(Foot Surgery & Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery)
Accepting new patients
Education & Training
California College of Podiatric Medicine, 1987
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, 1989
Podiatry (Podiatric Medicine)
Achilles tendonitis, Ankle joint replacement, Ankle reconstructive surgery, Arthritis, Biomechanics, Bunions, Club foot, Deformity correction, Diabetic foot problems, Diabetic limb salvage, Foot and ankle fractures, Foot surgery, Heel pain, Ingrown toe nail, Lisfranc's fracture, Neuroma, Pediatric deformities,
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Treating a wide and complex variety of foot and ankle ailments, both conservatively and surgically
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery; Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery; Member, American / California Podiatric Medical Associations; Medical-Legal consultant; Board of Podiatric Medicine; Medical Board of California
Dr. Blakeslee was raised in the Monterey Bay area and returned home to practice medicine with his Santa Cruz native wife, a PAMF pediatrician, and raise their two children.
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Dr. Blakeslee specializes in Achilles tendon, ankle reconstruction, biomechanics, bunions, diabetic foot problems, diabetic wound care, diabetic limb salvage, endoscopic plantar fascia surgery, foot surgery, heel pain and sports medicine.
Philosophy of Care
I have more than 27 years of experience treating complex foot and ankle concerns, both conservatively and surgically. Having been a patient myself, I personally understand how frustrating, and at times, how debilitating foot and/or ankle pain can be. Each patient is unique and requires individualized care to best address their specific concerns. Treatment interventions are "evidence-based," meaning the use of scientific, peer-reviewed current musculoskeletal research is commonly applied to assist in the selection of the best course of care.
I care for the entire population Ė newborns, children, adults, elderly, weekend warriors, elite athletes, etc. I try my best to be a good listener, which is essential in creating and maintaining high quality physician-patient relationships. My patient satisfaction scores in independent surveys are consistently high. I strongly advocate that patients, and their family members, be actively involved in their care and rehabilitation.
Iím constantly updating my skills by participating in quality continuing medical education. I find volunteering for medical missions overseas to be very rewarding. Iím available by phone and email through My Health Online for my patients.
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