Extremity Healthcare, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Ankle and Foot Center of Tampa Bay

Extremity Healthcare, Inc. (“EHI”) the nation’s largest podiatry practice acquires Ankle and Foot Center of Tampa Bay.  Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, EHI is the leading podiatry practice management company with now over 60 physicians and 60 centers across Georgia, Florida and Tennessee. EHI was incorporated in 2010 by the founders of Village Podiatry Centers, LLC as an acquisition vehicle for expansion across the United States.  EHI has secured financing for rapid expansion through mergers, acquisitions, and de novo practice startups.

David N. Helfman, DPM, FACFAS, CEO of EHI, Inc., said, “We are thrilled to have the talented physicians of AFC of Tampa Bay joining the EHI family. They have a great following in the Tampa and surrounding areas and are dedicated and committed to the care of their patients. The entire team at EHI and AFC look forward to continued growth in the Florida market both organically and through strategic add-on acquisitions. EHI is under contract with another very large and highly reputable physician group in Florida that when combined with Tampa will create the largest supergroup practice in Florida.”

Scott LaBohn, DPM, DABFAS, Partner of Ankle and Foot Centers of Tampa Bay, said, “We are excited to have EHI as our new partner. EHI truly has the track record, proven knowledge, leadership and support structure that will enhance our ability to provide best in class care to our patients and provide all the resources we need to expand foot & ankle services throughout the Florida market.”

Since its founding by Dr. David Helfman, EHI. has been focused on building the best and most robust podiatry platform in the industry. Through the vision of Dr. Helfman and its talented board of directors, EHI has proven itself to be the leader and pioneer in Podiatry and has invested millions of dollars in developing an infrastructure that can truly scale on a national basis. Through a disciplined strategic approach, EHI helps physician practices grow by optimizing operations, and fueling revenue growth through the development of ancillary services. EHI focuses on both large and medium-sized practice acquisitions nationally and currently has operations in Georgia, Tennessee and Florida. To learn more about EHI, please visit our website.


Ira Kraus, DPM, FACFAS, 423-605-3668
Director of Business Development

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