Welcome to our office!

Welcome to the office of Dr. Brandi Johnson and Dr. Mark Leitner.

At Advanced Foot & Ankle Specialists, our priority is to deliver quality care to informed patients in a comfortable and convenient setting.

The Brandon podiatrists at Advanced Foot & Ankle Specialists treat foot and ankle problems such as foot and ankle surgery, heel pain, diabetic foot care, foot pain, bunions and ingrown toenails in Tampa and Brandon, FL. Dr. Mark Leitner and Dr. Brandi Johnson are board certified, licensed podiatrists in the state of Florida.

Quality Care

When you have problems with your feet, you need to turn to a podiatrist who listens and responds … an experienced foot doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs … a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our Brandon podiatrists meets all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.

Informed Patients

Advanced Foot & Ankle Specialists believe that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well being. That is why we’ve included an extensive section on this web site covering the full array of topics associated with podiatry and podiatric diagnoses and treatments. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your feet.

Comfortable, Convenient Setting

The best care in the world doesn’t mean anything if you can’t access it. At Advanced Foot & Ankle Specialists, we strive to make our Brandon office as efficient and convenient as possible. Included in these web pages is information about Advanced Foot & Ankle Specialists’ office, including our Brandon location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling. You can even email a request for an appointment right here!

We hope you find this web site useful and invite you to contact us with your questions at any time.

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  • Dr.
    Brandi Johnson

    Dr. Johnson was born and raised in suburban Atlanta, Georgia with a very large extended family and a large immediate family with 2 sisters and 2 brothers. She is now a proud mother of two boys. She can be found at Busch Gardens, Disney, or cheering on the sidelines at her boys’ games on her weekends off. She is active in the Brandon community where she is raising her sons and has a personal interest in do-it-yourself projects, photography, crafts, and cooking

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  • Dr.
    Mark Leitner

    Dr. Leitner has been in the practice of podiatric medicine and surgery for almost 24 years. His extensive experience and training has provided exceptional care of all foot and ankle problems. Not only his experience but his education, surgical training and post-graduate participations has aided him in providing the standard proven methods of podiatric medicine/surgery, as well as, the new cutting edge treatment options.

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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

Our Regular Schedule

Advanced Foot & Ankle Specialists

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-10:30 am

Every Other Week

Sunday:

Closed