Our Staff

All our professionals at Indian River Podiatry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.

  • Dr. Rutledge

    Dr. Nicholas Rutledge obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Radford University in Radford, Virginia in 1990. He then attended Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, Florida and graduated 1994, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. 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, boating, skiing, cycling and fishing.

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  • Dr. Mazziotta

    Dr. Michael Mazziotta obtained his Bachelor's degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg, PA in 2003. He graduated with the highest distinction, Summa Cum Laude. He then attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York, New York where he graduated in the top 10% of his class with honors in 2007. He 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. He is dual Board Certified by both The American Board of Podiatric Medicine and The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Podiatric Medicine and places emphasis on the conservative management of lower extremity conditions.Dr. Mazziotta remains active in the podiatric community and is the Vice President and Secretary of the Indian River Podiatric Medical Association. He is a proud 4 year veteran of the United States Navy and a Plankowner of the amphibious assault ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

    Dr. Mazziotta enjoys spending time with his wife and children

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  • Dr. Facaros

    Dr. Zacharia Facaros obtained his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 2003. He then attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York, New York where he graduated in 2007, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. He underwent a 3-year residency training at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center in Fountain Valley, California, gaining a comprehensive background in foot and ankle non-surgical and surgical care involving reconstructive procedures. He sought further training completing a one-year fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio focused on diabetic foot and ankle reconstructive surgery, Charcot deformity correction, plastic surgery techniques and correction of advanced deformities. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He has lectured and co-authored articles and book chapters, his expertise including Foot and Ankle Trauma, Sports Medicine, Soft Tissue and Skeletal Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot & Ankle, Diabetic Charcot Foot & Ankle Reconstruction, Revisional and Post-Traumatic Foot & Ankle Surgery, External Fixation & Orthobiologics.


    Dr. Facaros enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, sports and taking in the beach life with his wife and daughters.

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Hours of Operation

** 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

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed