Our Staff

All professionals at Albany Podiatry Associates, LLP maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

F.C. Catrett, D.P.M.

Dr. F. Chad Catrett is from Buena Vista, Georgia. He graduated from Tri-County High School in Buena Vista, and then attended Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Georgia, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

Dr. Catrett attended the former Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (now Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine) in Cleveland, Ohio, where he received a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree and graduated in June 2009. He was active in many clubs and student government while there.

After OCPM, Dr. Catrett completed his residency at the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare and University of Louisville Hospital (now combined into Kentucky One Healthcare) in Louisville, Kentucky. He graduated in June 2012, with a Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot/ Ankle Surgery degree.

Dr. Catrett joined Albany Podiatry Associates in June 2013, after being in private practice in Macon, Georgia. Dr. Catrett is in Cordele on Tuesdays in a satellite office. He is Board Qualified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is a member of the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association, American Board of Podiatric Medicine, Fellow of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and Board Certified with the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is currently on staff at Albany Surgery Center LLP and Pheobe Putney Memorial Hospital. Dr. Catrett enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife and their son. In his free time he also enjoys hunting and fishing, and entertaining family and friends on their farm.

 

J.K. Durham, D.P.M.

Hometown: Blakely, Georgia

Lived in Albany, Georgia since July 1985.

Attended High School at Southwest Georgia Academy in Damascus, Georgia and graduated in 1976.

Attended Mercer University in Macon, Georgia and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in the Natural Sciences in June 1980. While I was at Mercer, I was active in Kappa Sigma Social Fraternity, as well as in Inter-fraternity Council, Student Government Association, and Order of Omega.

Attended the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (now known as the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine). Received the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree and graduated in June 1984.

I did a surgical residency in foot surgery at Northwest General Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee. Completed in June 1985. Started private practice in Albany, Georgia in July 1985. I have remained in private practice in Albany, Georgia.

Currently, I am on staff at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and Albany Surgery Center,LLP.

I am board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery with certification in foot surgery.

  • Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management.
  • Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
  • Fellow of the National Society of Conscious Sedation.
  • Attend First Baptist Church, Albany.
  • Former Trustee to Deerfield Windsor School.
  • Former Board member of the Anchorage.
  • Active in coaching youth athletic teams.
  • Married with 4 children and 4 grandchildren.
 
 

K.R. Ary, D.P.M.

  • Harding University, 1974
  • D.P.M. Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine, 1978
  • Board Certified in Foot Surgery
  • American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgeon, Recertified - 2011
  • 37 Years of Private Practice Experience
  • Staff Physician Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
 
 

W. SUMMER WILLIS, D.P.M.

 

Dr. W. Summer Willis is originally from Blakely, Georgia.  After graduating from Early County High School, she attended Georgia Southwestern University in Americus, Georgia where she was awarded a Bachelor of Science in the field of Biology.  While studying at GSW, she served as president of the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, sat on the student government board, and participated in many other activities.

 

Dr. Willis then attended the former Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (now Kent State University of Podiatric Medicine) in Cleveland, Ohio, where she received a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree upon her graduation in 2008.

After OCPM, Dr. Willis completed her residency at the Jewish Hospital and University of Louisville Hospital in Louisvile, Kentucky.  She graduated in 2011 with a Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery training.  Dr. Willis remained in Louisville after graduation working in private practice and serving as the Externship Director for the University of Louisville Podiatric Residency Program until December of 2019.
 
Dr. Willis relocated to Albany, GA. at the end of 2019 in order to join Albany Podiatry Associates,LLP and be closer to family.  Dr. Willis sees patients at Albany Podiatry Associates' satellite office in Cordele on Tuesday, and she is in Albany the remainder of the work week.  She is dual Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.  She is a member of the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association, American Board of Podiatric Medicine, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.  She is currently on staff at Albany Surgery Center LLP and Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.  Dr. Willis enjoys traveling, gardening, and spending time with her husband and family.