About Nashville Family Foot Care

About Us

Nashville Family Foot Care has been providing caring and compassionate Podiatric services to the Nashville community for over 20 years.

Our Doctors of Podiatric Medicine are on the staff of both Centennial Medical Center and St Thomas Midtown (formerly Baptist) Hospitals.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Mardon Day and Dr. Richelle Day are now also seeing patients at the Advanced Wound Care and Vascular Center at Centennial Medical Center. The Center is located at 2400 Patterson Street Nashville TN 37203. Phone 615-342-5570

All of our office staff are friendly, courteous and commited to providing you with the best possible patient care.

Our Staff

Mardon R. Day, DPM

Dr. Mardon R. Day, DPM

Mardon Day, DPM is Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, is also a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association as well as the Tennessee Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Day is the Co-Founder of Nashville Family Foot Care which has been serving the Nashville community since 1997.

He received his Undergraduate Degree from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville TN and completed his Podiatric Training at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines IA. Postgraduate training was received at the Yale University School of Medicine Clinical Campus where he served as Chief Resident of the Department of Surgery/Podiatry. Dr. Day also received Postgraduate training at the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio.

Dr. Day is on staff at both Centennial Medical Center in Nashville TN and St Thomas Midtown, Nashville TN. He also sees patients at the Advanced Wound Care and Vascular Center at Centnnial Medical Center. Because of his expertise in foot and ankle conditions and wound care, Dr. Day is frequently called on to lecture and write articles on related topics and has served in leadership roles with the Middle Tennessee Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Day is a consultant at the Craig Center for Advanced Wound Healing at St Thomas Mid Town and helps to manage patient care when hospitalization is required for diabetic foot complcations. In his free time Dr. Day enjoys spending time outdoors and is very involved with his church and their outreach programs.

Richelle D. Day, DPM

Dr. Richelle D. Day, DPM

Richelle Day, DPM completed her Podiatric training at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines IA and her undergraduate Degree was completed at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville TN. Dr. Day completed her Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Orthopaedics/Podiatry Services.

Dr. Day is designated by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery as a Certified Podiatric Surgeon and is also a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, a member of the Tennessee Podiatric Medical Association and the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Day has staff priveleges at both St Thomas Midtown (formerly Baptist Hopital) and Centennial Medical Center in Nashville TN. She also sees patients at the Advanced Wound Care and Vascular Center at Centnnial Medical Center. She is also a founding partner of Nashville Family Foot Care and has been providing Podiatric services in the Nashville area for over 20 years.

The focus of Dr. Day’s practice is the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers and she is committed to serving her patients by preventing complications that can arise from these complex cases. Dr. Day also actively treats patients at the Craig Center for Advanced Wound Healing at St Thomas Midtown Hospital as well as volunteers her services at diabetic screening events held at Faith Family Medical Center. Dr. Day enjoys spending time with her family and is very involved in her daughters' school and extracurricular activities.

Michele J. Whittaker, DPM

Dr. Michele J. Whittaker, DPM

Dr. Whittaker received her Bachelor’s Degree from Illinois State University in 1988. She graduated in 1994 from the College of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery at Des Moines University and completed her residency at Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh in 1997.

Dr. Whittaker is Board Certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. She is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American Diabetes Association.

The focus of her practice is diabetic wound care as well as general podiatric conditions such as ingrown toenails, heel pain and bunions. In addition to seeing patients in the office she is on the staff at Centennial Hospital and St Thomas Midtown Hospital. Dr. Whittaker also serves as a consultant at the Craig Center for Wound Healing.

Outside of the office she enjoys running and has completed two half marathons but prefers short distances. Dr. Whittaker also enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.

Nicholas A. Fussell, DPM

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Dr. Fussell is an Associate member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is also a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Tennessee Podiatric Medical Association.Nicholas Fussell, DPM received his undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University, CA in 2007. He then completed his Podiatric training at Des Moines University’s College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 2012. Following this, Dr. Fussell completed a comprehensive forefoot and rearfoot three year surgical residency at the VA Hospital of Madison, WI in 2016.

The focus of his practice is diabetic wound care, elective and reconstructive surgery. He places a strong emphasis on compassion, patient education and preventative care.  In addition to the Nashville office, Dr. Fussell has privileges pending at  at TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital.

Outside of the office he enjoys spending time with his wife and their shared interest in the arts. In addition, he is an avid outdoorsman and motorcyclist.

 

What is Podiatry?

The practice of Podiatry includes the diagnosis and medical or surgical treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle.

At Nashville Family Foot Care we specialize in treatment of ALL foot and ankle condtions to include:

  • Diabetic foot care for the prevention of pedal complications
  • Diabetic foot ulcerations and wound care
  • Diabetic foot infections
  • Diabetic neuropathy, PVD, and Charcot deformity
  • Ingrown nails
  • Heel pain (plantar fasciitis, heel spurs)
  • Bunions, Hammertoes, Tailor’s bunions
  • Foot and ankle injuries (tendonitis, sprains, fractures)
  • Fungal nails/Athlete’s foot
  • Warts
  • Painful corns and calluses
  • Arthritic foot conditions

"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."  ~ Saint Augustine