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An active population needs specialized foot and ankle care.

For many of us, we've made an explicit choice to live in the Gunnison Valley. Many people live here to enjoy all the Valley has to offer. Whether it's hiking, biking or skiing, we're outside and on our feet. Podiatric medicine and surgery is the specialty that enables us to get the most out our lives while enjoying the beautiful place we call home.

What is podiatry?

A podiatrist is a physician who specializes in lower extremity medicine. Podiatrist complete four years of medical school and typically 3 years of residency training. Some podiatrist also complete a fellowship, sub-specializing in areas such as diabetes care, trauma or sports medicine.

Conditions treated by podiatrists include:

  • Ankle Pain
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Bone Tumors of the Foot and Ankle
  • Diabetes Care
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fractures of the Foot or Ankle
  • Lower Extremity Prosthetics (bracing)
  • Prescription Foot Orthotics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Wound Care

Advanced care - right here at home.

Our podiatry staff is board certified by The American Board of Podiatric Surgery. By using the latest medical and surgical techniques, our podiatrists are able to keep you on your feet.

For more information on our podiatric staff please follow the links below:

Christopher O. Cook, DPM, FACFAS
Jeffrey A. Oster, DPM, FACFAS

Gunnison Valley Health Podiatry Services
711 North Taylor Street
Gunnison, CO 81230
970-497-9932 ​