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Foot and Ankle Professional Centers of Iowa

Practicing podiatrist based in Ottumwa
and serving southeast Iowa.

(641) 683-7901

About Our Clinic

Dr. Bruce Fridinger, DPM DABPM, provides ongoing specialized care in Ottumwa, Iowa, for lower extremities and leads a practice conducive to ongoing learning and improvement.

“Our specialty at Foot & Ankle Professional Centers of Iowa PC is in the name: caring for foot and ankle conditions. Whether your condition involves nails and skin, blood vessels, nerves, ligaments and tendons, muscles, bones, joints, or soft tissue, we’re here to help you heal and mitigate pain by providing comprehensive therapies focused on the lower extremity.”

- Dr. Bruce Fridinger

Services and Conditions Treated

  • Nail and skin conditions
    • Callouses
    • Bunions
    • Warts
    • Ingrown nails
    • Fungal nails
  • Mechanical therapy and care
    • Gait and walking treatments
    • Shoes and orthopedic inserts
  • Orthopedic therapy
  • Sports injuries
  • Tight muscles
  • Tendon and joint limitations that cause hip and/or lower back pain
  • Arch pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Diabetic foot or wound care
  • Foot and ankle surgery
    • Correction of toe/foot misalignments
    • Tendon repair
    • Removal of bone and joint fusion to reduce pain
  • Injection therapy
  • Patient education
    • Dangers/side effects of diabetes and smoking
    • Importance of foot and ankle health

About Dr. Bruce Fridinger, DPM

St. Johns University, Collegeville, MN BS
William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine DPM DABPM

Dr. Bruce Fridinger, DPM DABPM, has been caring for patients in Iowa since 1994 after many years of study. A Podiatric Orthopedic Resident graduate, he completed one-month rotations within the VA system while working with Harvard Medical School residents at Joslin Diabetes Center. Dr. Fridinger then participated in a Podiatric Biomechanics Fellowship and trained under the direction of the California College of Podiatric Medicine faculty and assisted local high school athletic coaches and trainers. He has assisted podiatric medical residents in Mexico as part of the Baha Project for Crippled Children — now known as Operation Footprint.

Dr. Fridinger has been an active member of the Iowa Podiatric Medical Society and American Podiatric Medical Association for nearly 30 years. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and an ambassador member of Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress (GOPIP).

Board Certifications & Course Completions

Our Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Friday
8 am to 5 pm


520 N Sherdian Ave
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Schedule an Appointment

(641) 683-7901