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Welcome To Southwest Foot Institute

For over 40 years Southwest Foot Institute has treated Arizona’s foot and ankle needs with the most up to date and innovative treatment options. Our foot and ankle doctors are trained in and utilize the latest conservative modalities and surgical techniques. We look forward to seeing you to help you get back to doing the things you love.

Custom Orthotics
Surgical Corrections
Sports Medicine
Laser Therapy
Digital X-Rays
Diagnostic Ultrasound


Dr. Ryan Pinedo

Dr. Ryan Pinedo is the new owner and medical director of Southwest Foot Institute which was founded in 1979 by Dr. Michael Dershowitz. The office originally opened in Phoenix and has since expanded to a second office in Glendale.

Dr. Pinedo graduated from Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. He then completed a 4-year podiatric medical degree from the Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona.

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New Patients

If you have never been to a podiatrist before, you may be nervous about your upcoming visit. Don’t be! Millions of people see podiatrists every year for help with their feet, ankles, and lower legs.

Did you know the average person takes about 10,000 steps every day? That is a lot of stress on your feet! And when you consider the array of surfaces and inclines that people walk on, you can see how foot pain can be a common ailment.

Whether you have slight discomfort or severe pain, we can help you overcome your foot issues! Contact us today today to learn more about how we can help you!

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