I had been having severe foot pain for months due to a wart on the bottom my foot. I tried unsuccessfully to treat the problem with over the counter medicine and even a tried a prescription remedy from another clinic but nothing was effective. I had finally had enough and called Dr. Chris Menke. After describing my symptoms and the level of pain I was experiencing, Dr. Menke worked me into the schedule that day and with one office visit, I am now pain free. While I was there, I inquired about the Brooks line of shoes and left with the most comfortable shoes I have ever worn (Ghost 10). I cannot say enough about quick response and the level of professionalism that I received from Dr. Menke and the team from Da Vinci. Thank you Dr. Menke
It’s absolutely a life changing experience when you can walk 6 feet without pain. Thank you Dr. Menke!
I have already told several friends how great how great Da Vinci is. I would whole-heartedly recommend Dr. Allison Menke and Da Vinci to anyone in need of their services. Thank you so much!
I saw Dr. Menke this afternoon because of chronic pain I’ve been having in my heel for a few months. Firstly, the office is brand new, beautiful and equipped with the newest state of the art equipment. I was greeted by Tara, who is so friendly and helpful and got my paperwork taken care of quickly. Dr. Menke took his time discussing my foot issue with me and he felt it best to start by taking a few x-rays, to make sure I didn’t have a fracture in any area of my foot that could be causing the pain. Dr. Menke’s diagnosis was acute plantar fasciitis, which trust me, is extremely painful. He was so right on with everything he told me! He suggested a treatment plan and I am already feeling better! I will follow his instructions and follow up next week and continue on. Dr. Menke is professional, knowledgeable and extremely confident in his practice. I am so glad I found him! I highly recommend his podiatry clinic! YELP Review
Thank you for posting about Brooks Sneakers being carried by Da Vinci Foot & Ankle! I have seen both doctors there for my Planters fasciitis in the past and they are truly fabulous doctors! Your post came at a perfect time because my pair of Brooks were on their last “steps”… I went in to be fitted. Not only did I get a great pair of new Brooks, but I was fitted properly for the FIRST time! I’ve been wearing one size TOO large without even realizing it. Thank you to the great doctors and staff at Da Vinci Foot & Ankle! I think we’re lucky to have them in our community!
I love MY Brooks! When I was getting ready to train for my first St. Jude Half Marathon almost three years ago (power walking… don’t be too impressed…not a runner :-), I went to Atlanta to be fitted for the correct shoe and tried a multitude of shoes. Fell in love with Brooks brand. This was before I knew about Da Vinci Foot and Ankle. Since discovering Da Vinci, I now go there for Vionic sandals and will use Da Vinci for my next pair of Brooks! Great staff and Drs. So thankful we have them in our community!
I have been a patient of Dr. Chris Menke at Da Vinci – Thomson, GA since October 2017. I find Dr. Chris to be very helpful, caring and pleasant. He takes time to listen, explain and makes sure all my questions have been answered before leaving. The Da Vinci staff is also pleasant, helpful and polite. I’m recovering well from a recent procedure and thankful to the Da Vinci – Thomson team for all their support. I highly recommend them. P.S. Dr. Chris has great taste in music too!
Dr. Menke taught a foot surgery course in Atlanta. He is a very good surgeon. He has excellent surgical technique. I would highly recommend him for any foot or ankle surgical procedures.
Dr. Ken Lavin, DPM
As soon as you step through the doors you walk into a calm and relaxing atmosphere. The comfortable, classy chairs, the impeccably clean waiting room, and the complementary coffee welcomes you. The receptionist greets you with a smile. All of the staff are very positive and professional. Dr. Allison is so compassionate and caring. She turned my fearful visit into a pleasing experience. She spent plenty of time listening to my concerns and offering a great treatment plan tailored to fit my lifestyle. I highly recommend Da Vinci Foot and Ankle AND Dr. Allison! Not only did I leave with a smile, but also with some adorably fashionable sandals that are covered by my HSA! There were so many to choose from it was difficult to pick.
Dr. Christopher Menke and his staff are exceptional and accommodating! I was highly impressed by their concern and professionalism! The office is beautiful inside and out, and the care and treatments available are outstanding. I highly recommend to anyone with foot or ankle problems!
