Frequently Asked Questions

Advice from the Experts

Please read over the topics below for helpful information about our services here at Alpine Foot & Ankle Clinic.

Do I need a referral to see a podiatrist?

Referrals are recommended, but not required to see a podiatrist at the clinic.

Is my visit covered by Alberta Health Care?

Podiatric services are partially funded by Alberta Health and Wellness. In the form of a co-payment, the patient will contribute to the total cost of the treatment. You will be provided an invoice for any paid services that can be submitted to a secondary insurance provider. If you have any questions about your financial responsibility, please do not hesitate to ask!

Does Alpine Foot & Ankle Clinic perform surgery?

Yes. Drs. Lalani, Perry and Zaidi are trained in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery. Surgery can either be performed at the clinic in our CPPA Accredited Podiatric Surgery Facility or at an outside surgical facility.

Do you offer orthotics?

Yes. We use a 3D scanning technology to create an accurate mold of your foot. This allows us to prescribe an orthotic devices best suited to your needs.

Do you manage patients with Diabetes?

Yes. It is very important that patients with Diabetes are seen regularly for the management and/or prevention or foot-related complications.

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