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Meet Our Surgeons

Dr. Brent M. HarwoodDr. Brent M. Harwood

Board-Certified Podiatric Surgeon

Dr. Harwood attended the University of South Alabama and Troy University before completing his undergraduate and Podiatric Medical degrees at the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine (SCPM) in Chicago. After becoming a podiatric physician, Dr. Harwood completed a one year Podiatric Residency at the Bronx Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC). It was here that he developed expertise in wound treatment as well as diabetic foot treatments. He also completed an extensive two year residency at St. Clair’s Hospital and Health Center in New York City. During this residency, he honed his surgical skills and developed protocols for foot treatment and care for professional dancers and other athletes.

Dr. Harwood returned to the Southeast in 1996 to service underserved communities that he had identified during his undergraduate training. He was the first podiatric physician to establish a local presence in several Alabama communities. Dr. Harwood is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Currently he is the Carrier Advisory Committee Chairman for the Alabama Podiatric Medical Association where he served as president for four years.

Education

  • Undergraduate: University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; Troy University, Troy, AL
  • Medical: Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine (SCPM), Chicago, IL

Training

  • Rotating Podiatric Surgery Residency: Bronx Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Podiatric Surgery Residency: St. Clair’s Hospital and Health Center, New York, NY

Professional Affiliations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Alabama Podiatric Medical Association
  • The American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • International Association for Dance Medicine & Science

Specialties

Dr. Harwood specializes in the treatment of a variety of podiatric conditions and performs several podiatric procedures including:

  • Arthritis
  • Bunions & Heel Pain
  • Hammertoes
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Sport Injuries
  • Wound Care



Dr. Bradford R. EglyDr. Bradford R. Egly

Podiatric Surgeon

Dr. Egly graduated from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine (SCPM) with a degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his residency at the Residency Foundation associated with Baylor University of Houston, Texas. In Texas, Dr. Egly trained under Dr. Stephen Barrett, the co-inventor of the Endoscopic Decompressions of the Intermetatarsal Neuromas. Dr. Egly co-authored a scientific paper in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery that analyzed the anatomy of the plantar fascia and heel spur to aid in medical and surgical treatment of heel pain. Dr. Egly has trained many Podiatrists at seminars on how to perform the Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy Surgical procedure.

After successfully graduating from his surgical residency, Dr. Egly returned to his childhood home in Illinois and started private practice at Egly Foot Clinics in multiple locations southwest of Chicago. In 2007, Dr. Egly moved to the Gulf Coast to work with Dr. Harwood at Southeast Podiatry, bringing his 14 years of broad experience in treatment and surgery of the foot.

Dr. Egly and his wife Michelle have three children, a daughter Kristin Krohn (22) and two sons, Erik (18) and Thomas (14) Egly.

Education

  • Medical: Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine (SCPM), Chicago, IL

Training

  • Podiatric Surgery Residency: Baylor University, Houston, TX

Specialties

Dr. Egly specializes in the treatment of a variety of podiatric conditions and performs several podiatric procedures including:

  • Bunions & Heel Pain
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Hammertoes
  • Neuromas



Dr. Laura Lasecki WimmerDr. Laura Lasecki Wimmer

Board Certified in Podiatric Medicine

Native Mobilian, Dr. Laura Lasecki Wimmer, attended St. Paul’s Episcopal High School where she was chosen to be an Azalea Trail Maid. She graduated from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa as a Capstone Scholar and subsequently attended Rosalind Franklin University Medicine and Science in Chicago. She became an active member of the Phi Delta Honor Society and received the Scholl Distinguished Scholar Award. Dr. Wimmer completed her surgical residency at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL specializing in reconstructive foot and ankle* surgery. She is an associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery and member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, and Board Certified in podiatric medicine.

Dr Wimmer is excited about returning home to serve her community. She and her husband enjoy outdoor activities of running, hiking, and watersports, and they are looking forward to making their home on the Eastern Shore.

Education

  • Undergraduate: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Medical: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL

Training

  • Podiatric Surgical Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Specialties

Dr. Wimmer specializes in the treatment of a variety of podiatric conditions and performs several podiatric procedures including:

  • Foot and Ankle* Arthritis
  • Flat Foot Deformities
  • Heel Pain
  • Bunions & Hammertoes
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Sport Injuries
  • Wound Care

 

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