Welcome to Our Practice

Foot Doctors of West Houston Medical Center

If you are looking for an Ankle & Foot Doctor in Houston, TX, we welcome you to our practice.

Your selection of the podiatrist who will be treating your ankle and foot is an important decision that should not be taken lightly. This decision is as important as choosing your family practitioner, cardiologist, or any other of your health care providers. Most people take their ankles and feet for granted, but imagine having ankle pain or heel pain with every step you take for the rest of your life.

The Foot Doctors and Staff at the Foot & Ankle Institute understand the importance of healthy, painless ankles and feet for maintaining a quality, active lifestyle. To us your ankles and feet are as important as your hands, heart and the rest of your body.

Our Doctors are nationally and internationally known educators who stay current with the latest medical and surgical techniques for the treatment of ankle and foot disorders. Whether its a straight forward condition or a complex reconstruction, Our Doctors and Our Staff will discuss with you all current options available for your treatment including foot and ankle surgery. Our Practice commits that our patients will be educated as to their condition and the risks and benefits of any treatments taken. We treat each patient individually, based upon their medical history, work demands, and lifestyle. Your ankles and feet are connected to the rest of you, therefore it is important we get to know you, not just your feet.

The goal of our website is to provide you with an extension of our care. As you navigate through our site, this will be your first step in finding a wealth of information to maintain your ankle and foot health. Our site contains an overview of our Practice, including our Doctors and Staff, office hours, insurance and appointment procedures, directions and contact information. We invite you to call our office to schedule an appointment or to answer any questions that you may have. Appointments may also be requested on the request an appointment page of our website.


Check out the latest Health Warning from Asia Lo, DPM on ABC 13 Newscast.

Ask the Doctors

Why Choose the Foot & Ankle Institute?

Learn Who We Are

  • Asia E. Lo, DPM, FACFAS

    Dr. Asia E. Lo is a graduate of Baker University in Baldwin, Kansas where she earned dual Bachelor degrees in Biology and in Spanish.

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  • Jahnavi Devireddy, DPM

    Dr. Jahnavi Devireddy received her undergraduate degree in Neurobiology from University of California- Davis. She then went on to receive her medical degree from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine...

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "I had a great experience with the staff and Dr. Lo. Everyone was professional and took care of business. I felt welcome and will tell my family and friends."
    Anita P.
  • "This was my first visit and I was extremely satisfied with the Dr and the entire office. Dr Lo went above and beyond explaining all my concerns and my options."
    Grace R.
  • "The Doctor and the staff's upbeat attitudes put me at ease. Everyone there is so nice. I would highly recommend them. Thank you all!!"
    Sly A.
  • "the service is excellent"
    Vivian H.B.
  • "My daughter had 2 surgeries with Dr. Manish Patel. He was wonderful! He really cared! Hw kept us well informed! Both surgeries went perfect! We are grateful to have had Dr. Patel doing her surgeries."
    Jacki M.
  • "great place.. people were amazing will go there always"
    Victoria G.

Featured Articles

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  • General Information and Tips

    Most individuals will experience foot pain at some point in time during their lives. Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress ...

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  • General Statistics

    Foot and ankle problems usually fall into the following categories: Acquired from improper footwear, physical stress, or small mechanical changes within the foot. Arthritic foot problems, which typically involve one or more joint. Congenital foot problems, which occur at birth and are generally inherited. Infectious ...

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  • Associations/Groups

    American Diabetes Associationhttp://www.diabetes.org 800-342-2383 American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicinehttp://www.aapsm.org 888-854-FEET American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeonshttp://www.aaos.org 6300 N. River RoadRosemont, IL 60018847-823-7186 American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeonshttp://www.acfas.org ...

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  • Online Resources

    Mayo Clinic Onlinewww.mayoclinic.com MedlinePluswww.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus PodiatryOnlinewww.podiatry-online.net WebMDwww.webmd.com ...

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  • Orthotics

    Orthotics, also known as orthoses, refers to any device inserted into a shoe, ranging from felt pads to custom-made shoe inserts that correct an abnormal or irregular, walking pattern. Sometimes called arch supports, orthotics allow people to stand, walk, and run more efficiently and comfortably. While ...

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  • Common Fungal Problems

    Athlete's foot and fungal nails are the most common fungal problems with feet. A fungus is a common mold that thrives in dark, warm moist areas. On the feet, it can grow on and between toes, as well as on soles and toenails. Fungal problems can be a result of the environment (socks, shoes, heat and humidity) ...

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  • Common Fungal Problems

    Athlete's foot and fungal nails are the most common fungal problems with feet. A fungus is a common mold that thrives in dark, warm moist areas. On the feet, it can grow on and between toes, as well as on soles and toenails. Fungal problems can be a result of the environment (socks, shoes, heat and humidity) ...

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  • Achilles Surgery

    Surgery to repair a torn (ruptured) Achilles tendon is conducted on an outpatient basis using a local anesthetic. It involves making an incision or cut in the back of the leg above the heel to access the torn tendon. The tendon is then sewn back together. Surgery may be delayed for about one week after ...

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  • Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)

    Plantar fasciitis is the term commonly used to refer to heel and arch pain traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. More specifically, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue, called plantar fascia, that stretches from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, ...

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  • Diabetes and Your Feet

    Diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease that is caused by high levels of sugar in the blood. It can also decrease your body's ability to fight off infections, which is especially harmful in your feet. When diabetes is not properly controlled, damage can occur to the organs and impairment of the immune ...

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Hours of Operation

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West Houston Location

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed