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Dr. Vanessa Marcelo

5-Star-Rated Podiatrist

One of my most vivid memories as a child is that of me running to help my brother who had fallen off his bike - there I was with my Fisher-Price medical kit ready to get those pretend plastic band-aids on him. I’ve always had a special interest in medicine, and as I continued to grow up so did my desire to one day become a physician.

I shadowed several kinds of doctors and found it difficult to choose which one I enjoyed most because I liked different things from each field. However, my search ended after shadowing a local podiatrist. I never thought a field that focused on the lower extremities had so much to offer.

I love that every day at work is different for me - in one room I’m treating a young child with flat feet, in the next, an athlete who’s suffered an injury, and in the other, a diabetic patient who’s working toward keeping their feet healthy. Our feet are our foundation, and I strive to restore and improve my patients’ quality of life by treating them like family.

When I’m not treating patients, I’m spending time with my two-year-old son, Elijah, and my Goldendoodle, Enzo who always keeps me on my toes. I love the outdoors and going for runs. As a new Texas resident, I’m also spending lots of time exploring the delicious food Texas has to offer. At Vargas Foot & Ankle Specialists, we provide our patients with the safest and most advanced treatment options available. We believe in individualized treatment options and although our specialty focuses on the lower extremities, we treat our patients as a whole in order to provide the best possible care.


  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, 2021, Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • M.S. in Biomedical Sciences, 2013, Barry University
  • B.S. in Exercise Science, 2011, Florida State University


  • Westside Regional Medical Center- Plantation, FL

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Society of Podiatric Surgeons


  • English
  • Spanish

Meet Dr. Vanessa Marcelo - Schedule Your Appointment Today

To experience our 5-star-rated podiatric care, schedule your New Patient Consultation today by calling (281) 313-0090 to reach our Sugar Land and Katy, TX, offices. You may also click here for our convenient online form. Your appointment includes the following:

  • Discuss Your Goals
  • Complete Examination
  • Discover Your Options
  • Custom Treatment Plan

During your appointment, we will take the time to answer all your questions about our advanced treatments and technology, our flexible payment options, and anything else you may want to know about us!

Meet Your Experts The doctors of Vargas Foot & Ankle Specialists have transformed the lives of thousands of people since 2000 with their commitment to providing high-quality, personalized podiatric care. Our Team of experts offer specialized care for a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions. Their approach to treatment includes using cutting-edge technologies to diagnose and heal your foot or ankle issue quickly. Together, Dr. Vargas and Dr. Marcelo bring decades of experience to our patients every day. Our goal is to provide fast foot and ankle pain relief with surgery as a last resort. In fact, 90% of our patients say they experience pain relief at their first visit! Read More
What To Expect On Your First Visit Meet Our Team And Discover Your Options
  • Discuss Your Goals
  • Complete Examination
  • Discover Your Options
  • Custom Treatment Plan
Some Of The Ways We Can Help You
Dr. Vargas was able to treat my ankle in less than a week!— Mark
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We Service All The Following Towns & Their Surrounding Areas...
Houston, TX Sugar Land, TX Katy, TX
Sugar Land Office 15200 Southwest Fwy. Suite 150 Sugar Land, TX 77478 Get Directions Monday - Friday By Appointment
Katy Office 23410 Grand Reserve Dr. Suite 804 Katy, TX 77494 Get Directions Monday - Friday By Appointment