By Liz Witbeck
Adirondack Foot Care is planning on constructing a new facility for its medical practice, as well as other practices, pending the approval of the Clifton Park Town Board.
Adirondack Foot Care is located at 950 Route 146 in Clifton Park.
“We’ve grown over the years and are expanding because of our success,” said Dr. Salvatore Galluzzo, who founded Adirondack Foot and Ankle in 1991.
Galluzzo currently owns three buildings in Clifton Park: Adirondack Foot Care and Advanced Laser Med Spa, which are housed in the same building; Lab Corporation, a laboratory testing facility; and Little Lambs Daycare.
Plans are underway to construct a much larger building that would accommodate Adirondack Foot Care and Lab Corporation. In the new space, Lab Corporation would have double the amount of space they have now, he said.
The building will also have other medical practices. While Galluzzo did not want to disclose the exact businesses at this time, he said that the medical businesses who will be tenants will be new medical practices to the town of Clifton Park.
“This will give people the opportunity to find a doctor in their own town, rather than having to go to Albany or Saratoga Springs,” said Galluzzo.
Galluzzo originally presented a plan for a two-story, 9,600-square-foot facility, at 954 Route 146 in Clifton Park. That plan was rejected by the town board.
This time he is presenting a more modest 7,000-square-foot plan. If approved at the April meeting, the construction team could start breaking ground by June and have the facility ready by the end of 2017, he said.
Galluzzo has 29 years of experience in the field of podiatric medicine. He completed his residency at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York City, then moved to the Capital Region. He has a background as a registered pharmacist and later decided to return to medical school to become a podiatrist. He later renamed the practice as Adirondack Foot Care.
Adirondack Foot Care specializes in all types of disorders of the foot and ankle. Some of the most common ailments patients come in for are diabetic foot care, wound care, fractures, fungal contaminations, and plantar warts, he noted.
The office is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. To learn more call 347-7934 or visit www.adirondackfootcare.com