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In search of an experienced, caring podiatrist in Vero Beach or Sebastian? You're in the right place. Indian River Podiatry specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and preventive care of foot and ankle problems to patients throughout Indian River County.

Our podiatrists continuously deliver the best possible outcomes and an improved quality of life for our patients. We do this by utilizing the latest treatment techniques, cutting-edge technology and a compassionate, gentle approach to patient care. Like our current patients, you'll find that Indian River Podiatry offers an unmatched level of service.

To learn more about all of the foot ailments we treat, we encourage you to browse our services page for complete treatment details. We provide quality care for a wide array of foot and ankle conditions, including but not limited to:

Explore our website for additional information, including doctor bios, office details and printable new patient forms. Our patient library includes a searchable glossary of foot health topics to help you understand your condition and options.

Make it your priority to take care of your feet. Start today by teaming with an expert in foot and ankle care, a podiatrist that listens to your concerns and makes the best recommendations for the optimal outcome.

Meet the Doctors

  • Roger Racz

    Dr. Roger Racz obtained his Master’s degree in Biomedical Science from Barry University in Miami, Florida in 2002. He then attended Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Des Miones, Iowa and graduated with honors in 2006, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his three-year podiatric surgical residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas in 1997. He is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Racz has lectured and authored publications in the field of podiatry. Dr. Racz was born in the United States and was raised overseas. He returned to the U.S. with his family at the age of 15. Dr. Racz enjoys hiking, traveling, weightlifting and yoga.

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  • Nicholas W. Rutledge, D.P.M.

    Dr. Rutledge graduated from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, Miami, Florida in 1994. He completed his three year Orthopedic and Surgical Residency at the University of Utah Hospital and the Veterans Administration Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1997. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and Board Certified by The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

    Dr. Rutledge enjoys the beach, skiing, cycling and fishing.

    Read more about Nicholas W. Rutledge, D.P.M.

  • Michael A. Mazziotta, D.P.M, FACFAOM

    Dr. Mazziotta graduated from college Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Chemistry.  He then attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in Manhattan, New York and graduated in 2007 with Honors. Dr. Mazziotta is a member of the podiatric Pi Delta National Honor Society.  He completed his three year Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency in 2010 at JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, FL., where he served as Chief Resident.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine.  Dr.Mazziotta is dual board certified by both the The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and The American Board of Podiatric Medicine.  He is also a proud 4 year veteran of the United States Navy.

    Dr. Mazziotta enjoys sports, cooking, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

    Read more about Michael Mazziotta, D.P.M 

Featured Articles

Read about helpful topics

  • General Information and Tips

    Most individuals will experience foot pain at some point in time during their lives. Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress ...

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  • General Statistics

    Foot and ankle problems usually fall into the following categories: Acquired from improper footwear, physical stress, or small mechanical changes within the foot. Arthritic foot problems, which typically involve one or more joint. Congenital foot problems, which occur at birth and are generally inherited. Infectious ...

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  • Associations/Groups

    American Diabetes Associationhttp://www.diabetes.org 800-342-2383 American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicinehttp://www.aapsm.org 888-854-FEET American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeonshttp://www.aaos.org 6300 N. River RoadRosemont, IL 60018847-823-7186 American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeonshttp://www.acfas.org ...

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  • Online Resources

    Mayo Clinic Onlinewww.mayoclinic.com MedlinePluswww.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus PodiatryOnlinewww.podiatry-online.net WebMDwww.webmd.com ...

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  • Orthotics

    Orthotics, also known as orthoses, refers to any device inserted into a shoe, ranging from felt pads to custom-made shoe inserts that correct an abnormal or irregular, walking pattern. Sometimes called arch supports, orthotics allow people to stand, walk, and run more efficiently and comfortably. While ...

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  • Common Fungal Problems

    Athlete's foot and fungal nails are the most common fungal problems with feet. A fungus is a common mold that thrives in dark, warm moist areas. On the feet, it can grow on and between toes, as well as on soles and toenails. Fungal problems can be a result of the environment (socks, shoes, heat and humidity) ...

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  • Common Fungal Problems

    Athlete's foot and fungal nails are the most common fungal problems with feet. A fungus is a common mold that thrives in dark, warm moist areas. On the feet, it can grow on and between toes, as well as on soles and toenails. Fungal problems can be a result of the environment (socks, shoes, heat and humidity) ...

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  • Achilles Surgery

    Surgery to repair a torn (ruptured) Achilles tendon is conducted on an outpatient basis using a local anesthetic. It involves making an incision or cut in the back of the leg above the heel to access the torn tendon. The tendon is then sewn back together. Surgery may be delayed for about one week after ...

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  • Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)

    Plantar fasciitis is the term commonly used to refer to heel and arch pain traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. More specifically, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue, called plantar fascia, that stretches from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, ...

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  • Diabetes and Your Feet

    Diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease that is caused by high levels of sugar in the blood. It can also decrease your body's ability to fight off infections, which is especially harmful in your feet. When diabetes is not properly controlled, damage can occur to the organs and impairment of the immune ...

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Office News

Announcement

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Indian River Podiatry is excited to announce a new podiatrist joining us in March, 2022. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Roger Racz to our practice. Dr. Racz has been practicing podiatric medicine for over 12 years. He provides surgical and nonsurgical treatment for a variety of foot and ankle disorders, including sports injuries, structural abnormalities such as bunions and hammer toes, diabetic foot care, nerve and tendon disorders, toenail and skin conditions, etc. Dr. Racz graduated with honors from Des Moines University in Iowa where he received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree. He completed residency training at the University of Texas, San Antonio, where he focused on foot and ankle surgery/reconstruction, foot and ankle pathologies, diabetic foot management and sports injuries. Dr. Racz is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He authored several publications in the field of podiatry. Dr. Racz was born in the United States and was raised overseas, he returned to the U.S. with family at age 15. Dr. Racz is fluent in English and Hungarian. Dr. Racz enjoys hiking, traveling, weightlifting and yoga. 


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** Please note our office is closed for lunch from 11:30AM - 12:45 PM. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Vero Beach Office

Monday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-3:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Sebastian Office

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Friday:

Closed

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Sunday:

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