Sara Yancovitz

Sara Yancovitz, DPM, AACFAS Pronunciation Guide

Podiatry
Fellowship Trained in Foot and Ankle Surgery
4.9of 5 | (408) | View Reviews
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Accepting new patients ARC Far West Medical Tower Ages seen: 4 - 99 Joined ARC: 2023

About Sara Yancovitz, DPM, AACFAS

  • Dr. Yancovitz grew up in New York City. When she is not working, she is typically spending time with her husband, traveling, or cooking. Dr. Yancovitz enjoys spending time outdoors – bicycling, hiking, and swimming. She particularly enjoys going to live music shows and the vibrant music scene in Austin. Among her favorite local spots are South Congress Avenue (SoCo) and Lady Bird Lake.

I chose podiatry because I enjoy helping people get back on their feet and improving their quality of life. As a lifelong competitive athlete and former professional cyclist, I have endured many foot and ankle injuries, and I understand the challenges associated with disability. I understand both the physical and mental toll associated with lower extremity injuries, and I enjoy providing the necessary medical care and support for expedient recovery and return to activity and/or sport. I believe that the best practice in medicine involves individualizing a treatment plan specific to each patient to fit their needs and lifestyle. I have a profound focus on patient education and strive to provide optimal care utilizing the latest evidence-based medicine.

Services

Achilles Tendon and Rupture Repair

Achilles Tendon and Rupture Repair

Surgical repair of an Achilles tendon rupture or injury.

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Ankle Ligament Repair

Ankle Ligament Repair

The surgical repair of an injured or damaged ankle ligament.

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Arthritis Treatment

Arthritis Treatment

Arthritis and other rheumatic diseases are common conditions that cause pain, swelling, and limited movement. They affect joints and connective tissues around the body. 

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Assistive Device and Orthotic Management

Assistive Device and Orthotic Management

ARC podiatrists can help you find the assistive devices (braces, canes, and more) and orthotics to improve your mobility and comfort.

Brostrom Procedure

Brostrom Procedure

Brostrom surgery repairs the ligaments on the side or outside of the ankle.

Bunion Surgery

Bunion Surgery

Bunion surgery is performed to reduce pain and correct deformities caused by bunions.

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Casting and Other Forms of Immobilization

Casting and Other Forms of Immobilization

Casting helps immobilize injured bones, promote healing, and reduce pain and swelling while bones heal from surgery or injury.

Comprehensive Examination and Diagnosis

Comprehensive Examination and Diagnosis

An ARC podiatrist can evaluate and diagnose foot problems that cause discomfort.

Debridement

Debridement

Debridement is the removal of damaged tissue or foreign objects from a wound.

Diabetes Risk Management

Diabetes Risk Management

Diabetes risk management helps manage foot problems that can be caused by diabetes.

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Exercises and/or Physical Therapy

Exercises and/or Physical Therapy

Exercise and/or physical therapy may be encouraged by your ARC provider to help restore function following an injury or surgical procedure.

Foot Alignment Devices

Foot Alignment Devices

Foot alignment devices help keep your toes properly aligned to reduce discomfort.

Foot and Ankle Reconstruction

Foot and Ankle Reconstruction

Foot and ankle reconstruction surgery is performed to correct the structures of the foot and ankle, and restore function to the area after an injury or condition.

Fracture Care (Casting, Bracing, Surgery)

Fracture Care (Casting, Bracing, Surgery)

Fracture treatment to put the pieces of bone back in place, control the pain, give the bone time to heal, prevent complications, and restore normal use of the fractured area.

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Hammer Toe Surgery

Hammer Toe Surgery

Hammer toe surgery is performed to correct deformities of the toes to reduce pain and improve the flexibility of the muscles in your toes.

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Ingrown Toenail Removal

Ingrown Toenail Removal

Ingrown toenail removal involves the removal of ingrown toenails to treat infections and complications in your toe area.

Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™

Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™

Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction is a patented technique that removes the root cause of bunions.

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Management of Deformities

Management of Deformities

A surgical procedure to correct deformities that cause you pain or discomfort.

Management of Foot and Ankle Fractures

Management of Foot and Ankle Fractures

Foot and ankle fractures may require surgical repair or wearing a cast or brace to help treat an injury.

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Management of Soft Tissue Injuries

Management of Soft Tissue Injuries

Podiatry is the medical specialty focused on leg health below the knee, which includes the lower leg, ankle, foot, and toes. Even your skin and nails tell a tale. Our board certified providers specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of all bones, muscles, and connective tissue (tendons, ligaments, and fascia) in the lower legs.

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Nonsurgical and Surgical Podiatric Treatments

Nonsurgical and Surgical Podiatric Treatments

ARC podiatrists offer both surgical and non-surgical treatments for foot and ankle issues.

