This virus continues to pose additional challenges for our healthcare system and the population as a whole. Foot and Ankle Associates continues to monitor recommendations from state and federal authorities on safety and precautions and we assure you we are taking every step possible to ensure the health and well being of our patients.
We will continue to serve the public with these recommendations in mind and ensure stringent policies for sanitizing and disinfecting patient areas.
If you are unsure of your health status and/or you have any concerns about potential exposure to COVID-19, it is best that you postpone your appointments until this epidemic has subsided. Podiatric Medicine is considered an essential service according to the shelter-in-place notice, however any compromised patients are best served by staying home instead of being seen in the office. If you need to talk to us about your Podiatric care, please call. We look forward to this situation ending soon and wish good health to you all.
As a reminder,
• Inform us prior to your visit if you or a family member have recently been inclose contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
• Inform us prior to coming in, if you've had any flu-like symptoms (fever, cough, body-aches, shortness of breath) or have been feeling ill over the past 3 weeks.
For more information and recommendations regarding COVID-19 in Santa Clara County, please visit: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/phd/DiseaseInformation/novel-coronavirus/Pages/home.aspx.
Please call (408) 446-5811 for our Cupertino location, or (408) 358-6234 for Los Gatos.
Foot and Ankle Associates based in Los Gatos, California are committed to helping people maintain active and independent lifestyles. By educating patients and addressing their needs, they are focused on treating and preventing a wide spectrum of foot ailments in people of all ages.
Podiatrists are uniquely trained to treat all foot and ankle disorders. Preparatory education for most Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (DPMs) consists of 4 years of pre-med undergraduate studies, followed by 4 years of coursework in an accredited podiatric medical school. After this, graduates attend a 2 or 3 year hospital-based residency. They then must sit for a state licensing exam. Podiatrists are well-versed in sports medicine, biomechanics, radiology, dermatology, and surgery relating to the foot and ankle.
Drs. Meltzer, Cornelison, Elardo, Howard, An and Sheth are an integral part of the healthcare team, working with other medical specialists and primary care physicians, with a common goal of keeping people healthy.
Possibly due to a more sedentary lifestyle, today’s world is witnessing a higher incidence of foot, ankle and lower limb ailments. This has resulted in an increasing need for skilled specialists in this particular field of medicine.
The Foot and Ankle Associates team is skilled in such counseling and identifying diabetic foot symptoms before they are allowed to become full-blown problems.
Foot and Ankle Associates treats various foot and ankle ailments in people of all ages. Here is a partial list of issues they address:
Drs. Meltzer, Cornelison, Elardo, Howard, An and Sheth use strong ethics and high quality healthcare in the treatment of multi-faceted foot disorders.
Dr. Meltzer first became interested in Podiatry as a patient. He suffered from foot problems for years before seeing a podiatrist who was able to quickly diagnose and treat him...View Profile
Cupertino Podiatry Inc. is the resident practice of Dr. Michael Cornelison, an advanced reconstructive foot surgery specialist who emphasizes preventive care for his Santa Clara County patients...View Profile
Dr. Elardo was born and raised in New Jersey. After finishing his high school career as State Gymnastics Champion, he earned an Athletic Scholarship to compete in Gymnastics...View Profile
Dr. Adam Howard joined Cupertino Podiatry in July of 2009. Originally from Biddeford Maine, Dr. Howard moved to Portland Oregon when he was 8 years old. For his undergraduate education...View Profile
Born in Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Ami Sheth has been living in the Bay Area since 1991. After finishing high school in Palo Alto, she attended the University of California at Berkeley...View Profile
Dr. Stephen An joined Cupertino Podiatry Inc. in 2018. He was born and raised in Kokomo, IN. During his childhood and teenage years he competitively participated in soccer...View Profile
Very experienced and responsible doctor with a sense of humor. My daughter and I have a good experience with Dr. Meltzer...
Dr. Elardo has been great. No nonsense, he diagnosed my issue immediately and correctly (based on other information...
I love Dr. Sheth. I have been seeing her for years with different feet issues and problems I have faced...