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Our Doctors

Dr. Michael C Saraydarian

Dr. Michael SaraydarianDr. Saraydarian is a board certified foot and ankle surgeon who actively practices in Maine since 1999. He developed and leads the largest most comprehensive foot & ankle practice in Maine and one of the largest in all of New England with 6 full time physicians and 4 locations with over 26 employees. His surgical training was achieved at Saint John Hospital-Northshores, Michigan and he pursued fellowship training in Vienna Austria at AKH, as well as a trauma rotation at Fort Bragg, Womack medical center. His doctorate degree was acquired in 1996 at NYCPM where he was a member of the Phi Delta Honor Society and BS undergraduate degree was achieved at Manhattan College.

Dr. Saraydarian has consistently successfully performed thousands of foot and ankle surgeries addressing any problem posed with his creative thinking for complex revisions.

He is dual board certified by the American board of foot and ankle surgeons (ABFAS) in RECONSTRUCTIVE REARFOOT AND ANKLE SURGERY. as well as FOOT SURGERY. He is a fellow of the American college of foot and ankle surgery (ACFAS) and is active with the board as an annual surgical case reviewer and prior oral interviewer.

Current and past national professional positions include; Item reviewer and question writer for the national board of podiatric medicine ABFAS case reviewer Residency site reviewer Expert legal witness Expert 2nd opinion consultant for employment related injuries

Current and past international professional positions include Foot and ankle medical brigade director in San Pedro providing humanitarian relief he devoted his own finances in a dangerous environment to help as many as he could through the Ruth Paz foundation for 8 years on weekly cycles performing 100s of limb preserving surgeries for the people of Honduras. He was sponsored for a peace works award in 2012 and also was nationally recognized for his Honduras efforts by several other agencies.

He has educated and lectured internationally on foot and ankle surgery in various locations and is ambitious of developing a medical outreach program in Armenia as his next international goal.

He lives in Harpswell, Maine with his wife Angelique. And 3 children and 3 dogs and is actively practicing at 310 Bath Road in the new modernized foot & ankle center. He is an active surgeon OPERATING 2-3 days a week and cares for any condition of the foot and ankle ranging from pediatric club foot, ankle replacement, diabetic foot limb salvage with Charcot foot restoration, spatial correction with Iliizarov technique for post trauma deformity, trauma of the foot and ankle, bunion deformities, arthritic conditions, and flat foot repair, and is a specialist with logical revision of failed prior foot surgery routinely achieving improvement for patients. He is an active staff member at Midcoast Hospital in Brunswick Maine, and on staff at Central Maine Orthopedics, CMMC, and Miles Memorial

He is willing to commit to a successful outcome and provide the effort independent of your insurance or financial profile which is unique in today’s medical climate. He is directly affiliated with several associated orthopedic practices and arrives at a unified patient care plan to achieve the best surgical outcome possible for complex cases.

He is available for same day consultation, for 2nd opinions, or any guidance for your foot or ankle condition so you can “stand corrected”. He is available to contact directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Dr. Michael Kipp

Dr. Michael KippDr. Michael Kipp completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Scranton and went on to receive his doctorate from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. He completed a three-year surgical residency training at the renowned New York Presbyterian Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. While in residency Dr. Kipp gained experience in all facets of foot and ankle care including reconstructive surgery, sports injuries, trauma, diabetic wound care and limb salvage, pediatric conditions and orthotic interventions. Dr. Kipp has also completed extensive training in hyperbaric medicine.

He is currently an associate of the American College of Foot and Surgeons and Board Qualified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Kipp is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Maine Podiatric Medical Society.

Dr Kipp has recently invested in ownership of the Foot and Ankle Associates of Maine Augusta Location and is looking forward to continuing to provide excellent care of the foot and ankle in the greater Augusta area for years to come.


Dr. Jessica Buckner

Dr. Jessica Buckner

Dr. Jessica Buckner has been in private practice with Foot and Ankle Associates of Maine since 2005. She has active privileges at both MidCoast Hospital and LincolnHealth Miles Campus for both surgical and inpatient consultation. Dr. Buckner received her undergraduate degree from the Drake University and is a graduate of the Des Moines University. She completed two years of foot and ankle surgery at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT. She has performed hundreds of foot and ankle interventions, diabetic wound care and limb salvage.

