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Dwayne A. Lay, DPM

Dwayne A. Lay, DPM
Dwayne A. Lay, DPM

Dr. Lay is the founder and medical director of Elite Foot and Ankle located in Canton, GA.

He attended Lincoln University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and became a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. He earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami Shores, Florida. Having completed his residency training at the Veterans Affairs Health Care System in East Orange, New Jersey, Dr. Lay is trained and skilled in wound care as well as reconstructive forefoot, rear foot, and ankle surgery. He later expanded his experience in sports medicine by working with NBA, WNBA, and collegiate athletes.

Dr. Lay was recently selected to represent Canton as 2019’s Top Podiatrist by the International Association of Health Care professionals and has been recognized as one of America’s Top Podiatrists in both 2016 and 2019.

When he's not working, Dr. Lay enjoys traveling, kayaking and spending quality time with his wife and daughter.

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine – Barry University, Miami Shores, FL
Bachelor of Science – Lincoln University, Lincoln University, PA

Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Healthcare System – East Orange, NJ

Board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine
Board certified by the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Primary Care & Podiatric Medicine

Cartersville Medical Center
Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center

Atlanta Center for Foot & Ankle Surgery

American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Podiatric Medicine
American Podiatric Medical Association
Georgia Podiatric Medical Association


Elite Foot and Ankle treats patients of all ages and has one simple mission:

Keeping you moving — one step at a time!

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