Hira H. Mirza, DPM, M.Sc

Hira Mirza, DPM

Mirza, Hira H., DPM, M.Sc

Foot & Ankle

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Galleria Clinic
4615 SW Freeway, 10th Floor
Houston, TX 77027

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Phone Call (346) 241-7850
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Language(s): English

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Galleria Clinic

4615 SW Freeway
10th Floor
Houston, TX 77027

Foot & Ankle Conditions Treated

Conditions Treated:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel spurs
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Ankle sprains
  • Fractures of the foot and ankle
  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Gout
  • Flat feet
  • High arches
  • Corns and calluses
  •  Neuromas
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Diabetic foot complications
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Wounds and Charcot foot
  • Warts
  • Fungal nail infections
  • Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) wounds
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Stress fractures
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Tarsal coalition
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Lisfranc injury
  • Cuboid syndrome
  • Claw toe
  • Limb length discrepancy
  • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Stress fractures
  • Leg length inequality
  • Sever’s disease (calcaneal apophysitis) in children
  • Haglund’s deformity
  • Pilon fractures
  • Metatarsal stress fractures
  • Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
  • Turf toe
  • Osteoporosis-related fractures
  • Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
  • Tinea pedis (athlete’s foot)
  • Functional and accommodative orthotics
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendon ruptures
  • Osteochondral lesions of the ankle
  • Ligamentous sprains and ruptures

Foot & Ankle Treatments & Services

Diagnosis and Assessment:

  • Comprehensive foot and ankle examinations
  • X-rays, ultrasounds, and other diagnostic imaging
  • Gait analysis
  • Foot type evaluation
  • Shoe recommendation

 

Conservative Treatments:

  • Custom orthotic devices (shoe inserts)
  • Physical therapy
  • Pain management
  • Splinting and bracing
  • Prescription medications

 

Foot and Ankle Surgery:

  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Hammertoe correction
  • Joint fusions
  • Tendon repairs
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle ligament repairs
  • Neuroma surgery
  • Flatfoot reconstruction
  • Heel spur surgery
  • Achilles tendon repair

 

Sports Medicine:

  • Treatment of sports-related injuries (sprains, fractures, etc.)
  • Rehabilitation for athletes
  • Sports-specific orthotics

 

Diabetic Foot Care:

  • Wound care
  • Management of diabetic ulcers
  • Diabetic footwear
  • Education on diabetic foot health

 

Nail and Skin Care:

  • Treatment of ingrown toenails
  • Fungal nail treatment
  • Corn and callus removal
  • Wart treatment
  • Blisters and ulcer care

 

Foot and Ankle Fracture Care:

  • Closed reduction and casting
  • Surgical intervention when needed

 

Peripheral Neuropathy Management:

  • Assessment and treatment for nerve-related issues

 

Pediatric Foot Care:

  • Evaluation and management of pediatric foot conditions
  • Correction of congenital deformities

 

Foot and Ankle Arthritis Treatment:

  • Medication management
  • Joint injections
  • Arthroplasty (joint replacement)

 

Tendonitis and Tendon Disorders:

  • Assessment and treatment

 

Heel Pain Management:

  • Treatment for plantar fasciitis
  • Shockwave therapy

 

Orthopedic Shoe Recommendations:

  • Custom shoe fittings
  • Prescription of therapeutic footwear

 

Casting and Splinting:

  • Casts and splints for injuries and conditions

 

Laser Therapy:

  • Low-level laser therapy for pain management and tissue healing

 

Education and Prevention:

  • Patient education on foot and ankle health
  • Prevention strategies for conditions

 

Home Care Recommendations:

  • Guidance on at-home care for various foot and ankle conditions

 

Orthopedic and Sports-Specific Services:

  • Biomechanical analysis
  • Prescription of specialized sports equipment

 

Surgical Consultations:

