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About Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center

About Practice

At Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center (FLOFAC), the team of board-certified specialists care for men, women and children in and around Sarasota, Florida and strive to provide the best foot, ankle and leg care on the Gulf Coast. From routine foot care to state-of-the-art total ankle replacement, their patients receive individualized, compassionate care in an office equipped with the most innovative technologies in lower extremity surgery.

Founder Dr. James Cottom, FACFAS and his team provide treatment for a full range of foot and ankle conditions and ailments. The fellowship-trained team cares for sprains, strains, fractures, sports injuries, and trauma injuries of the foot, ankle and leg.

Along with traditional podiatry services, the FLOFAC team provides cutting-edge regenerative treatments like platelet rich plasma MLS. 6 laser therapy and shockwave therapy. The doctors specialize in trauma and reconstructive surgery, offering a variety of advanced arthroscopic procedures, joint replacements, ligament and tendon repairs, and deformity correction surgeries.

With an inviting, family-friendly environment, and a practice that treats its patients’ time with as much respect as their own, it's time to schedule with the team at Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center.


Words from our patients

  • Google

    "I went with Dr. Cottom because he took the time to explain every aspect and possible outcomes - of my ankle replacements."

    Bob K.
  • Google

    "James Cottom is a great doctor. He has operated on my two Achilles Tendons and now they are better than they were originally. I recommend Dr. Cottom completely."

    David G.
  • Google

    "Dr. Cottom has provided excellent medical service to my family over the past three years. Scheduling appointments has been easy with minimal waiting."

  • Google

    "Dr. Cottom's office is great! Dr. Cottom was very nice and explained everything to me. The office was very nice. I would recommend anyone to see him."

    Luis E.
  • Google

    "Dr. Cottom and the staff accommodated my time and needs. Very satisfied with the bed side manner and efficiency of my care!"

    Petrine C.
  • facebook

    "Dr. Cottom and his team are simply amazing!! I was referred there and have been under great orthopedic care with them."

    Charity M.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Cottom was very caring, spending time with my family to understand what was going be replaced and what to expect for recovery time."

    Barbara V.
  • Healthgrades

    "I went today to Florida Orthopedic Foot and Ankle on Bee Ridge and everyone was so nice, from the front desk to the doctors."

    Connie S.
  • Healthgrades

    "My experience with Dr. Cottom has been nothing but exceptional. I have been through a total of five ankle surgeries... I would without a doubt recommend him!!"

    Nina K.
  • Vitals

    "They saw me on the same day I called because I had a painful toe. It turned out to be fractured. I was very grateful he saw me that day."

    Verified Patient


Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center
5741 Bee Ridge Road, Suite 490
Sarasota, FL 34233
Phone: 941-924-8777
Fax: 941-924-5888

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