Welcome to Area Wide Foot and Ankle Center, P.C., a podiatry practice serving Bettendorf, Iowa, and the surrounding communities. Dr. Jim Licandro offers expert podiatric services.
The practice is conveniently located for patients who live in Bettendorf, and Davenport, IA. Many patients come over the bridge from Illinois, including Moline, Rock Island, and surrounding communities as the location is only 5 minutes from the Illinois border.
Dr. Jim is a Board Certified Wound Care Specialist. With the increase in diabetes in the United States, diabetic foot care and wound care has become an invaluable field in terms of proper treatment protocol. His Bettendorf practice is comprised of a high percentage of patients diagnosed with diabetes. Dr. Licandro received extensive wound care training while doing a medical/surgical residency program in the heart of downtown Chicago. It was at the V.A. hospital that he was able to see and treat a wide variety of wound problems that are not commonly seen in the Quad-City area.
Podiatrists are doctors trained to treat conditions of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. Common conditions that podiatrists often diagnose and treat include the following: