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.




Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • 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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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