(Board Certified in Foot & Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery)
Accepting new patients
Offers My Health Online
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Education & Training
California College of Podiatric Medicine, Oakland, 2003
San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, 2007
Kaiser Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program, Oakland, 2009
Achilles tendonitis, Ankle reconstructive surgery, Biomechanics, Bunions, Diabetic foot problems, Diabetic limb salvage, Diabetic wound care, Endoscopic plantar fascia surgery, Foot surgery, Heel pain, Sports medicine
Biomechanics, bunions, diabetic wounds/limb salvage, sports medicine, foot and ankle pain, including heel pain
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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