  • Consultations for surgical procedures, when necessary

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My Biography

Dr. Hira Mirza is a Texas-raised, competent, motivated, and highly personable Physician. With experiences in a variety of office and hospital settings; rural and city wide. Dr. Mirza has enjoyed serving and training through a variety of age ranges from pediatric to geriatric and has trained with over 70+ attendings in the Houston area. With experiences in over 1000+ surgical procedures of the foot and ankle, her areas of expertise include:

  • Forefoot, midfoot, rearfoot reconstruction and trauma surgeries.
  • Conservative and surgical management of sports medicine injuries.
  • Management of ankle fractures and proficiency in ankle scopes.
  • Management and treatment of inflammatory conditions and functional pathologies  such as plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, ankle and foot sprains.
  • Treatment and management of pediatric injuries and foot and ankle concerns.
  • Treatment and management of ingrown nails, dermatological and vascular pathologies related to the foot and ankle. 
  • Identifying unique symptoms and assessing the appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
  • Neuroscience and medicine background allowing the ability to identify and treat neurological and nerve disorders of the foot and ankle as well as a holistic approach to medicine.
Professional Statement

Dr. Hira Mirza is a Texas-raised, competent, motivated, and highly personable Physician. With experiences in a variety of office and hospital settings; rural and city wide. Dr. Mirza has enjoyed serving and training through a variety of age ranges from pediatric to geriatric and has trained with over 70+ attendings in the Houston area. With experiences in over 1000+ surgical procedures of the foot and ankle, her areas of expertise include:

  • Forefoot, midfoot, rearfoot reconstruction and trauma surgeries.
  • Conservative and surgical management of sports medicine injuries.
  • Management of ankle fractures and proficiency in ankle scopes.
  • Management and treatment of inflammatory conditions and functional pathologies  such as plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, ankle and foot sprains.
  • Treatment and management of pediatric injuries and foot and ankle concerns.
  • Treatment and management of ingrown nails, dermatological and vascular pathologies related to the foot and ankle. 
  • Identifying unique symptoms and assessing the appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
  • Neuroscience and medicine background allowing the ability to identify and treat neurological and nerve disorders of the foot and ankle as well as a holistic approach to medicine.

Education and Board Certificates

Joined CLS Health

11/01/2023

Medical School

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Cleveland, Ohio

Master of Science (MSc) in Neuroscience, New York University, New York City, NY

Podiatric Residency

Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency in Rearfoot Reconstructive and Ankle Surgery at HCA Healthcare West

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Foot & Ankle FAQ

When should I see a podiatric physician and surgeon?

You should consider seeing a podiatric physician and surgeon if you experience foot or ankle pain, deformities, injuries, or any lower extremity concerns.

What conditions can a podiatric physician and surgeon treat?

Podiatric physicians and surgeons can address a wide range of conditions, including bunions, plantar fasciitis, ingrown toenails, sports injuries, fractures, and more.

Are custom orthotics or shoe inserts recommended for most patients?

Custom orthotics or shoe inserts may be recommended based on individual needs to provide support, alignment, and relieve pain.

What should I expect during my first visit to a podiatric physician and surgeon?

The initial visit typically includes a thorough examination, a discussion of your medical history, and recommendations for further tests or imaging.

Should I bring anything to my appointment?

Yes! Bring your most worn shoes, any inserts you wear, records of your health history and list of your medications. Feel free to bring a list of questions too! Happy to answer them!

What is the recovery process like after foot or ankle surgery?

Recovery varies depending on the type of surgery. The surgeon will provide post-operative care instructions and schedule follow-up appointments to monitor progress.

Are same-day or urgent care appointments available for sudden foot or ankle issues?

Depending on availability, we offer same-day or urgent care appointments for immediate concerns.

Do podiatric physicians and surgeons accept insurance, and how can I verify coverage?

If you are unsure whether we cover your insurance, please call our office and we can verify this.

Are non-surgical treatment options explored before considering surgery?

Yes, podiatric physicians and surgeons typically explore conservative treatments first, only considering surgery when necessary.