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. Our podiatrists utilize the most cutting-edge technology available in Alaska. 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 Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists News

Improve your practice’s curb appeal.

Improve your practice’s curb appeal.

February 13, 2020

Make a great first impression and provide an outstanding patient experience with elegant, Class A medical office space. New building. Never occupied. Fiber optics. Heated garage. Up to 11,000 sq. ft. ready for you to customize. Call for a tour of midtown’s new Class A medical office building. Call 907-351-8305 or visit

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Dr. Kern Tackles Mt. Marathon

Dr. Kern Tackles Mt. Marathon

July 5, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Jared Kern and all of the 2018 participants for completing this years Mt. Marathon race in Seward, Alaska. The Mt. Marathon Race was first organized in 1915. Since then, it has grown into a popular Independence Day tradition. Race participants start in downtown Seward, running towards the base of Mt. Marathon and up … Read More

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2018 Mt. Marathon Race

2018 Mt. Marathon Race

June 27, 2018

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists are proud to sponsor Dr. Jared Kern on his third Mt. Marathon Race in Seward, Alaska. The Mt. Marathon Race was first organized in 1915. Since then, it has grown into a popular Independence Day tradition. Race participants start in downtown Seward, running towards the base of Mt. Marathon and … 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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