Foot and ankle surgeon Dr. James M. Cottom, DPM, FACFAS, today announced the opening of his new additional office locations in Arcadia, FL. In addition, Dr. Cottom is an active staff member and has privileges at Desoto Memorial Hospital where he routinely operates and is seeing patients.

Dr. Cottom will specialize in surgical and non-surgical treatments of conditions of the foot, ankle and leg including trauma, reconstruction, sports injuries, arthroscopic surgery, total ankle replacement, heel pain and STEM cell injections to mention a few. The new offices are located at 425 Nursing Home Drive Suite 2 and 900 N. Robert Ave 3rd floor Arcadia, FL 34266. You can contact Dr. Cottom online or call schedule an appointment.

“With 12 years of experience as a foot and ankle surgeon, I look forward to providing non-surgical and surgical treatment options for the lower extremity in Arcadia, FL and surrounding communities at our new location,” says Dr. Cottom.

Dr. Cottom is a double board- certified orthopedic foot and ankle fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Most recently, he opened Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center in Sarasota, FL in January 2016.

Dr. Cottom earned his doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Chicago Medical School and completed his surgical residency at Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan. He then went on and completed a 12-month orthopedic foot and ankle fellowship at the prestigious Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center in Columbus, Ohio under the direction of Dr. Greg Berlet MD, Tom Lee MD, Terry Philbin DO and Chris Hyer DPM. This is the same exact fellowship orthopedic surgeons complete if they wish to sub-specialize in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Cottom is the only surgeon trained this way in the state of Florida. He treats all conditions of the lower extremity including complex issues that many other surgeons send to him for treatment.

At Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center we treat all conditions of the lower extremity in a relaxed, slow pace and friendly environment. We treat our patients as if they are family and take great pride in that. The training and experience of Dr. Cottom and his team has is what sets him apart from others.

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