Dr. LaWanna Monday-Harden Returns to Serve the Lake Oconee Community

Greensboro, GA (April 14, 2008) Accomplished podiatric surgeon and Eatonton native, Dr. LaWanna Monday-Harden has been appointed as the new lead physician for Village Podiatry Group’s Greensboro office.

“Coming back to the Lake Oconee area is a wonderful opportunity. It has always been my dream to practice medicine by serving my hometown community of family and friends,” said Dr. Monday-Harden.

Dr. Monday-Harden graduated with honors from Putnam County High School earning a four year basketball scholarship to Augusta State University where she received a B.S. in Biology. She graduated at the top of her class and earned the distinction of the university’s all time leading scorer in women’s basketball. Her doctorate was earned at Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine where she received the Samuel N. Ulevitch Dermatologic Award for her academic achievements. She completed a three-year surgical residency at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Decatur, GA serving as Chief Resident in her final year.

Dr. Monday-Harden is a surgical instructor for podiatric residents at the Atlanta Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery in Sandy Springs. She specializes in the treatment of foot and ankle conditions, diseases and injuries for all ages. As a sports enthusiast involved in running and basketball, Dr. Monday-Harden understands the special foot and ankle healthcare concerns of athletes and active adults. Her special interests are sports medicine and diabetic foot care.

Dr. Monday-Harden is married and the mother of a young son. She and her family currently reside in Covington.

“Our practice is very fortunate to have Dr. Monday-Harden serving the Lake Oconee community. She is highly trained. Her expertise and commitment will continue to meet the growing need for quality foot and ankle healthcare,” says Dr. David Helfman, CEO.

Village Podiatry Group’s Greensboro office is located on the campus of Cowles Clinic just off Linger Longer Road. The office hours are Monday from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Appointments may be scheduled by calling (706)453-9930.

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