Dr. Valins has been practicing Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in The Tampa Bay area for many years and has always kept abreast of advancements in his specialty which have the potential to benefit the wide range of concerns brought to us by our patients. In spite of the necessity of our office complying with full integration into the 'Computer Age', Dr. Valins and all of our doctors and staff pay full attention to each patient, affording each one the time to communicate his or her history and presenting concern
As founder of Total Foot and Ankle of Tampa Bay, Dr. Valins leads a talented, professional staff of doctors and medical assistants. Dr. Valins believes that each patient deserves friendly, well-trained staff members who carefully listen to you and care about you and your health. Dr. Valins is committed to ensuring that patients who put their trust in Total Foot and Ankle of Tampa Bay receive the finest, most professional care anywhere in the area.
Dr. Valins completed his undergraduate degree at State University of New York in Binghamton graduating with a bachelor's degree in French Language and Literature. He then went on to pursue graduate studies in French and Italian Language and Literature at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and spent a year teaching in France. Ultimately, the sciences and medicine became his passion and Dr. Valins took his determination and talents to the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine graduating with a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine. He then continued and completed his residency training in podiatric surgery at the Hospital of PCOM in Philadelphia.
Dr. Valins decided to move to the Tampa Bay area to practice podiatric medicine and surgery in order to escape the winters of the northeast. In addition to his long-term practices in Zephyrhills and Sun City Center, and in view of the explosive population growth in the surrounding areas, Dr. Valins added a Wesley Chapel office and an office in Riverview/Apollo Beach on the campus of St. Joseph's Hospital South.
Dr. Valins is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management. He is the long-term treasurer of the Hillsborough County Podiatric Medical Association. He is Board Certified in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.
Dr. Valins's wife, Claudia, is the Practice Administrator of Total Foot and Ankle of Tampa Bay. They work together to provide premium patient care in a caring, family atmosphere. Dr. Valins and Claudia have three adult children, Andrew- married to Michaela, Scott- married to Robyn, and Whitney-married to Terry. They also have two granddaughters. The children were all raised in Tampa but now live in Brooklyn!
Monday - Friday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wesley Chapel Office
Monday, Wednesday - Sunday:
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Apollo Beach/Riverview Office
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, Thursday - Sunday:
Sun City Center Office
Monday, Saturday, Sunday:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday: 9:00am - 4:00pm (beginning Monday, October 5)
Tuesday - Sunday: