Why EFA?

Epic Foot & Ankle

EFA is a state of the art practice which strives under a patient centered philosophy in foot and ankle medicine. Our highly trained surgeon delivers cutting edge solutions to your foot and ankle conditions. We specialize in both medical and surgical treatment options with a comprehensive approach.

We aim to provide exceeding patient care by fostering an environment of compassion, transparency and excellence that is a step above. We provide treatment and preventive options for all ages.

We excel at providing non surgical and surgical treatment options including foot and ankle reconstruction and trauma. Whether your problem is minor or complex, we are your total solution.


Meet Our Team

Profile PicutreDr. Shafiq Prasla, DPM

Dr. Shafiq Prasla, DPM AACFAS is a proud local Houstonian who is a highly trained, board certified foot and ankle surgeon. His professional aspirations began at the University of Houston, where he earned a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. During his undergraduate studies, he became fascinated in foot and ankle medicine. He then pursued his doctorate education in Cleveland, Ohio at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine.

His passion for foot and ankle medicine continued at a rigorous residency training program in Oakland, California at Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Prasla trained in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery under highly-qualified leaders in the profession. His passion includes forefoot, rearfoot and ankle reconstructive surgery including trauma. His professional interests are sports medicine, total ankle replacement and deformity corrections such as flatfoot, high arch foot and Charcot arthropathy.

Dr. Prasla enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, watching Houston sports and spending time with family.


Profile PicutreUzma A.

EFA's Operations Manager, Uzma Ali, graduated from University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors in Business Administration. She studied Supply Chain Management and minored in Management information Systems.

Her passions include throwball, traveling, and dancing. On the weekends I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.