If you have been recently diagnosed with diabetes, and you have concerns about how it may affect your feet, then your mind is certainly in the right place. The complications of diabetes on the feet can be especially dire and debilitating, so they are very much worth...
It can be disconcerting to look down at your feet and ankles and almost wonder if they are truly yours! They may look swollen or puffy, and the skin may look stretched and shiny. You might even see some pitting in the swollen area. This swelling in the lower...
No matter your current stage as a runner—whether you have just “gotten off the couch” or have been consistently hitting the trails on your own for a while now—we feel it’s well worth trying at least one running event. We have a few good reasons for this: It sets a...
Choosing to run is an extremely worthy pursuit, and choosing running shoes is one of the first factors any beginner must consider. Let us tell you right now: even if you’re just “testing the waters” with running for the time being, getting out there in just any old...
Summer is just around the corner. And, if you live in Arizona, then you already know what that means – four months of triple-digit temperatures! Now, some of you may already be planning on starting (or continuing) your running routine in a climate-controlled gym...
For as much work as our ankles put in every day, it’s easy to take them for granted. Every time we walk, run, and even just stand around, they are putting a great amount of effort to keep us moving and balanced. When you get down to it, it’s actually nice when we...
Do you schedule regular dental checkups? We certainly hope so! Taking care of your teeth prevents diseases and can stop a small cavity from developing into a full-blown root canal. No, we aren’t dentists. So let’s turn our attention to the other end of your body –...
If you have diabetes, treatment for your feet should be absolutely preventative. The goal needs to be taking proper care of your feet now to help prevent very dangerous problems and consequences in the future. At Foot & Ankle Clinics of Arizona, we are committed...
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Dr Leber, native to Arizona, believes the quality patient care involves clear communication while offering consistent and research-based treatment that includes exhaustive conservative care and surgical options when necessary.
- Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science – Brigham Young University, Utah
- Doctor of Podiatric Medicine- Western University of Health Science, CA
- Medical missions to Guatemala and Nicaragua
- Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency- VA
- Health System-Albuquerque NM
- Chief Resident Kaiser Permanente Sacramento CA
- Chandler Regional Medical Center
- Arizona Specialty Hospital
- Banner Desert Medical Center
- Tempe St Lukes
Extensive training in trauma, rear foot and ankle reconstruction, arthroscopic techniques, biomechanical and structural deformities, congenital deformities and diabetic care.
- Spending time with his wife and 5 children
- Playing Guitar
- English (Native)
- Spanish (fluent)