Providing Professional Foot and Ankle Care to the Cranberry, Mars, Wexford Areas.

Welcome to our podiatry practice!

Welcome to our practice

We are Dr. Jared and Kristyn Maker, the owner operators of North Suburban Foot and Ankle Center. We are proud to say that we are a family run podiatry practice. We will always give you the time you deserve to understand your condition and the various treatment options you have before making an informed decision. We want patients to know that at our practice you will always be treated like a member of the family. Foot and ankle pain can affect one’s quality of life in many ways. Our goal is to keep you active on your feet and hope that you will trust us with your foot and ankle care.

Jared M. Maker, DPM, FACFAS

Jared Maker Photo

Dr. Maker is a native of Western Pennsylvania, born and raised in Butler. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Duquesne University. He then obtained his doctoral degree at Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. From there he completed a 3-year reconstructive foot and ankle surgical residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. This was followed by a 1-year fellowship in trauma, sports medicine, reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at Coastal Orthopedics in Bradenton, Florida.

Dr. Maker is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon who is double board certified in both Foot Surgery as well as Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery through the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is also a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Maker is extensively trained in conservative and surgical treatment of the foot and ankle. If surgery is needed, Dr. Maker can provide surgical correction for anything foot and ankle related. Dr. Maker believes in tailoring a treatment plan to an individual’s needs and current situation. Educating each patient as well as communication are critical in driving a successful treatment plan. He has spent most of his career practicing in the Midwest and is excited to return to the Northern Pittsburgh area to provide excellent, results-based foot and ankle care to the community.

Dr. Maker and his wife, Kristyn, are happy to be home to spend time with family and friends in the city they love. When you come for a visit, you will see both Dr. Maker and Kristyn. She is a registered nurse and will be assisting in patient care. When not working, they enjoy spending time with their nephew and nieces, traveling, and hiking with their German shepherd, Schatzi.


We treat a wide range of conditions!

Research Publications & Posters

  • Berlet GC, Watson BC, Hyer CF, Langan TM, Maker JM (2022). Surgical Repair of Lateral Ankle Instability. In: Wiesel SW, ed. Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery. 3rd Ed. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Maker JM, Shane N. Elevation of the First Metatarsal Following the Modified Lapidus: A Radiographic Comparison of Two Techniques. (2018 ACFAS Poster)
  • Cottom JM, Baker JS, Richardson PE, Maker JM (2017). Evaluation of a New Knotless Suture Anchor Repair in Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: A Biomechanical Comparison of Three Techniques. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 56(3): 423-427.
  • Cottom JM, Baker JS, Richardson PE, Maker JM (2016). A Biomechanical Comparison of 3 Different Arthroscopic Lateral Ankle Stabilization Techniques in 36 Cadaveric Ankles. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 55(6): 1229-1233.
  • Cottom JM, Maker JM, Richardson PE, Baker JS (2016). Endoscopic Debridement for Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis: An Innovative Technique and Prospective Study of 46 Consecutive Patients. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 55(4): 748-52.
  • Cottom JM, Maker JM (2016). Endoscopic Debridement for Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis: An Innovative Surgical Technique. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 55(3): 655-8.
  • Cottom JM, Maker JM (2015). Cartilage Allograft Techniques and Materials. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Jan;32(1):93-8.
  • Smith K, Lidtke RH, Oliver NG, Maker JM (2014). Mechanical Comparison of Cortical Screw Fixation Versus Locking Plate Fixation in First Metatarsal Base Osteotomy. Journal of Foot Ankle Surgery. 53(3): 529-33.
  • Maker JM, Cottom JM (2014). Surgical Management of Stage 2 Adult Acquired Flatfoot. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Jul;31(3):381-9.
  • Maker JM, Cottom JM, McWilliams, J. Endoscopic Treatment for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis. (2014 ACFAS Poster)
  • Maker JM, Peterson KS, Adeleke A, Chess, B. Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome: A Case Report. (2012 ACFAS Poster)
  • Mendicino R, Peterson KS, Maker JM Ultrasound in the Foot & Ankle. (2012 ACFAS Poster)
  • Smith K, Lidtke RH, Oliver NG, Maker JM Mechanical Strength of Locking Plate versus Cortical Screw Fixation in Closing Base Wedge Osteotomies – Second Place in 2010 APMA National Meeting for Outstanding Oral Abstract
  • Lee MS, Maker JM (2009). Revision of Failed Flatfoot Surgery. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Jan;26(1):47-58.

Visit Our Office


Fran via Google

Dr Maker and his assistant, Krysten, took great care of me when I came in with extreme foot pain. I found them through a Google search and was able to schedule a same day appointment!! They were pleasant, efficient and thorough. I left feeling satisfied with good care and by evening, my pain had subsided significantly! Highly recommend this practice.

Sherry via Google

Dr Maker and Krysten are fantastic! He is very knowledgeable and has great bedside manner. I’ve been given the run around trying to figure out an ankle problem for 2 years and he immediately knew what the problem was. Highly recommend!

Jerri via Google

I had my first visit with them and they were amazing. Dr. Maker and his team are extremely knowledgeable and they actually listen to you. Dr. Maker explains everything in great detail and makes you feel very comfortable. I would definitely suggest seeing them if you are having foot problems!

Michael via Google

Dr. Maker is a superb clinician and a surgeon. I had a pleasure of being his colleague and having my children treated by him for their foot issues. He had a great bedside manner, deep knowledge of disease process and uses cutting edge treatments. His surgical outcomes are superior to his peers. You will be in great hands with Dr. Maker! The Pittsburgh community just gained a phenomenal doctor with lots of experience!

Joanna via Google

Dr. Maker was very patient and caring with my child. His nurse did a fabulous job keeping my child distracted during the exam. I would definately recommend Dr. Maker to any of my family members and friends. The office was extremely clean and we had a welcoming feeling as soon as we stepped through the front door.

Aaron via Google

Dr. Maker was very knowledgeable and Professional about my Toe Issue. The office was exceptionally clean and the office staff was super friendly. I left after my toe procedure without pain and discomfort. I truly recommend this practice and Dr Jared Maker to anyone in the Cranberry area. I was able to be seen an set an appointment the same day without having to wait.

Annette via Google

Found Dr. Maker via Goggle searching highly recommended podiatrists in my area. Dr. Maker, along with his wife who is in charge of the office, was very friendly, efficient and thorough. Would highly recommend Dr. Maker for any if your podiatrist needs.

Gary via Google

Dr. Maker took amazing care of me during a very difficult time when I broke my foot. It was a severe break and dislocation that he put back together and it healed quicker than expected. He was very thorough and explained everything for me to understand. He went so far as to make arrangements to see me during his busiest times as need d. He listened and treated me like a family member. He is a good hearted guy and I am forever thankful for the care I received. Thanks again Dr. Maker!

Mike via Google

Dr. Maker and Krysten are friendly, excellent clinicians. All my questions and concerns including future procedures were addressed. Highly recommended!!


400 Northpointe Circle, Suite 102
Seven Fields, PA 16046


Phone: 724-687-8790
Fax:  724-293-4350


Office Hours

Mon-Tues 8:00am - 4:00pm

Wed 10:00am to 6:00pm

Thurs-Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm

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