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HISTORY OF PLATTE RIVER FOOT & ANKLE SURGEONS

Welcome to Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons – Your starting point for unparalleled foot and ankle health! Within Nebraska's scenic landscapes, our devoted team of highly skilled foot and ankle surgeons is committed to guiding you through a journey of specialized care, ensuring your well-being every step of the way. Every step you take is important to us. Whether you're seeking preventive care, dealing with discomfort, or facing a complex issue like flat feet, hammertoes, bunions, ingrown toenail, diabetic foot care, our team is here to guide you with expertise, compassion, and a commitment to your overall well-being.

 

2021:

  • January: PRFAS established based on the visionary approach of Dr. Waters and Valerie Waters.
  • Mid-2021: Ashley Anderson, PA-C, joins the team.
  • October: Gretna office opens, becoming a cornerstone of PRFAS.

2022:

  • Early 2022: Alicia Clough, PA-C, joins the team.
  • Summer 2022: Initiation of the only foot and ankle surgical fellowship in Nebraska and surrounding states.
  • Late 2022: Grand Island location established, introducing innovative services to the local market.

2023:

  • Early 2023: Acquisition of the Omaha office completes ownership and operation of four locations.
  • Graduation of Dr. Lenertz: He was the inaugural fellow and contributes to the practice's commitment to innovation.
  • Arrival of Dr. Issac as the second fellow.
  • Summer 2023: Dr. Lenertz commits to a full-time role, partnering with Alicia to care for patients in Omaha and Gretna.
  • Expansion to Remote Areas: PRFAS extends services to Hebron, York, Wahoo, Falls City, and Auburn, focusing on comprehensive and accessible foot and ankle care across the region.
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Welcome to Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons – Your Starting Point for Unparalleled Foot and Ankle Health! Within Nebraska’s scenic landscapes, our devoted team of highly skilled foot and ankle surgeons is committed to guiding you through a journey of specialized care, ensuring your well-being every step of the way. Every step you take is important to us. Whether you’re seeking preventive care, dealing with discomfort, or facing a complex issue like flat feet, hammertoes, bunions, ingrown toenail, diabetic foot care, our team is here to guide you with expertise, compassion, and a commitment to your overall well-being.

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David Waters, DPM, FACFAS
FOOT AND ANKLE SURGEON

David Waters, DPM, is a foot and ankle surgeon and the founder of Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Waters started Platte River Foot and Ankle Surgeons to provide comprehensive state-of-the-art solutions to foot and ankle pain for his patients. He also felt there was an unmet need for bringing the highest quality of foot and ankle care to the state of Nebraska.
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David Waters, DPM, is a foot and ankle surgeon and the founder of Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons.

 

Dr. Waters started Platte River Foot and Ankle Surgeons to provide comprehensive state-of-the-art solutions to foot and ankle pain for his patients. He also felt there was an unmet need for bringing the highest quality of foot and ankle care to the state of Nebraska.

foot and ankle surgeons

The Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons Team

EVAN LENERTZ, DPM, AACFAS
Evan Lenertz, DPM, is a board-qualified foot and ankle surgeon at Platte River Foot and Ankle Surgeons, which has locations throughout Nebraska. He grew up in Lincoln, where he graduated from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, with a dual major in biology and microbiology. Dr. Lenertz received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery from Des Moines, University. Upon graduation, he completed his residency at St. Mary Mercy and St. Joseph Hospitals outside of Detroit, Michigan. There, he was elected Chief Resident by his peers and attending physicians.
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Evan Lenertz, DPM, is a board-qualified foot and ankle surgeon at Platte River Foot and Ankle Surgeons, which has locations throughout Nebraska. 

 

Dr. Lenertz received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery from Des Moines, University. Upon graduation, he completed his residency at St. Mary Mercy and St. Joseph Hospitals outside of Detroit, Michigan. There, he was elected Chief Resident by his peers and attending physicians.

foot and ankle surgeons

The Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons Team

ASHLEY ANDERSON, PA-C
Ashley Anderson, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant practicing at Platte River Foot and Ankle Surgeons, a podiatry practice with locations throughout Nebraska. Her mission is to provide comprehensive care to individuals living in and around the tri-city region. To schedule an appointment with Ashley and the team at Platte River Foot and Ankle Surgeons, call the nearest office or request an appointment online today.
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Ashley Anderson, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant practicing at Platte River Foot and Ankle Surgeons, a podiatry practice with locations throughout Nebraska. Her mission is to provide comprehensive care to individuals living in and around the tri-city region.

 

To schedule an appointment with Ashley and the team at Platte River Foot and Ankle Surgeons, call the nearest office or request an appointment online today.

foot and ankle surgeons

The Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons Team

ALICIA CLOUGH, PA-C
Alicia Clough, PA-C, is a dedicated and compassionate physician assistant at Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons, which has locations in Grand Island, Hebron, Gretna, and York, Nebraska. She is committed to providing exceptional healthcare services to her patients. Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Alicia has a deep-rooted connection with her community, fostering her passion for helping others.
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Alicia Clough, PA-C, is a dedicated and compassionate physician assistant at Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons, which has locations in Grand Island, Hebron, Gretna, and York, Nebraska. She is committed to providing exceptional healthcare services to her patients.

 

Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Alicia has a deep-rooted connection with her community, fostering her passion for helping others.

MEET THE TEAM

At Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons, our team comprises accomplished and dedicated surgeons who bring a wealth of expertise to the medical world of foot and ankle care. Renowned for their precision and commitment to patient well-being, our experts combine advanced medical knowledge with a compassionate approach. With a shared goal of delivering exceptional care, our team strives to elevate the standard of foot and ankle surgery, ensuring our patients receive the highest level of attention and expertise.

VALERIE W

PRACTICE ADMINISTRATOR

ASHLEY R

HEAD MEDICAL ASSISTANT

ANGELA W

DIRECTOR OF BILLING SERVICE

HEATHER H

DIRECTOR OF SCHEDULING

TIA H

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

ASHLEY T

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

JODIE S

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

GABBY D

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

LISA L

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

LISA H

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

KAYLEE K

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

EMORY T

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

CIERRA C

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

TANNA K

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

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