Village Podiatry Centers announces acquisition of Turner Podiatry and Wound Care

Village Podiatry Centers is proud to announce that they have acquired Turner Podiatry and Wound Care located at 625 Cook St, Royston, GA 30662.  This acquisition further increases Village Podiatry`s share of the North East Georgia marketplace. 

Turner Podiatry and Would Care was previously owned by Dr. William Barry Turner who passed away earlier this year.  Dr. Turner`s practice focused on all podiatric conditions of the foot and ankle but specialized in wound care and limb salvage.      

“In keeping with Village Podiatry’s focus on specialty podiatric care, we will continue Dr. Turner’s mission of providing advanced, state-of-the-art wound care, including hyperbaric treatment of ulcers, to the Royston community and region.  It is consistent with our vision of being a resource for complex podiatric care regionally and nationally.”  — Dr. David Helfman, DPM and CEO, Extremity Healthcare Inc.

Dr. Ira Kraus will temporarily treat patients at this location effective February 21st, 2019, two days a week from 9AM to 5PM.  Dr. Kraus comes from Chattanooga, TN with 26 years of experience in Podiatric Medicine.  He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and most recently fulfilled his role as President of the American Podiatric Medical Association.  Dr. Kraus specializes in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle, trauma, complex revision surgery, diabetic wound care, limb salvage, and sports injuries.  Dr. Kraus looks forward to continuing Dr. Turner`s legacy of serving the podiatry needs of the Royston community. 

About Village Podiatry Centers

Village Podiatry Centers, a division of Extremity Healthcare, Inc., is the largest foot and ankle surgical practice in the Southeast and one of the largest Podiatry practices in the country. Extremity Healthcare has more than 60 Doctors and 50 offices throughout Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida. Our highly experienced board-certified and board qualified physicians provide comprehensive treatment and surgery for all foot & ankle conditions and injuries.