Dr. Alysha Patel is an award winning, highly trained and skilled Foot and Ankle Surgeon / Podiatrist with experience diagnosing and treating a wide array of foot and ankle conditions. Common foot and ankle problems Dr. Patel manages include bunions, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toe nails, heel pain, flat feet, warts, fungal toenails, foot ulcers and sports injuries. Dr. Patel is dedicated to getting you back on your feet and to a healthier you!
Dr. Alysha Patel completed her undergraduate studies in Biology and Psychology at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California with magna cum laude. She then received her doctorate from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, graduating on the Dean’s list. Dr. Patel's three year surgical residency was completed with the Northwell Health – Long Island Jewish (NSLIJ) / Northwell health system in New York City where she received extensive training in lower extremity trauma, diabetic limb salvage, and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. She has completed the AO (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen) foundation comprehensive training. Dr. Patel is credentialed in hyperbaric medicine and has also completed a Dermatology and Pathology fellowship with Bako Pathology in Atlanta, GA. She is currently a professional member of the British Columbia Podiatric Medical Association, the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association, the American Podiatric Medicine Association and is board certified with the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Patel proudly serves the province as a committee member at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.
In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with her family. She loves dogs of all shapes and sizes and is an avid tennis player.
Dr. Zuhair Ladha is an award winning Canadian born and raised, US trained Foot and Ankle Surgeon / Podiatrist. He pursued two bachelor of science undergraduate degrees in Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan. He then received his doctorate from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Ladha then went on to a three year surgical residency with the Brooklyn Hospital Center - Mount Sinai Health System in New York City where he was Chief Resident and was in the top 10% of surgical cases completed of all residents in North America. He has completed the AO (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen) foundation comprehensive training and has extensive training in trauma and elective surgical procedures of the foot and ankle. Dr. Ladha has also completed a Dermatology and Pathology fellowship with Bako Pathology in Atlanta, GA. During his training Dr. Ladha completed research in the use of amniotic tissue in foot and ankle surgery. He is a member of the British Columbia and Canadian Podiatric Medical Associations. Dr. Ladha proudly serves the province as a member of several committees on the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia and is constantly working with the province to improve health care delivery to the citizens of British Columbia. He is the only reconstructive Podiatric Surgeon in British Columbia to be appointed as a clinical instructor for the University of British Columbia medicine program. You will often find him training medical students and residents not only from UBC but all over the world.
In his spare time, Dr. Ladha enjoys spending time with his family. He loves hockey, is a self professed "car guy" and you can always find him trying new restaurants around Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.