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A Doctor with a Heart for Seniors from Head to Toe

Atlanta Hospital News Feature Smyrna, GA (December 6, 2007) – “I get to hear the most amazing stories,” says Dr. La’Genia Mitchell-Smith, a podiatric surgeon who spends her days taking care of seniors in metro Atlanta nursing homes and assisted living facilities. “My patients love to talk about their lives – it’s a journey through …

First Dedicated Podiatry Lab in Georgia Established by Village Podiatry Group

Smyrna, GA (November 2, 2007) – Village Podiatry Group, the largest podiatric surgical group in Atlanta, has now brought pathology services in house. The new lab, Podiatry Pathology Lab of Georgia, LLC, is the first dedicated, podiatric pathology lab in the state and among few in the U.S. An Atlanta based pathology group manages the …

First Podiatric Surgeons Join Saint Joseph’s Hospital staff

Atlanta, GA (October 29, 2007) – The first podiatric surgeons recently joined the surgical staff at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta. Michael McGlamry, DPM and Craig Camasta, DPM are both nationally-recognized authorities on foot and ankle reconstructive surgery. Dr. Michael McGlamry received his doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in 1991 where he …

Shockwave Therapy for Heel Pain Introduced in Greensboro

Greensboro, Georgia (October 16, 2007) – If you are a chronic heel pain sufferer, relief could be on the way. Village Podiatry Group has introduced a revolutionary treatment that is non-invasive and does not require anesthesia. Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy, (ESWT), is a simple, in-office procedure that has been proven effective in clinical trials to provide …

Dr. Mark Snyder Brings Advanced Skills to Cumming

Atlanta, GA (October 11, 2007) – CEO, Dr. David Helfman, announced today the addition of Mark Snyder, DPM to the Village Podiatry Group medical staff. Dr. Mark Snyder joins Village Podiatry Group as the lead physician for the Cumming office located on the campus of Northside Hospital-Forsyth. He received his B.S. in Biology from Georgia …

The Croc-a-lator? The popular shoes have a knack for getting stuck in escalators—just ask Hartsfield-Jackson

By Diane Loupe for the “Sunday Paper” Call him Cinderfella. A guy recently arrived at Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport wearing a pair of black Crocs, but he didn’t leave with them. Instead, airport managers found his mangled plastic shoes at the bottom of one of the facility’s 110 escalators. There was no sign of …