MEET THE TEAM
Dr. Arthur Hansen and Dr. Lori Lane
Dr. Arthur Hansen and Dr. Lori Lane started their practice in 1994 with a dream of providing the highest quality podiatric medicine and surgery to their surrounding Palm Beach County community. Guided by a philosophy of patient-centric medical care, that dream has since grown to become LA Medical Associates, a multi-specialty group offering both podiatric medicine and surgery services as well as internal medicine services at each of their three convenient locations.
LA Medical Associates is now a six-physician practice with three offices, privileges at seven regional hospitals, three wound care centers, and multiple skilled nursing facilities. Using a holistic approach, our providers are able to consider all aspects of patients’ lives when developing and recommending treatment plans. Consideration of each patient’s family life, obligations and passions allows us to provide comprehensive treatment plans that yield the least disruptions to daily life.
A husband-and-wife team, Dr. Hansen and Dr. Lane are graduates of Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine. While Dr. Hansen completed a surgical residency in New York City, Dr. Lane trained locally at Wellington Regional Medical Center. The proud parents of three sons, they have grown with their patients over the years, mirroring life’s natural ups and downs while working to expand both their practice as well as their family. They recognize the trust that their patients place in them and work diligently to exceed their expectations.
Both Dr. Hansen and Dr. Lane are dedicated to providing you with the highest level of podiatric medical and surgical care in Palm Beach County. It is this premise that remains at the foundation of all decisions made concerning the growth of LA Medical Associates, including the selection of expert physicians and staff members. Dr. Hansen and Dr. Lane encourage feedback and make every effort to address the concerns you may have. At LA Medical Associates, our patients’ needs always come first.
Dr. Ravi Pandey
Dr. Ravi Pandey, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in South Florida and our newest addition to the LA Medical team. Upon completing his education at Grant Medical College of the University of Bombay and performing his residency/fellowship at Jersey Shore Medical Center, Dr. Pandey moved to South Florida where he has accrued over 20 years of experience in the field of internal medicine. Since 1997, he has dedicated himself to serving the local South Florida region, starting in a private practice setting before working exclusively as a hospitalist. From his diverse experiences over the past two decades, Dr. Pandey has grown to become an expert in both the inpatient and outpatient environment.
Dr. Daniel Heck
A native of Alberta, Canada, Dr. Daniel Heck received his undergraduate bachelor training at Portland State University in Oregon after moving to the U.S. in 1989. Tired of enduring frigid temperatures all his life, he subsequently packed his bags and moved to the Sunshine State, pursuing his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. Dr. Heck went on to complete his residency training in Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle at Northwest Medical Center, where he served as a chief resident from 2007 to 2008.
Dr. Heck enjoys treating patients of all ages, including pediatrics. He is qualified to perform conservative and surgical treatments for a wide scope of foot and ankle problems, including traumatic injury and diabetic care. He is also board-certified in both forefront and rearfoot surgical techniques by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
Dr. Heck is on staff to perform surgical procedures at seven Palm Beach County area hospitals and sees patients weekly at the wound care centers of Wellington Regional Medical Center and St. Mary’s Medical Center. Pursuant of his knack for teaching, he is responsible for training podiatric residents/students at JFK Medical Center. As a member of their residency counsel, he provides instruction pertaining to both office and surgical education. When he’s not busy devoting his time to the advancement of podiatric medicine and surgery, Dr. Heck enjoys traveling and spending quality time with his wife and four children.
Dr. Elizabeth “Lizzie” Davis
Dr. Elizabeth “Lizzie” Davis is a native of Steubenville, Ohio. After graduating from Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia, she attended The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. Having completed a three-year foot and ankle surgical residency at Memorial Healthcare System in Hollywood, Florida, Dr. Davis prides herself on providing patients with world-class foot and ankle care. She is board-qualified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, and has a special interest in wound care, limb salvage and elective podiatric surgery.
In the spirit of giving back, Dr. Davis volunteers with the Special Olympics, serving as a trained Clinical Director for their Fit Feet program. During her free time, she enjoys staying active outside, traveling, and partaking in creative projects. Her compassionate and bubbly personality enables her to foster genuine physician-patient relationships and provide quality care in the office setting.
Dr. Dina Hansen McCoy
Dr. Dina Hansen McCoy grew up locally in West Palm Beach, Florida. She graduated from Barry University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science and her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. While attending Barry, Dr. McCoy became involved in a number of extra-curricular activities, most notably serving on the Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association in addition to participating in numerous podiatric organizations, community outreach clinics and research projects.
Dr. McCoy received her surgical training in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery at Larkin Hospital in South Miami, Florida. As their Chief Podiatry Resident, she attended many conferences and was honored to present a podiatric case study on wound care with her director at the SAWC conference. Dr. McCoy is board qualified in foot surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. In her free time, she enjoys keeping active in her community by participating in health fairs and discounted clinics.
Dr. McCoy enjoys treating all aspects of the lower extremity and exhausts all conservative options before considering surgical intervention. She is committed to providing her patients with the highest quality pediatric services and takes the time to develop a relationship with each individual who enters her care. Dr. McCoy feels it is important to take the time to understand her patients in order to provide them with the ideal treatments for their individual lifestyles. When she is not in the office, Dr. McCoy enjoys spending time with her husband, family and animals.
Dr. Khoa Pham
Dr. Khoa Pham was born and raised in Houston, Texas. In keeping with his Lone Star State roots, he went on to attend the University of Houston where he earned his Bachelor of Science. Influenced by his cousin and older sister who are both podiatrists, he subsequently attended Barry University where he participated in their Podiatric Medicine Program, one of only nine in the U.S. There, he earned a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine as well as a surgery degree.
Dr. Pham chose a diverse and high-volume foot and ankle surgical residency program at Miami, Florida’s Larkin Community Hospital, one of the top-rated teaching hospitals in the country. As a resident, he trained extensively in all areas of the foot, ankle and lower leg pathology including wound care, infection management, limb salvage, and elective and traumatic forefoot/hindfoot surgery. In addition, Dr. Pham had the distinct privilege of spending four months at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida, where he trained alongside a foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon. During this time, he gained valuable experience on forefront/rearfoot complication management, forefoot/hindfoot reconstruction, as well as trauma and elective surgeries.
When he is not providing exceptional care to his patients, Dr. Pham can usually be found at the gym, training as a competitive bodybuilder. In this facet of his life, he uses his expertise to help clients with healthy lifestyle management, weight loss, muscle building and contest prep guidance.