Welcome to Achilles Foot & Ankle Center

Our physician and staff welcome you to Achilles Foot & Ankle Center, Inc. As a board certified podiatrist with over 40 year’s experience, Kenneth E. Cookus, DPM is the clear choice to handle all of your foot care needs. With more than 300 different foot ailments, foot disorders are among the most widespread and neglected health problems affecting people in this country. Some can be traced to heredity, but for an aging population, most of these ailments stem from the cumulative effect of years of neglect or abuse. The neglect may stem from a curious misconception on the part of many people that their feet are supposed to hurt. That's not the case. Even among people in their retirement years, many foot problems can be treated successfully, and the pain of foot ailments relieved.

Come visit the staff at Achilles Foot & Ankle Center, Inc. for a comprehensive review of your foot care needs. Dr. Cookus’ vast experience in this field allows him to treat a myriad of foot ailments. To schedule an appointment, please click the “contact us” button or simply give us a call.

We look forward to serving your foot care needs.

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About Us

Dr. Cookus was born and raised in Nebraska. After attending Doane College in Crete, Nebraska, Dr. Cookus earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He went on to complete two comprehensive one-year podiatric medical residencies first at Cleveland Foot Clinics, Cleveland, Ohio and Pinellas General Hospital, Largo, Florida.

Dr. Cookus has been in practice in Virginia since 1987. Prior to that he practiced in Kansas. He is certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Cookus is a member of the Virginia Podiatric Medical Association and the American Podiatric Medical Association.

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Our Services

  • Bunions
  • Corns & Calluses
  • Hammertoes
  • Ingrown Nails
  • Neuromas
  • Onsite X-Ray
  • Heel Pain
  • Diabetic Foot Care

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Our Hours

  • Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM
  • 804-273-1717

Last News

News from Our Office

Foot Health For 2013

In the New Year, don’t forget to keep your feet in tip-top shape!

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Today's Podiatrist

Learn about the services and procedures thru APMA's Today's Podiatrist Campaign.

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Heel Pain on the Rise

Discover the latest symptoms and treatments of one of the most common foot disorders.

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Proud Provider

Access Now, a 501(c)3 organization, is a community partnership, improving the health of thousands throughout the Richmond area by providing access to specialty care for the eligible uninsured.