Podiatrists serving the Mooresville, Huntersville, Denver and Charlotte locations

Dr. Kristin Kirby, Dr. Adam Shapiro, Dr. Joe Ades, Dr. James Robinson, Dr. Francesca Zappasodi, Dr. Graham Rigby

A Step Above

Founded in 1998 by Dr. Adam Shapiro, Foot & Ankle Associates is dedicated to providing the best medical and surgical care for your feet. With four convenient, state of the art offices located in Huntersville, Mooresville, Denver and the University area of Charlotte, the physicians of Foot & Ankle Associates provide comprehensive care for all foot and ankle conditions.

Our Caring Approach

While our practice offers the most modern and innovative services available in Mooresville, Huntersville, Denver and Charlotte, NC, our greatest distinction comes from the personal attention we give each patient. This commitment combined with our technical skill has been the hallmark of our long-term relationship with each patient.

A Commitment to Excellence

Our doctors are uniquely qualified to care for people of all ages…from pediatrics all the way to geriatrics…stressing preventive care and early medical intervention. Our female physicians bring a unique perspective to women’s foot issues and all of our physicians love treating kids, will tackle any type of sports related injury, perform virtually painless ingrown toenail procedures, and have the most advanced training in the management of diabetic foot issues, heel pain and foot and ankle surgery. Included among our range of specialties is the treatment of:

Please click on the bold and underlined links above for additional information on each. If you don’t see a condition you are suffering from, not to worry! Simply fill out the Contact Us form or give us a call, we’re here to help!

Employee of the Quarter!


Congratulations to Carrie. for being nominated as the Employee of the Quarter! It is well deserved for all the Carrie gives to the practice. Thanks Carrie!

our dedicated experts


Our physicians are board certified and board qualified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay up to date of the latest trends in podiatric medicine and surgery. Read more about the doctors.

Our Services

Heel Pain

A heel spur is calcium deposit located underneath the heel that causes small pieces of bone to protrude. Pain associated …

Diabetic Foot Care

People with diabetes are much more likely to suffer nerve damage, circulation problems, and infections — all problems that directly …

Custom Orthotics

Custom-made orthotics are prescription-grade shoe inserts that support and gently reposition the heel, arch, muscles …


A bunion—also called Hallux Valgus—is a bump that appears inside the foot, around the (MTP) joint. This bump is actually a bone …

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