Podiatrist - Fairfax
2826 Old Lee Hwy
Suite 220
Fairfax, VA 22031


From routine checkups to treatments for surgery, Virginia Foot and Ankle Center is equipped to handle all your podiatric needs. To help you understand your options, we've included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.

  • Achilles Tendon
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care
  • Athletes Foot
  • Bunions
  • Calluses
  • Corns
  • Crush Injuries
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Flat Feet
  • Fractures
  • Fungus Toenails
  • Geriatric Foot Care
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel Spurs
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Injuries
  • Neuromas
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pediatric foot conditions
  • Tendon Ruptures
  • Warts

What Sets us Apart

Very few physicians in the Northern Virginia and Metro D.C. area are board certified in both Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery as well as Foot Surgery. This signifies the years of additional, specialized training your doctor has completed. It also means better patient satisfaction and improved outcomes for our patients, in both conservative and surgical treatment plans. Our physicians are always available to our patients. If you have any emergency or concern, feel free to call at any time. Please read below for further information about our doctors.

Dr. My Hoa Kaas received her medical degree with highest honors from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. She completed three years of advanced reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at one of the top podiatric residencies in the nation. Dr. Kaas completed a research fellowship in Seattle and an orthopedic traumatology fellowship in Italy. She is one of the few podiatrists in the entire Washington DC metropolitan region who is Board Certified in both Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery and Foot Surgery. Dr. Kaas is a Diplomate member of American Board of Podiatric Surgery. She is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.  In addition, Dr. Kaas served with the Cripple Children's Project in the Yucatan Peninsula.  She has been active in teaching and surgical training of the residents at the Northern Virginia Podiatric Surgical Residency Program.  

Dr. Jay Ryan received degrees from University of Florida and Temple University, graduating with highest honors. He completed his residency in Atlanta, GA at DeKalb Medical and Emory Hospital, one of the top residency programs in the country. While there, he was extensively trained in advanced reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. He has also worked closely with professional and amateur athletes and is able to offer unique insight for this population. He is an author in the last five editions of 'Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery Annual Update', as well as 'McGlamry's Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery' and many professional journals. Dr. Ryan is a faculty member of The Podiatry Institute and lectures internationally for the Institute on various surgical topics. He participates in the surgical training of residents at Inova Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Ryan regularly participates in Medical Mission work, most recently traveling to Kathmandu, Nepal. To maintain the highest accreditation, he is an Associate member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons for both Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery and Foot Surgery.


Ankle Sprains
Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn. If not properly treated, ankle sprains could develop into long-term problems. Read More...

Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes. Read More...

Flat Feet
Flat feet are a common condition. In infants and toddlers, the longitudinal arch is not developed and flat feet are normal. The arch develops in childhood, and by adulthood, most people have developed normal arches. Read More...

Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery.Read More...

Diabetes and Your Feet
With a diabetic foot, a wound as small as a blister from wearing a shoe that's too tight can cause a lot of damage. Diabetes decreases blood flow, so injuries are slow to heal.Read More...

Heel Spurs
Plantar fasciitis (or heel pain) is commonly traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. Our practice can evaluate arch pain, and may prescribe customized shoe inserts called orthoses to help alleviate the pain. Read More...

Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells. They are caused by repeated friction from skin rubbing against bony areas or against an irregularity in a shoe. Corns ordinarily form on the toes and calluses on the soles of the feet.Read More...

Athlete's Foot
A chronic infection caused by various types of fungus, Athlete's foot is often spread in places where people go barefoot such as public showers or swimming pools. Read More...