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Dr. Patel Nominated for 2024 Bon Secours Richmond Market Physician and APC Awards

April 11, 2024

In February 2024, Bon Secours Hospital proudly hosted its second annual Richmond Market Physician and Advanced Practice Clinician Awards, where our very own Dr. Patel was recognized for her work with a nomination for the APC Award and Bon Secours Richmond Market Physician.

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SynergyHealth Foot & Ankle’s Community Commitment at Monument Avenue 10K

September 6, 2023

SynergyHealth Foot & Ankle, a prominent player in the field of podiatric medicine, recently showcased its commitment to community engagement and wellness through its active involvement in the Monument Avenue 10K event. Dr. Vetti, a respected member of the Rotary Club of James River in Richmond, collaborated with Dr. Patel, demonstrating their dedication to both podiatric health and community service.

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Exploring the Highlights of VPMA Summer Scientific Conference 2023 in Virginia Beach

September 6, 2023

In the ever-evolving field of podiatric medicine, staying updated with the latest advancements and networking with fellow professionals is crucial. The recent VPMA (Virginia Podiatric Medical Association) Summer Scientific Conference held in the sunny locale of Virginia Beach was an event that brought together podiatric medical assistants, doctors, and experts from various fields within the domain of podiatry. Dr. Patel and Dr. Vetti played pivotal roles in ensuring the success of this conference, and here, we’ll delve into the conference highlights and their significant contributions.

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Reopening of Midlothian Location After Vehicle Collision

August 19, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the successful reopening of our Midlothian location after a brief closure due to emergency repairs resulting from a vehicle collision. The incident, which occurred earlier this month, required immediate attention to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.

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SynergyHealth Foot & Ankle Celebrates Richmond Academy of Medicine 200th Anniversary

November 19, 2022

On November 18, 2022, the team at SynergyHealth Foot & Ankle had the immense pleasure of attending Richmond Academy of Medicine’s 200th Anniversary Gala. Dr. Patel and Dr. Vetti joined hundreds of RAM members for a night of delicious food, lively dancing, and more at the Commonwealth Club in Richmond, Virginia.

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SynergyHealth Foot & Ankle Joins Access Now in Supporting Uninsured Patients

October 14, 2022

SynergyHealth Foot & Ankle is proud to join Access Now, a program through the Richmond Academy of Medicine that facilitates specialty medical care for uninsured patients. Our very own Dr. Patel has been elected as a member of Access Now’s Board of Directors. She will join an esteemed board of specialty medical professionals in the Richmond area.

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SynergyHealth Foot & Ankle Steps Up During VPMA’s 2022 Scientific Conference

September 1, 2022

This summer, Dr. Vetti and Dr. Patel represented SynergyHealth Foot & Ankle at the annual Virginia Podiatric Medical Association’s (VPMA) Scientific Conference. VPMA is a professional membership organization representing and advocating the interests of actively practicing doctors within the field. The annual conference is a four-day event featuring the latest developments, discoveries and practices in podiatric care.

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Foot Health While Wearing Winter Boots

February 14, 2018

As we’ve all come to experience in the first few weeks of the new year, winter in Central Virginia can be a trying time with cold weather and snow.

While they’re nobody’s favorite accessory in the South, warm boots become a necessity to trudge through the elements come winter time— whether they’re used to run errands across town or to shovel the driveway. Much like summer sandals, boots are just part of the gig when the temperatures start dip.

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SynergyHealth Foot & Ankle Becomes Official Team Podiatrist for the University of Richmond

August 1, 2017

SynergyHealth Foot & Ankle Associates, PLLC is proud to account that commencing August 1, 2017, the practice has officially become the team podiatrist of the University of Richmond Spiders and will serve student-athletes across the 2017-18 academic calendar.

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SFMC Wound Care Center named Center of Distinction

April 18, 2017

In late winter, the Bon Secours Wound Care Center at St. Francis Medical Center was recognized with a national award for clinical excellence by being named a Center of Distinction by Healogics, the largest provider of advanced wound care services in the country.

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Healthy for the Holidays

December 19, 2016

With the holiday season in high gear, the temptation of over-indulging at festive gatherings with family and friends can be difficult to overcome.

Finding dietary balance during this time of year can be especially difficult for diabetics, who may suddenly be subjected to the foods they try so hard to abstain from 11 months out of the year.

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Avoiding Flip Flops

July 18, 2016

Summer: the time of year we all look forward to. It’s the time of year we all get to ditch our nine-to- five threads for our summer wardrobe and throw caution to the wind. We all have our summer favorites, whether it’s sundresses for the ladies or tank tops for the gentlemen, but there tends to be one all-encompassing summertime favorite for both men and women; flip flops.

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Stephen Curry’s Ankle Troubles

July 29, 2016

As the 2015-16 season came to a close with the Cleveland Cavaliers defeating the defending champion Golden State Warriors in an epic seven-game series, the world watched as two of the NBA’s finest players (LeBron James and Stephen Curry) faced off in the NBA Finals.

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