Village Podiatry Centers and Extremity Health Care
This week I sat down with Dr. David Helfman, DPM. He’s founder and CEO of Village Podiatry Centers and Chairman of the Board for Extremity Health Care. We discussed how he was able to grow the practice from a solo office in 1992 to having 30 locations in the Atlanta Metro area.
We learned that they look for doctors who possess ten or more years of training and board certified or board eligible. Village Podiatry Centers’ physicians have contributed editorial and content contribution on a number of text books in academic podiatry reference books. The reference materials Village Podiatry surgeons have contributed to are in use in podiatric schools across the US and abroad.
Each Village Podiatry Centers office provides on-site, digital X-ray and vascular studies. And Village Podiatry patients have access to high quality imaging services through a relationship with the only high-field Extremity MRI Center in Atlanta. The group has three convenient surgery centers and their surgeons have privileges at numerous metro hospitals.
Extremity Health Care, the holding company of which Village Podiatry is a part, provides professional services, consulting, billing/collection, management services, interfaces with third-party contracting, marketing, etc. Additionally, Extremity Health is working to add additional specialty service lines that complement their core practice, giving their patients access to the full spectrum of providers, diagnostics, and procedures they may need to achieve a positive outcome.
- Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
- Surgical Residency, Vencor Hospital, Atlanta & Georgia Podiatric Surgical Residency Program
- Published author and lecturer on podiatric surgery
- Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
- Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery