Dr. Rebecca A. McGaha established her private practice in association with Willis-Knighton in September 2017. Dr. McGaha selected podiatry as her professional career in order to provide specialized expert care to the large number of people who will suffer from a foot problem sometime in their lives. Foot Specialists of Shreveport/Bossier offers comprehensive care of the foot including surgery, palliation, management of peripheral vascular disease, lower extremity biomechanics, sports medicine, orthoses, and prosthetics.
Originally from the Shreveport-Bossier area, Dr. McGaha attended Washington University in St. Louis where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Women’s Studies in 2006. She then attended the University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston School of Public Health where she received a Master’s of Public Health degree with a concentration in Epidemiology in 2010. This was followed by her podiatric medical education at the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. She received her podiatric medical degree in 2014.
Dr. McGaha then completed a 3-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency with an added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery at Alliance Community Hospital in Alliance, Ohio. She served as chief resident during her final year. During her postgraduate training, she received extensive surgical training specializing in forefoot and rearfoot reconstruction, diabetic wound care and limb salvage, and trauma.
Dr. McGaha is Board Qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. By attending continuing medical education seminars throughout the United States, she is able to offer her patients the latest advancements in podiatric medicine and surgery.
Dr. McGaha maintains her professional standings with memberships in the:
- American Podiatric Medical Association
- American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
She continues to serve the medical community with hospital affiliations at:
- Willis-Knighton Health System
- Christus Schumpert Health System
Dr. McGaha enjoys traveling, cooking, spending time with her family, and finally being back home in the South! She and her husband Adam make their home in Shreveport with their son Grant.