Dr. Baller is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. He has a bachelors degree in Molecular Biology from Wittenberg University. He received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Baller completed an extensive surgical residency at Kern Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and a biomechanics residency at Mt. Sinai in Cleveland. Dr. Baller is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Baller is also a Fellow of the American Professional Wound Care Association. Dr. Baller practiced for nine years in Ohio before coming to Poplar Bluff. He has been a team physician and consultant for many NCAA teams. Dr. Baller and his wife Donna have 2 children and reside in Poplar Bluff.
Board Certified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Dr. Vanlandingham is originally from Odessa, Texas. He has bachelors degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Texas. He received his Masters in Biomedical Sciences and Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree, with Honors, from Barry University. He completed an extensive surgical residency at Kern Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. Vanlandingham is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Vanlandingham is an active member of the community and is involved heavily with local sports teams as a team physician and consultant. He has been in practice in Poplar Bluff since 2004. Dr. Vanlandingham and his wife Amy have four children and reside in Poplar Bluff.
Dr. Smith received her Bachelor’s degree in exercise science from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota and her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa. She then completed her residency training at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado, where she received diverse podiatric training including forefoot and rearfoot surgery, biomechanics, wound care, sports medicine, podopediatrics, and dermatology. She also served as chief resident during her final year of residency. Dr. Smith is Board Qualified by the America Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. She is also an Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. She practiced in Lafayette, Indiana for one year prior to joining Copper Top Foot & Ankle Clinic in August 2018. Dr. Smith enjoys getting people back on their feet quickly and as safely as possible. In her spare time she enjoys running, quilting, and watching baseball.