HICKORY – Catawba Valley Health System (CVHS) announced in January
the creation of a new foot and ankle practice, as well as the addition
of Dr. Blake Weeks, doctor of podiatric medicine.
Catawba Valley Foot & Ankle Center is now open at 1985 Startown Rd. Suite 101 in Hickory. Dr. Weeks is a
Hickory native who most recently practiced at Raleigh General Total Foot
& Ankle of Beckley, West Virginia.
Now welcoming new patients, Catawba Valley Foot & Ankle Center can
be reached by calling 828-855-2131. Hours of operation are Monday through
Thursday from 8am until 5pm and Friday from 8am until noon.
Dr. Weeks is a 2004 graduate of St. Stephens High School in Hickory. He
received his bachelor’s degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, then graduated
from the Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine where he received
a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. Later he graduated from the Norton
Kentucky Podiatric Residency Program where he trained in advanced procedures
for all facets of foot and ankle surgery, including foot and ankle reconstruction,
trauma, diabetic limb salvage, and sports medicine injuries.
Dr. Weeks is certified through the American Board of Podiatric Medicine
and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
For a list of podiatry and foot and ankle surgical procedures offered by
this practice, visit their