Remembering Our Fearless Founder

Board certified in reconstructive ankle and foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Aprajita Nakra was also a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. She successfully finished a surgical residency program at Emory Hospital in Atlanta and began practicing podiatric ankle and foot medicine and surgery in Arizona in 2000.

➤In 2004, Dr. Nakra founded Advanced Ankle and Foot specializing in Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Medicine and Surgery located in Gilbert, AZ. Besides private practice, Dr. Nakra authored chapters in ankle and foot surgery text books and medical journals. She was also been listed in the Phoenix’s Best Docs List and was named as an editor of “McGlamry’s Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 4th edition.” Most recently, Dr. Nakra held a position as Residency Director of St. Johns Episcopal Hospital New York – AZ Division.


Dr. Nakra was affiliated with the Arizona State Physicians Association since 2000 and held a position on their Board of 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 for the remainder of her career.
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