The doctors and staff at Family Foot & Ankle Specialists have offices in Rockwall, Greenville and Sulphur Springs, and pride themselves on having excellent facilities, helpful staff and the latest in technology for all your foot and ankle care needs.
Dr. David Minchey and Dr. Steven Brancheau of Family Foot and Ankle Specialists
Family Foot & Ankle Specialists was founded in Greenville and Sulpur Springs, Texas in 1982 by Dr. Steven Brancheau. After 33 years, his practice continues to grow and thrive in multiple communities all over east Texas. We want to be your first choice in foot health care and practice providing our patients not only with the latest in technological advancements, but to provide care with the utmost concern, compassion and respect for our patients and their needs. The doctors and staff at Family Foot & Ankle Specialists have offices in Rockwall, Greenville, and Sulphur Springs and pride themselves on having excellent facilities and a helpful staff. We also want to protect your privacy and make sure to go above and beyond the HIPPA laws that govern your private information in the medical field. We hope you enjoy your time with us here at FFAS!
Dr. Brancheau graduated from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine followed by finishing his 1st year or residency at Doctor's Hospital in Mesquite, TX and his 2nd year of residency at Waldo General (now Swedish Medical Center) in Seattle, WA. After his 3 years of residency, Dr. Brancheau continued his training with a 1 year fellowship through American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Brancheau is board certified by American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics & Primary Podiatric Medicine. He is the co-developer of the MBA (Maxwell-Brancheau Subtalar Arthroereisis implant) and the "R" advisor of the Northwest Podiatric Research and Education Foundation.
Dr. Brancheau served as the president of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association from 2012-2013. He also serves on the staffs of Hunt Regional Medical Center in Hunt County, Memorial Medical Center in Hopkins County and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall County. As director of the Hunt Regional Medical Center Residency Program he is immersed in the education of our future podiatrists. The program is a three-year post-graduate medicine and surgery program which he has directed for the past nine years.
A Leader in his Field
Dr. Brancheau also serves as adjunct clinical professor of podiatric medicine and surgery at many of the colleges of podiatric medicine, including Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine and the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, to name a few. He is involved in clinical research with the residents, the most recent publication in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, January 2012, a peer-reviewed medical publication with worldwide circulation. His special interests are flatfoot reconstruction (including adults and children), trauma of the foot and ankle, and diabetic foot care with emphasis on surgical reconstruction and limb salvage.
Dr. David Minchey has been at Family Foot & Ankle Specialists for 18 years. He attended David Lipscomb College in Nashville, Tennessee from 1978-1982 and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He attended Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois from 1990-1994. After graduation, Dr. Minchey did his surgical residency rotation at Mesquite Community Hospital and Valley View Surgery Center of Dallas from 1994-1995. He is affiliated with Hopkins County Memorial Hospital, Hunt Regional Medical Center, Rockwall Surgery Center, Presbyterian Hospital of Rockwall, and Lake pointe Hospital in Rowlett. He received his board certification by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery 2002 and is also a certified wound care specialist. His special interests are diabetic foot care, forefoot reconstruction and wound care. He serves as a board member of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association and is affiliated as well with American Podiatric Medical Association. He is an active member of the Boys Scouts of America and has been a part of the National Eagle Scout Association since 1976. Dr. Minchey grew up in Nashville, Tennessee He currently resides in Greenville, Texas with his wife Lisa and they are members of the Johnson Street Church of Christ. Dr. Minchey has one grown step daughter Sabrina, and a granddaughter, Arianna.
Dr. Jarna Rathod
Dr. Jarna Rathod joins Family Foot and Ankle Specialists as an associate. She is fellowship trained, board certified in medicine and board qualified in rear foot reconstruction surgery. Dr. Rathod was inspired to become a podiatrist due to a lifelong love of both art and science, which she felt was most perfectly combined in the practice of podiatric medicine and surgery. She received her Doctorate at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York, NY and her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Saint John's University in Queens, New York. She completed her 3 year podiatric residency at Northshore-LIJ Hospital in Forest Hills, NY. Her training was focused on Forefoot surgery and Wound Care. As a native Kenyan, she hopes to return there on a mission trip. She enjoys hiking, traveling and water sports.