December 22, 2022

New York, NY, December 12, 2022 – U.S. Foot & Ankle Specialists, LLC (“USFAS”), a portfolio company of NMS Capital (“NMS”), announced today that it has acquired Missouri Foot and Ankle, which operates three clinics in Missouri, and Rock River Foot and Ankle Clinic PC (“Rock River”), which operates two clinics in Wisconsin.

Missouri Foot and Ankle prides itself on prompt diagnosis, early intervention, and preventive approaches. The practice offers comprehensive care for common foot and ankle conditions, as well as specialties such as diabetic shoe and insole fittings, amniotic membrane allografts, and radial shockwave therapy, among other procedures. The practice is home to an extensive team of foot and ankle specialists, each specializing in different treatment and reconstruction of foot and ankle problems.

Dr. Seth Anderson is a graduate of Cornell College and the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, completing his residency at Waterloo Medical Center in Iowa. Dr. John Holtzman received his medical degree from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Science College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and completed his surgical residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Timothy Oldani is a graduate of the Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and completed his residency training at Forest Park Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Vincent Sollecito graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine before spending two years in residency at Lindell Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Jay Moradia obtained his doctorate at the California School of Podiatric Medicine – Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California, and specializes in sports medicine, wound care, and foot and ankle reconstruction. Dr. Kara Kozlowski earned her doctorate from the Ohio College of Podiatry in Cleveland, Ohio before completing her surgical residency in elective and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at Mineral Area Regional Center in Farmington, Missouri. Dr. Allen Jacobs graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, and completed his residency at Monsignor Clement Kern Hospital for special surgery in Warren, Michigan.

“We’ve worked incredibly hard to cultivate a world-class team and to expand our capabilities to serve patients in Missouri,” says Dr. Anderson. “Now, we’re excited to partner with USFAS and continue to level up the capabilities and offerings of our practice. With the support provided by USFAS, we’re looking to raise the bar for patient experience and results, no matter their condition or what it takes to treat it.”

Dr. Yaeggi is a graduate of the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine Chicago and completed his Podiatric Surgical Residency at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa. Dr. Graglia received his doctorate from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine Chicago before completing his residency at the VA Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

“The teams at Missouri Foot and Ankle and Rock River Foot and Ankle Clinic truly have an unmatched level of expertise and talent, and together they go above and beyond for each and every patient,” says Cotton Hawes, Chief Executive Officer at USFAS. “We’re very excited to welcome these groups to our expanding family of practices, and are looking forward to empowering them even further, so they can continue to put their combined expertise to work for patients across Missouri and Wisconsin.”

With this partnership, Missouri Foot and Ankle and Rock River will benefit from USFAS’ extensive administrative and support services, which include top-of-the-line information technology, a dedicated clinical compliance team, electronic medical records, payor credentialing and contracting, revenue cycle management, human resources, finance and accounting, and business development.

About U.S. Foot & Ankle Specialists

USFAS is a leading provider of podiatric services providing a full range of specialty services for the advanced treatment of foot and lower extremity conditions. Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, USFAS provides services through a growing network of more than 100 offices in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, West Virginia, Ohio, New Jersey, Delaware, Illinois, Missouri, Florida, and Washington, D.C., and over 150 Board Certified and Board Qualified podiatrists. USFAS is an affiliate of Foot & Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic and NMS Capital, with plans to expand nationally. For additional information on USFAS, visit the company’s website at

About NMS Capital

Founded in 2010, NMS Capital is an experienced private equity firm managing assets in excess of $1.4 billion. Since inception, NMS has partnered with management teams in over 100 investments and follow-on acquisitions across defined investment themes within the Business Services and Healthcare Services industries. The firm’s principal strategy is to create long-term value by providing strategic and operational resources to growth-oriented companies led by founders or experienced management teams. NMS has a track record of successfully building industry leading lower middle market companies in defensible and scalable end markets by accelerating organic and acquisition-driven growth. For additional information on NMS, please visit the firm’s website at Follow NMS Capital on

For Further Information

Brett Richey
Executive Chairman
US Foot & Ankle Specialists
(434) 373-0720