About Us

Delta is the scientific symbol of change. It also represents the area in which we call “home.” Delta Foot and Ankle looks to modernize the podiatry landscape by introducing transparent pricing to empower patients to make informed decisions about their healthcare. As podiatrists, we understand that each patient has unique needs. From plantar fasciitis to reconstructive surgery, we aim to provide you with options to get you back on your feet!

As the first podiatry practice in the area that consists of foot and ankle specialists to offer upfront, transparent pricing for all of the services and procedures that we offer, Delta Foot and Ankle will always put the patient first. We promise that you can count on our trusted, experienced podiatrists each and every time. Quality care from a podiatrist should not break the bank.

Our Mission

As insurance premiums and deductibles continue to skyrocket, we look to provide an innovative option that our patients can take advantage of. Unlike any other podiatry practice, we offer exceptional service at unrivaled prices. In our minds, everyone deserves to have access to affordable, quality foot and ankle care. Although we cannot control what insurance companies will or will not end up covering, we are proud to be transparent with our pricing and we aim to walk each patient through the process in an open, transparent manor.

Our Approach To Health, Wellness, & Well-Being

Aside from accepting most insurance plans, we offer cash services to every patient, regardless of their insurance status. By eliminating the middleman, we are able to provide our services at tremendous discounts. No copays, deductibles, out of pocket maximums, non-covered items, or surprise billing to worry about. This direct care style of practice is growing across the country, and we are proud to be the first podiatry clinic to offer this service in Louisiana and the Gulf South region. From simple foot care to complex reconstructive surgery, we will find an affordable option for you. We believe price transparency empowers patients to make informed decisions about their healthcare. Contact us today to get in touch with a podiatrist in Metairie or LaPlace.


Metairie Podiatrist

Dr Zachary Lamkin

Growing up in rural Arkansas, Dr. Lamkin knows the importance of affordable healthcare. After graduating with honors from Southern Arkansas University, he became certified in intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring and worked as a surgical neurophysiologist in spine and brain surgery. After several years of working in neurosurgery, Dr. Lamkin was accepted and attended Des Moines University's College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery with an academic scholarship. After graduation, Dr. Lamkin attended a 3-year surgical residency that specialized in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Lamkin received unique training in foot and ankle surgery under the guidance of podiatric, general orthopedic, and foot and ankle orthopedic surgeons, as well as outside rotations in emergency medicine, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, and dermatology. Dr. Lamkin appreciates the ability of the human body to heal complex issues under the correct circumstances and always exhausts all conservative options before considering surgery.

Metairie Podiatrist

Dr Darek Guichard

A New Orleans native, Dr. Guichard has a long history of caring for the people of Southeast Louisiana. After excelling in his undergraduate studies at Northeastern State University, he attended pharmacy school and completed a residency in hospital pharmacy upon graduation. After 10 years of practicing as a pharmacist, Dr. Guichard returned to school to study podiatric medicine in Des Moines, Iowa. He was valedictorian of his class and became one of the first podiatrists in Louisiana to be selected for a surgical residency in the state. He has been in practice in Metairie and LaPlace since he graduated from his residency in 1990.

Metairie Podiatrist

LaPlace Podiatrist