1224 Sherwood Park Drive NE, Gainesville, GA 30501 (770) 287-0606


The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Rudolf W. Cisco, DPM, FACFAS


  • 1982-1986
    Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
    Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1979-1981
    Bachelor of Science, Public Health
    University of North Carolina
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 1977-1979
    Lees-McRae College
    Banner Elk, North Carolina
  • 1973-1977
    High Point Central High School
    High Point, North Carolina


  • 1986-1989
    St. Joseph’s Hospital
    Podiatric Surgery Residency Program
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Postgraduate Year I:
    Forefoot Surgery
    General Surgery
    Internal Medicine
    Outpatient Podiatric Clinic
    • Doctors Hospital Surgical Seminar
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Postgraduate Year II:
    Plastic Surgery and Oral Surgery
    Forefoot and Rearfoot Surgery
    Outpatient Podiatric Clinic
    Diabetic Foot Management
    Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
    • Hershey Surgical Seminar
    Hershey, Pennsylvania
  • Postgraduate Year III:
    General and Vascular Surgery
    Reconstructive and Traumatologic Surgery of the Foot and Ankle
    Orthopedic Surgery
    Infectious Diseases
    Microvascular Surgery
    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Hospital Affiliations
Northeast Georgia Medical Center
Gainesville Surgery Center
Gainesville Foot and Ankle Surgery Center, P.C.

Certifications and Fellowships
Board Certified-American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Fellow-American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Professional Organizations

  • Member-American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member-Georgia Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member-American Diabetes Association
  • Member-American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management
  • Board of directors for Georgia Podiatric Medical Association: 1996 to 2002
  • President Elect for GPMA: 2003 to 2004
  • President of GPMA: 2004 to 2006
  • Past President GPMA: 2006 to 2007
  • President of Georgia Podiatric Medical Educational Foundation
  • State coordinator for Podiatric Political Action Committee


  1. Mycobacterium Fortuitum Infection: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Complications in Orthopedics, Winter 1992.
  2. Unusual Exostosis Formation of the Subtalar Joint Following an Inversion Ankle Injury, The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, May/June 1993
  3. Bilateral Syndactyly: A Unique Case with Surgical Correction, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, November 1993.
  4. Intravascular Papillary Endothelial Hyperplasia of the Foot, The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, published in fall of 1994.