Dr. Walter “Wally” Strash is a graduate of Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine and Carleton University. He is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in both foot and reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgeries. In 1991, Dr. Strash founded Alamo Family Foot and Ankle Care, P.A.
In addition to evaluating and treating patients, Dr. Strash is active in various clinical research projects with an interest in diabetic foot ulcers and pain management, a lecturer and consultant, an associate professor at the University of Texas San Antonio Health Science Center’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery, and serves on the board of the Specialty Surgery Center. Additionally, he has been published in numerous medical journals and books, including Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Foot and Ankle Quarterly, The Journal of Foot Surgery and Principles & Practice of Podiatric Medicine.
Dr. Strash is married with four children. He is an instrument-rated private pilot flying to Uvalde, Texas for patients, as well as other locations, providing medical and legal advice to patients and attorneys. When he’s not working, Dr. Strash enjoys water sports and Taekwondo, and spends most weekends with his family.
Dr. Silas Espino is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio where he studied anthropology and pre-medicine. Dr. Silas Espino attended and graduated from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Silas Espino completed his residency in Miami, FL at Larkin Community Hospital. Dr. Silas Espino recently joined our team in August at Strash Foot and Ankle Care at our Sonterra location. Dr. Espino is originally from San Antonio, Texas and is eager to serve those in the South Texas region.
In addition, Dr. Espino is involved in continuing education for the foot and ankle and has attended numerous conferences and lectures for diabetic foot care, limb salvage, wound care. Dr. Espino is surgically trained for numerous pathologies of the lower extremity including neuromas, bunions, hammertoes, fractures, achilles injuries.
Dr. Espino is married and starting a family with a child due November 2023. When he’s not working, Dr. Espino enjoys playing basketball, traveling and spending time with his family.
Lisa Baine has been with Strash Foot & Ankle Care since its inception 30 years ago. Throughout her career, Lisa has managed all aspects of the business, including billing, client relations and general operations. A graduate of the University of Mississippi – or Ole’ Miss – Lisa earned her BBA with an emphasis in management studies. Prior to joining the Strash Foot & Ankle Care family, Lisa worked for University Orthopedic Associates at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. When Lisa isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her son, Connor.
Medical Assistant Sonterra Office
My name is Iyesha Esparza I was born and raised in Uvalde, Texas. I have 10+ years experience as a certified medical assistant as well as being a team leader. I’ve had the privileged experiences/ knowledge as a certified medical assistant, phlebotomist, and also an x-ray technician. One day becoming a registered nurse. I’m a mother to two wonderful kids with one on the way. I have the opportunity to be a part of something great, and I look forward to this journey.
Director of First Impressions Sonterra Office
Carolina Meunier is a dedicated mother of three wonderful children. All three are now attending college. Along with being an attentive people person she’s a cat lover. Carolina will be the first smiling face you will see when coming through the doors at the Sonterra office. She’s bilingual so feel free to speak Spanish when she greets you.
Medical Assistant Alamo Heights Office
Director of First Impressions Alamo Heights Office