Columbus Foot & Ankle, P.C., is the only podiatric practice in the Columbus, Georgia area where all physicians are three year residency trained.  This has allowed both Dr. Espiritu and Dr. Smith to provide the most sophisticated and advanced treatment available.  Their extensive training allows them to to offer simple straight forward options as well as advanced, more complicated solutions when needed. 


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Common Patient Complaints 


  • Achilles Tendon Pain and Trauma

  • Ankle Arthritis, Sprains, and Fractures

  • Big Toe Pain

  • Bunions

  • Calluses

  • Charcot Foot

  • Diabetic Foot Care

  • Flatfeet

  • Foot Fractures

  • Foot Arthritis

  • Foot and Nail Fungus

  • Gout

  • Hammertoes

  • Heel Pain & Plantar Fasciitis

  • High Arched Feet

  • Ingrown Toenails

  • Joint Pain

  • Morton's Neuroma

  • Diabetic Neuropathy

  • Orthotics

  • Osteomyelitis (Bone infections)

  • Pediatric Foot Pain and Deformity

  • Running and Sports Injuries

  • Soft Tissue Masses

  • Swollen Feet and Legs

  • Tailor's Bunion

  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Infections

  • Warts

  • Weak Ankles

Laser Nail Therapy


Utilizing the FDA approved Q-clear laser for nail fungus, we have improved our patient satisfaction for the treatment of thick, discolored, and painful nails with no side effects from the therapy.  For those patients who are tired of applying a daily topical medication or are concerned about the risks of taking an oral medication, the laser therapy offers the most efficacious treatment for this troublesome condition.

Painless Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis and Tendinitis

Plantar Fasciitis, Arthritis, and Tendinitis frequently require long term stretching and icing, oral medications, and frequently injections.  With the use of the Hako Med Electro-therapy device, we have eliminated the need for oral anti-inflammatories and painful injections.  This 40 minute treatment allows the application of safe and painless bio-electrical currents to treat this painful and activity limiting disorders.  ​