Dr. Kukla received his degree from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, lllinois in 1983 and completed his residency training at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center in Tennessee. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a member of the American Diabetes Association. He has served on the North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society Board of Trustees and the Diabetes Education Advisory Board. Dr. Kukla has been in private practice since 1984.