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Dr. Leon Watkins

Dr. Leon Watkins

Podiatrist

Dr. Watkins is a board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is also a certified wound care specialist. He received his medical degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, California and completed his surgical residency training at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie in 1996. Dr. Watkins has been in private practice since 1996 and has served the greater New Orleans area for over 20 years.

Dr. Maria Markiewicz

Dr. Maria Markiewicz

Podiatrist

Dr Markiewicz is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. She completed her surgical residency training at Doctor’s Hospital of Jefferson, in Metairie, Louisiana. She is a native Louisianan and was born and raised in Loranger, Louisiana. She started her educational path by completing her undergraduate studies at Southeastern Louisiana University. Continuing her education, she completed her podiatric training at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Markiewicz has been in private practice since 2008.

Dr. Charles Caplis

Dr. Charles Caplis

Podiatrist

Dr. Caplis is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is a native Louisianan and was born in Metairie and raised in Shreveport/Bossier. He is a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana where he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Delta medical honor society. He furthered his studies by attending Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in North Chicago, IL and was awarded Honors in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Caplis successfully completed a three year medicine and surgical residency program in Chicago, IL. Dr. Caplis is excited to be back in his state of Louisiana practicing medicine.

Dr. Anthony Perry

Dr. Anthony Perry

Podiatrist

Dr. Perry is board certified by both the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine and completed his surgical residency training at the Parkview Campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Perry has worked for Ochsner Health System for 18 years before entering private practice in 2016.

Sarah Calame

Sarah Calame

Office Manager/Billing Specialist

Sarah is a New Orleans native. She attended the University of Phoenix where she earned an Associate’s Degree in Healthcare Administration. She has over 9 years of experience in the healthcare field. Sarah has two wonderful children named Lily and Gavin and  greatly enjoys her role here at Gulf South Foot & Ankle as it allows her the opportunity to interact with the patients, staff, and doctors on a regular basis.

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