Metairie, LA Podiatrist
Foot Health Centers, LLC
1521 N Causeway Blvd
Suite A

Metairie, LA 70001

(504) 833-0029

La Place, LA Podiatrist
429 W Airline Highway
La Place, LA 70068



The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.


Dr. Robert Kadish

Metairie, LA Podiatrist

Foot Health Centers, LLC

Dr. Kadish was educated at Loyola for his undergraduate studies where he recieved an award for Excellence and Leadership in the Community.   After only 3 years of undergraduate work he was accepted to the oldest and most presigous and longest running podiatry school in the country, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 1991.  After graduating in 1995 he went on to do his residency at Mercy Hospital in Detroit, MI.  Upon completion of his residency with extensive training in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery he moved to Louisiana in 1997 and has been practicing in Metairie and LaPlace. 

During the past 15 years of practice, Dr. Kadish had been Chief of Podiatry at Tulane (Lakeside Campus) and been assistant residency director helping to train future podiatric surgeons at Tulane and Ochsner Hospitals.  He is Board Certified in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery since 2004.  He has completed a Micro Surgical Nerve Course under the training of Dr. Lee Dellon, a world renoun specialist on nerve surgery and plastic surgery from Johns Hopkins University,  to help treat Peripheral Diabetic Neuropathy as well as Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome using the 4 tunnel release. 

He is a member of the American Diabetes Association, the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Louisiana Podiatric Medical Association, the American Board of Lower Extremity Surgeons, the American College of Orthopedics and Medicine and has served on the Executive Board of the Louisiana Podiatric Medical Association as Member-at-Large and as Secretary of the State Association.

Dr. Melannie White

Metairie, LA Podiatrist

Foot Health Centers, LLC

Dr. White was educated at Louisiana State University for her undergraduate studies where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. After graduating from LSU, she was accepted into the New York College of Podiatric Medicine and completed her Podiatric medical degree.  After graduating in 2011, Dr. White went on to successfully complete a three year residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.  While in residency, her training focused on forefoot surgery and diabetic limb salvage.

Throughout her undergraduate and graduate studies, she was the recipient of several academic and community service awards.  Dr. White has participated in medical mission work in Mexico, Haiti, and Guatemala. She is an avid sports fan and loves her beloved LSU Tigers and is a diehard member of the “Who Dat Nation” (Geaux Saints!!). Dr. White is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and an esteemed member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

Beth Kadish-Office Manager

Beth has been in the medical field for the past 7 years and helped run one of the busiest Dental practices in Southern, FL before moving to New Orleans. She is dedicated to making your experience at Foot Health Center unforgettable. Her mission is to make every patient feel comfortable and welcomed, making your visit with us truly extraordinary.  Beth feels that patient satisfaction is our top priority. She invites all patients to discover why Foot Health Center is truly a boutique practice, where the patient is never rushed and always feels well taken care of like family. 

Faith Giordano -Billing Manager

Faith has been working in healthcare for over 30 years and has been with Foot Health Centers since the begining, coding and biling insurances.  She was certified (CPC) in 1983 as a Coding/Billing Specialist and has been recently certified to perform MLS Laser Therapy.  She is an invaluable resource in our practice.

Chantell Ballas-Medical Office Assistant and Back Office Supervisor

Chantelle has over 10 years experience in the podiatric medical field.  She's been working with Dr. Kadish since 2011 and is a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).  Chantelle is also certified in MLS Laser Therapy and in the use of the Cutera Genesis Plus Laser.  Her other duties include assisting with minor Podiatric Procedures in the office and supervising the back office staff.  Chantelle is a valued member of the Foot Health Center Staff.

Zana Washinton-Medical Office Assistant

Zana has over 6 years of experience in the medical field. She is a certified medical assistant and phlebotomist. Her sunny disposition will make you feel comfortable and welcomed at our office.  Zana's duties include assisting with minor in office procedures, assisting patients into the room, and keeping things running smoothly in the back.  Zana is also a Cutera Genesis Plus Laser technician as well as an MLS laser specialist and a master at the art of applying KeriFlex nails systems.