Operative Management of Acute and Chronic Ankle Instability/Ankle Ligament Reconstruction

Operative Management of Acute and Chronic Ankle Instability/Ankle Ligament Reconstruction

A surgical procedure to manage acute and chronic ankle instability (ankle ligament reconstruction).

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Oral and Locally Injected Medication

Oral and Locally Injected Medication

Oral and locally injected medication helps treat pain, infections, and other conditions.

Orthobiologics / Platelet Rich Plasma

Orthobiologics / Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment can support the healing of wounds and joint injuries.

Orthotics

Orthotics

Orthotics are medical aids prescribed by your podiatrist to improve foot and ankle issues, including foot deformities, arch pain, heel pain, diabetic foot ulcers, lower leg tendonitis, overpronation or over supination, back pain, and bunions.

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Peroneal Tendon and Tibialis Tendon Repair

Peroneal Tendon and Tibialis Tendon Repair

Peroneal tendon and tibialis tendon repair is a surgical procedure that helps treat tendon injuries.

Repair of Peroneal Tendinosis with and without Subluxation

Repair of Peroneal Tendinosis with and without Subluxation

Treatment and repair of peroneal tendinosis, the swelling of tendons on the outside of the ankle.

Repair of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction and Adult-Acquired Flat Foot

Repair of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction and Adult-Acquired Flat Foot

Treatment and repair of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction and adult-acquired flat foot.

Surgery for Flat Feet and Fallen Arches

Surgery for Flat Feet and Fallen Arches

Surgery for flat feet and fallen arches reshapes the foot to provide you with better support and alleviate pain.

Surgery for Foot and Ankle Fractures

Surgery for Foot and Ankle Fractures

Some foot and ankle fractures may require surgery to ensure the injured area heals properly.

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Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis

Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis

Surgery for plantar fasciitis can be performed to help treat inflamed tissue that runs across the bottom of the foot.

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Surgery of Calcific Achilles Tendonitis/Haglund’s Deformity

Surgery of Calcific Achilles Tendonitis/Haglund’s Deformity

Surgery of calcific Achilles tendonitis/Haglund’s deformity can help treat foot pain.

Surgical Management of Arthritis

Surgical Management of Arthritis

Arthritis surgery can help repair or replace a damaged joint.

Telemedicine Visits

Telemedicine Visits

ARC offers telemedicine visits for primary and specialty care. Doctors can quickly evaluate you for a new health issue or follow up with you via a phone call or video visit from the comfort of your home.

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Tendon or Ligament Ruptures (Brostrom Ankle Ligament Repair)

Tendon or Ligament Ruptures (Brostrom Ankle Ligament Repair)

Lateral ankle ligament reconstruction is a surgery to tighten and firm up one or more ankle ligaments on the outside of your ankle. It’s also known as the Brostrom procedure.

Tendon, Ligament, and Other Soft Tissue Repair and Reconstruction

Tendon, Ligament, and Other Soft Tissue Repair and Reconstruction

Surgical procedures to help repair tendons, ligaments, and other soft tissues.

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Credentials

  • Medical School
    Western University of Health Sciences, College of Podiatric Medicine, Pomona, CA, 2019
  • Fellowship
    Foot & Ankle Fellowship, Orthopaedic Institute Brielle Orthopedics, Manasquan, NJ, 2023
  • Residency
    OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH, 2022
  • Education
    B.A., College of Arts and Sciences, New York University, New York, NY, 2013
  • Professional Positions
    • Fellow, Orthopaedic Institute Brielle Orthopedic
    • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
    • Associate Member, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
    • Chief Resident, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, 2019-2022
  • Awards & Honors
    • Inspire Round of Applause Award for Excellence Leadership, Ohio Health Medical Center, 2022
    • Inspire Round of Applause for Excellence with Patient Care, Ohio Health Medical Center, 2019
    • Dean’s List for Academic Excellence, New York University, 2012-2013

Patient Reviews

OVERALL PROVIDER RATING

Rating based on "Did the healthcare provider or doctor provide the care you expected?"

4.9out of 5
  • May 16, 2024

    Dr. Yancovitz helped me get through my recovery so well, I highly recommed!

  • May 16, 2024

    Everything went well on today's visit. Thanks

  • May 15, 2024

    Dr Yancovitz is an exceptional Dr/surgeon. I’m extremely impressed by her expertise and how she describes why she’s doing what she’s doing to help her patients and relays information and answers all questions. I’m very pleased with the outcome of my ankle surgery. I feel very fortunate that I was referred to her for my broken ankle.

  • May 12, 2024

    Not enough time given to a thorough examination. It felt like I should expect to have symptoms based on age.

  • May 10, 2024

    Great visit- super efficient but also felt like she took her time!

  • May 10, 2024

    Dr. Yancovitz is amazing. I will go to her for any future issues I can. She was so easy to talk to my issues about and I can tell she has a passions for what she does. She is one of thr best doctors I have been too!

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