• Full Range of Podiatry Services 
  • Foot and Ankle Injury Treatment  
  • Foot and Ankle Injury Therapy 
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery  
  • Podiatric Rehabilitation 
  • Foot and Ankle Wound Care
  • ​Diabetic Foot Care 
  • Toenail Treatment and Surgery 

Inpatient & Outpatient Care

Dr. Samera is available for appointments at our convenient locations in Branford, Fla. and Lake City, Fla.

NOTE: Dr. Samera is in our Branford office on Fridays.  

Monday:  8:30 am - 5 pm 

Tuesday:  8:30 am - 5 pm

Wednesday:  8:30 am - 5 pm

Thursday:  8:30 am - 5 pm 

Friday:  8:30 am - 5 pm (Branford) 

Most Insurances Accepted

SAMERA/FOOT+ANKLE accepts most major health insurance providers. Have a question about your coverage or provider, please feel free to give us a call prior to scheduling your appointment. We're here to help.

Samera Foot and Ankle

Here at Samera Foot and Ankle , our entire staff is dedicated to serving you and your unique podiatric needs.

Dr. Scott B. Samera, DPM is a podiatrist with nearly a decade of professional experience

and has strong roots in our community. Dr. Samera grew up in Suwannee and Columbia Counties, and upon graduating with his medical degree, was eager to return home. 

about dr. scott b. samera, dpm


Prior to establishing his private practice in 2011, Dr. Scott B. Samera worked with – and continues to remain affiliated with – several North Florida-based hospitals, surgery centers, nursing facilities and assisted-living facilities. His current private practice is located at the Branford Family Medical Center. 

​Dr. Samera’s current hospital affiliations include Lake City Medical Center and Shands Lake Shore. He also is currently affiliated with the Lake City Surgery Center and the following assisted-living and skilled nursing centers: Still Waters West, Willowbrook, Oakridge, Baya Pointe, Avalon Health Care Rehab, and the Health Center in Lake City, Fla. 

Dr. Samera attained his Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Certificate from the James A. Haley VA Hospital where he was trained in surgery of the foot and ankle. 

For his residency, Dr. Samera trained at the James A. Haley VA Hospital in Tampa, which included rotations at the Bay Pines VA Hospital, the University of South Florida, and the Ambulatory Surgery Center in Tampa. Dr. Samera completed his residency with a focus on foot and ankle surgery with extensive external fixation methods and participated in published wound research. 

Dr. Samera earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2006 and his Bachelor’s of Science in Recreation - Therapeutic Emphasis from the University of Florida in 1997.

  • Dr. Samera grew up in Branford, Fla.
  • Attended school in Branford before finishing in Lake City, FL 
  • Earned his medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Nearly a decade of professional podiatric experience
  • Attended the University of Florida
  • Attended Columbia High School 
  • Son of family physician practicing in Branford, FL for 35 years 
  • Returned to Florida following medical school 
  • Established his practice in Branford and Lake City in 2011 
  • Sees patients in Branford office and area hospitals 
  • Provides outpatient services through area hospitals 
  • Experienced in foot and ankle medicine and surgery 
  • Committed to serving unique needs of every patient 

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Contact us: (386) 758-FOOT

Dr. Samera appeared as a guest on "Perspective" a program hosted by Florida Gateway College.