Scott N. Maling, DPM, FACFAS, of Desert Foot and Ankle in Phoenix and Mesa, Arizona, is a multi-talented board-certified podiatrist. He dedicates much of his time at the practice treating trauma and diabetic foot problems, as well as performing complex reconstructive rear foot and ankle procedures, and ankle replacement surgeries. Dr. Maling also loves working with kids.

Dr. Maling earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco. He completed his surgical residency at Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix. Today, he helps train young podiatrists enrolled in this same residency program.

To strengthen his connections in the podiatric community and to keep up on the latest developments in podiatric medicine, Dr. Maling is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Podiatric Medical Association, Arizona Podiatric Medical Association, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He’s board certified in foot, reconstructive rear foot, and ankle surgery.

When he’s not practicing, you can find Dr. Maling lecturing on reconstructive foot and ankle topics, teaching as an associate clinical professor, or in his office working on podiatry-related medical literature.