Sterling Office

46440 Benedict Dr., Suite 111

Sterling, VA 20164-6602

(703) 444-9555

(703) 444-1190

Woodbridge Office

14010 Smoketown Rd., Suite 103

Woodbridge, VA 22192

(703) 583-5959

(703) 890-4970

Chantilly Office

3914 Centreville Road, Suite 200

Chantilly, VA 20151

(703) 490-5599

(703) 583-5995

Crofton Office

2411 Crofton Lane, Suite 25

Crofton, MD 21114

(410) 721-4505

(410) 721-2394

Sterling Office

46440 Benedict Dr., Suite 111

Sterling, VA 20164-6602

(703) 444-9555

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Podiatrist

Welcome to Loudoun Foot and Ankle Center a Division of Potomac Podiatry Group PLLC

We are experienced and dedicated physicians who provide medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems.  Our experience in podiatry is combined with genuine concern for our patients. 

Your feet are the foundation of your body - when you experience problems with or pain in your feet, it affects your well-being. Our podiatry specialists understand this and are committed to bettering your health.

Our staff is here to help you build a strong and healthy foundation by addressing any podiatric issues that may be keeping you from your best self.

Contact us today to learn how our experienced podiatry professionals can help!

Same-day appointments are available for urgent problems.

Contact us today to learn how our experienced podiatry professionals can help!

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Loudoun Foot and Ankle Center's capabilities and services. We also invite you to call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions.Thank you.

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  • Dr.
    Mark Dollard
    DPM, FACFAS
    Podiatrist

    Dr. Mark Dollard DPM, has been at the forefront of innovation in surgical technique and general foot and ankle care. After graduating from Atlanta Hospital Podiatric Surgical Residency in 1983, one of the most premier surgical residencies for its time, Dr. Dollard continued his distinguished career in clinical teaching, private practice, and research. Distinguished as the 2003 Scientific Chairman of the American Podiatric Medical Association, he continues to provide continuing education to his Podiatric colleagues as the Mid-Atlantic States Regional Podiatry Scientific Chairman and Educational Coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic Podiatry Conference for the past 15 years. A nationally renowned author, techniques from his publications have been incorporated as standard procedures in many flatfeet and reconstructive bone surgeries. Read More

    Dr. Mark Dollard DPM, has been at the forefront of innovation in surgical technique and general foot and ankle care. After graduating from Atlanta Hospital Podiatric Surgical Residency in 1983, one of the most premier surgical residencies for its time, Dr. Dollard continued his distinguished career in clinical teaching, private practice, and research. Distinguished as the 2003 Scientific Chairman of the American Podiatric Medical Association, he continues to provide continuing education to his Podiatric colleagues as the Mid-Atlantic States Regional Podiatry Scientific Chairman and Educational Coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic Podiatry Conference for the past 15 years. A nationally renowned author, techniques from his publications have been incorporated as standard procedures in many flatfeet and reconstructive bone surgeries. His publications are often cited in both Podiatric and Orthopedic scientific literature. His continued note as lecture and author has been recognized with appointments to the Faculty of Georgetown University Medical Center, Department of Orthopedics; Clinical Faculty Instructor, Temple College of Podiatric Medicine, and the Clinical Faculty of the INOVA Podiatric Surgical Residency Program. He was the first podiatrist to achieve complete surgical privileges in foot and ankle procedures in Northern Virginia. Dr. Dollard maintains full surgical privileges for foot and ankle reconstruction at the following hospitals: Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital Center, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Center, Reston Hospital Center, and Georgetown University Hospital Center.

    Sports medicine has always been a special focus for our practice. Dr. Dollard is concerned about the safety and welfare of young athletes in youth sports. His distinguished career as a youthABFASsports safety advocate has seen him appointed as the 1994-95 National SportsMedicine Chairman of the Amateur Athletic Union, overseeing the safety of 357,000 athletes nationwide, and the AAU Jr Olympic Games; Founding Liaison with the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports; and Board Member for 17 years with the National Alliance of Youth Sports (NAYS). The NAYS organization, during this time, grew to a membership of over 250,000 youth coaches nationwide, certifying over 2.5 million coaches in sports safety. These efforts have helped to assure the physiologic and emotional welfare of youth sports programs across the country. In recognition of these achievements, the American Academy of Podiatric SportsMedicine has appointed Dr. Dollard as the Chairman for the Youth Sports Committee. His publication on “ Preconditioning Principles for the Prevention of Sports Injury in Youths and Adolescents “has been a primer for reference in these training concepts. He is noted worldwide, providing services at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and serving as Delegate to the General Association of International Sports Federation, Monaco, France. Among his many professional credits, includes his role as Podiatric Advisor to the Highmark and Trailblazers Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee. In this regard, he assists in setting policy for health care coverage for Foot and Ankle disorders with Medicare. His colleagues have honored him with a Board position on the Virginia Podiatric Medical Association for 15 years and as the Virginia Delegate to the American Podiatric Medical Association

