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Our Mission & Core Values

Excellence  Integrity Respect Confidentiality Loyalty Welcoming Feedback & Acting Upon It
Driving Change To Learn & Grow Accountability Patient Service Team Work Patient Centeredness 

State of the Art Quality

Foot & Ankle Specialists of Indiana, LLC was founded in 2021 to provide state of the art and quality of care needed for those experiencing a wide range of foot and ankle pathologies in Indiana.

Safe & Effective Treatment

It is our mission at Foot & Ankle Specialists of Indiana to pursue the health and well being of our patients by providing the highest quality medical and surgical care in a safe, effective and efficient manner.

Compassionate Care

We value treating our patients with compassion and care, and pride ourselves in educating our patients so they can be involved in their treatment and make informed decisions. We operate within all applicable laws and regulations and will strive to meet your needs so you can achieve and maintain a high state of well-being.

Dr. Mieasha Hicks Barksdale

Dr. Mieasha Hicks Barksdale is a double board certified foot & ankle surgeon in central Indiana. She is the CEO of Foot & Ankle Specialist of Indiana in Greenfield, Indiana, she is credentialed at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana and is also a provider with Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg, Indiana.  Dr. Barksdale is a 2007 graduate of Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH, and a 2012 graduate of The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, OH where she received her doctorate of podiatric medicine, graduating in the top 20 in her class. She completed her surgical residency at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio in 2015 for foot and ankle surgery with an emphasis on rearfoot, reconstruction and ankle surgery (RRA).

Dr. Barksdale has extensive training and experience in diabetic charcot reconstruction and limb salvage, adult/pediatric flatfoot correction and sports medicine. She is board certified in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery with the American College of Foot & Ankle surgeons and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and Indiana Podiatric Medical Association. She has also completed a certification for Muscle Flaps & External Fixation Frames in Chicago, Illinois. 

Apart from her medical experience, Dr. Barksdale is also an ambassador for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. She served as their national spokesperson from 2003-2004. As tradition would hold, President George W. Bush, in the Oval Office, officially installed Dr. Barksdale as the National Youth of the Year during her reign.  As a representative and spokesperson for Boys & Girls Club, Dr. Barksdale has traveled all over the United States and to 4 countries speaking on behalf of the organization and being a role model to club members. 

Dr. Barksdale enjoys teaching and since the beginning of her career has worked directly with residents in the central, Indiana area. She is also very family oriented and enjoys spending time with her two daughters and husband.

Dr. Mieasha Hicks Barksdale

Dr. Mieasha Hicks Barksdale is a double board certified foot & ankle surgeon in central Indiana. She is the CEO of Foot & Ankle Specialist of Indiana in Greenfield, Indiana, she is credentialed at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana and is also a provider with Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg, Indiana.  Dr. Barksdale is a 2007 graduate of Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH, and a 2012 graduate of The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, OH where she received her doctorate of podiatric medicine, graduating in the top 20 in her class. She completed her surgical residency at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio in 2015 for foot and ankle surgery with an emphasis on rearfoot, reconstruction and ankle surgery (RRA).

Dr. Barksdale has extensive training and experience in diabetic charcot reconstruction and limb salvage, adult/pediatric flatfoot correction and sports medicine. She is board certified in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery with the American College of Foot & Ankle surgeons and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and Indiana Podiatric Medical Association. She has also completed a certification for Muscle Flaps & External Fixation Frames in Chicago, Illinois. 

Apart from her medical experience, Dr. Barksdale is also an ambassador for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. She served as their national spokesperson from 2003-2004. As tradition would hold, President George W. Bush, in the Oval Office, officially installed Dr. Barksdale as the National Youth of the Year during her reign.  As a representative and spokesperson for Boys & Girls Club, Dr. Barksdale has traveled all over the United States and to 4 countries speaking on behalf of the organization and being a role model to club members. 

Dr. Barksdale enjoys teaching and since the beginning of her career has worked directly with residents in the central, Indiana area. She is also very family oriented and enjoys spending time with her two daughters and husband.

