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All our professionals at Ankle & Foot Specialists of Puget Sound, PS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.

 

 

Charles R Chu DPM PS

Charles R. Chu, DPM, PS

Puget Sound, WA Area Podiatrist

Ankle and Foot Specialists of Puget Sound, PS

 

 

Dr. Chu is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics. He is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and Podopediatrics. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and received his doctorate from the California College of Podiatric Medicine. He then received his reconstructive foot surgical residency training at the Southern California Podiatric Medical Center. He served 9 years on the Washington Board of Health, and was the past President of Washington State IPA. His special area of interest is pediatric foot care commonly involving: in-toeing, flatfoot, overlapping digits, metatarsus adductus and clubfoot deformity. Dr. Chu specializes in performing reconstructive foot surgery. He currently serves on the Washington State Board of Health. He enjoys playing competitive table tennis, coaching baseball, playing in a pool league, bicycling and fishing. Dr. Chu and his wife have two sons and reside in the Bellevue area.

 

 

 

Ronald S Sorensen DPM

Ronald S. Sorensen, DPM

Puget Sound, WA Area Podiatrist

Ankle and Foot Specialists of Puget Sound, PS

 

Dr. Sorensen graduated from Brigham Young University and received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the California College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his residency foot and ankle surgery at Lakewood Regional Medical Center and is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Sorensen specializes in performing reconstructive foot and ankle surgery as well as the treatment of competitive athletes with sports related injuries. He has spent the past 20 years on the sidelines of premier youth soccer doing sports medicine.  When not in the office, he is an avid runner and loves to go hiking, and boating. Dr. Sorensen makes his home with his wife and two daughters in the Enumclaw area. 

 

 

 

Ryan A Bierman DPM PS

Ryan A. Bierman, DPM, PS

Puget Sound, WA Area Podiatrist

Ankle and Foot Specialists of Puget Sound, PS

 

Dr. Bierman is a native to the northwest and received his bachelors’ degree at Oregon State University. He received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, and then moved to Seattle, where he completed his surgical residency at Swedish Medical Center. His training emphasized orthopedic ankle and foot reconstruction, trauma and sports medicine accomplished at Swedish, Harborview and Virginia Mason in Seattle, Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco, and traumatology in Germany. Dr. Bierman is currently active in residency training at Swedish Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital passing on knowledge gained in clinical experience, while staying current in new concepts and techniques. He is board certified in Ankle and Foot Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Bierman lives in Snoqualmie with his wife and son, and enjoys all water and mountain activities, running and traveling.

 

 

 

Cody Hoover DPM

Cody Hoover, DPM

Puget Sound, WA Area

Podiatrist Ankle and Foot Specialists of Puget Sound, PS


Dr. Hoover grew up in Puyallup/Tacoma and attended Central Washington University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  He received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt College in Oakland, CA. Dr. Hoover completed a 3 year residency program in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at the Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA. During this time he also completed a 3 month program with the International Center for Limb Lengthening in Baltimore, Maryland that focused on deformity reconstruction.  He treats all podiatric problems and specializes in surgery of the foot and ankle. Dr. Hoover enjoys hunting, fishing, and outdoor activities. He and his wife are happy to be back in the Puget Sound area with their daughter and son.

 

 

 

Cody Hoover DPM

Vinai Prakash, DPM

Puget Sound, WA Area

Podiatrist Ankle and Foot Specialists of Puget Sound, PS

Dr. Prakash was born and raised in the Greater Seattle region and is excited to return back home to embark on his professional career. He attended Seattle Prep for high school, and graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in biology.

Following his time in the pacific northwest, Dr. Prakash continued his education earning a doctorate in podiatric medicine from Kent State University in Ohio. He is now currently finishing up his residency training at St. Barnabas hospital, a level one trauma center in New York City.

Dr. Prakash has been trained to handle a full range of podiatric medicine and surgery including limb salvage procedures, and surgical management of lower extremity trauma including ankle fractures. He is keen in providing the utmost care to his patients.

Outside of podiatry Dr. Prakash is involved with many volunteer organizations, especially programs which focus on education for our youth. Additionally, he's interested in gardening, riding his bike along the Burke-Gilman trail, and supporting local teams such as the Huskies and Seahawks.

 

 

 

Cody Hoover DPM

Lance Nethercott, DPM

Puget Sound, WA Area

Podiatrist Ankle and Foot Specialists of Puget Sound, PS

Dr. Nethercott graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho and received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from Temple University in Philadelphia. He completed a 3 year residency program in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey. Dr. Nethercott enjoys all aspects of podiatric medicine and is specialized in surgery of the foot and ankle. He enjoys backpacking, fishing, mountain biking, and weight lifting in his spare time. He is excited to be part of a great practice, and be back in the Northwest with his wife and four children.

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 Ankle & Foot Specialists of Puget Sound/ Podiatrist - Multiple locations 

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