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    Kathleen Halat

    Kathleen M. Halat, DPM


    (Board Certified in Foot & Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery)
    Accepting new patients

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    Santa Cruz Chanticleer Center (2907)
    2907 Chanticleer Avenue
    1st floor
    Santa Cruz, California 95065
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    (831) 477-2325 

    Professional Interests

    Achilles tendonitis, Ankle reconstructive surgery, Biomechanics, Bunion treatment, Diabetic foot problems, Diabetic limb salvage, Diabetic wound care, Endoscopic plantar fascia surgery, Foot surgery, Heel pain, Sports medicine

    Additional Information

    Biomechanics, bunions, diabetic wounds/limb salvage, sports medicine, foot and ankle pain, including heel pain

    Spoken Languages

    Spanish (Fair)

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Halat enjoys spending time with her husband, son and dog. She also enjoys running, cycling, skiing and reading.

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    Philosophy of Care

    I am very conscientious about listening carefully to my patients and having them leave each appointment feeling satisfied that I have addressed their questions. I strive to continually improve my knowledge and surgical skills through courses and reading to provide the best care possible for my patients.

    I treat and respect each patient as an individual. I believe treating patients is a privilege and not a job.

    My husband, son and I recently located to Santa Cruz from Truckee, California and are looking forward to winters out of the snow.

    I came to medicine after working as an entomologist. Although I enjoyed my work in entomology, I realized that I wanted to help people. After personally seeing a podiatrist because of numerous foot issues, I felt it would be a good fit for me.

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