  • Dr.
    Brittany Mayer
    DPM, AACFAS
    Podiatrist

    After graduating from New York College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Mayer completed a three-year PMSR/RRA surgical residency at DVA Maryland/Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, where she served as Chief Resident during her third year of training. Dr. Mayer found her residency training extremely rewarding as she was honored to participate in medical care and treat both active military and veteran patients in the Baltimore, MD; Washington, DC, and Martinsburg, WV communities. Read More

    Dr. Mayer is a fellowship-trained podiatrist and an Associate Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

    Specializing in:

    - Advanced Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery
    - Dermatology & Complex Nail Disorders
    - Diabetic Limb Salvage Trauma & Fracture Care
    - Sports Medicine

    **Minimal Incision Bunionectomy/Foot & Ankle Surgery**

    Education:

    - Podiatric School, New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    Residency: **DVA Maryland/Sinai Hospital of Baltimore**
    Fellowship: Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics

    After graduating from New York College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Mayer completed a three-year PMSR/RRA surgical residency at DVA Maryland/Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, where she served as Chief Resident during her third year of training. Dr. Mayer found her residency training extremely rewarding as she was honored to participate in medical care and treat both active military and veteran patients in the Baltimore, MD; Washington, DC, and Martinsburg, WV communities.

    Following residency, Dr. Mayer completed the Foot & Ankle Deformity Correction and Orthoplastics Fellowship at the Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopedics in Baltimore, MD. As the Foot & Ankle Deformity Correction fellow, Dr. Mayer advanced her training in clinical, radiographic, and musculoskeletal evaluation of foot and ankle deformities, with a special interest and focus on minimally invasive/incision techniques for bunion correction and foot and ankle surgeries.

    Throughout her residency and fellowship training, Dr. Mayer contributed to medical literature through the publication of journal articles, academic posters, manuscripts, and lectures at both local and national conferences.

    INOVA Top Doctor ABPM

    In her free time, Dr. Mayer loves traveling internationally, spending time with her family and friends, and being outdoors. With a passion for sports, Dr. Mayer continues to support and cheer on her Alma Mater, the University of Maryland Terrapins.

  • Dr.
    Shruti A. Patel
    DPM, MS, AACFAS

    Dr. Shruti A. Patel is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon treating all aspects of foot and ankle pathologies. She specializes in trauma and fractures of the lower extremity, adult and pediatric reconstructive surgery, ligament and tendon repair, and arthroscopic procedures of the foot and ankle. She believes in initially treating patients with a conservative approach unique to each patient’s individual goals, but will implement surgery when necessary to get patients back on their feet safely and in a timely manner. Read More

    Specializing in:

    - Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery
    - Trauma and Fracture Care
    - Sports Medicine
    - Dermatology & Complex Nail Disorders

    Education:

    - B.A., Rutgers College Biomathematics
    - M.S., Lehigh University Health and Biopharmaceutical Economics
    - Podiatric School, New York College of Podiatric Medicine Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
    - Residency, Jefferson Health Northeast Hospital 3 year PMSR/RRA
    - American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Fellowship 1 year

    Professional Affiliations:

    - Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
    - American Podiatric Medical Association Member
    - Virginia Podiatric Medical Association Member

    Hospital Affiliations:

    - Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center - Active Privileges
    - Inova Fair Oaks Hospital - Active Privileges
    - Lake Ridge Ambulatory Surgical Center

    Dr. Shruti A. Patel is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon treating all aspects of foot and ankle pathologies. She specializes in trauma and fractures of the lower extremity, adult and pediatric reconstructive surgery, ligament and tendon repair, and arthroscopic procedures of the foot and ankle. She believes in initially treating patients with a conservative approach unique to each patient’s individual goals, but will implement surgery when necessary to get patients back on their feet safely and in a timely manner.

    Dr. Patel obtained her medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine where she received the Dr. Sidney Solid Award for accomplishments and service to the podiatry community, research, service to the college, excellent clinical skills, and general excellence. Dr. Patel had extensive training in foot and ankle trauma and reconstructive surgery from her residency at Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania a Level II Trauma Hospital, and served as chief resident in her final year of training. Dr. Patel then went on to complete a foot and ankle surgical fellowship with Active Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Group in Hackensack, NJ. Her fellowship training focused on advanced techniques of sports medicine, ankle arthroscopy, and total joint and ankle replacements in addition to trauma and foot and ankle reconstruction procedures.

    Dr. Patel is also actively involved in research in the field of foot and ankle surgery. She has presented research at national meetings, and enjoys teaching and lecturing at all levels.

