We are back with the eighth episode of our original video podcast, Lunchtime with the Masters. This series will feature short yet informative discussions with the leading professionals in the field of podiatry.

This episode’s guest is Dr. Louis DeCaro, a podiatric physician who specializes in pediatrics with a special interest in sports medicine and biomechanics for both adults and pediatrics. He also serves as the President of the American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics (ACFAP).

Dr. DeCaro received his degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 1999 from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, FL. He then underwent an extensive multi-year surgical training in the Worcester area at the UMASS and St. Vincent Hospitals with special emphasis on pediatrics.

Dr. DeCaro is currently in private practice in West Hatfield, and is a member of the surgical & medical staff at Franklin Medical Center as well as Holyoke Medical Center.

He is the director and originator of the Adult & Pediatric Gait Labs Biomechanics Clinic, which takes place biweekly at his West Hatfield office where he also directs a weekly Lower Extremity Podo-Orthopedic clinic. In 2004, Dr. DeCaro originated his clinic as well to better serve special needs children with podopediatric concerns. He routinely work alongside a Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist and/or early intervention therapist and an Orthotist.