About Dr. Southerland

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Education

Since finishing his residency in 1995, Dr. Southerland has remained involved with teaching at all levels of the profession.  He is a faculty member of the Podiatry Institute, AO North America, and The American Association of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis.  He has lectured both nationally and internationally.  In 2012 (above), He was the Keynote speaker at the ACPS Seminar in Sydney.  He was named an Honorary Fellow at that time. 

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Perth, Australia 2014

In 2014, Dr. Southerland was invited back to Australia to teach a surgery course to the residents at the University of Western Australia.  This was his second time teaching at UWA and his eleventh trip down under. 

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Vigo, Spain 2017

In August of 2017, Dr. Southerland went to Spain to help teach a cadaveric surgery course in Vigo. This was his second trip there to help in the advancement of podiatric education in Spain. He continues to work on his Spanish by taking weekly classes. 

How We Help

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Pediatric Care

Foot and Ankle Trauma

Foot and Ankle Trauma

Ever since his first medical mission with "Healing the Children" to Guatemala in 1999, Dr. Southerland has had a keen interest in treating kids.  He treats everything thing from warts and ingrowns to complex reconstructive surgery.  

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Foot and Ankle Trauma

Foot and Ankle Trauma

Foot and Ankle Trauma

We don't always choose when we get to have a surgery.  Sometimes it chooses us.  Rest assured, you are in good hands with Dr. Southerland. He stays up-to-date with all the latest techniques through teaching and continuing education. 

 

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Ankle Replacement

Foot and Ankle Trauma

Ankle Replacement

The newest frontier in Ankle Surgery is ankle replacement.  Dr. Southerland has been trained and has used various implants over the years. 

 

How we help

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

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One of the most common foot problems is plantar fasciitis, or heel spur syndrome.  This usually responds to conservative care, but Dr. Southerland offers advanced options if it does not.  These include shockwave therapy, Stem cell injections, as well as surgery. 

Bunions

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

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Many people have bunions but all are not painful.  They only need to corrected surgically when the pain interferes with ones work, shoes, or activities.  There are many procedures for correcting bunions.  Come in and see which one is right for you. 

Flat feet

Plantar Fasciitis

Flat feet

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Flat feet are generally a hereditary foot structure. There are a lot of people running around with flat feet, and they don't have any problems.  But many do, even at a young age.  Flat feet can be surgically repaired but that is only necessary in painful cases and extreme deformities. 

CT Scans

Regenerative Medicine

Flat feet

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At Arlington Foot & Ankle Center, we offer weight bearing CT's in the office.  We are Medicare certified and call check to see if your insurance will cover it as well.  

Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative Medicine

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Dr. Southerland offers Stem cell options for your foot and ankle problems. Whether it is plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, or arthritis, he can help. 

Ingrown Nails

Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative Medicine

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It's not always your fault.  Some people, in spite of doing everything right, still get ingrown nails.  Call if you suffer from these.  There are permanent solutions.   

Orthotics and Inserts

Podiatry Institute Medical Missions

Podiatry Institute Medical Missions

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We offer both custom orthotics as well as prefabricated inserts.  Dr. Southerland endorses the Control360 line of inserts.   

Podiatry Institute Medical Missions

Podiatry Institute Medical Missions

Podiatry Institute Medical Missions

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Dr. Southerland continues to be involved in Medical Missions to Central America to help those less fortunate.  If you would like to donate, please go to http://www.podiatryinstitute.com/medicalmissions.htmand.

Solanus Medical Mission, Honduras

Podiatry Institute Medical Missions

Solanus Medical Mission, Honduras

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 Dr. Southerland and Dr. Lawrence were in Honduras with the Solanus team in May 2019. If you would like to donate, please visit: http://www.sbjhonduras.com

Worker's Compensation

Worker's Compensation

Solanus Medical Mission, Honduras

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Dr. Southerland also sees worker's compensation patients.  Please call the office to verify if he is in your network. 

Worker's Compensation

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Worker's Compensation

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Related Information

Editor

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

The Podiatry Institute

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Dr. Southerland served as the chief editor of the 4th Edition of McGlamry's Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  He also wrote chapters in the previous editions. 

The Podiatry Institute

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

The Podiatry Institute

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In addition to being a faculty member, Dr. Southerland also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors.  The Podiatry Institute is a nonprofit educational foundation based in Atlanta, GA where he did his residency training.  He lectures regularly at their seminars around the country. 

www.podiatryinstitute.com

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

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Dr. Southerland is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.  He is both board certified in Foot Surgery as well as Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery. 

www.acfas.org

Family Life

Staying in Shape

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

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Dr. Southerland makes his home in Mansfield with his wife Kimberly and their two children, Jake and Kylie.  They both attend Mansfield High and Jake will be going to the University of Georgia in the fall of 2020.  Kylie is a cheerleader and Jake played golf for MHS. 

Unwinding

Staying in Shape

Staying in Shape

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Dr. Southerland likes to unwind by playing golf with both his son Jake and his friends.  It took a while, but Jake can now beat him. 

Staying in Shape

Staying in Shape

Staying in Shape

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In addition to golf, Dr. Southerland is an avid cyclist, both road and mountain.  He tried his hand at triathlons in the past, but decided he prefers the bike over running and swimming.  

Contact Us

The care you deserve.

Please send us a message, or call us for an appointment.

Fax any documents to (817) 466-8737.


Office website: www.footanklecenters.com

Joe T. Southerland, DPM, FACFAS

400 W Arbrook, Suite 201, Arlington, Texas 76014

(817) 467-1990

Clinic Hours

Mondays: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesdays: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesdays: 8:00am - 5:00pm 

Thursdays: 8:00am - 5:00pm