Foot & Ankle

Whether it's going to the beach or putting your boots on for work, pain in the ankle and foot can stop you from enjoying your life. Everyone's foot pain is different. Having a doctor that cares about you, is easy to talk to, and can get you better is invaluable. At Premier Orthopaedic Associates we have advanced trained orthopedic specialists that specialize in foot and ankle care. Whether it's a painful bunion or an ankle that stops you from running, or a complex injury our specialists are here to help you get back in the game.

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You might think that your feet are a really simple part of the human anatomy, but even a simple part of our bodies is actually very complex. The human foot and ankle is made up of twenty six bones and over a hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments. At Premier, we know all of these structures, how valuable they are, and how to get you back in the game!   

If you are suffering from any Foot or Ankle related injuries or discomforts please call us to help you and get your life back that you want and deserve.  

At Premier Orthopaedic Associates we sub-specialize in the following foot and ankle conditions: 

Ruptures of the Achilles Tendon 
Tendinitis in the Achilles Tendon 
Ankle Sprains 
Arch Pain 
Arthritis in the Foot & Ankle 
Hammer Toe 
Foot Care for Diabetic Patients 
“Flat” Foot 
Foot Callus/Corns 
General Foot Pain 
Pain in the Heel 
Lisfranc (Mid-Foot) Fractures or Dislocations 
Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries (PCL) 
Tibial Tendonitis, Posterior 
Stiff Toes 
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Often times, with same day appointments, the foot and ankle team at Premier is able to get you on the road to recovery-- fast. Board certified specialists with advanced training use state of the art diagnostics and latest technology to accurately find your problem. Having trained at the most prestigious universities, our specialists have extensive experience in treating the most irritating to the most complex foot and ankle issues, right here in your own backyard. Quality, convenient care, that's what we are about at Premier Orthopedic. 

When surgery is a consideration, we have a team of dedicated surgical specialists that specialize is minimally invasive as complex reconstructive surgery for those who may have had surgery in the past. And, at Premier, you have the confidence that only your doctor is doing your surgery. All in the convenience of your own backyard. 

Premier Orthopaedic Associates offers highly skilled orthopedic foot and ankle care through the work of board certified Orthopaedic Surgeons, with their attention to detail and and caring beside manner. We have consistently been voted a top choice for patients suffering from painful foot and ankle conditions. Whether its everyday life, an injury on the job, or through a unforseen accident, we can help you get back on your feet.

Experience the Premier Difference

At Premier, we pride ourselves on delivering PREMIER CARE. Our care starts with LISTENING to how your problem is affecting you. Then, after carefully understanding your difficulties, our board certified and fellowship trained specialists work to use the most advanced diagnostic testing to further clarify and diagnose your ailment. With a clear understanding, we work tirelessly to solve your orthopaedic related problems with the most advanced techniques.

Richard C. DiVerniero

MD, FAAOS, Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and a partner of 
Premier Orthopaedic Associates

Thomas A. Dwyer

MD, FAAOS, Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained Arthroscopic Shoulder & Knee Reconstruction/Sports Medicine, Founder/CEO of 
Premier Orthopaedic Associates

Fred McAlpin

DO, FAOAO, Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and a partner of 
Premier Orthopaedic Associates

John. B. Catalano

MD, FAAOS, Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery and a partner of 
Premier Orthopaedic Associates

Vincent N. Disabella

Double Board Certified, 
Fellowship Trained Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician