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State College Podiatrist | State College Meet the Doctor | PA | Company Name |

Larry J. Assalita, DPM

Fellow : American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
Board Certified
: American Board of Podiatric Medicine
Board Certified in Foot Surgery
: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Total Family Foot Care Emphasizing Patient Education

110 Regent Court, Suite 200
State College, PA 16801

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Dr. Larry  J. Assalita – Your Family Podiatrist


As a doctor, I take great pride in the high-level of care and the time we spend with patients on a daily basis.  My independent   office is personable, and as the Sole Provider, I am able to set aside the time needed for a thorough exam.   Our hope is that you'll notice the incredibly friendly, casual and inviting atmosphere the minute you walk in the door. My goal is to work with you to create a positive experience every time you visit! Feel free to browse our website and please contact us if you have any questions or to inquire about our services.

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Doctor Larry Assalita was raised outside of a small town in Northeastern Pennsylvania, between Hazleton and Allentown, and was an top ten honors graduate of Tamaqua Area High School. He attended Wilkes University, In Wilkes-Barre Pa, earning an honors BS in Biology with a minor BA in Psychology. He then attended Podiatry Medical School for four years and was vice-president of his class, where he earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree ( DPM ) from The Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine ( PCPM )now Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine( TUSPM ) in Philadelphia, PA.  He completed a Podiatric Surgical Residency at Oxford Hospital, and then a second residency where he became Chief Podiatric Surgical Resident at Metropolitan Hospital ( Central Division ) . He was then invited to be an Instructor in the Department of Medicine at PCPM where he stayed two years, teaching Podiatric Medical students in the classroom & clinical settings, & practiced with the  Faculty Private Practice Group, while his wife Dr.Pam  Assalita  completed her Optometric education & post graduate training.



When he moved to State College, he started private practice, and eventually became the first Podiatrist to be granted Surgical Priviliges and Active Staff membership at Mount Nittany Medical Centertip_toes.jpg
[ then known as Centre Community Hospital ] and Mount Nittany Surgical Center.
He is Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons ( ABFAS )  
( Previously known as the American Board of Podiatric Surgery = ABPS) 


 He is Board Certified the American Board of Podiatric Medicine ( ABPM ) ( previously known as The American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine ( ABPOPPM ) . For the ABPOPPM he served as a Board Certification Oral Examiner , as well as serving on the written and oral Board Certification Examination Construction Committees and completed his service  as a Liason between the Board and the Examination Commmittees.


ist2_8093776_woman_walking_barefoot_1_.jpgHe is a Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM )  and after an invitation by that group, received clinician training in Utah, and now volunteers with the Healthy Athletes Fit Feet Screenings at the Summer Games of Special Olympics held each year at Penn State University.
He is a member of the American Podiatric Medicine Association( APMA) and a prior Fellow ( through 2016 ) of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons ( ACFAS )     
and a current Fellow of the  American Society of Podiatric Surgeons ( FASPS ).    
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In November 2007 he was a recipient of the prestigious
 McQuaide Award from the Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association ( PPMA ) 
for his contributions to the profession and his work with his colleagues Dr. Zeigler and Tomassi in the PA  Special Olympics.



 He lives in State College with his wife Dr Pamela Assalita, & their Daughter.        

<-- He & his Dalmatian enjoy  running in the Gamelands  & Centre Region bikepaths



State College Podiatrist Company Name is a poidiatry office providing Meet the Doctor, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in State College, PA. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Athlete's Foot, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Osteoarthritis, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Bunionette/Tailor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities and all work related in the 16801-7966 area and surrounding areas in State College