Foot & Ankle

Whether it's going to the beach or putting your boots on for work, pain in the ankle and foot can stop you from enjoying your life. Everyone's foot pain is different. Having a doctor that cares about you, is easy to talk to, and can get you better is invaluable.

At Premier Orthopaedic Associates we have advanced trained orthopedic specialists that specialize in foot and ankle care. Whether it's a painful bunion or an ankle that stops you from running, or a complex injury our specialists are here to help you get back in the game.

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You might think that your feet are a really simple part of the human anatomy, but even a simple part of our bodies is actually very complex. The human foot and ankle is made up of twenty six bones and over a hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments. At Premier, we know all of these structures, how valuable they are, and how to get you back in the game!

At Premier Orthopaedic Associates we sub-specialize in the following foot and ankle conditions:
  • Ruptures of the Achilles Tendon
  • Tendinitis in the Achilles Tendon
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Arch Pain
  • Arthritis in the Foot & Ankle
  • Bunions
  • Claw
  • Hammer Toe
  • Foot Care for Diabetic Patients
  • “Flat” Foot
  • Foot Callus/Corns
  • General Foot Pain
  • Pain in the Heel
  • Lisfranc (Mid-Foot) Fractures or Dislocations
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries (PCL)
  • Tibial Tendonitis, Posterior
  • Stiff Toes
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

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If you are suffering from any Foot or Ankle related injuries or discomforts please call us to help you and get your life back that you want and deserve.


Call to make an Appointment to find right treatment option for you.

Often times, with same day appointments, the foot and ankle team at Premier is able to get you on the road to recovery-- fast. Board certified specialists with advanced training use state of the art diagnostics and latest technology to accurately find your problem. Having trained at the most prestigious universities, our specialists have extensive experience in treating the most irritating to the most complex foot and ankle issues, right here in your own backyard. Quality, convenient care, that's what we are about at Premier Orthopedic.

When surgery is a consideration, we have a team of dedicated surgical specialists that specialize is minimally invasive as complex reconstructive surgery for those who may have had surgery in the past. And, at Premier, you have the confidence that only your doctor is doing your surgery. All in the convenience of your own backyard.

Premier Orthopaedic Associates offers highly skilled orthopedic foot and ankle care through the work of board certified Orthopaedic Surgeons, with their attention to detail and and caring beside manner. We have consistently been voted a top choice for patients suffering from painful foot and ankle conditions. Whether its everyday life, an injury on the job, or through a unforseen accident, we can help you get back on your feet.

Experience the Premier Difference

At Premier, we pride ourselves on delivering PREMIER CARE, right here, right now. Our care starts with LISTENING to how your problem is affecting you. Then, after carefully understanding your difficulties, our board certified and fellowship trained specialists work to use the most advanced diagnostic testing to further clarify and diagnose your ailment. With a clear understanding, we work tirelessly to solve your orthopaedic related problems with the most advanced techniques, right in your own back yard. Receiving “PREMIER care, right here, right now”!

Richard C. DiVerniero

Richard C. DiVerniero, MD, FAAOS, is a board certified, orthopedic surgeon and partner at Premier Orthopaedic Associates.

John. B. Catalano, MD

John. B. Catalano, MD, FAAOS, is a board certified, fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon and a partner with Premier Orthopaedic Associates.

Thomas A. Dwyer

Thomas A. Dwyer, MD, FAAOS, is a board certified, fellowship trained Orthopedic and Founder/CEO of Premier Orthopaedic Associates.

Fred McAlpin, III

Fred McAlpin, III, DO, FAAOS, is a board certified, fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon at Premier Orthopaedic Associates.

Vincent N. Disabella

Vincent N. Disabella, DO, FAOASM is a Fellowship Trained and Board Certified Sports Medicine Physician and Board Certified Internal Medicine