Welcome to Lawrenceville Foot and Ankle Specialists. If you are looking for a podiatrist in Gwinnett County, GA, we welcome you to our practice.
The doctor and staff at Lawrenceville Foot and Ankle would like to welcome you to our web site. Our site includes information about our location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling. As you navigate through the site you will find a wealth of information about podiatry and the treatments available at our office. We invite you to call our office 770-255-0434 with questions and scheduling appointments.
Our practice is here to provide the community with state-of-the-art medical and surgical care of the foot and ankle. We believe that the doctor and the patient become a team when treating an individual’s feet. Our doctor participates in ongoing continuing education opportunities to stay current on all new treatment options that may benefit our patients. Our doctor will spend his time actively listening, to fully understand your concerns, and respond with the best treatment option for you. Every treatment plan is individualized to the patient’s condition. To get you back on your feet doing what you love, our professional staff is committed to providing the highest level of care for pain relief.
As a podiatry practice serving Gwinnett County, GA we believe our patients deserve evidence-based information needed to make good choices about their foot and ankle care. Lawrenceville Foot and Ankle Specialists is committed to providing you and your family the best quality of foot and ankle treatments available, by educating each patient regarding their problem prior to developing a treatment plan.
We know that convenience is important to your selection of a podiatry practice. Lawrenceville Foot and Ankle Specialists is neat, clean, and maintained with all the latest modern equipment. We have easy parking at our location. Our staff will greet you with a smile and welcome you to our office. We also offer same day appointments for our patients’ convenience.
Our services include, but is not limited to routine checkups, conservative treatments and surgery. We are experienced in providing comprehensive treatment and innovative care. Our staff will help you understand all of your options for healing and foot maintenance.
Yusuf Opakunle, DPM
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
Dr. Opakunle, or Dr O as we lovingly call him, is a Board-Certified Podiatric surgeon serving patients in Gwinnett county. He was born in Lagos, Nigeria and immigrated to the United States in 2008. He received his undergraduate degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Afterwards, he attended medical school at New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He then completed a three-year advanced reconstructive foot and ankle podiatry surgical residency at Emory Decatur Hospital, Atlanta, GA, serving as chief resident during his final year. During his residency, he completed the AAFAO comprehensive and advanced courses of internal fixation for reconstructive surgery and trauma of the Foot and Ankle; and Arthroscopy course of the Foot and Ankle with nationally renowned foot and ankle surgeons at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS).
Dr. Opakunle has privileges at Northside Hospital Gwinnett. He takes full foot and ankle Emergency Room calls at the hospital. His office is well equipped to treat non-surgical urgent care needs and he is available 24 hours a day for all foot and ankle emergencies.
During his training at Emory, Dr. O performed over 1000 foot and ankle surgeries. Dr. Opakunle is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is Board Qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is a member of the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association and the American Podiatric Medical Association. He also serves as a faculty member of the Podiatry Institute, a non-profit education foundation recognized internationally for its leading role in the advancement of podiatric medicine and surgery. He actively lectures at national meetings and is a contributing author to the Podiatry Institute’s annual textbook with numerous publications. He has volunteered in multiple marathon races in both Atlanta and New York.
Dr. O, with his years of experience, looks forward to interacting with everyone in the community and is excited to provide care to patients in Gwinnett County and surrounding areas. His expertise includes all aspects of foot and ankle management including diagnosis and management of foot and ankle pathologies. His special and clinical interest includes diabetic wound care, ingrown nails, plantar warts, heel pain, bunions, hammertoes, ankle pain, flat foot, and fracture care.
Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, swimming and playing soccer (the real football). He believes patients get the best outcome through individualized patient care and evidence-based medicine.
Thank you for trusting Lawrenceville Foot and Ankle Specialists with your patients experiencing foot and ankle pain. Please know that we will treat your patients with the utmost respect, provide them with excellent care and inform you of our evaluation and treatment plan. We are happy to partner with you to provide our mutual patients with exceptional podiatric care in a nurturing and professional environment.
To refer your patients, you may fax (770-255-0433) our office the insurance card, pertinent health records, demographic information and referral form, if necessary. You may also call (770-255-0434) our office to give us the referral information. We will schedule your patient as quickly as possible. Same day appointments are available.
We accept all major insurance plans.
Podiatrist in Gwinnett County, GA
Address: 600 Professional Drive, Suite 130,
Lawrenceville GA 30046
|Monday||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Tuesday||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Wednesday||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Thursday||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Friday||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
Your first visit to Lawrenceville Foot and Ankle Specialists establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. During the first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know your doctor. We provide Gwinnett county and surrounding communities in Georgia with the highest quality and compassionate care for all foot and ankle issues. Our practice sees individuals of all ages, from infants through geriatrics.
To understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this page. You’ll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There’s also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can even save some time at your first visit by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.
Always bring the following to your office visits: Photo ID, Insurance Card, Medication list.
We value your time and we look forward to getting to know you. Please arrive at our office 15-20 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete any necessary paperwork and scan your documents so that Dr O can see you promptly at your appointment time.
Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit:
Once you’ve made your appointment, you can prepare for your visit by gathering essential documents: Please bring
Our office accepts a variety of HMOs, PPOs, and other health plans. Please call our office to verify acceptance of your insurance carrier.
Our office participates, in-network, with most major insurance plans. We are happy to discuss your coverage with you and help verify your benefits prior to your visit. Claims are electronically filed, by our staff, for our patients.
We collect the co-payment amount for each visit on the day of service. For patients without insurance coverage, we offer cash pay option, discounts and can discuss payment arrangements. Feel free to contact our office to verify whether we are in-network with your insurance. We will be happy to assist you.
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Excellent doctor, very competent and Detailed. Down to earth and easy to talk to.
The doctor and staff were great and professional. I drove from Greenwood and it was worth the drive. Dr Opakunle understood exactly what was wrong with my feet. I would truly recommend him to anyone with foot or ankle pain.
Great experience. Came in for Heel pain. He listened to all my complains.
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