Podiatry Specialists | Texas Foot Doctors
All our professionals at Academy Foot and Ankle maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.
Texas Foot Doctors
Paul T. Marciano, D.P.M., M.S.
Dr. Paul Marciano, D.P.M. is a graduate from the University of Rochester with a B.S. in Biology. He has a masters in Natural Science from Roswell Park Cancer Institute at the State University of Buffalo. He also graduated from the Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Ill. Dr. Marciano then completed a two year surgical residency in reconstructive foot surgery in Houston, Texas and has since been practicing in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. One of the first practitioners to utilize the Shock Wave Therapy Treatment for heel pain. Dr. Marciano is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in Foot Surgery, the American Board of Medical Specialists in Podiatry and the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry & Podiatric Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and serves as a member of both the American and Texas Podiatric Medical Associations. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and playing soccer, basketball and golf.
Gregory J. Amelung, D.P.M.
Dr. Greg Amelung, D.P.M. began his education at Texas A&M University and completed his Bachelor of Science and doctorate degree at Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Ill. He completed a one year medical internship at North Chicago Veteran's Administration Hospital followed by a two year surgical residency with the Resurrection Health Care Hospital System in Chicago, Ill. Dr. Amelung completed his training with a one year fellowship at Central Oklahoma Foot and Ankle Centers associated with the Oklahoma Podiatric Residency Training Program, specializing in complicated reconstructive and traumatic surgery of the foot and ankle. Following his fellowship, he continued on as a surgical teaching attending at the residency program for two years. Looking for new opportunities, he joined Academy Foot and Ankle Specialists where he practices all aspects of foot and ankle care. Dr. Amelung believes that his extensive training will help provide many treatment options for all his patients. He believes that patient education and good communication is the key for successful care. Dr. Amelung is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Sara Suttle, D.P.M.
Sara Suttle, DPM is originally from Oklahoma, but moved to Texas as a child. After graduating high school, Dr. Suttle enlisted in the USAF Reserve. Here, she was trained as a surgical technician, which gave her invaluable experience during her collegiate and medical training. The Air Force took her to San Antonio, TX where she studied at The University of Texas at San Antonio. She graduated cum laude from UTSA with her Bachelor of Science in Biology. After completing her undergraduate work and finishing her career in the military, she attended Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in North Chicago, IL on an academic scholarship and obtained her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. She then completed a three year surgical residency at Kingwood Medical Center in Kingwood, TX where she served as Chief Resident during her final year. She is an Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons as well as a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Texas Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Suttle is happy to be back in North Texas and close to her family once again. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 step-sons, Boxers, and her miniature Schnauzer, Sugar.
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.