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Jeffrey P. Taylor, D.P.M, FACFAS

Dr. Jeffrey Taylor was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois.  He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Cornell University in New York, where he played football for four years.  His athletic experience at Cornell sparked an interest in sports medicine, which led to his decision to pursue a career in Podiatric Medicine. He returned to Chicago to receive his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine degree from William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. During podiatric medical school, he served as a class officer, received an academic scholarship, was elected a member of "Who's Who in American Education," and graduated Cum Laude.

Dr. Taylor was first introduced to North Texas during a month long externship at John Peter Smith Hospital as a fourth year medical student.  He fell in love with the residency program and North Texas, and obtained his postgraduate training from the well-known teaching hospital.  At John Peter Smith, he received advanced training in foot and ankle trauma, reconstruction, pediatrics, and diabetic limb salvage.  He served as Chief Resident of the Podiatric Surgical Service his final year of residency.

His education and training laid the foundation for Dr. Taylor’s private practice at North Texas Podiatry Associates.  He performs a great variety of both elective and non-elective foot and ankle surgery and reconstruction.  He has special interests and extensive experience in pediatric deformities, sports medicine, joint replacement, external fixation, and diabetic Charcot neuropathic reconstruction.  He is double board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in foot and ankle surgery and advanced reconstruction, and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.  He lectures, teaches, and consults nationally on new and innovative techniques and modalities to achieve better surgical outcomes for his patients.  He has served as a board member, committee member, and surgical proctor at 3 hospitals in North Texas as a medical staff member.

Dr. Taylor lives in Keller with his wife and three children.  He is very active in his community participating in educational, athletic, and social programs aimed at children living in North Texas.  He enjoys playing his acoustic guitar and spending time with his wife and kids.  Dr. Taylor accepts most insurance plans and is now available for immediate consultation.

 


Marc J. DeLara, D.P.M

North Texas Podiatry Associates welcomed Dr. Marc DeLara to Texas and the practice in 2017. He is used to the warm weather, having been born and raised in Miami, Florida. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Florida International University, graduating with The Most Distinguished Scholar Award. He went on to receive his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.  While in podiatric medical school, he received an academic scholarship and served as a designated student leader. Upon graduation, he chose to complete a surgical, clinical, and research preceptorship at the renowned Weil Foot and Ankle Center in Des Plaines, IL.

 Dr. DeLara continued his postgraduate training at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital in Wyandotte, Michigan.   During his residency, he received advanced training in reconstructive forefoot, rearfoot, and ankle surgery. He served as Chief Resident during his final year of residency, and completed research that has been presented at the state and national level. He volunteered regularly at the community’s underinsured clinic and received the Michigan's Downriver Community Volunteer Award, named the Giving Hearts Award, for his service and dedication to this cause.

He has become proficient in forefoot and rearfoot reconstructive surgery, diabetic limb salvage, wound care, infectious disease, and functional biomechanics of the foot and ankle.

Dr. DeLara lives in Keller with his wife. He enjoys spending time with family, watching sports, bowling, camping, and fishing.  He looks forward to continuing his community service here in Texas.


Dr. Ahmed Shoukry

Dr. Ahmed Shoukry joined North Texas Podiatry Associates after relocating from Chicago, IL.  Originally from Cairo, Egypt, Dr. Shoukry feels right at home in the dry Dallas heat and sunny weather.  He lived in Germany, the United States and Egypt growing up.  He completed high school near Atlanta, Georgia, attended Cairo University Medical School and completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Ain Shams University in Cairo.   

Dr. Shoukry returned to the United States in 2005 to marry his lovely wife and decided to go back to school.  He received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery from William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 2013 and completed his postgraduate training at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago, Illinois in 2016.   

Dr. Shoukry spent 2 years in private practice in the Chicagoland area, serving diverse populations and needs.  Dr. Shoukry is trained in forefoot and rearfoot surgery, and has ample experience in wound care and diabetic limb salvage.  However, good patient education and high-quality treatment are the most important aspects of his practice.  Dr. Shoukry works to forge relationships with all of his patients to ensure that they partner together to achieve the best results. 

Dr. Shoukry lives in Coppell, Texas with his wife and two sons.  He enjoys spending time with family, playing volleyball, and is an avid soccer fan.  Most importantly, he has enjoyed getting to know the area and making Texas his home!


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