My time at Da Vinci was well spent. I had toe nails that were unsightly. After laser treatments, the doctor and I were better pleased with thinner, healthier nails
I met Da Vinci Team and Dr. Menke on Friday and the office staff were very friendly, environment was most receptive. Atmosphere and understanding your needs seemed to be important. I had went to a previous podiatrist who did not do what I deemed were important. However, my pain continue to grow until I could not hardly walk. Thanks to Dr. Menke, I walked in and explain my situation and the problem was resolved. Just the atmosphere and attitude and knowledge from the team were very professional. Five stars is the highest on this review but worth much more. It took me almost two hours from my job to get there but it was worth it. Thank you Da Vinci Foot and ankle and Dr. Menke and team. Excellent service, no compliant at all. Believe me, if they would not have been the people described above, I just would not have said anything. I WILL BE GOING BACK FOR FOLLOW UP AND TO CONTINUE MY TREATMENT AT THIS FACILITY. WASN’T SURE WHICH ONE WAS CLOSER BUT IT WAS WORTH IT FOR ME!!!!THANK YOU VERY MUCH AND WILL SEE YOU GUYS SOON!
I am amazed at how easy the post-op has been and how little pain I have experienced. I would recommend St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital and I have already recommended Da Vinci Foot and Ankle to friends and family. Great Job!
I came to Da Vinci Foot and Ankle to address a large bunion on my left foot. I was planning a long hiking trip and needed my feet in good shape. After Dr. Allison evaluated my feet she recommended a change in orthotics. I already had a pair of custom orthotics, so I was a little skeptical, but upon trying my new custom orthotics that she had ordered me for a few weeks; I was convinced it was the best move.
Last August I completed 221 miles carrying a 45 lb. backpack on the John Muir Trail in the High Sierra’s. The only part of my body that did not hurt were my feet! Thank you so much Dr. Allison.
Office staff is very friendly and helpful. Surgical Coordinator was great with working through some issues I was having with my insurance company. First Rate Service!
Thank you so much for getting me in for an appointment promptly. Your entire office staff were kind and attentive. I wish all medical professions could take lessons from y’all.
Have a very Merry Christmas
Thanks again – Bubba
I had been needing to see a podiatrist for a while for my painful feet. I did my research, wanting a doctor close to my home. I found Dr. Chris and Dr. Allison online, and shortly after received a flyer in my hometown newspaper. From the moment I made that first phone call, I knew this was the right place for me to be. I had an appointment within 24 hours. Dr. Allison did an exam, explained all of my options in terms I could understand, and together, we decided surgery was my best option. Dr. Chris did my surgery at St. Mary’s Hospital. I had read and heard all the horror stories about how I would regret this surgery due to the pain. I have had almost no pain with this surgery. Although I am still healing, I believe I will be very pleased with my results in the long run. Dr. Chris has answered all of my questions, and has taken all of my concerns about my recovery seriously. My entire experience, from the office staff at both the Thomson and Lake Oconee offices, to the pre-op at St. Mary’s Hospital, and my care after surgery with Dr. Chris has been amazing.
Da Vinci Foot and Ankle are by far the best orthopedics in the area! I had a horrific experience …my ankle was broken in three places, 2 surgeries and 12 days in the hospital, well almost two years later, I discovered that it was still broken in the same three places! The first doctor would not accept responsibility, although he confirmed that yes, it was still broken!!! My regular Dr. referred me to Da Vinci Foot and Ankle and from the moment I walked in the door, I knew that I was in the right hands, I felt immensely comfortable… Right now, I’m two months out of surgery and I have my quality of life back! Dr. Chris and Dr. Allison are fabulous and they performed my surgery at St. Mary’s right here in Greensboro!!! I can’t say enough wonderful things about my experience with Da Vinci Foot and Ankle!!! They are the best!!! 🙂
Great experience! Doctors are very knowledgeable and thorough. I came in with severe pain in my right foot and Dr. Menke helped ease the pain with the MLS laser and a boot. The staff is lovely the office is beautiful and truly offers a superior level of service. I can’t wait to start my hair laser removal treatments, what pleasant surprise to know that they offer this extra service!
I’ve always worked in retail so I’m constantly on my feet and after a lot of pain, I reached out to Da ‘ Vinci. From the moment I spoke with the party on the other end I could tell she was a caring person, her name is Patricia. She is so caring and compassionate and did everything she could to get me an appointment as quickly as possible. When I got to the office ,which by the way is not hard to get to, I was greeted with smiles and how may we help you. The wait time was awesome approximately 5 minutes maybe less….. really! When they called me to the back I I did my x-ray and was put into a room,2 minutes later the doctor appeared. Dr. Chris Menke introduced himself ,very professional very courteous, and very knowledgeable. Chris and his sister Allison are great people I highly recommend if you have problems with your feet and ankles these people are the best. I’ve had two surgeries and I’m doing great, and the hospital OMG!!!!!!!!!!! St.Mary’s I only have 1 word IMPECCABLE!!!!! Please if you have pain in your feet and you’re tired of being in pain go see Chris and Allison they are the best!!! ??????????????? I can wear shoes again I love it!!!!!!!
After years of foot pain, surgeries and overall discomfort, I am pleased to have found Da Vinci Foot and Ankle! I am thrilled at the level of care, the professionalism and the relatability of all those involved. From Drs. Allison and Chris to the folks in the offices in both Greensboro and Thomson to the folks at St. Mary’s Samaritan Hospital, it has been a great experience I wholeheartedly recommend them! You will be glad you checked them out!
Rebecca R. Weimar
I spent my entire career as a vascular surgeon at a major medical center in Cleveland, Ohio, so I had certain expectations about finding similar high-quality care when I developed a painful foot problem while at our recreational home here in Georgia. I discovered Da Vinci Foot and Ankle during my Internet search and was immediately impressed by the academic backgrounds of its founders, Drs. Allison and Christopher Menke. With the help of her receptionist, I was given an expedited appointment with Allison, who completely resolved my problem in a single visit. I know professional excellence when I see it, and that is exactly what I found at Da Vinci Foot and Ankle – plus, Allison and her cordial staff could not have been nicer while providing it.
Norman R. Hertzer, MD
I’ve struggled with foot pain for a while now. Dr. Chris immediately recognized my problem and was able to help get me back on my feet. Dr. Allison was also great. She was wonderful with her Vionic Shoe recommendations!
Great experience, outstanding doctors, exceptional level of service. Love my Vionic shoes, so comfortable! I highly recommend this brother/sister team if If you have any foot/ankle issues!!!
Today was my first visit to see Dr. Allison Menke-Stinson at the new office in Greensboro, Da Vinci Foot and Ankle. The staff was friendly and professional. I had a toe nail that had been ran over by a heavy object, it was black and blue and had become very painful. Going into the office I was sure I would lose the toe nail. Within 30 minutes. Dr. Menke-Stinson had the nail cleaned up and pain free. I will be ready for flip flops soon. Thanks Dr. Allison Menke-Stinson.
Ann Hale Smith
Dr. Chris Menke is awesome! I am in a boot and he did a great job. He has awesome bedside manners and you will love him, I promise!
He’s awesome! He will answer all questions you have and truly cares about You!
I found my experience with Dr. Menke and his staff to be very pleasant. He is prompt, attentive, efficient and informative. I too like that he is young and at the top of his profession but equally important is that he impressed me as being sincere; easy to talk to, and he is a doctor willing to listen. Finally the office doesn’t overbook and Dr. Menke promptly sees his patients. 🙂 His staff is very personable and helpful too. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Dr. Menke.
I have worn custom orthotics my entire life, and recently I have been experiencing chronic ankle pain. I went into da Vinci and the staff fit me in right away. Dr. Allison Menke took the time to show me on my x-rays what exactly was the cause of my pain. She also gave me a cortisone injection in the inflamed joint and fit me with a custom ankle brace. The treatment I received has greatly alleviated the pain I was experiencing. My experiences at da Vinici were the best that I have experience in all my years of seeing podiatrists.
Both Dr Chris and Dr Allison truly care about your well being. They are both hard workers and I trust both of their opinions!! So glad they are at the lake!! You walk in at your appointment time and do not have to wait unnecessary amounts of time. Love this practice.
Marie Kent Rainey
I came in on a Monday on crutches with an Achilles Tendon issue caused by a prescription drug reaction, two weeks later with laser treatments, brace and TLC I am back to normal. Chris & Allison “ROCK”!!!
I have seen both Dr.s in this office and was more than pleased! Beautiful office, staff and the expertise of the Dr.s were most impressive. I highly recommend if you are in the lake country with foot or ankle needs they are the people to see! Oh and the shoes they sell are not only great for your feet but really cute too! Thank you for everything.