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New Patient Information

At Tri-City Foot and Ankle Center, our mission is to provide timely, personalized, and cost-effective healthcare to patients who require our podiatric services in the Richland, Pasco, Kennewick, and the greater Tri-Cities area. We provide gentle and convenient treatment for a wide variety of ankle and foot disorders.


We make every effort to accommodate patient needs, which includes timely appointments and even same-day or next-day appointments for urgent situations.

Personalized Care

When it comes to service, our Board Certified podiatrists are committed to providing you with the best podiatric care possible. We offer office-based surgery, in-house x-ray production, and a variety of foot and ankle products to help treat and cure a wide variety of conditions. Dr. Thielges and Dr. Grimm know that a patient-friendly environment is crucial to better outcomes and patient satisfaction. They firmly believe the patient comes first. If you have been looking for a specialist who will explain your diagnosis to you and make sure you’re up to speed with your treatment, you need not look further than Tri-City Foot and Ankle Center.

During your first visit with our foot doctors, we obtain important information about you, such as your medical history, and devote ample time to developing a doctor-patient relationship. We ask that all of our patients come prepared for this visit. Thorough preparedness will ensure that you can provide your doctor with all of the necessary information to get you the best possible and relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this website. Also, take some time to review our doctor page and familiarize yourself with your foot and ankle specialists. We look forward to your first visit.

To schedule treatment with one of our expert podiatrists in the Kennewick, Pasco, Richland, and Tri-Cities area:


To help speed up the registration process for first-time patients, we encourage you to print, fill out, and bring the following forms to your appointment: New Patient Packet*

Please make sure to read: Notice of Privacy Practices

*Adobe Reader is required to view and print these forms. Click here to download a free copy.

What to bring on your first visit


  • Print and fill out the forms found in our New Patient Packet

  • Insurance card(s)

  • Driver's license or identification card

  • Form of Payment (we accept major credit cards, debit cards, or cash/check for payment in full, deductibles, co-pay, or co-insurance)

  • Current list of medications

  • Referral letter from your general physician (Only if required by your insurance)

  • Any previous applicable medical records and x-rays

  • Bring a sample of shoes you commonly wear (including walking and athletic shoes)

If you have any questions about the foot care we provide, please contact us today!

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