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About Us
Board-Certified Podiatrists Serving Valparaiso and Portage, Indiana

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At South Shore Foot & Ankle, our board-certified podiatrists take the time to understand your needs and goals, and then work with you to develop a treatment plan that will get you back on your feet as quickly and painlessly as possible. Whether you’re experiencing foot pain, have a fracture or sports injury, or are looking for expert diabetic foot care, trust our 20+ years of experience and know that you’ll receive state-of-the-art care and that we’ll take the time to explain the ins and outs of your treatment to you.

“One of the best things about being a foot and ankle physician is that I can resolve your pain or problem during the visit, and you’ll leave feeling better than when you walked in.”

With over 20 years of experience, Cynthia Grundy, DPM, FACFAS is a board certified foot, ankle and rear foot reconstructive surgeon by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. She provides comprehensive foot and ankle care for patients of all ages. Dr. Grundy received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from the University of Minnesota in 1996.

“I pride myself in treating my patients as I would my family, with empathy and compassion. I work to stay current with the latest and most up to date practices in the field in both conservative and surgical modalities.”

Dominik Meyer, DPM, FACFAS, specializes in treatments of all common foot and ankle disorders. Dr. Meyer’s primary areas of interest is on bunion correction and the medical and surgical care of the diabetic foot. He has extensive experience with diabetic ulceration prevention and treatment. Dr. Meyer received his degree from William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, IL. He went on to grow his skillset with his residency at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center and then received his board certification from the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Priya Patel, DPM, specializes in all common foot and ankle disorders. Dr. Patel’s primary interests are in sports medicine with a particular interest in running injuries of the foot and ankle, arthritis, reconstructive foot and ankle correction, and arthroscopic surgery. She has extensive training in minimal scar bunion and hammertoe correction and advanced wound care and diabetic limb salvage. Dr. Patel received her degree from William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in North Chicago, IL. Thereafter, she completed her surgical training in foot, ankle, and rearfoot reconstruction at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

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If you have questions or would like to make an appointment, contact us today and we’ll be happy to assist you!