Thomas Verla, DP

SPECIALIZING IN: Advanced wound care & management, diabetic limb salvage & preservation including preventative care, joint pain due to arthritis & trauma, joint replacement surgery
InStride Office(s): Alta Ridge Foot Specialists


Dr. Vela is married to his best friend and the love of his life, Laura.  His interests include:  Family/friends, golf, dabble in triathlon, hiking/camping/hunting, and traveling.


B.S. Biology-High Point University, High Point, NC
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine-Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH


Residency in Podiatric Surgery-Hunter Holmes (McGuire) VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA


Use of Placental Membranes for the Treatment of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers (co-author)

Supportive Evidence of Enhanced Wound Healing with the Utilization of a Cryo-Preserved Human Cellular Repair Matrix

Early Conclusions Concerning the Simultaneous Application of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with a Transdermal Continuous Oxygen Therapy System