About Us

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Lora Yeager-Smith

Dr. Lora Yeager-Smith, founder of Cahaba and Pell City Podiatry, is a fully Licensed Board-Certified Foot specialist and surgeon. She graduated with honors from California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1996. Having more than 23 years of diverse experience and 60,000 patients seen, Dr. Lora Yeager-Smith DPM is at the top of her profession. She specializes in clinical and surgical foot care for both simple and complex foot problems. She provides excellent quality care through her careful diagnoses and mindful treatment options.

Dr. Lora Yeager-Smith has been in practice in the Birmingham area since 1996. She is Board Certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. She is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS). A member of American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), and a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS). Dr. Yeager-Smith is a graduate of the California College of Podiatric Medicine. She received surgical training through residencies at Houston Podiatric Foundation in Houston, Texas, and at Liberty Medical Center-Maryland University Medical System in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Yeager-Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.

~Dr. Lora Yeager-Smith

Dr Lora Yeager Smith

Meet The Staff

Courtney Hickman

Courtney graduated from Jefferson State Community College in 2017 and holds a degree in Medical Coding and Billing. She has been with Dr. Yeager-Smith for 3 years. Courtney is our Office Manager and works the front desk. She has been married for 4 years and has two children. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

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Shelby Carroll

Shelby graduated from Pell City High School in 2011.  Shelby has been with Dr Yeager-Smith since 2012.  She is the head medical assistant and also is the surgery scheduler.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and being outdoors.

Shelby Carroll

Kaiti Watkins

Kaiti graduated from Valleydale Christian Academy in 2012.  Kaiti is a medical assistant for Dr Yeager-Smith with a license in Phlebotomy.  Kaiti has been with Dr Yeager-Smith  since 2017.  She loves spending time with her family and being outdoors.

Kaiti Watkins

Stacey Osborn

39 years old. Receptionist. Went to school at the University of South Alabama and Virginia College for Medical Assistant and Business Management. She has one child, Garner and enjoys spending time with him and her friends. She has been with Dr. Yeager-Smith for 2 months.

Stacey Osborn