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Hello and Welcome to LifesLittleSteps!

Our mission is to deliver evidence-based content about foot health that will help you gain the tools you need to improve the health of your feet.

Readers will be able to acquire knowledge on how to treat common foot ailments, and when to seek professional help.

This website will cover all aspects of foot and ankle health.

Topics will include common foot and ankle conditions, injuries, diabetes, and recommended footgear options.

About the Author

Dr Vaishnavi Bawa was started by Dr. Vaishnavi Bawa DPM.

Dr. Vaishnavi Bawa is a Board-Certified Podiatrist with nearly a decade of experience practicing Podiatry.

*Dr. Bawa is now offering Virtual Consultations! Book your appointment here.*

Education and Training

Dr. Vaishnavi Bawa received her undergraduate degree at Michigan State University.

She went on to receive her Doctorate degree in Podiatric Medicine at Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, IL.

She completed her surgical residency at Beaumont Wayne Hospital in Wayne, MI, where she received high level of hands on surgical training in trauma and reconstructive surgery.

Board Certifications

She is Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

She is a member of:

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

American Podiatric Medical Association and Michigan Podiatric Medical Association

Research Publications

Surgical Resection of the Dorsal Exostosis of the Metatarsocuneiform Joint- A Retrospective Study” Vaishnavi Bawa DPM, Lawrence Fallat DPM FACFAS. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

“Current Concepts in Treating Syndesmotic Ankle Injuries” Vaishnavi Bawa DPM, Lawrence Fallat DPM FACFAS, Podiatry Today

Professional Experience

Dr. Vaishnavi Bawa currently practices full-time in Jackson, MI at Summit Podiatry Group. She specializes in conservative and surgical treatment of foot and ankle ailments.

Over the years, Dr. Vaishnavi Bawa has gained extensive experience in treating foot and ankle pathology and has completed thousands of surgeries.

Additional Training

Dr. Vaishnavi Bawa continuously works to enhance her surgical skills with cadaver labs and training courses.

Some of which include:

AAFAO Advanced Techniques in Skeletal Fixation of the Foot and Ankle

AO North American Comprehensive Basic Course

Company information

Lifeslittlesteps is registered in the state of Michigan.

Company Address:

2601 Jackson Avenue #1208

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

P: (734) 719-0459

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