AllFrederick MD. He, along with Dr. Sana Shamim, expanded into Urbana to serve the podiatric needs of those in the Frederick County area. Dr. Shamim sees patients in Urbana two days a week. She is adept in both conservative and surgical treatments for foot and ankle health.
We are proud to have long-term employees staffing all of our locations. This continuity assures our patients that they will see a familiar face on each of their visits. Our staff is like family, and we strive to treat our patients the same way.
Podiatrists in Urbana are totally focused on our patients. We take a progressive patient-centered approach to evaluation and treatment using the latest in diagnostic technology.While we are serious about our patients, we strive to be friendly, casual, and professional. The Urbana location is passionate about serving the needs of the Urbana community. Dr. Shamim is involved with the community and understands that each patient has different needs. The Urbana office is always willing to work with the patients towards a common goal. She focuses on treatment options most beneficial to the patient as an individual. The latest diagnostic technology and most innovative procedures are used to provide the best long term outcome for the patients. Our mission is to provide total foot care for each and every patient. Specializing in general podiatric medical and surgical care & advanced surgical techniques of the foot and ankle. The Urbana location is convenient as it is easy to schedule appointment and it is also easily accessible to commuters as it is right off the highway. This office, in conjunction with Frederick and Mt. Airy, is able to accommodate same day and next day appointments. 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.
ApproachOur aim is to keep our patients' feet healthy and walking. We understand the importance of being active for overall good health. Dr. Sana Shamim has a special interest in wound care and limb salvage, sports medicine and surgery. She has returned to her home state of Maryland to serve and become part of the Frederick community. In her free time, Dr. Shamim enjoys traveling, hiking, running and spending time with her family. 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.