foot and ankle surgeons

Meet Our Expert Foot and Ankle Surgeons: Leaders in Comprehensive Care

At PR Foot & Ankle Surgeons, we proudly feature a team of exceptionally dedicated foot and ankle surgeons, each recognized for their expertise. Committed to providing outstanding care, our surgeons integrate substantial experience with a passionate dedication to improving patients’ lives through innovative and personalized treatment methods. Their enthusiasm for advancing the field shines through in every patient interaction, guaranteeing a comprehensive and empathetic experience. We take pride in our team at PR Foot & Ankle Surgeons, continuously working to raise the bar in foot and ankle care. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to guide our patients toward optimal health and well-being with steadfast commitment.


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.


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.  

After residency, Dr. Lenertz became one of very few physicians to complete a year-long fellowship in advanced reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. 

In his free time, Dr. Lenertz enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife, daughter, and family dog; playing video games; exercising; and watching sports. 


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. 


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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