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Orthopedic Excellence. Exceptional Foot & Ankle Care.

At EmergeOrtho: Blue Ridge Region, we are dedicated to helping patients continue living the life they love without pain. Whether it is an early morning run or a late afternoon hike, we want our patients to enjoy an active lifestyle at all ages. With this goal in mind, our expert doctors and surgeons have designed the Foot & Ankle Center to specifically provide unparalleled excellence in comprehensive foot and ankle care in the Western North Carolina region.

Our Foot & Ankle Center doctors are the most qualified and experienced fellowship-trained doctors in the region to address ankle and foot pain. Their collective knowledge and expertise form a solid foundation for our center. They help us deliver the exceptional and individualized foot and ankle care that each patient needs and deserves to return to an active lifestyle.

From simple to complex ailments, our doctors understand the complexity of the ankle and foot anatomy. They create the best treatment plans specific to each patient to help them get back on their feet to walk, run, and drive without a problem.

Our Foot & Ankle Experts

Our fellowship-trained foot and ankle orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Shannon Alejandro, Dr. Mark Hedrick, and Dr. Peter Mangone, are committed to offering patients the most comprehensive foot and ankle care available.

Having undergone extensive education and training, our physicians and surgical specialists have a deep understanding of the entire musculoskeletal system as well as specialty training in the foot and ankle. 

Providing patients with compassionate care, our experts can diagnose and treat the injury or condition properly and effectively. We believe in exhausting nonsurgical options first before introducing surgical methods. Our goal is to deliver long-term relief to our patients. 

We perform the latest, most advanced techniques and procedures, including:

  • Ankle fusions
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery (including bunion correction)
  • Tendon rupture treatments
  • Total ankle replacement
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Flatfoot & high arch foot corrections
  • Achilles rupture/tear repair
  • Ankle & foot fracture/dislocation surgery
  • Haglund's Achilles surgery
  • Hammertoe correction
  • Bunion surgery
  • Orthobiologic injection therapy

Exceptional Foot & Ankle Care

At EmergeOrtho: Blue Ridge Region, we are focused on our patients. Our team spends time learning about your medical history so we can fully address your needs. Acute pains and limitations impact the ability to live life freely. For this reason, our foot and ankle experts have dedicated years to specialty training.

We offer nonsurgical and surgical care for a wide array of foot and ankle injuries and conditions. Their areas of expertise include:

  • Sports injuries
  • Ankle arthritis
  • Ligament tears & injuries
  • Fractures & dislocations
  • Sprains
  • Bunions (hallux valgus)
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Big toe arthritis (hallux rigidus)
  • Tendon tears & injuries
  • Impingement of the ankle
  • Haglund's deformity of the heel
  • Alignment problems (flatfoot & high arch)
  • Hammertoe & crossover toe deformities
  • Plantar plate tears
  • 5th metatarsal fractures (Jones fractures)
  • Damaged cartilage (osteochondral defect/OCD)
  • Diabetic foot problems (including Charcot foot)
  • Plantar fasciitis

To make an appointment with one of our foot and ankle specialists at our Asheville – Livingston or South Asheville office, contact us now by calling (828) 258-8800, option 4, or (828) 698-4318, option 1, or request an appointment online.

For more information on foot and ankle injuries and conditions, please visit our Online Guide to Foot & Ankle Care.