About Us

Alpine Foot & Ankle Clinic

Alpine Foot & Ankle clinic was established by Dr. Lalani in 2012. The clinic specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ailments of the foot and ankle. Bunions, hammertoes, flat feet, warts, fungal nails, foot ulcers and sports injuries are examples of common foot and ankle problems we fix.

Our clinic has its own operating suite; therefore, we offer a full spectrum of services at accredited surgical centres as well as at the clinic. With the ability to offer on-site digital radiography, we can provide you with a faster, more accurate diagnosis and evaluation of your condition.

Dr Samir - Alpine Foot and Ankle Clinic

Dr. Lalani

Born and raised in Calgary, AB, Dr. Samir M Lalani has extensive Podiatry training and experience.

Dr. Lalani attended the University of Alberta after graduating high school, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science with Specialization. He then moved to New York to study Podiatry at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he graduated with the highest distinction (Summa Cum Laude).

Dr. Lalani’s three-year surgical training took him to Washington, DC (Georgetown University Hospital) and Falls Church, VA (Inova Fairfax Hospital), where he specialized in forefoot and rearfoot reconstructive surgery and diabetic limb salvage. He served as the Chief Resident in Podiatric Medicine at Inova Fairfax Hospital and Chief Resident in Diabetic Limb Salvage and Lower Extremity Plastic Surgery at Georgetown University Hospital in his final year of training.

He is also a professional member of the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association, College of Podiatric Physicians of Alberta, American Podiatric Medical Association and American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Dr. Lalani returned to Calgary in 2012 and established Alpine Foot & Ankle Clinic, where he proudly serves his hometown. He has a beautiful wife, son and daughter who he enjoys spending time with. In his spare time, he is a fitness enthusiast, enjoys working out, running obstacle courses and playing any sport he can get involved with.

Dr. Priya Anand - Alpine Foot and Ankle Clinic

Dr. Priya Anand

Dr. Anand is an honours graduate of Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Upon graduation from Temple University, she completed three years of surgical residency at Cambridge Health Alliance; servicing Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston’s metro-north communities. There she received a wide range of training focusing on diabetic limb salvage, sports medicine, forefoot and rearfoot reconstructive surgery. During her time at Cambridge she was an appointed Clinical Fellow in Surgery at Harvard University. In her final year of residency Dr. Anand served as Chief Resident. She has also volunteered her time abroad attending a mission trip to Honduras. This trip focused primarily on treating children with congenital deformities and performing reconstructive surgeries.

Dr. Anand holds professional memberships with the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association, College of Podiatric Physicians of Alberta, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and, American Podiatric Medical Association.

A homegrown Calgarian (and avid Flames fan), before studying podiatric medicine Dr. Anand completed her undergraduate studies right here in Calgary; attending the University of Calgary where she completed a Bachelors Degree in Biological Sciences. She is excited to return to her home town and looking forward to giving back to the community which helped raise her.

What to Expect

Upon arriving at Alpine Foot & Ankle Clinic, you will be greeted by a helpful, informative staff member, who can explain how Podiatry works within the scope of Alberta Health Care.

You will be able to ask any questions you might have, and you will have easy access to Dr. Lalani for more specific or complicated questions.