Foot and Ankle Services

Whether a patient is suffering from a chronic disorder or an acute injury of the foot and ankle, Stanford University orthopaedic specialists have expertise in treating a wide range of foot and ankle problems, including:

  • Ankle sprains and fractures
  • Achilles tendinitis or tears
  • Fractures of the foot
  • Sports injuries to the foot and ankle
  • Chronic or acute foot and ankle pain
  • Joint replacement for ankle conditions
  • Osteoarthritis and inflammatory joint arthritis in the foot or ankle
  • Deformities of the foot and ankle, congenital or acquired
  • Bunion, hammer toe and claw toe deformities

Our team of specialty-trained orthopaedic physicians, physical therapists and orthotists are available to treat all types of foot and ankle injuries, disorders and diseases. The goal is to restore function and facilitate a quick return to daily activities, work and sports.

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Chief of Foot & Ankle

Loretta Chou, MD


Ariel Palanca, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Reilly, MD

Clinical Professor

David Oji, MD

Clinical Assistant Profressor

Jonah N. Mullens, MD

Clinical Professor

  • For profiles of Staff, Postdocs, Residents, and Clinical Fellows—as well as Faculty— see All Orthopaedic Surgery Profiles on the School of Medicine CAP Profiles website.