Make The Right Choice The First Time

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists (AFAS) is a team of board-certified foot and ankle doctors with training and experience specific to ailments occurring below the knee. We welcome first-time patients without referral. We’re conveniently located in mid-town Anchorage and Wasilla. Call us today or use the contact form below to schedule your next appointment.

Recent AFAS News

Iron Dog Team 23

Iron Dog Team 23

February 15, 2018

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists are proud to sponsor Team 23 in the 2018 Iron Dog Race. Riders, Stan James and Paul Sindorf are competing in the pro classification. Both James and Sindorf will be riding Ski-Doo MXZ X-RS 600 snowmobiles. The Iron Dog snowmobile race has earned its title as the world’s longest and … Read More

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Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

February 6, 2018

Accelerate Your Foot and Ankle Healing with Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) at Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists There are virtually no side effects with this non surgical treatment and it is available at a reasonable cost. Extracorporeal shockwave or pressure wave treatments are non invasive and promote accelerated recovery of injured soft tissue, bone, heel … Read More

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Why Choose A Foot and Ankle Surgeon?

Why Choose A Foot and Ankle Surgeon?

January 25, 2018

Foot and Ankle Surgeons (DPMs) who are Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery or Certified in Foot Surgery and Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery® (ABFAS) are physicians specifically trained to diagnose and treat the foot and ankle. They are an integral part of the health care … Read More

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AFAS Patient Testimonials

“Dr.Heilala, thank you for the amazing foot surgery from last August. I am up and around walking, jogging, rock climbing, all without the pain of a bunion! Hallelujah! Thank you for your professional and effective service. I am a big fan! Many blessings to you & yours.” – Kim H.

“Solid, informative, and up to date on techniques. They helped my wife make substantial improvement on a troublesome ankle. We avoided surgery and that was one of our goals.” -Google Reviews

“Dr. Heilala is a true professional! He is very knowledgeable, skilled, kind, thoughtful, courteous and an expert in his profession. My case was very difficult and could not have been done in my origin country. I traveled overseas to get the surgery done by Dr. Heilala. The surgery on both my feet was a success. I am very grateful and happy that I had the chance to have the surgery done by such an excellent doctor! Thank you for helping me walk again without pain!”  -Health Grades

“Dr. Jansma is the best!! I wasn’t sure about bunion surgery, but her honesty and caring ways made me move forward – the best decision I’ve made! Thanks so much!” -Facebook

“AFAS is a great place to go for foot issues. Dr. Kern and all the staff were all fantastic; very knowledgeable, professional, and courteous every step of the way. If you have a choice in where you can go for foot or ankle issues, go here, they are great at what they do!” -Facebook

“Made my first ever podiatry appointment here. The building was easy to get to and the office is a little tricky to find, but as long as you’re paying attention, you’ll find it! All of the staff was very friendly. They did things quickly but didn’t rush you. The doctor I saw, Dr. Randall, was nice and very insightful on what was going on. Overall, this is a great place!”  -Yelp

“Best place for dancers and athletes! Dr. Jetter helped me pass my Aqua Zumba Cert. Gave me the right care & casts. I’ve been training for 1.5 years for this super tough cert. and was crest fallen when, in a freak accident, I broke my foot in 2 places tripping on a couple stones in a parking lot, a week and a half before the event! Passed today because of this team’s care!!! Bravo AFAS” -Facebook

“[Mary DeCourcey] knows her stuff. She has heart and a good way of making you feel comfortable and do not hesitate to ask a question as if she doesn’t know the answer she will get the answer and will call you to relay the correct answer. [Big] heart and tender touch as well as kind and knowledgeable. Thank you Mary…” -Health Grades

“The doctors, nurses and staff are wonderful. They helped diagnose and treat my peroneal tendinitis and gave me an excuse to buy a new pair of Hoka One’s.” -Facebook

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