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Ruben Nieto, DPM

Ruben Nieto, DPM, is a dedicated podiatrist and wound care specialist with a passion for healing his patients and providing personalized care. He has proudly served the Bakersfield, California, community for over five years.

Dr. Nieto earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from California State University Long Beach in Long Beach, California. He received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in North Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Nieto went on to complete a podiatric medicine and surgery residency program with reconstructive foot and ankle surgery (PMSR RRA) in Chicago, Illinois, at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, University of Illinois Chicago Hospital, and John H. S...

troger Hospital of Cook County. During this time, he served as chief resident.

Originally from El Salvador, Dr. Nieto immigrated to the United States during the late 1990s and worked hard to achieve his dreams. Today, he brings this same work ethic and commitment to every patient that he treats at Kern Podiatry. He is incredibly passionate about educating individuals on lifestyle changes to improve their health, while also helping them to become partners in their healing process.

Dr. Nieto is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine, board qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, and holds a California Podiatric Medical License. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, the California Podiatric Medical Association, and the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine.

Further professional achievements include a DEA license certification; California radiology/X-rays and fluoroscopy license certification; American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery arthroscopy course certification; Wright Medical total ankle replacement course certification; American Board of Podiatric Medicine examination certifications part l, Il, and Ill; Institute for Health Improvement course certification; and ACLS/BLS certification.

In his free time, Dr. Nieto enjoys spending quality time and traveling with his family. He is an avid movie lover, basketball fanatic, and proud Lakers fan. He also volunteers both within the local community and abroad.

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