Office #: (863) 687-3404
Fax #: (863) 687-4672

About Our Doctors & Staff

Dr. Matthew B. Werd
Dr. Werd is “One of the Top 25 Most Influential Podiatrists in the United States”, among more than 16,500 podiatric physicians nationwide, as selected by Podiatry Management in 2012. He joined the medical staff at Foot and Ankle Associates in 1995, after completing a distinguished AO International Fellowship in Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery in Davos, Switzerland. Dr. Werd is a specialist in Sports Injuries of the Lower Extremity, and Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot, Ankle, and Leg. Dr. Werd completed his Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency, with advanced training in Sports Medicine, in Miami, Florida.

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Dr. Edward Fazekas

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Dr. Marvin Odro
In 1975, Dr. Odro joined the growing practice established by Dr. Ronald S. Krusch. Shortly after, the two doctors expanded their Lakeland office and subsequently a second office was opened in the Sebring community. Dr. Odro believes that people want and need to be active. His focus is on optimum foot-health for his patients so they may participate in a vigorous lifestyle.

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Dr. Ronald Krusch
Dr. Ronald Krusch, Emeritus, was the founding physician of our practice in 1961. After dedicating over 35 years to providing excellent medical and surgical care to the Lakeland and Sebring communities, Dr. Krusch and his wife, Arlene, are now enjoying retirement.
Our Lakeland Staff Members
Our Staff has more than 70 years of combined experience in the medical field. They provide friendly, high-quality medical assistance, including patient care, billing and insurance issues. Our staff's goal is to make each patient's visit a pleasant and enjoyable experience.