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How Do You Treat Bunion Pain?
Published: 06/24/2014

A Bunion is a bump that develops on the side of the big toe joint and can occur at any age. Bunions most commonly occur as a result of muscular and tendon imbalances in the foot and can be associated...Read more >>

Congratulations to Dr. Louis for his years of service!
Published: 06/18/2014

Dr. Louis Jimenez has been in private practice for over 36 years, serving patient in the metro-Atlanta area. In addition to lecturing nationally, Dr. Jimenez participates in the training of local...Read more >>

Doctoring… in the family - Drs Jimenez
Published: 06/18/2014
Dr Louis Jimenez

In 1978, the Jimenez family put down roots in Snellville. It was a very small town then and the medical profession was just beginning to blossom. Prior to new doctors arriving, most folks had to...

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BOARD CERTIFICATION

ABFAS

All Primera Foot & Ankle surgeons are board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) (formerly the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPS). Our foot and ankle surgeons have endured the most rigorous surgical training, ensuring that Primera Health Group surgeons offer the highest in surgical quality care.

 

EXPERIENCE

36 Years of Atlanta Foot SurgeryAll Primera Foot & Ankle surgeons have a minimum of 6 years of major experience in the field and our practice has provided patients in Metro Atlanta with over 36 years of Foot and Ankle surgery. Our team of surgeons invests time in both attending and teaching prestigious continued education courses as it is our duty to ensure that we offer our patients the finest in foot and ankle surgical and aesthetic techniques. In addition to the extensive surgical training, our doctors have also been trained in advanced foot and ankle cosmetic techniques including Botox injection therapy, fat pad atrophy replacement injection therapy, plastic techniques for skin closure, and have been certified in a variety of laser treatments.

 

LECTURER & ATTENDING SURGEONS

Our surgeons have a solid history of lecturing on bunion surgery and other advanced foot and ankle procedures through the Podiatry Institute and American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Lecture circuits.

DeKalb Medical Primera Foot & Ankle surgeons participate in training bunion surgery to Atlanta foot and ankle surgical residents at the DeKalb Medical Advanced Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency Program and at the Atlanta Veterans Affair Hospital Foot & Ankle Residency Program. Additionally, our doctors teach bunion surgery in multiple surgical skill courses annually to national and international foot and ankle surgeons through two non-profit organizations, the Podiatry Institute and The International Foundation of Reconstructive Surgery.

 

PEER-REVIEWED & GENERAL PUBLICATIONS

Over that past three decades Primera Foot & Ankle surgeons have published dozens of articles, case reports, and letters in scientific journals, medical books, and magazine on a variety of topics. Our published work can be found in the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Clinics in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery, Podiatry Today, The American Podiatry Magazine, FootandAnkleFixation.com, McGlamry's Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Podiatry Institute’s Annual Update Textbook, and AO North America’s Internal Fixation of The Foot & Ankle: Instructional Course Workbook.

 

IN THE MEDIA

Our surgeons have been featured on WSB Radio’s “The Weekly Check-Up” with Dr. Bruce Feinberg. We have also been featured in local Atlanta publications including The Atlantan, Jezebel, and the Gwinnett Citizen.

 

PATIENT FEEDBACK

Please visit our Testimonial Pages, and ZocDoc Reviews Page.

  • Thank you so much! The pain in my right big toe joint has relief after my 2nd laser treatment. Thank you!!!

    MLS Laser Treatment for Pain

    Sheliah C., 6.6.14

  • Everything and everyone was fantastic! Your staff is top notch, surgery was great, recovery is going very well. Will recommend you for sure! Dr. Dorian is awesome!!! Thank you so much!

    Bunion Surgery

    Donna K., 12.20.13

  • He was an incredible doctor. He got to the root of my issues and made sure that I had some relief before leaving. He has a wonderful demeanor and you can tell he loves what he does.

    Heel Pain

    Lynisha M., 10.22.13