Doctor and Staff

Dr. James R. Shipley, DPM


Dr. James R. Shipley is the founder of Mt. Airy Foot & Ankle Center and began practicing in the area in October 2008. Upon receiving his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Shipley attended Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA for his medical training, and completed his residency at Tulane University, Lakeside Hospital in Louisiana.
After almost a decade of successful foot and ankle care in Mount Airy, Shipley opened a second location in Winston-Salem, NC.

Post-Graduate Residency, PMS-36, Tulane University, Lakeside Hospital, Metairie, LA,
July 2005-June 2008

Graduate DPM, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA,
May 2005

Undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in Biology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
Chapel Hill, NC, August 2001

Licenses & Certifications:
North Carolina State Podiatric License
Federal DEA License
CPR/First Aid Certified
Professional Organizations:

Member, North Carolina Foot & Ankle Society
Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management

Hospital Affiliations:
Northern Hospital of Surry County
830 Rockford St.
Mount Airy, NC 27030


Dr. David Collard, DPM, MHA



    Post-Graduate Residency, Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, NC
    Podiatry School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago
    Undergraduate, University of Utah


    Member, North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society
    Member, American Podiatric Medical Association

Collard’s interests in the practice include sports medicine, painful bunions, deformities of the toes, other foot and ankle pains and sprains, wound care and many others. He desires to help people of all ages stay active and on their feet by providing the best medical care and education possible.

He loves the outdoors, sports, and reading. He lives in the Winston Salem area with his wife and three children.

Amelia Holt
Medical Assistant
Katelyn Gentry
Medical Assistant
Katelyn Gentry graduated from Mt. Airy High School in 2007 and journeyed out west to Brigham Young University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and became fluent Read More
Nicole Franklin
Medical Assistant
Jennifer Perry
Billing Manager
Christy Barnes
Joel Woodson
General Manager