Welcome to Advanced Ankle and Foot

Our number one goal is to provide our patients with the most advanced comprehensive treatment for the foot and the ankle affecting, both, children and adults. Our doctors have a personal commitment to lifelong excellence in podiatric foot and ankle care, with a focus on educating our patients and the public.

We are involved in medical missions to various countries (Thailand, Philippines, Africa, Peru, Ecuador, Mexico), serve as board members on Medical Executive Committees of local hospitals and surgery centers, and are faculty members for medical schools and teaching hospitals.

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Our Physicians

We are ankle and foot specialists and are licensed to practice podiatric foot and ankle medicine and surgery in Arizona.

Dr. Aprajita Nakra

DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Vu T. Nguyen

DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Bruce W. Krell

DPM, DABPS

Dr. Jessica Prebish

DPM

Affiliations

Dr. Nakra has been affiliated with the Arizona State Physicians Association since 2000 and currently sits on their Board if Directors. ASPA is unique among Independent Physician Associations because of its longevity, size, and the number of individuals that may use IPA providers. ASPA was incorporated in Arizona in 1986 as a physician-owned cooperative. It currently has more than 2,400 physician members who have completed a rigorous credentialing process. Dr. Nakra was elected as Arizona APMA president in April 2016.
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Dr. Nakra’s commitment to podiatric ankle and foot medicine and surgery is seen by her involvement in all aspects of medicine. As such, she was elected and has served as the President of the Arizona Podiatric Medical Association. Additionally, Dr. Nakra sits on the Medical Executive Committees of various local hospitals and surgery centers and is a faculty member at the surgical residency program at Maricopa Medical Center, Midwestern University Arizona School of Podiatric medicine and internationally renowned “The Podiatry Institute”

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Dr. Nakra is an active member of the Podiatry Institute where she participates in a variety of ongoing education courses and seminars. Dr. Nakra is a frequent facilitator and speaker at Podiatry Institute events across the country like for example, the American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynethesis.

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Dr. Nakra is an editor of the McGlamry’s Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery, considered by many to be the definitive text in its field. It is the ideal reference for the podiatric or orthopedic surgeon, resident, or student preparing for certification exams. From perioperative management to postoperative complications and considerations, this must-have resource prepares you for a full range of podiatric surgeries and procedures ranging from routine trauma of the foot and leg to compound deformities, enabling you to face any challenge with confidence.

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Dr. Nakra and Advanced Foot and Ankle of Arizona are a member in good standing of the Better Business Bureau. The BBB has determined that Advanced Ankle and Foot AZ meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints.

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Our Services

As experts in diagnosing and treating ankle and foot conditions, we know how much ankle and foot pain can impact your quality of life. And, we also know how minor ankle and foot problems can turn into big ones. We take a multidisciplinary approach to treating all forms of ankle and foot pain — from acute injuries such as sprains to long-term degenerative issues.

We offer a variety of innovative surgical and non-surgical treatments that will be individualized for your specific needs.

If you have a question regarding a foot and ankle ailment that is on or not on this list, please feel free to contact us and we will gladly answer your questions.

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Sports Injuries & Disorders of the Skin & Nails (Ankle & Foot Dermatology)

Total Ankle Replacement & Elective Ankle and Foot Surgery

Trauma Surgery of the Ankle and Foot & Regenerative Therapy

General Wellness Ankle, Foot, Orthotics & Custom Bracing

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If you have any further questions or queries please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Patient Testimonials


  • I shattered my foot at the age of 13 and I underwent reconstructive foot surgery with Dr. Nakra. I have not had any problems since, in fact I just won a silver medal in the Olympics. I’d say my foot works pretty darn good.

    ~ Sam Dorman – 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist

  • I was referred to Dr. Nguyen by a family member after having seen several other Podiatrists. His bedside manner is charming and he listens to my concerns making me feel like I have a voice in my treatment plan. I wish I would have found him sooner!

    ~ Carolann C.

  • I have been seeing Dr. Nakra at Ankle and Foot for over 3 years. I have had a total ankle replacement and heel repair; She is AWESOME!

    ~ R Cappello

  • I have had several foot surgeries from 12/2013 to Aug 2016. Obviously, I trust and respect my surgeon,Dr. Jessica Prebish. Not only would I refer Dr.Prebish, I would also share how efficient & pleasant the staff is at both offices in Gilbert.

    ~ Patricia D.

Red Mountain Medical Plaza– East Mesa/Gold Canyon/Apache Junction/Young

8035 E Brown Rd Mesa, AZ 85207

Services Available at Our Newest Location

Podiatry, Primary Care, Orthopedic, Cardiology, Dermatology, Therapy, Lab Work, Neurology, Endocrinology, Pain Management, Sleep Center,
Pharmacy, Imaging, and Ultrasound.


Clinic Dates and Times TBD.

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2915 E. Baseline Rd. – Mesa/Gilbert/Chandler/Tempe

803 N. Salk Dr. – Casa Grande/Maricopa/Sun Lakes/Florence

7400 S. Power Rd. – East Mesa/Queen Creek/San Tan Valley/Chandler Heights

Red Mountain Medical Plaza– East Mesa/Gold Canyon/Apache Junction/Young