Put Your Best Foot Forward

Our podiatrists will make sure you can—they’re available for convenient care at our clinics, and they’re on their toes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for hospital and emergency care.

We leave no detail unturned—we’re experts from consultation to surgery, forefoot to ankle reconstruction. We tend to take the most conservative approach to your care, saving surgery as a last resort, even though we’ve got the training for that, too.

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The North Memorial Health Advantage

  • We empower you to make the best decision for your care by teaching you about your condition and the options for treatment.
  • We work directly with other specialties, resulting in the highest level of care and communication.
  • We also stand tall behind the research we do to propel the field of podiatry forward. We’re committed to educating doctors, University of Minnesota medical residents, physician assistants, medical students—and most importantly, you, as the patient—with any important, evidence–based information we discover.

Conditions & Care Options

Our providers have experience with managing any diseases, disorders, or injuries involving the foot, ankle, or leg. Learn more about your condition and how it may be treated at North Memorial Health.

List of Surgeries

Achilles Tendon Repair

Ankle Joint Replacement

Ankle Stabilization Surgery

Bunion Correction

Charcot Foot Repair

Flatfoot Reconstruction

Fracture Care

Fusion (Arthrodesis) Surgery for Arthritis

Hammer Toe Correction

Ingrown Toenail Removal

Tendon Repair Surgery

Care Team

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

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Mark E. Zelent, DPM, D.ABFAS, D.ABPM

I take the time to teach each individual about whatever condition that he or she is facing.
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Paul Peterson, DPM, D.ABFAS, D.ABPM

I believe in attempting conservative clinical treatment prior to pursuing surgery whenever possible.
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Keith A. Canter, DPM, FACFAS

I strive to get people back to an active lifestyle and share their burden when they are injured or very ill.
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Benjamin G. Felty, DPM, FACFAS

I take a comprehensive approach to care.
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