George C. Bakatsas, DPM, FACFAS


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George C. Bakatsas, DPM, FACFAS

George Bakatsas, DPM, FACFASDr. George Bakatsas was raised in Houston, Texas and graduated from Dobie High School. Dr. Bakatsas completed his undergraduate studies at The University of Saint Thomas in Houston, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. He earned his podiatric medical degree from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Bakatsas then completed his residency training at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia, with an emphasis in foot and ankle surgery and trauma. His practice encompasses all aspects of podiatric medicine including reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, sports medicine, diabetic foot care and primary podiatric medicine. Some of the more common problems that Dr. Bakatsas treats are bunions, heel pain, ankle sprains, fractures, flatfeet, and sports related injuries.

Dr. Bakatsas is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Bakatsas remains active in Continuing Medical Education to maintain current on new technologies and treatment options for the care of his patients. He is dedicated to providing quality foot and ankle care to all ages. He believes that prompt diagnosis, early intervention and prevention are essential for the care and treatment of your feet. Dr. Bakatsas provides a full range of foot and ankle medical care including both conservative and surgical therapies.


  • Private Practice / June 2018 - Present
    Lubbock, Texas

  • Private Practice / August 1999 - June 2018
    Sugar Land, Texas

  • Podiatry Service Clinical Staff / August 1997 - August 1999
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Houston, Texas


  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine / June 1993
    University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
    Des Moines, Iowa

  • Bachelors of Arts - Biology / May 1988
    University of Saint Thomas
    Houston, Texas


  • Podiatric Surgical Residency / January 1996 - 1997
    John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Internship - Podiatric Surgical Residency / June 1993 - 1994
    Michigan Health Care Hospital
    Detroit, Michigan


  • Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery
    Board Certified in Foot Surgery
    Texas State Podiatric License / November 1996 - Present


  • Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons


  • Charcot Foot: Review and Case Presentation / 1994
    Treatment Protocol of Interdigital Neuromas / 1993

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