Dr. David Laha

Podiatry
Overland Park, KS
37 years experience male

Locations

Office

Overland Park, KS

Address

7230 W 129th Street, Overland Park, KS
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About

Bio

David B. Laha, DPM, FACFAS - Biography www.KCFOOT.com Dr. Laha is a specialist in the medical and surgical treatment of the foot. He has extensive training in reconstructive foot surgery and sports medicine of the lower extremity. He takes pride in providing quality, personal care for his patients. Dr. Laha is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. He has been on the Board of Directors of the Kansas Podiatric Medical Association and a Past President of the Association. This practice evaluates and treats foot injuries, fractures, bunions, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns, calluses, flat feet, children's foot problems, diabetic foot problems, tumors, fungal nails, heel pain, and sports medicine injuries of the lower extremity. Dr. Laha is a specialist in the medical and surgical treatment of the foot. He is recognized by the medical community as a leading provider of foot care in the Kansas City area. His extensive training has made him an expert in reconstructive foot surgery and sports medicine of the lower extremity. Dr Laha's expertise is sought out by other physicians for their patient care, sports teams for the care of their athletes, organizations for lecturing, attorneys for legal council, and local health reporters for information on a variety of foot problems and the latest medical innovations for the treatment of foot problems. Dr. Laha stays abreast of the latest advances in foot care. It is his goal to provide the best foot care, using the latest medical and surgical techniques, in a compassionate, friendly environment. Dr. Laha received his medical training at the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, California, graduating with honors. He performed his post graduate residency training at Hayward Vesper Hospital in Hayward, California. This program specialized in reconstructive foot surgery. He was the Chief Resident his last year in training. Dr Laha has been practicing in the Kansas City area since 1985. He is a Kansas native, having been born in Winchester and growing up in Centralia. He attended Kansas Wesleyan University graduating with honors. While in college he played basketball and was an outstanding track and cross country athlete. He was inducted into the Kansas Wesleyan Athletic Hall of Fame in 1997. Dr. Laha is married and has two children.

Specialties
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Podiatry

Doctor Q&A

433 Answers
485 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
Probably overuse: Anytime you stress the body after periods of inactivity, you can overuse certain structures, ie: muscles, tendons, ligaments. This can lead to irrita ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
See your Podiatrist: Most people will have foot problems at some point in their lifetime. Having a doctor that understands the foot and how it functions is important. As ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
Joint Adaptation: As the bunion deformity progresses, the articular surface of the metatarsal head shifts laterally(leans toward the second toe). This adaptation develo ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Laha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Laha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jun 11, 2012
Good, thanks!
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Thank you for answering my question! It is very nice when doctors tell you that if it is not normal then you should seek rather than telling me that theres not a lot they can do for a broken toe. I k...Read More
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Thanks for answering my question. i think -for some reason- it may be a foreign body. but yes , i guess i have to see a podiatrist
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have since seen a GP and it is cellulitis and I have antibiotics

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

California College of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 1983MD

Awards

Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Fellow American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

Affiliations

American Podiatric Medical Association
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