    In her free time, she enjoys spending time sailing with her husband, playing tennis, watching sports, and exploring the outdoors. As the U.S. Army spouse, Dr. Patel values the sacrifices made by our service members and their families.

  • Dr.
    Robert J. Toomey III
    DPM, FACFAS, FACPM
    Podiatrist

    Dr. Robert J. Toomey III is a Board Certified Podiatric Surgeon. Dr. Toomey is well versed and has consistently performed cutting-edge ankle and foot surgery. Currently, he serves as the section chief of podiatric surgery at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. Read More

    Specializing in:

    - Arthroscopic Procedures of the Ankle & Foot
    - Ankle Joint Replacement
    - Advanced Tendon Repair
    - Dermatology & Complex Nail Disorders
    - Sports Medicine & Biomechanics

    Education:

    - B.A. University of Redlands
    - Podiatric School: California School of Podiatric Medicine
    - Residency: Medstar Washington Hospital Center & Georgetown University Hospital

    ABFAS ACPM ABPM

    Professional Affiliations:

    - Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine
    - Fellow American College of Podiatric Medicine
    - Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
    - American Podiatric Medical Association Member
    - Virginia Podiatric Medical Association Member

    Hospital Affiliations:

    - Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center - Active Privileges, Credentialing Committee Member
    - Inova Fair Oaks Hospital - Chief of Podiatric Surgery
    - HCA Stonesprings Hospital Center - Active Privileges
    - UVA Novant Prince William Hospital Center - Active Privileges
    - UVA Novant Haymarket Hospital - Active Privileges

    Dr. Robert J. Toomey III is a Board Certified Podiatric Surgeon. Dr. Toomey is well versed and has consistently performed cutting-edge ankle and foot surgery. Currently, he serves as the section chief of podiatric surgery at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital.

    He has advanced training and frequently performs arthroscopic procedures to the ankle and foot. In his surgical procedures, as well as in the office, he has regularly employed bone marrow aspirate containing the patient's own stem cells and amniotic stem cell therapy. Dr. Toomey has even had several prestigious opportunities to perform surgery on professional athletes.

    Despite Dr. Toomey's professional and surgical accolades, he believes in an initial conservative approach and tailoring treatment needs to each individual patient. Dr. Toomey performed his residency at the competitive and highly sought-after Diabetic Limb Salvage program of the Georgetown University Hospital and Medstar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Toomey was class President of his medical school and was granted externships at Harvard and Georgetown. While in college, Dr. Toomey lettered in collegiate football and understands the demanding needs of high-level athletes. Dr. Toomey also has a passion for lecturing to the medical community.

    In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his two young children, as well as, being outdoors golfing or boating on the Chesapeake.

    Dr. Toomey makes each individual patient feel like a priority and it is his pleasure treating all of your surgical or non-surgical needs.

  • Dr.
    Vincent Bonini
    DPM, FACFAS
    Podiatrist

    Born and raised in the DC Metropolitan area Dr. Bonini remains very active in the community and donates his time at the PWC free clinic, works with the Leukemia Lymphoma Foundation, and coaches football at the local high school.

    With very little leisure time to himself, Dr. Bonini enjoys boating, hiking, and raising pedigree golden retrievers. Read More

    Board Certified in Foot Surgery
    Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
    Diplomate, American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery

    Director/Founder-Potomac Podiatry Group, PLLC

    Specializing In:

    - Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery
    - Podiatric Flatfoot Reconstruction

    Education:

    - B.S., University of Maryland
    - Podiatric School, New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    - Residency, Maryland Podiatry Residency Program

    Top Doc

    Professional Affiliations:

    - American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
    - Board Certified American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
    - Northern Virginia Podiatric Surgical Residency Program
    - Residency Training
    - American Podiatric Medical Association
    - Virginia Podiatric Medical Association
    - Past President of American Diabetes Association, Northern VA Chapter
    - Department Chairman of Podiatry-Potomac Hospital

    Hospital Affiliations:

    - Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center - Active Privileges - Inova Fair Oaks Hospital - Active Privileges - Century Ambulatory Surgery - Fairfax Surgical Centers

    Potomac Podiatry Group first opened its door in 1992.

    Born and raised in the DC Metropolitan area Dr. Bonini remains very active in the community and donates his time at the PWC free clinic, works with the Leukemia Lymphoma Foundation, and coaches football at the local high school.

    With very little leisure time to himself, Dr. Bonini enjoys boating, hiking, and raising pedigree golden retrievers.

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Sterling Office

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

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Closed

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Closed

Crofton Office

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

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9:00 am-2:00 pm

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Closed

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Chantilly Office

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:30 am-1:00 pm

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*Select Saturdays, 8:30 - 12:30 pm

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Closed

Woodbridge Office

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:30 am-5:00 pm

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8:00 am-2:00 pm

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Select Saturdays 8:30-12:30 pm

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Closed