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Management of Common Foot Conditions
(also see clinical conditions tab above)

Bunions - Heel Spurs - Hammertoes - Weak Arches - Warts - Neuromas - IngrownNails -

Foot & Ankle Pain, Strains, Arthritis Tendonitis & Stress Fractures - Corns & Calluses - Athletes Foot

Foot Care - Diabetic Foot Care - Fungus Nails - Gout- Plantar Fasciitis - Infections

Certifications

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

Surgical Privileges

Active Staff Member - Mount Nittany Medical Center & Surgical Center

Non-Surgical choices always offered and considered first -

Surgical Options, when appropriate provided in Office or Surgical Center settingsdependent on procedure.

Second Opinions are Provided whether requested by a patient or physician.

Participating Insurance Provider

Aetna

Highmark Blue Shield Plans
including PPO Blue & Freedom Blue

Medicare, TRICARE Prime Network, UPMC

Blue Cross / Blue Shield

UPMC

HealthAmerica - Advantra

PFFS Medicare Replacement Plans

Geisinger Gold - check plan restrictions

We also submit most insurance claims as a courtesy even if we are not a contracted provider

Co-Pays:  A fixed payment set by the insurance carrier, and often noted on your card  ( so you know in advance your minimum payment obligation )  due at the time of each office visit.   This is a " Specialist " office, so if more than one co-pay is listed, look for SP and then the amount.

Co-Insurance:  Often in  addition to a co-pay, it is a percentage of an approved and covered service ( not all services are covered ) , often starting  After your Deductible is met.  For example, your insurance begins paying 80 % ( you pay 20 % ) or insurnace pays 90% (  you pay 10 % ).

Deductible The Out-Of-Pocket patients have agreed , via their insurance contract, to pay physicians before you benefits kick in.  Generally, lower premiums mean higher deductibles, and vice versae ( perhaps like your car insurance or home owners insurance if applicable ) 


One-stop Foot Wear needs.

Medicare & Diabetic Therapeutic Shoes ,
Walking Shoes and Athletic Shoes

Men & Women Sport Recovery & Fashion Sandals

Custom Arch Supports /Foot Orthotics

Adjustable Work, Casual and Sport Shoe Innersoles
when a custom orthotic is not necessary

Custom Ankle Braces
(Chronic Ankle Sprains, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Diabetic Joints)

And non custom Ankle supports , Night Splints and , Acute Injury Recovery Braces and Boots.

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Dr Larry Assalita's office 

Dr Assalita

2590 Park Center Blvd
State College, PA 16801

Office Hours

*see the Announcements

Call to discuss Special Office Hours during the next two week transition

Monday:

9:00 am-3:30 pm
Special Hours

Tuesday:

9:00 am-3:30 pm
Special Hours

Wednesday:

9:00 am-3:30 pm
Special Hours

Thursday:

9:00 am-3:30 pm

Friday:

9:00 am to Noon

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed