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Hammertoes with Dr. Sara Suttle

Bunions with Dr. Paul Marciano

Post-Traumatic Arthritis with Dr. Sara Suttle

Pediatric Flatfoot with Dr. Sara Suttle


Drs. Marciano, Amelung and Suttle answered common foot and ankle questions at the Forest Park Medical Center, Southlake Campus Health Fair, June 2014

Ankle Fracture Surgery with Dr. Greg Amelung

Chronic Foot Pain with Dr. Greg Amelung


Chuck Kelly with 100.7 FM's The Word, Interviews Dr. Sara Suttle

"Don't Play with Foot Pain", November 2011

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Welcome to Academy Foot and Ankle Specialists!



Joel B. Dacus, D.P.M., BSc.
Dr. Joel Dacus is a graduate of University Nevada Reno with a BSc in health education and pre med. He achieved his doctorate in podiatric medicine from Temple School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. His post doctorate residency was completed at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He also trained at the Seattle VA Hospital, Seattle Washington. Dr Dacus brings over 20 years of surgical and private practice experience to his patients and is an active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Specialty training includes advanced laser medicine and pedorthics (specialty orthotics and shoes). He has traveled to over 70 countries worldwide having consulted in podiatric medical & diagnostic roles in developing countries for over 5 years. Dr Dacus is happily married with three children; he makes his home in here in North Texas. A favorite past time he enjoys is flying his airplane over the lakes of North Texas with his wife.

Dr. Dacus is at our Keller Office Location.


Brady R. Mallory, D.P.M. 
Dr. Mallory is originally from Idaho and a graduate from Utah State University.  He obtained his B.A. in arts and science with a minor in Spanish which he fluently speaks.  He graduated top of his class from The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland which has since been acquired by Kent State University.  He then completed a three year surgical residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania.  His training emphasis includes; reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, forefoot surgery, trauma and diabetic wound care.  While in residency he published award winning research focused on advanced surgical techniques for limb salvage in those with severe lower extremity deformities. He also researched the usefulness of inflammatory markers in diabetic foot infections.  He recently relocated to the Dallas/Fort Worth area to start the next step in his career and looks forward to treating patients with any foot and ankle problem.   Dr. Mallory strives to provide exceptional care to all of his patients and believes that it is a privilege to have the opportunity to do so.He is an associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and serves as a member of both the American and Texas Podiatric Medical Associations.  When not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife and twins.  He also enjoys playing guitar, golfing and generally anything to do with the outdoors.

Dr. Mallory is at our Flower Mound Location.


Philip Parr, DPM, MS
Philip Parr, DPM, MS is originally from Cherokee, Oklahoma. After graduating as valedictorian from Cherokee High School, he began his education at Oklahoma State University, obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training.  At Oklahoma State Dr. Parr developed a strong interest in sports medicine, working closely with the athletic training department and the team physicians for OSU Athletics. He was named a Top Ten Senior in his college at OSU and subsequently matriculated into Oklahoma State University-Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa where he achieved his Masters of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences. He then attended the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago where he acquired his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine degree, serving as class president during his time in Chicago. Dr. Parr then completed an intensive 3-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency with an added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah. During his time in residency, Dr. Parr also completed additional dermatopathology training at Bako Labs in Alpharetta, Georgia. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, following college football, as well as multiple outdoor hobbies.

Dr. Parr is at our Keller Office Location.


Foot Doctors That Keep You ON Your Feet!

The podiatry professionals at Academy Foot and Ankle Specialists are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues they face. That's why we have developed a web site loaded with valuable information about podiatry and podiatric problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have a concern about your feet or ankles.

Our web site also provides you with background about our physicians, office hours, appointments, maps with directions to our offices in Southlake, Keller (Fort Worth), Hurst, and Flower Mound, as well as other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. We want you to feel confident that when you choose Academy Foot & Ankle Specialists, you are working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Academy Foot & Ankle Specialists' capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our Southlake, Keller (Fort Worth), Hurst, or Flower Mound office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions.

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