Jessica Dunz

Lead Medical Assistant

My name is Jessica Dunz, I have been a medical assistant for nine years. I obtained my associates degree at Harrison College. My family is my happiness, along with my career. I have 3 beautiful kids and I’m happily engaged. In my spare time I enjoy the outdoors and making wonderful memories with my family. I believe in order for you to make a difference in someone’s life you don’t have to be brilliant, rich or beautiful, you just have to care.

Nikki Wolfe

Medical Administrative Assistant

My name is Nikki Wolfe. I am married with two boys. I graduated from Warren Central High School and attended Youngstown State University. I played Division 1 volleyball for four years. I graduated with a Bachelor in Allied Health, Certified Medical Assistant and a Minor in Psychology. I have worked in the medical field for five years. I enjoy spending time with my family, being on the lake and I have a passion for crafting.

Kelly Walsh

Surgical/Medical Coordinator

My name is Kelly Walsh. I am from the south side of Indianapolis. I have a wonderful significant other and two little boys that keep us active. I love kayaking, volunteering for special needs organizations and spending time with my friends and family. I attended Roncalli High School and completed my Associates of Applied Science at Medtech College. I have been in the medical field for eight years with almost all of that time being spent in podiatry. I have worn many hats including administrative, medical assistant, surgery scheduler and office manager. I have a passion for helping others and I am eager to see our practice grow in Greenfield.

Derek Barksdale

Network Administrator/Accounting Specialist

Derek started his career and spent several years working in the HVAC field where he eventually began to branch off into computer controls within his specialty. This became more of an interest for him, leading him to gain more training in the information technology field where he then became MTA certified. In his spare time Derek enjoys spending time with his family, his wife and two daughters. He also has a passion for gaming and stays up to date on the newest technology available.

Tonia Walker

Practice/ Billing Management – BBA & ACMCS

Tonia has been in healthcare management and administration for over 30 years.  She started her early career working as contracting representative supervisor with Medical Mutual of Ohio. She then spent several years as the practice and billing manager with a vascular surgeon in Midwest Ohio, overseeing the development of management healthcare provider’s offices and ambulatory surgical centers. She then became the practice administrator and billing manager with Mercy Health Care. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and reading

Jessica Dunz

Lead Medical Assistant

My name is Jessica Dunz, I have been a medical assistant for nine years. I obtained my associates degree at Harrison College. My family is my happiness, along with my career. I have 3 beautiful kids and I’m happily engaged. In my spare time I enjoy the outdoors and making wonderful memories with my family. I believe in order for you to make a difference in someone’s life you don’t have to be brilliant, rich or beautiful, you just have to care.

Nikki Wolfe

Medical Administrative Assistant

My name is Nikki Wolfe. I am married with two boys. I graduated from Warren Central High School and attended Youngstown State University. I played Division 1 volleyball for four years. I graduated with a Bachelor in Allied Health, Certified Medical Assistant and a Minor in Psychology. I have worked in the medical field for five years. I enjoy spending time with my family, being on the lake and I have a passion for crafting.

Kelly Walsh

Surgical/Medical Coordinator

My name is Kelly Walsh. I am from the south side of Indianapolis. I have a wonderful significant other and two little boys that keep us active. I love kayaking, volunteering for special needs organizations and spending time with my friends and family. I attended Roncalli High School and completed my Associates of Applied Science at Medtech College. I have been in the medical field for eight years with almost all of that time being spent in podiatry. I have worn many hats including administrative, medical assistant, surgery scheduler and office manager. I have a passion for helping others and I am eager to see our practice grow in Greenfield.

Derek Barksdale

Network Administrator/Accounting Specialist

Derek started his career and spent several years working in the HVAC field where he eventually began to branch off into computer controls within his specialty. This became more of an interest for him, leading him to gain more training in the information technology field where he then became MTA certified. In his spare time Derek enjoys spending time with his family, his wife and two daughters. He also has a passion for gaming and stays up to date on the newest technology available.

Tonia Walker

Practice/ Billing Management – BBA & ACMCS

Tonia has been in healthcare management and administration for over 30 years.  She started her early career working as contracting representative supervisor with Medical Mutual of Ohio. She then spent several years as the practice and billing manager with a vascular surgeon in Midwest Ohio, overseeing the development of management healthcare provider’s offices and ambulatory surgical centers. She then became the practice administrator and billing manager with Mercy Health Care. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and reading