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Amir Dastgah, DPM

(510) 794-6633
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Amir Dastgah, DPM

Dr. Amir Dastgah received his undergraduate degree from the University of The Pacific in Stockton, California. He then attended San Francisco State University where he completed a post-baccalaureate in Biochemistry and Neuroscience. Dr. Dastgah earned his medical degree from California School of Podiatric Medicine and went on to complete four years of intense surgical training by some of the top doctors in the country.

Dr. Dastgah’s residency training began at Staten Island University Hospital (Long Island Jewish), which is not only the fifth largest hospital in New York City but is the largest limb salvage center throughout the five boroughs. Under the supervision of leading foot and ankle Orthopedic, Podiatric and reconstructive Plastic surgeons, and alongside other specialties, he developed an understanding of a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. Being at a level-1 trauma center, as well as a state of the art wound care center, provided him with a high volume inpatient and outpatient management experience. His hard work earned him the coveted and prestigious chief resident position among his peers. For his fourth and final year of surgical training, Dr. Dastgah attended Beth Israel Medical Center-Mount Sinai/ Einstein School of Medicine in the heart of Manhattan, where he was again honored with the title of chief resident. Here he was able to further hone his surgical skills in the correction of various foot and ankle deformities. His rigorous, rare and extremely diverse four-year surgical residency training, which less than five percent of all podiatrists have, has provided him the opportunity to be exposed not only to all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, but all facets of medicine.

Dr. Dastgah specializes in all aspect of Podiatric Medicine and Adult Reconstructive Foot and Ankle surgery. Throughout his career, he has published throughout medical journals and presented at national conventions on topics of foot and ankle surgery. His training has allowed him the opportunity to be trained by world-renowned physicians and surgeons. He has been exposed to trauma of the foot and ankle, diabetic limb salvage, endoscopic and arthroscopic procedures, internal and external fixation techniques, as well as traditional reconstructive surgeries of the foot and ankle. Dr. Dastgah is always ready and eager to learn about the latest technological advances in the treatment of foot and ankle pathologies. He is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, El Camino Medical Hospital Los Gatos and Washington Hospital in Fremont, California where he serves as the Chief of Podiatry and is also on staff at the Wound Care Center. Dr. Dastgah’s interests are in treatments of foot and ankle arthritis, foot and ankle arthroscopy, osteochondral lesions of talus, brachymetatarsia, limb deformity correction, pediatric and adult flatfoot correction. As a personal trainer and avid soccer player, he enjoys treating all types of sports-related injuries. Dr. Dastgah is board certified and is an associate of The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a member of The American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

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