In practice since 2004
Mark Whitesides, DPM, is the owner and founding physician of Southwest Austin Foot & Ankle Clinic. Dr. Whitesides is Board Certified with the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and graduated from the California College of Podiatric Medicine with Honors in 2000. He completed his residency at the VA Medical Center at Stanford University and multipl... Read more
Mark Whitesides, DPM, is the owner and founding physician of Southwest Austin Foot & Ankle Clinic. Dr. Whitesides is Board Certified with the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and graduated from the California College of Podiatric Medicine with Honors in 2000. He completed his residency at the VA Medical Center at Stanford University and multiple externships at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center.
Dr. Whitesides is a leader in podiatry throughout Texas, advancing both podiatric medical treatment and legislative advocacy for the profession. Regarded as an expert in limb salvage and diabetic wound care, his services have been widely sought after in Central Texas for more than 15 years. Dr. Whitesides brings an innovative spirit to podiatry and has developed several novel surgical techniques in foot and ankle surgery. His patients describe him as kind, empathetic, caring, attentive and talented.
On staff at all of the major hospitals in Austin, Dr. Whitesides has experience in all facets of surgical treatment of foot pathology, with extensive experience in diabetic limb salvage and wound care management. His philosophy is to approach foot and ankle problems with effective conservative options before engaging surgical or other invasive treatments.
Dr. Whitesides is actively involved with the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) and the Texas Podiatric Medical Association (TPMA). He currently serves as the President of the Travis County Podiatric Medical Society and is a regular contributor to the TPMA Magazine. He is also on the Board of Directors for the TPMA. He is involved in advocating at the state and national level on podiatric issues.
Originally from Boise, Idaho, Dr. Whitesides lived in California for many years before becoming a Texan in 2004. He loves to cheer on the San Francisco Giants as well as his alma mater, the Idaho Vandals. He lives in Austin with his wife, daughter, and twin sons. He enjoys playing the guitar, walks with his family, and learning how to cook. Read less
Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery, General and Complex Fracture Repair, Diabetic Limb Salvage, Diabetic Foot and Ankle Care, Diabetic Charcot Reconstruction
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Southwest Austin Foot & Ankle Clinic
Dr. Mark D. Whitesides, D.P.M.
5625 Eiger Road Ste. 110
Austin, TX - 78735
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Southwest Austin Foot & Ankle Clinic accepts most major medical insurances.
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Aetna and Medicare
Cash Pay Option Available
California College of Podiatric Medicine - Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - 2000
Podiatric Surgery - VA Medical Center at Stanford University
Multiple Externships at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center
American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM)
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