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Joanne Balkaran, DPM, FACFAS, CWS

Foot and Ankle Surgeon located in Tavares, FL

About Dr. Balkaran

Board-certified foot and ankle surgeon Joanne Balkaran, DPM, FACFAS, has more than 12 years of experience in podiatric care. She currently serves men, women, and families throughout Lake County at Ankle & Foot Center of Central Florida in Mount Dora, Florida. 

Dr. Balkaran was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She decided to pursue a career in medicine after seeing her grandmother and father battle diabetes and cancer. Prior to launching her career, Dr. Balkaran served in the Canadian armed forces.

She began her professional pursuits at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, where she earned her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, graduating with high honors. Following graduation, Dr. Balkaran completed a residency at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, Florida. She also completed a Masters of External Fixation fellowship at the Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi in Milan, Italy.

As a podiatrist, Dr. Balkaran works with people of all ages, from infants and toddlers to adults and senior citizens. She sets aside plenty of time to spend with each person and listens carefully to their symptoms and concerns. Dr. Balkaran’s extensive knowledge of foot and ankle problems enables her to develop treatment plans that ease her patients’ symptoms and improve their quality of life.

Dr. Balkaran speaks English, Spanish, and French. She welcomes any man, woman, or family in Lake County seeking improved foot or ankle health to Ankle & Foot Center of Central Florida today.

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Board-certified foot and ankle surgeon Joanne Balkaran, DPM, FACFAS, has more than 12 years of experience in podiatric care. She currently serves men, women, and families throughout Lake County at Ankle & Foot Center of Central Florida in Mount Dora, Florida. 

Dr. Balkaran was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She decided to pursue a career in medicine after seeing her grandmother and father battle diabetes and cancer. Prior to launching her career, Dr. Balkaran served in the Canadian armed forces.

She began her professional pursuits at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, where she earned her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, graduating with high honors. Following graduation, Dr. Balkaran completed a residency at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, Florida. She also completed a Masters of External Fixation fellowship at the Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi in Milan, Italy.

As a podiatrist, Dr. Balkaran works with people of all ages, from infants and toddlers to adults and senior citizens. She sets aside plenty of time to spend with each person and listens carefully to their symptoms and concerns. Dr. Balkaran’s extensive knowledge of foot and ankle problems enables her to develop treatment plans that ease her patients’ symptoms and improve their quality of life.

Dr. Balkaran speaks English, Spanish, and French. She welcomes any man, woman, or family in Lake County seeking improved foot or ankle health to Ankle & Foot Center of Central Florida today.


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