All our professionals at Capital Foot & Ankle Surgeons of Austin maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in foot and ankle surgery and podiatry.


Trinity M. Mereau, DPM, FACFAS

Trinity M. Mereau, DPM, FACFAS

Austin, TX Podiatrist

Capital Foot and Ankle

Dr. Mereau is the Co-Owner and Founder of Capital Foot & Ankle Surgeons of Austin.  She has been in private practice since 2005.

Dr Mereau obtained her degree as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Barry University in North Miami, FL. She completed a three year surgical residency in rearfoot and ankle reconstruction from the Kentucky Podiatric Residency program affiliated with University of Louisville in Louisville, KY. A large concentration of this program was limb salvage following trauma, nonunions and complicated infections.

Dr. Mereau specializes in surgical and non-surgical treatment of foot and ankle disorders. She is trained in complex reconstruction of the foot and ankle as well as in pediatric foot deformities and wound care. Dr. Mereau is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Dr. Mereau was born in Massena, NY and graduated from St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY with a BS in Biology. She enjoys running, golf, hiking, cooking and time with her husband, daughters and yellow lab.  As a recreational athlete and athletic trainer in college, Dr. Mereau has a special understanding of athletes and the importance of sport specific recovery of foot and ankle injuries.

Publications

  • The Damage Control Orthopedic (DCO) Footplate: A New Use of the Hoffman II External Fixation System. Beck DJ, Seligson D, Mereau T. Osteosynthesis and Trauma Care. (12), Feb 2004.
  • Proposal for Calcaneal Pin Placement: Anatomic Considerations. Foot & Ankle International 26(3)March 2005
  • NuGen Fx Bioabsorbable Screws: A Preliminary Report of Their Use in Foot Surgery. Ford T, Brown K, Mereau T, Seligson D. JAPMA - 96(1)Jan 2006
  • Compression Staples for Bone Fixation in Foot Surgery. Mereau T, Ford T. JAPMA
  • March 2006

Training

  • Residency - Kentucky Podiatric Residency Program
  • Degree - Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery
  • Graduate - Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences
  • Degree - Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
  • Undergraduate - St Lawrence University
  • Degree - BS Biology

Employment

  • Capital Foot & Ankle Surgeons of Austin, March 2010-present
  • The Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery March 2007-March 2010
  • Atlantic Podiatry Associates-Deland, FL July 2005-January 2007

Residency

  • Kentucky Podiatric Residency Program-University of Louisville/Norton Audubon 3 year Podiatric Surgical Residency in Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstruction

Education

  • Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences-Miami Shores, FL
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, April 2002
  • Barry University Merit Scholarship, 1998-2002
  • St. Lawrence University-Canton, NY
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, May 1998

Certifications

  • Dual Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery----American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Texas Podiatric License
  • Basic Life Support

Professional Memberships

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Texas Podiatric Medical Association
  • Diplomate American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Member of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

Steven A. Walters, DPM,FACFAS

Steven A. Walters, DPM,FACFAS

Austin, TX Podiatrist

Capital Foot and Ankle

Dr. Steven Walters has been in private practice since 2005, in Austin, TX since 2007.

Born and raised in Ormond Beach, FL, Dr. Walters is the Co-owner and Founder of Capital Foot & Ankle Surgeons of Austin.  He attended the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL and earned a BS in Health Science. Following undergraduate school, he attended Barry University’s School of Graduate Medical Sciences in Miami, FL and earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree in 2002. He completed a 3 - year comprehensive surgical residency program in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery under the direction of Steven M. Spinner in 2005 at Plantation General Hospital/Westside Regional Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Dr. Walters specializes in non-surgical and surgical treatment of the foot and ankle. His goal is to restore and improve his patient’s quality of life and to encourage an active lifestyle. He believes the doctor-patient relationship is a partnership and that education and prevention play an important role in preventing and treating lower extremity pathology. As a previous college soccer player, he understands the benefits of competition and physical fitness to one's overall well-being.

In his free time, Dr. Walters enjoys running marathons, volleyball, surfing, and golf. He also enjoys exploring Austin with his wife, two daughters and dog, Lorelei.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Diplomate American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Member American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member Texas Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine


Education

  • University of North Florida--- Bachelor of Science
  • Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences--Doctor of Podiatric Medicine


Post-Graduate Training

  • 2002-2005 Westside Regional Medical Center, Plantation, FL
  • Podiatric Surgery Residency (PSR-36)
    • Specializing in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • Chief Resident 2004-2005


Work Experience

  • 2010-present--Capital Foot & Ankle Surgeons of Austin, Austin, TX
  • 2007-2010-- Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery, Austin, TX
  • 2005-2007 -- Atlantic Podiatry Associates---Port Orange and Ormond Beach, FL

Licensure and Boards

  • 2010 Dual Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery---American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • 2007-Present   Licensed Podiatric Physician-State of Texas-1810

COMMITTEES

  • Credentialing Committee, St. Davids Medical Center, 2009-present
  • Chair-Podiatry Section Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, St. Davids Medical Center, January 2010-present
  • Vice President---Texas Podiatric Medical Association 

Personal

  • Born Daytona Beach, FL

References

  • Available upon request

Contact Us

Capital Foot & Ankle Surgeons of Austin, PLLC

512-474-6666
2911 Medical Arts Street Building 17Austin, TX 78705