Dr. Pieter Lagaay
Foot and Ankle Specialist / Surgeon
Dr. Pieter Lagaay is a proud San Francisco Bay Area native who grew up in Berkeley. He continues to live in Bay Area with a wonderful wife and 3 beautiful children that who are the joy of his life.
Dr. Lagaay attended Temple University and completed one of the most prestigious his residency programs in the country (Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Bay Area Foot and Ankle Residency Program). Subsequently he completed an AO orthopedic trauma fellowship in Dresden, Germany as well as a Clubfoot fellowship at the University of Iowa.
After completing his fellowships Dr. Lagaay was in practice at Kaiser Permanente as a surgeon specializing in complex foot and ankle trauma, sports medicine and pediatric clubfoot deformity for 10 years. Since then he has been in private practice serving the Bay Area. Currently Dr. Lagaay serves on staff as a lecturer for the American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis as well as being a peer review editor for the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Dr. Lagaay firmly believes that patient care should be honest. Whether the symptoms are from an injury or just non improving pain, Dr. Lagaay is empathetic and committed to helping those with his highly trained background. Furthermore he understands that the burden of cost for medical care is something that can unfortunately be a reality. It is because of this, that Dr. Lagaay implores great emphasis on establishing the correct diagnosis right away to prevent unnecessary redundant costs to the patient. It is for this reason that Dr. Lagaay prides himself on providing his patient with his honest professional opinion because getting better should not be at the cost of wasted time and redundant costs. He looks forward to continuing to serving the Bay Area.
Please do not hesitate to call should you have any questions or want a consultation.