Our Physicians & Your Trust
At FSST, you are surrounded by a truly amazing group of professionals. The foot doctor Houston and ankle doctors, nurses, therapists, medical assistants, receptionists, and business office staff are highly trained, highly skilled, and very experienced. We all firmly believe there’s no greater honor than for you to put your trust in us for your health care. We welcome this responsibility. That’s why our dedication to providing you with the highest quality care began decades ago in classrooms, medical schools, residency training programs, and laboratories. Our dedication continues to you, the patient, by listening to you and recognizing your needs.
Our foot doctor Houston and ankle doctors constantly endeavor to improve methods of diagnosis, treatment, and service to you in a comforting, confident, and happy atmosphere. We are committed to providing you with care that’s second to none in every way. Your health is important to us.
Dr. Maria M. Buitrago – Foot Doctor Houston
Dr. Buitrago is board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Buitrago received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida and her Master of Science degree from Barry University in Miami, Florida where she also received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. While at Barry she was on the Dean’s list and was a recipient of the Dean’s Merit Scholarship for Academic Excellence. She completed a three year foot and ankle residency program at the Houston Podiatric Foundation in Houston, Texas. She has also completed training in microvascular surgery at The Microsurgical Training Center, Plastic Surgery Service at Christus St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, Texas, and has received special training in the endoscopic plantar fasciotomy, the endoscopic decompression of intermetatarsal nerve and diabetic nerve decompressions.
She is very active in the community and state. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Podiatric Medical Association representing foot doctor Houston and is the chair of the Public Relations Committee and sits on the Continuing Medical Education (CME) committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors and for the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons and the Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation where she participates in medical missions every year. She volunteers locally at the San Jose Clinic and Healthcare for the Homeless Shelter in downtown Houston. She is a program director for Instratek, an instrument company, where she instructs other doctors on different endoscopic procedures and techniques. She served as president for the Harris County Podiatric Medical Society in 2006-07 and was secretary from 2009-2012. She is a surgical attending for the Christus St. Joseph Surgical Residency Program in foot doctor Houston TX and is chief of the Podiatry section for the Chevron Houston Marathon. Dr. Buitrago is an avid runner and enjoys running marathons. She is an accomplished podiatric surgeon, who is dedicated to bringing her patients the most advanced techniques in a gentle, caring manner. Dr. Buitrago was featured locally on “Great Day Houston” the Debra Duncan morning show and nationally on the Spanish television program “Primer Impacto” on Univision.
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