We welcome Dr. Ryan Pivovar to our practice. He will be accepting patients in July.

Virginia Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates

Foot & Ankle Surgeons located in Charlottesville & Culpeper, Virginia

Virginia Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates provides solutions for foot and ankle pain, injuries, and deformities. The team of foot and ankle specialists headed up by Joseph R. Disabato, DPM and Ryan M. Pivovar, DPM work to resolve symptoms and restore function through the most advanced nonsurgical therapies, surgical procedures, and state-of-the-art technology. The team at Virginia Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates handles both pediatric and adult disorders at their two locations in Charlottesville and Culpeper, Virginia.

The practice serves as a regional referral center for the diagnosis and treatment of simple and complex foot and ankle disorders. The surgeons have particular expertise in total ankle and joint replacement surgery, reconstructive surgery, trauma, orthoplastic surgery, peripheral nerve surgery/microsurgery, lower extremity diabetic wound care, and limb salvage.

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide the most advanced care, Virginia Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates is a center of excellence for microsurgery and orthoplastics. The practice also offers the latest laser therapies for musculoskeletal issues and dermatologic fungal problems.

The surgeons are affiliated with Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, Novant Health/UVA Culpeper Hospital, Monticello Community Surgery Center, and Culpeper Surgery Center; allowing patients a wide range of choices when it comes time for surgery.

To learn more about the services at Virginia Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates, call one of the two locations or use the online scheduling tool to set up an appointment.


Mission Statement

Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in foot & ankle care. To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:

  • Listening to those we are privileged to serve
  • Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community
  • Exceed your expectations
  • Strive for continuous improvement at all levels

Musculosketal Laser Therapy

Our practice is now offering the most advanced non-operative treatment for foot and ankle musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. Call for a consultation to see if this treatment is right for you.

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The Future of Bunion Surgery is Here

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Virginia Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates offers Total Ankle Replacement Surgery

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Meet Our Providers

Learn Who We Are

  • Joseph R. Disabato, DPM
    Foot & Ankle Surgeon

    Joseph R. Disabato, DPM, of Virginia Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates in Charlottesville and Culpeper, Virginia, is a native of Altoona, Pennsylvania and has been in private practice since 1994. He has been trained in traditional podiatric and orthopaedic surgical methods. 

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  • Ryan M. Pivovar, DPM
    Foot & Ankle Surgeon

    Ryan M. Pivovar, DPM, of Virginia Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates in Charlottesville and Culpeper, Virginia, is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. His overall training includes forefoot and rearfoot surgery, trauma, and diabetic foot and ankle care. 

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Dr. Disabato was recommended to me by a family member. I am so glad I took her advice."
    SHANNON B. (HEALTHGRADES)
  • "Dr. Disabato has provided incredible care and has always taken time to explain..."
    JENNIFER P. (GOOGLE)
  • "Met with Dr. Gulosh this morning. A very strong five star rating."
    BRENDA S. (FACEBOOK)
  • "Very professional yet personable. Not rushed with good communication."
    TOM M. (GOOGLE)
  • "Dr. Disabato is a fantastic surgeon! Did a super job reconstructing my big toe joint that had become exceedingly painful and in danger of locking up for good."
    RAY P.
  • "My experience with this office and with this doctor was exceptional! Friendly staff, very knowledgeable, and the doctor was very pleasant and informative."
    SHARON S.
  • "I just can't say enough about how talented and educated Dr. Disabato is and how that knowledge and his abilities literally saved my quality of life."
    VERIFIED PATIENT

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Hours of Operation

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VFASA CHARLOTTESVILLE

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-2:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

VFASA CULPEPER

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-2:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed