Bret J. Hintze, DPM
Dr. Hintze grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Biology at The University of Utah. His doctorate degree was earned at the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco. Dr. Hintze completed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami with emphasis on foot and ankle reconstruction. Dr. Hintze is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in Foot surgery.
Dr. Hintze has been practicing locally for over 20 years and has been at the forefront of progressing foot and ankle surgery. He has worked on implant development, pushing the field in surgical outcomes while decreasing both pain and recovery time following surgery.
Dr. Hintze founded Foot and Ankle Reconstruction of North Georgia in 2003, focusing on personalized patient care with outstanding results. He continues to build a team of like-minded physicians and medical employees, whose commitment remains focused on patient satisfaction and outcomes. Dr. Hintze continues to lead the foot and ankle profession both in his practice and through educating other physicians.
Dr. Hintze is well versed in all foot and conditions and has a special interest in reconstructive surgery, sports injuries as well as trauma. As a lifelong athlete and coach, his commitment to health and well-being is reflected in his patient care.
- Mount Sinai Medical Center Miami: Foot & Ankle reconstruction and diabetic wound care
- Northside Hospital-Cherokee
- Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
- American Board of Podiatric Surgery
- Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery
- American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- American Podiatric Medical Association
- Georgia Podiatric Medical Association
Andrea D. Cass, DPM
Dr. Cass joined Foot and Ankle Reconstruction of North Georgia in 2021. She has been practicing in the Atlanta area since 2009. Dr. Cass specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, with a special emphasis on Pediatric Reconstruction and Diabetic Charcot Reconstruction.
Dr. Cass is also a medical author, writing multiple chapters of McGlamry's Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 4th and 5th editions, which is a comprehensive surgical textbook used by thousands of foot and ankle surgeons worldwide. Dr. Cass has also authored numerous other scientific articles in the foot and ankle literature. She is a faculty member and lecturer for The Podiatry Insitute, an international teaching foundation for foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Cass has lectured in Germany and Spain and has been involved in medical missions to Kathmandu, Nepal. She also hosts international surgeons who come to Atlanta specifically to learn foot and ankle surgery.
Dr. Cass has unique training and interest in pediatric foot and ankle surgery. Having three young boys, she understands the importance of being able to trust the doctor caring for your children. She knows it is not just about helping a child's pain or problem, but also about having a child and their family feel at ease about their care.
She also treats adult foot and ankle conditions, including reconstructive flatfoot surgery, revisional foot and ankle surgery, as well as Charcot deformity, a unique condition that can occur in patients with Diabetes.
Dr. Cass was a competitive gymnast growing up and understands how debilitating foot and ankle injuries can be, and she also understands how important it is to getting back to life in a safe and timely manner.
In her freetime, she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors: wakeboarding on the lake, hiking through the mountains or biking on the trails.
- DeKalb Medical, Decatur, Georgia
- Foot Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
- Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery