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Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Care in Colorado Springs for Your Health and Well-Being

Colorado Foot and Ankle is the premier Foot and Ankle practice in Southern Colorado serving Colorado Springs, Monument, and the surrounding areas.  Dr. Eric Gessner, Dr. Bryan Groth, Dr. Jacob Fassman, Dr. Maya Trueman and Dr. Joseph Dobbs have joined forces to provide patients the best foot and ankle care in Colorado.  Our doctors' experience in podiatry and foot and ankle surgery is coupled with a genuine concern for our patients.  The entire staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention.  Our goal is to help you maintain healthy feet.  We have 2 state of the art locations, both North and South to better serve the community from Monument to Fountain and beyond.

This web site provides you with an overview of our practice and the field of podiatry.  As you navigate the site, you'll find information about Colorado Foot and Ankle's practice philosophy, podiatrists , office locations, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling procedures. Please browse the site at your convenience and feel free to contact us with any questions. You can also request an appointment on our website.  We also are an office that specializes in being a pediatric foot doctor that services heel pain and plantar warts treatments .  Urgent care and same day appointments are available.

Expert Podiatrist Services for Happy and Healthy Feet

You will find a lot of valuable information on the web site about foot and ankle problems including Toenail Fungus, ingrown toenails, venous leg ulcers, diabetic neuropathy, plantar fasciitis, foot wounds, diabetic foot ulcers, ankle sprains, heel pain, foot warts, broken toes, bunions and many sports related injuries as well.   There is also information on diagnoses and treatments options.  We believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well being.  We encourage you to review this information to help you understand any health concerns you may face.

Meet Our Doctors

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  • Dr. Eric Gessner

    Dr. Gessner is a Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle surgery, Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery, and Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot / Ankle Surgery. 

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  • Dr. Bryan Groth

    Dr. Groth is a Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery, and Certified in Reconstructive / Ankle Surgery.

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  • Dr. Jacob Fassman

    Dr. Fassman is a Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery. Dr. Fassman is originally from the east coast and always dreamed of living in Colorado. 

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  • Dr. Maya Trueman

    Dr. Maya Trueman is board qualified in foot surgery. She attended college at the University of Maryland College Park, where she obtained a Bachelor's degree from the School of Public Health. 

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  • Dr. Joseph Dobbs

    Dr. Dobbs is ABFAS board qualified in foot surgery.  Areas of expertise include diabetic wound care/limb salvage, preventative care, and reconstructive forefoot surgery. 

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My experience at Colorado Foot and Ankle located at Pikes Ave was wonderful. The staff was friendly and professional. The doctor was very knowledgeable and helpful. He took his time and explained the problem and suggested a plan of action clearly. I would definitely recommend this facility to my friends and family.

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  • Fracture-Toe

    The structure of the foot is complex, consisting of bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Of the 26 bones in the foot, 19 are toe bones (phalanges) and metatarsal bones (the long bones in the midfoot). Fractures of the toe and metatarsal bones are common and require evaluation by a specialist. ...

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  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)

    What Is PTTD?The posterior tibial tendon serves as one of the major supporting structures of the foot, helping it to function while walking. Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is a condition caused by changes in the tendon, impairing its ability to support the arch. This results in flattening ...

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  • Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

    Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Because there are several potential ...

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  • Flexible Flatfoot

    What Is Flatfoot? Flatfoot is often a complex disorder, with diverse symptoms and varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types of flatfoot, all of which have one characteristic in common: partial or total collapse (loss) of the arch.   Other characteristics shared by most ...

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  • Ganglion Cyst

    What Is a Ganglion Cyst? A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with a jellylike fluid that originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. The word “ganglion” means “knot” and is used to describe the knot-like mass or lump that forms below the surface of the skin.   Ganglion cysts are among ...

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  • Webbed Toes

    Webbed toes (also known as syndactyly) is a rare condition seen in approximately one in 2,000 births. Those with this condition have two or more toes that are partially or fully joined by a flexible skin bridge.  Syndactyly most commonly affects the second and third toes, but it can occur between ...

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  • Weak Ankles

    Weak ankles may be a result of previous ankle injuries, but in some cases they are a congenital (at birth) condition. The ankles are sore, and “give way” easily while standing, walking, or doing other activities. When an ankle is injured, it may take a few weeks to many months to fully heal. Often, ...

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  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are usually due to improperly functioning valves within the veins. The veins typically appear prominent or look "raised."  The condition can cause swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet. The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding tissues, and ulcers may ...

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  • Turf Toe

    What is Turf Toe? Turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe, or repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running ...

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