DVA – Palo Alto Health Care System
Chatra . Klaisri DPM
Stanford University Medical Center and School of Medicine
Multiple allopathic programs through Stanford University teaching affiliation
Multiple month rotations in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery/Trauma during the PGY-3 year at Kaiser San Jose.
Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, limb salvage
Must have registered with Selective Services if applicable. Background checks and Drug Screening required. Student clerkship is highly recommended.
The VA Palo Alto Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with the additional credential in Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery program accepts applications from graduates of all colleges of Podiatric Medicine. The program emphasizes reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and diabetic limb salvage. Surgery is performed under the direction of a highly experienced staff of board certified physicians. Surgical and clinical experiences occur at the VA Palo Alto Hospital and Clinics, Stanford University, Kaiser Permanante Medical Center San Jose, SOAR Spine and Orthopedics, private office locations and multiple surgery centers. The DVAMC Palo Alto residency program provides an excellent educational experience in a diversified university environment in the San Francisco Bay Area of California.