NCMA Foot & Ankle Center

Monday, Sept. 28, 2020: NCMA Foot and Ankle Center is temporarily closed. Check our blog for availability updates. Telehealth video conference appointments now available! Call for more info. Northern California Medical Associates’ Foot and Ankle Center provides a comprehensive scope of surgical and non-surgical treatment options for all your foot and ankle needs. Dr. Ashleigh Korves and her staff focus on open communication — spending time to listen and understand your concerns in order to respond with individualized treatment plans. We believe a key component in your care is education so you can make the best decisions regarding your foot and ankle issues. We use the latest techniques and most modern technology to minimize your recovery, maximize a successful outcome, and return you to a high level of function as quickly as possible.

NCMA Foot & Ankle Center

Info

NCMA Foot & Ankle Center
1701 4th Street
Suite 100
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
US
(707) 575-6033

Office hours

Day of the WeekHours
Monday8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Day of the WeekHours

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Ashleigh E. Korves, DPM, FASPS
Ashleigh E. Korves, DPM, FASPS

Conservative and surgical treatment of common foot and ankle problems such as, bunions, hammertoes & flat feet, foot & ankle trauma, sports injuries, wound care & limb salvage and pediatric conditions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer telehealth / telemedicine appointments?

Yes, we do. Contact our office at 707-575-6033 to see if a telemedicine video conference appointment may be right for you.

Are you taking new patients?

Yes, we are accepting new patients. Contact our office at 707-575-6033 to schedule an appointment.

Can a podiatrist perform surgery?

Yes! Podiatrists are doctors who attend four years of podiatric medical school training followed by at least three years of residency training. They receive their Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) and are certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, in Foot Surgery, with the ability to also certify in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery. Their training is very similar to medical doctors (MD or DO). DPMs focus on the foot and ankle much earlier in their training. Podiatrists can do surgery, treat acute injuries and broken bones, prescribe medications, admit patients to the hospital and order lab or imaging tests.

What do you see a podiatrist for?

Podiatrists are foot health experts who are trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate medical and surgical conditions of the foot and ankle. If you are having any problems regarding your feet or ankles, a podiatrist can help you treat these ailments, either with conservative care or surgical intervention. Some health conditions can make you more susceptible for foot issues and a podiatrist can help you address prevention as well.

Should I see a podiatrist or orthopedist for foot pain?

Podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons treat many of the same conditions, but the training is different. A podiatrist is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) who attends four years of podiatric medical school training followed by at least three years or residency training. Podiatrists focus on the foot and ankle much earlier in their training as opposed to orthopedists who train to treat musculoskeletal issues of the entire body.

Both specialties can treat foot and ankle ailments conservatively or surgically. Although there are more similarities than differences between the two specialties, podiatrists will also treat dermatologic and biomechnical issues of the foot and ankle. Since feet are very complex structures with 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 ligaments, tendons and muscles, it is very important to get expert care and find a doctor who is certified to treat the foot and ankle.

Do podiatrists take insurance?

As a Northern California Medical Associates practice, NCMA Foot and Ankle Center accepts most commercial health plans and Medicare. In general, foot and ankle services provided by podiatrists are usually covered by health insurance plans. However, not all podiatrists accept all insurance plans so always check with your provider first before beginning your care.

What insurance plans are accepted by Northern California Medical Associates
providers?

We currently accept the following insurance plans (subject to change):
• Aetna (Direct)
• Anthem Blue Cross of California and Prudent Buyer Network
• Beech Street Corporation
• Blue Shield of California
• Humana / Choice Care Network
• California Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC)
• CIGNA / Great West Healthcare
• Coventry / First Health Network
• Delta Health — Amy’s Kitchen
• HealthNet
• Healthsmart
• Medicare
• Meritage Medical Network
• MultiPlan/PHCS, Inc.
• Partnership HealthPlan of California
• Railroad Medicare
• TRICARE
• UHC AARP Medicare Complete through Meritage (new in 2020)
• United Healthcare
Verify coverage with your health plan.

Northern California Medical Associates

Northern California Medical Associates (NCMA) has been a leading association of medical practitioners in the North Bay Area since 1975, when Cardiology Associates of Santa Rosa, Inc. first opened its doors. NCMA remains committed to expanding its expertise and scope of care by continuing to merge with several private practices to better serve our patients in Sonoma and Mendocino counties. In addition to our family medicine and internal medicine practices, NCMA’s specialties include: cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, ENT / otolaryngology / head & neck surgery, foot & ankle medicine / podiatry, gastroenterology, osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine, rheumatology / infusion services, vein disorder treatment and medical weight management.

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