About Our Podiatrists & Staff

As a licensed Knoxville TN podiatrist, Dr. David Velarde has received conventional medical training plus special training on the foot, ankle, and lower leg. Dr. Velarde has received the highest quality of training in foot and ankle surgery through hospital residencies, and he is an expert in delivering care for complex foot disorders suffered by diabetic patients as well as common foot problems including bunions, hammertoes, heel spurs, ingrown toenails, plantar fasciitis (heel pain), and shin splints.

In addition to our highly trained foot and ankle specialist, our office is staffed with devoted personnel who provide the best of care during all phases of your treatment.

Your Podiatry Team

With more than 13 years of experience serving patients from all over Knox County, Claiborne County and the surrounding area, our team is dedicated to helping our patients and our community. 

Dr. David Velarde DPM - Tennessee Podiatrist

David Velarde, DPM
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

In 2004, Dr. Velarde took over Dr. Barry Ritchie’s practice until present day and is the sole podiatrist at Advanced Foot Care Center.
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