As a private practitioner Dr. Buckner brings her both podiatry expertise and personalized care to the MidCoast region of Maine. She enjoys treating a broad spectrum of foot and ankle conditions including foot deformities, bunions, plantar fasciitis, sports injuries, pediatric foot conditions, acute injuries and diabetic foot conditions.

Dr. Buckner is a native of Fargo, North Dakota and has enjoyed her time living in Maine. In her spare time Dr. Buckner enjoys weight lifting and exercising, cycling, photography, hiking, and winter sports with her husband.

Undergraduate Degree: Drake University, BA in Biology, Des Moines, IA - 1995-1999

Podiatric Medical Degree: Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, Iowa - 1999-2003

Surgical Residency: St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT - 2003-2005

Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and Fellow of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons


Dr. Brian MacDonald

Dr. Brian MacDonaldDr. Brian MacDonald is dedicated to patient education of disease and treatment options. He received his post graduate training through the St John's Health System in Detroit, MI and has practiced podiatric medicine and surgery at both St. John's Hospital and Henry Ford Health Systems. He worked in a multispecialty clinic with Primary care physicians and pediatricians, treating a broad spectrum of foot and ankle ailments. His experienced in treating complex foot and ankle deformities and injuries was enhanced through his involvement in St. John's residency training program where he has been an educator of physicians in training since 1998.

He also served as Chair of the department of Podiatric Surgery at St John North Shore hospital. Dr. MacDonald is on staff at 4 area hospitals.

Undergraduate Degree: University of Toronto, Bachelor of Science 1987-1991
Podiatric Medical Degree: College of Podiatric Medicine 1991-1995
Post Graduate Training: Surgical St John Hospital North Shore, MI 1995-1998 Traumatology AKH, Vienna, Austria
Board Certification: Diplomat American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery Board Certified Foot Surgery, ABPS 2000. Board Certified Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery 2003


Dr. Angela Tebaldi

Dr. Angela TebaldiDr. Tebaldi grew up in Northern California and completed her undergraduate studies at Biola University in Southern California. She graduated with honors from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio and went on to complete a three-year surgical residency at the Highlands/Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical
Center in Denver, Colorado.

During this time, she was extensively trained in wound care, sports medicine and reconstructive surgery. She is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Podiatric Medical Association and Maine Podiatric Medical Association. She is Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Board Qualified in Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery.

Dr. Tebaldi is excited to join the Foot and Ankle Associates of Maine family and is committed to helping her patients get back on their feet utilizing both conservative and surgical treatment options. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, spending time outdoors, reading, cooking and having fun with her husband, children and three dogs.


Dr. Preston Ringo

Dr. Preston RingoDr. Preston Ringo is the newest addition to the Foot and Ankle Associates of Maine family. Born and raised in Maine, he is excited to return to his home state with his family to practice podiatry. Dr. Ringo earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Colorado-Boulder and completed a pre-medicine course of study on the Dean's List at the University of Colorado-Denver.

He received a doctorate from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia and completed a three year surgical residency accredited in forefoot and rearfoot surgery at SSM Health Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Ringo treats all conditions of the foot and ankle and will provide a comprehensive, compassionate approach to each individual patient's particular needs.

Dr. Ringo is enthusiastically spearheading the Damariscotta office location and is currently accepting patients.


Dr. Bert Mason

Dr. Bert MasonDr. Bert Mason began his career in medicine as a Hospital Corpsman for the US Navy during the Vietnam war. He then went on to attend the University of California at San Diego where he graduated with honors. He received his Doctorate in Podiatry medicine from the College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, Ca. After graduation he completed a 2-year Podiatric Surgical preceptorship in Fairfield, Ca and went on to be commissioned with the U.S. Army where he was assigned to the Ireland Army Hospital Fort Knox, Ky.

Within only 3-years of training Dr. Mason became the Chief of Podiatry at Ireland Army Hospital. He then went on to accept a position as Chief of Podiatry and Director of Podiatric Surgical Residency at the VA Medical Center, Huntington, WV.

Dr. Mason was then transferred to Togus VA Medical Center in Augusta, Maine where he once again lead the development and implementation of a new Podiatric Residency program for the VA Medical Center. Retiring from the VA system in 2014 he has continued to work part time in Maine.

Dr. Mason is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.


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