Dr Doug Richie, DPM Douglas Richie received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the California College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed a post-graduate Podiatric Surgical Residency Program at Western Medical Center in Orange County, California. Dr. Richie is certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Dr. Richie is also a Fellow and Past President of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. His research interests have included studying prevention and treatment of the ankle sprain as well as the pathomechanics of flatfoot deformity. Dr. Richie is a two-time recipient of the American Podiatric Medical Association Research Award and has also received the Richard Schuster Biomechanics award from the American Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. Richie holds five US patents on technologies regarding manufacture of footwear, ankle brace design and foot orthotic design. He is currently in private practice, located in Seal Beach, California.
Dr. Richie has extensively lectured on and written about adult-acquired flatfoot (posterior tibial tendon dysfunction) and will be sharing his wisdom on that.