Our Podiatrists

Alan J. Discont, DPM, FACFAS

Chandler, AZ Podiatrist

Family foot & Ankle Care, PC

Alan J. Discont, DPM, FACFAS

Director: Family Foot & Ankle Care, PC

Dr. Discont is on the faculty of many Podiatric Medical colleges and a frequent lecturer and contributor on various foot health topics for public organizations and local television networks including, CBS "Your Health" and Fox "Medical News". Dr. Discont is the founder and director of Family Foot & Ankle Care Centers, co-founder American Foot & Ankle Center, Ambulatory Surgi Center, Southwest Footcare Network and Physician's Surgical Center of Tempe. He is on staff of all east valley hospitals and most outpatient surgical centers.

"I strive to provide you with the best and most modern medical care and services possible. My philosophy is to treat people gently and quickly so that they can get back to their activities as soon as possible. "

"Quick relief for your foot problems is my goal for you."

Extensive Education:

Alan Discont Foot Doctor"I believe a doctor's education is vital to the quality of care he provides. My patients can expect nothing but the best now and in the future."

Dr. Alan J. Discont received his pre-medical education at Ohio Sate University and the University of Arizona. He received his doctorate in podiatric medicine from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland Ohio. After acquiring additional specialized surgical training at dedicated hospitals in Phoenix, Baltimore, Detroit, Cleveland and Tucson, he performed his medical and surgical residency in Phoenix, Arizona. Keeping up with his commitment to the latest advances in technology, Dr. Discont attends greater than 60-70 hours of continuing medical education annually 2-3 times more than the annual requirement.

Highly Qualified

  • Board Certification in Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners
  • Associate Academy of Ambulatory Foot Surgery
  • Certified, Podiatric Laser Surgery-Scripts Clinic
  • Certified, Foot and Ankle Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Certified, Foot and Ankle Endoscopic Surgery
  • Certified, Extracorpreal Pulse Wave Therapy (ESWT)
Alan J. Discont, DPM, FACFASPROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
  • Arizona Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Academy of Ambulatory Foot Surgeons
  • International Society Podiatric Laser Surgeons
  • American Podiatric Arthroscopic Association
  • Southwest and American Footcare Networks
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:
  • Associate Professor, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Associate Professor, Iowa College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Associate Professor, Midwestern College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Associate Professor, California College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Surgical Residency Co-Director, Ambulatory Surgicenter Tempe
  • Surgical Residency Co-Director, Sun City Surgical Programs

HOSPITAL & SURGICAL CENTER AFFILIATION: Mercy Gilbert Hospital

Banner Desert Samaritan Hospital
Chandler Regional Hospital
Mesa General Hospital
Tempe St. Lukes Hospital
Banner Mesa Lutheran Hospital

 

Warner Park Surgicenter
Arizona Orthopedic Hospital
Desert Outpatient Surgicenter
Physicians Surgical Center Tempe
Physicians Surgical Center Gilbert
Physicians Surgical Center Scottsdale


Dr. Krahn

Chandler, AZ Podiatrist

Family foot & Ankle Care, PC
 

Dr. KrahnDr. Krahn has had extensive clinical and surgical training. He attended Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, graduating cum laude. He then attended the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, CA graduating in the top 10% of his class.

He performed internship training at the University of Texas in San Antonio where he acquired significant training in lower extremity wound management and surgery. He then completed a two-year surgical residency at Westview Hospital in Indianapolis, IN where he received comprehensive surgical training in all aspects of the foot and ankle including arthroscopy and trauma.

Dr. Krahn is qualified in foot surgery through the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. 

PodiatristsDr. Krahn is Board Certification as a wound specialist through the American Academy of Wound Management Association. Dr. Krahn is fluent in Spanish after living in Spain and frequently helps to translate medical information and literature for the understanding of benefit of our Spanish-speaking community.

Professional associations:

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • Southwest Footcare and American Footcare
  • American Academy of Wound Management
Hospital and Surgical Center affiliations:
  • Chandler Regional Hospital
  • Banner Desert Samaritan Hospital
  • Warner Park Surgical Center
  • Physicians Surgical Center of Tempe
  • Surgery Center of Peoria
  • Arizona Orthopedic Hospital