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Albany Podiatry Associates

Dr. K. R. Ary


Dr. K. R. AryDr. K.R. Ary is a native of Moultrie, Georgia, graduated from Moultrie High School and attended Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. He attended Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine and did a residency at Doctors Hospital, now Northlake Medical Center.


He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and has practiced in Albany since 1980. He also maintains an office in Moultrie.


Currently, he is on staff at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Palmyra Medical Centers and Albany Surgery Center, LLP.


He is married with four daughters and enjoys reading, writing, sports, golf, hunting and enjoys time with church and family.


Dr. Chad Catrett


Dr. Chad CatrettDr. F. Chad Catrett is from Buena Vista, Georgia, attended high school at Tri-County High School in Buena Vista and graduated in 1998. He attended Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Georgia and graduated in May 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.


Dr. Catrett attended the former Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (now Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine) in Cleveland, Ohio where he received a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree and graduated in June 2009. He was active in many clubs and student government while there.


After OCPM, Dr. Catrett completed his residency at the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Healthcare and University of Louisville Hospital (now combined into Kentucky One Healthcare) in Louisville, Kentucky. He graduated in June 2012 with a Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery degree.


He joined Albany Podiatry Associates in June 2013 after being in private practice in Macon, Georgia. Dr. Catrett in is Cordele on Tuesday in a satellite office. He is Board Qualified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is a member of the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association, American Board of Podiatric Medicine, and an Associate member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is currently on staff at Albany Surgery Center LLP. He enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and spending time with family and friends on his farm.


Dr. Glenn Dowling


Dr. Glenn DowlingDr. Glenn Dowling, semi-retired podiatrist, wants to thank Albany and surrounding counties for allowing him to practice here for many years. Having raised a family, children and grandchildren, in Albany, he says “Albany has been good to me”.


A native of Valdosta, attended Valdosta State University, graduated from Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine and served two years in the U.S. army. He has been chairman of the Georgia State Board of Podiatry Examiners for eighteen years, member of Georgia and American Podiatric Associations for fifty years. Served on numerous committees of American Podiatric Research and Education. Established and developed Albany Podiatry Associates, a five podiatric medical practice and Albany Surgery Center.


Member of Dougherty County Kiwanis Club, served on many nonprofit service organizations of Albany. Georgia High School Association football referee for forty years, officiating football games over south Georgia.


Primary interest now is in care of diabetic feet, the screening of diabetic patients to prevent infection and/or amputations is primary goal. Southwest Georgia has a high number of diabetics, people with other medical problems that impact foot problems. We want to keep our citizens walking so they can enjoy a healthy full lifestyle.


Dr. Ken Durham


Dr. Ken DurhamDr. Jon Kenneth Durham is from Blakely, Georgia, attended high school at Southwest Georgia Academy in Damascus, Georgia and graduated in 1976.


He attended Mercer University in Macon, Georgia and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in the Natural sciences in June 1980. While at Mercer, he was active in Kappa Sigma Social Fraternity, as well as in Inter-fraternity Council, Student Government Association, and Order of Omega.


He attended the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (now known as the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine), where he received a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree and graduated in June 1984.


After college, he did a surgical residency in foot surgery at Northwest General Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee. When he completed it in June 1985, he moved back to Albany, Georgia and started a private practice in July 1985 where he has remained since.


Currently, he is on staff at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Palmyra Medical Centers, and Albany Surgery Center, LLP. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery with certification in foot surgery, a diplomat for the American Academy of Pain Management, a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, a Fellow of the National Society of Conscious Sedation and attends First Baptist Church of Albany. He is married with four children and two grandchildren.


Dr. Stephen Wilder


Dr. Stephen WilderDr. Stephen Wilder received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Florida in 1980, and his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (now the Temple University College of Podiatric Medicine) in Philadelphia in 1984.


Dr. Wilder completed his podiatric surgical residency in Jacksonville, Florida in 1985, then began private practice in Clearwater, Florida. He joined Albany Podiatry Associates 22 years ago in 1989, and has had a busy podiatric medical and surgical practice since then. He has also maintained a satellite office at Fitzgerald Specialty Clinic on Wednesdays (229-423-3690) since 1989. He is on staff at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and Palmyra Medical Centers, in Albany, and Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald.


Dr. Wilder became Board Certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, in 1994 , and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is also a member of the American and Georgia Podiatric Medical Associations. He loves sports, hunting, and spending time with his family and church.