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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  • 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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  • Children's Feet

    Children with strong, healthy feet avoid many kinds of lower extremity problems later in life. That's why it is important to inspect your children's feet periodically. Infants The size and shape of your baby's feet change quickly during their first year. Because a baby's feet are flexible, too much pressure ...

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    National Institutes of Healthhttp://[email protected] (e-mail)(301) 496-4000National Institute on Aging http://www.nih.gov/nia Information Center P.O. Box 8057Gaithersburg, Maryland 20898-8057(800) 222-2225(800) 222-4225 (TTY)National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ...

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  • Arthritis

    What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a chronic illness that causes swelling or inflammation in one or more joints in the body. Over 100 different types of arthritis currently exist. Approximately 1 in every 4 Americans are affected by arthritis. While most forms affect the cartilage or lining around the joints, ...

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  • Bunions

    What are Bunions? Also known as a hallux valgus, bunions are bony bumps that form at the base of the big toe. Bunions are a common toe disorder that affects about a third of all adults in the US. They form due to the big toe pointing inward to the other toes of your feet. As a result, the metatarsophalangeal ...

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  • Bunions

    What are Bunions? Also known as a hallux valgus, bunions are bony bumps that form at the base of the big toe. Bunions are a common toe disorder that affects about a third of all adults in the US. They form due to the big toe pointing inward to the other toes of your feet. As a result, the metatarsophalangeal ...

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  • Gout

    What is Gout? Classified as a type of metabolic arthritis, gout is one of several common types of arthritis that cause severe inflammation, pain, and swelling in the joints it affects. Gout occurs due to deposits of uric acid crystals in joints around the body—most commonly joints in the big toe and ...

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  • Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a common, chronic, and recurrent inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by round, reddish, dry scaly patches covered by grayish-white or silvery-white scales. Lesions are most commonly found on the nails, scalp, elbows, shins and feet. In the foot, psoriasis can be difficult to distinguish ...

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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