge.  Syndactyly most commonly affects the second and third toes, but it can occur between ...

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  • Weak Ankles

    Weak ankles may be a result of previous ankle injuries, but in some cases they are a congenital (at birth) condition. The ankles are sore, and “give way” easily while standing, walking, or doing other activities. When an ankle is injured, it may take a few weeks to many months to fully heal. Often, ...

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  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are usually due to improperly functioning valves within the veins. The veins typically appear prominent or look "raised."  The condition can cause swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet. The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding tissues, and ulcers may ...

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  • Turf Toe

    What is Turf Toe? Turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe, or repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running ...

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  • Toe Walking

    Toe walking, a condition in which a person walks on the toes or ball of the foot, is most often seen in young children learning to walk. A child who does not outgrow toe walking in early childhood should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. Toe walking may be idiopathic (habitual) or it can be caused ...

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  • Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)

    The structure of the foot is complex, consisting of bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Of the 26 bones in the foot, 19 are toe bones (phalanges) and metatarsal bones (the long bones in the midfoot). Fractures of the toe and metatarsal bones are common and require evaluation by a specialist. ...

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  • Tired Feet

    "Tired feet" are not a medical condition, but are a common complaint related to various medical conditions. Abnormal foot structure (flatfoot or high arched foot) can overburden the foot, resulting in muscle fatigue. Obesity, improper footwear, pregnancy, leg swelling, increased activity level, or compensation ...

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He is thorough, calm and does not make you feel stupid when asked questions.

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Ankle and Foot Centers, PC

Monday:

8:00 am-10:30 am

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

1:30 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed