Akilis Theoharidis, DPM, CWS, FCCWS, FACCWS, FAAFAS

Dr. Theoharidis received his medical degree from Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his residency at the University of Pennsylvania Health Systems, Presbyterian Medical Center, in Philadelphia. Dr. Theoharidis is the founder of Ankle & Foot Centers of Missouri, P.C. (1996), a practice now encompassing 7 locations and including two doctors at present. Dr. Theoharidis is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and the Director of the Department of Podiatry at Truman Medical Center.

Dr. Theoharidis treats all ailments related to the foot and ankle and specializes in wound care, the special needs of diabetic patients, neuropathic pain, and sports related injuries. He lectures and presents on foot health and wound care to the community and medical professionals.

He is licensed in both Missouri and Kansas. He is a certified wound care specialist by the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM). He is also certified by The American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery. He is a fellow of the Academy of Ambulatory Foot & Ankle Surgery. In 2010 - 2011 Dr. Theoharidis was appointed to the Missouri Podiatric Medical Association Board of Governors. Dr. Theoharidis was also named in 2010 in the Guide to America's Top Podiatrists.

He currently resides in the KC area with his wife and two children.

Elijah L. Davis, DPM, ABPOPPM

Dr. Davis attended the University at Buffalo where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology in 1998. He then pursued his medical education at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he received a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine in 2003. He completed his residency training in podiatric medicine and surgery at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. and Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Long Island, N.Y.

Dr Davis is Board Certified by The American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.

What is AFCM?

Ankle & Foot Centers of Missouri

Ankle & Foot Centers of Missouri, P.C. (AFCM) are a group of physicians and medical personnel dedicated to rendering quality care in the continually evolving world of health care.

Working as a team, AFCM will identify patients' needs and requirements and supply solutions and alternatives through research, information, continuing studies and publications.

AFCM will remain in the forefront of the health care revolution rendering state-of-the-art care to their patients. The following is a partial list of common disorders and problems that AFCM routinely treats with the latest technology:

  • Bunions and Hammertoes
  • Heel Pain
  • Wart Therapy
  • Neuromas
  • Corns and Calluses
  • Sports Injuries
  • Flat Feet
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Wound Care
  • Endoscopic Nerve Decompression for Neuromas
  • Shockwave Therapy for Heel Pain
  • Fractures of the foot and ankle both surgical and non-surgical

A Comprehensive Office

Office hours are by appointment. The initial appointment is usually spent conducting a thorough examination, beginning with a review of the patients' current and past medical history, followed by a clinical examination of the foot and leg.

X-rays are taken as indicated, and a comprehensive medical history is compiled. A comprehensive examination helps in determining a diagnosis and course of treatment.

AFCM will see patients from two years of age and up. AFCM attempts to see all patients at their scheduled times. If there are any delays, our office will do our best to notify you.

Our Locations

407 NE 76th Terrace, Gladstone, MO, 64118

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

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We look forward to hearing from you!