Dr. Shayan Essapoor is a Foot and Ankle specialist whose primary focus is helping his patients conquer their lower extremity pathology.
He completed his undergraduate education in Biology with a minor in Neuroscience at UC Irvine, and went on to receive his doctorate at Western University of Health Sciences with Honors. Subsequently, he completed his 3-year residency in Foot & Ankle Surgery at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Palo Alto with affiliations at Stanford Medical Center and Kaiser San Jose serving as chief resident. He received extensive training in diabetic limb salvage, elective Foot and Ankle reconstruction, Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, Pediatrics, Joint Replacement and Trauma.
Dr. Essapoor is dedicated to develop quality and effective treatment plans that are individualized for each patient given their unique pathology and different needs. He believes working closely with patients in a joint approach is critical to allow them to achieve their foot and ankle goals. He brings an extensive amount of both modern clinical and surgical expertise to help his patients achieve the best outcome.
In his free time, Dr. Essapoor enjoys quality moments with his family, exercise, automotive work and watching sports.
Dr. Essapoor is an active member of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and American Podiatric Medical Association.
Undergraduate: B.S. Biology at University of California, Irvine in Irvine, CA
Medical School: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA
Internship: Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery: Veterans Affairs Hospital in Palo Alto, CA
Residency: Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery: Veterans Affairs Hospital in Palo Alto, CA; Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA; Kaiser in San Jose, CA.