Tenaya A. West, DPM
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- Medical Affiliations
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Sutter Medical Network
Credentials & Notables
- Medical School:
Samuel Merritt University, California School of Podiatric Medicine
Kaiser San Francisco Bay Area, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Silicon Valley Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship
- Primary Language(s)
More About This Provider
Dr. West specializes in the foot and ankle with an emphasis on pediatrics, sports medicine and trauma. She completed her undergraduate degree at Stanford University where she majored in Human Biology and was a member of the varsity Women's Gymnastics team. During her time at Stanford she helped her team to a PAC 10 championship and three NCAA Super Six appearances. She completed podiatric medical school in Oakland, and her residency at Kaiser SF Bay Area where she was trained in foot and ankle trauma, reconstruction, pediatrics, and sports medicine. She furthered her training by completing the Silicon Valley Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship.
Dr. West has a special interest in adolescent sports medicine and enjoys working with athletes of all ages. She feels that understanding an injury in the context of a person's athletic or personal goals helps to not only gain the trust of the patient, but to increase compliance with treatment plans.
Dr. West has volunteered in Nepal and participated in a pediatric medical mission in Bolivia. She teaches at the California School of Podiatric Medicine, is active in research, and enjoys working with local students, residents and fellows. She is currently exploring the use of 3D printing in education and pre-operative planning.
American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), American Association of Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM), Associate Professor at California School of Podiatric Medicine
Dr. West enjoys following NCAA gymnastics and participating in outdoor activities, including paddle boarding, hiking, and cycling.
Philosophy of Care
I strive to treat each patient with compassion and to understand their foot or ankle injury in the larger context of their personal, athletic, or fitness goals.
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