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San Francisco VA Health Care System


Podiatry Service

About the Program

The Podiatric Surgery Department at the San Francisco VA Medical Center provides comprehensive foot and ankle care to Veterans. We provide a wide range of services from diabetic limb salvage procedures to reconstructive surgery for complex foot deformities.

The Podiatry Clinic offers a full range of podiatric services that address diabetic foot and wound care, lower extremity injuries, as well as deformity correction.

The clinic includes both outpatient care and surgery, and has a teaching component through the Podiatric Surgery residency program.

Conditions Treated

  •     Achilles tendon
  •     Athlete's foot
  •     Bone and heel spurs
  •     Bunions
  •     Big toe joint pain
  •     Corns and calluses
  •     Drop foot
  •     Flat foot conditions
  •     Foot neuroma
  •     Foot ulcers & wounds
  •     Fractures
  •     Fungus
  •     Gangrene in feet
  •     Gout
  •     Hammertoe
  •     Heel and arch pain
  •     High-arched feet
  •     Infections
  •     Ingrown or thickened toenails
  •     Poor circulation
  •     Joint fusions
  •     Neuromas (benign growth of nerves)
  •     Shin splints
  •     Sports medicine
  •     Sprains
  •     Tendonitis
  •     Torn tendons and ligaments
  •     Tumors (abnormal growth, benign or  malignant)
  •     Unstable ankles
  •     Warts

Meet Our Staff 


Dr. Ross Talarico
Chief, Podiatric Surgery
Residency Director

Dr. Alexander Reyzelman
Podiatric Surgeon

Dr. Brooke Goodman
Podiatric Surgeon


Dr. Joseph Hewitson



Dr. Armand Kirakosian
Podiatric Surgeon

Dr. Robert Tang
Podiatric Surgeon




For information about our Podiatric Residency Program, click here.  

Podiatry Residents



               Dr. Bukky

         Dr. Charles Parks          Dr. Michelle Tsou



Dr. Jason Homan

Dr. Nicole Reardon

Dr. Adam Simmons

Contact Info


  • Bldg. 200
    Ground Floor, Module 3

Contact Number(s)

  • 415-221-4810 Ext. 2-4721, 2-5673

Hours of Operation

  • Thursday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.