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Colonial Heights, VA

Our Richmond Division opened a new office this October to serve patients in the Colonial Heights and Hopewell area. Services provided at this location include general podiatric care, diabetic foot care program, digital imaging and orthotics.

Dr. Sagar Shah

Dr. Sagar Shah began his education at the University of Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Cell Science. He received his doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia. From there, he went on to complete his residency at Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami, Florida, where he also served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Shah has also participated in numerous volunteer activities including the Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project in Yucatan, Mexico, where he provided corrective surgery to children with lower extremity deformities.

Dr. Shah provides complete podiatric care for all ages, with special interest in reconstructive forefoot and rearfoot surgery, sports medicine, wound care and diabetic foot care.

In his free time, Dr. Shah enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching sports and movies, and having an overall active lifestyle.

Silver Spring, MD (MedStar-Leisure World)

Our podiatrists in Silver Spring, MD; Drs. David Freedman and Hetal Kathrotiya-Mago, of the Silver Spring, MD (International Drive) office, established a satellite office in 2016 at the Leisure World Medical Center, 3305 N Leisure World Blvd. Dr. Kathrotiya-Mago provides convenient podiatric care to the residents of the Leisure World community.  Dr. Kathrotiya-Mago serves as the only podiatrist at the facility. As part of a multi-disciplinary team at the Medstar Leisureworld Medical Center, she works in conjunction with the other doctors at the facility to provide excellent foot and ankle care. This satellite office offers a full range of foot and ankle services and treats a majority of the foot and ankle pathologies at the medical center. An important foot note, Dr.Kathrotiya-Mago interned at the Institute on Aging with the National Institute of Health (NIA-NIH) while she was in podiatric medical school. She has a special interest in treating the geriatric population.  

Approach

Our aim is to keep our patients' feet healthy and walking. We understand the importance of being active for overall good health.

Dr. Hetal Kathrotiya-Mago

Dr. Hetal Kathrotiya-Mago is a Maryland native. She grew up in Laurel, Maryland. She graduated with academic honors from University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Dr. Kathrotiya-Mago enjoys all aspects of podiatric medicine and surgery. She has a particular interest in dermatology, sports medicine, diabetic wound care, limb salvage and surgery. She treats patients of all ages. Dr. Kathrotiya-Mago strives to make patients informed and active participants in their foot and ankle care. Dr. Kathrotiya-Mago is a member of both the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association. She enjoys yoga, cooking, traveling and painting in her free time.

Silver Spring, MD (International Drive)

The Silver Spring, MD office opened on July 1, 1988 and grew very quickly. On July 1, 1997 we expanded the office from our previous location with two treatment rooms to the current location where we have five patient treatment rooms, an ambulatory surgery room that is CMS-Medicare Certified, OR preparation room, and doctor's office. Additionally, we have an area that we perform our computerized gait analysis. Our office provides two Board Certified doctors to treat your foot and ankle needs: Dr. David Freedman and Dr. Hetal Kathrotiya-Mago.

Our foot & ankle doctors in Silver Spring, MD pride ourselves as being warm, gentle, kind and caring. We treat each patient with respect and let them know that we will listen to their concerns, provide the necessary time and a treatment plan to help resolve their foot, ankle and/or lower leg problems.

Special Services Offered

  • Two laser options for fungal nail treatments with the either the Pin Pointe or Noveon lasers
  • In-office gait analysis using computerized gait analysis and complement this with 3-D ipad scanning of patient's feet to capture the exact issues our patients have to address and provide solutions involving their biomechanical issues. 
  • In-office Ambulatory Surgery Services, where we have been providing top-notch care in our CMS-certified center since 1997. Ambulatory Surgery Services provides a much more relaxed environment and has a significantly less chance for potential issues associated with surgery as compared to the hospital setting.
  • Medically necessary diagnostic DNA wound and infection assessments that is not available in other offices.
  • Correct ingrown toenails for patients of all ages in a relaxed and caring environment with a superior track record of excellent results.

Location

The Leisure World Plaza Professional Office is located between 3 major areas of Montgomery County: Olney, Rockville, and Silver Spring. This office is just south of the Intercounty Connector MD-200 and Norbeck Road RT 28, located at the corner of Georgia Avenue and International Drive. When heading south from the ICC or MD-200,  after Norbeck Rd MD-28 we are the next left turn into International Drive. If heading north on Georgia Avenue, proceed past Connecticut Avenue, then Bel Pre Road and after you see the Leisure World Globe on the right, you will make the next right onto International Drive. Our building has the Sandy Spring Bank in it as a landmark.

We serve various populations that reside not only in Silver Spring, but in the greater Washington, DC region with many of our patients coming from Olney, Rockville, Bethesda, North Bethesda, Potomac, North Potomac, McLean, Aspen Hill, Glenmont, Wheaton, Cloverly, Burtonsville, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Clarksville, Ashton, Sandy Spring, Highland, Laytonsville, Brookeville, Sunrise, Greenbelt, College Park, Adelphi, Beltsville, Fairland, Calverton, Laurel, Glenwood, Lisbon, and Woodbine.