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Dr. Spencer Niemann began his career in Podiatric Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona in 2008. Dr. Niemann completed a three year medical and surgical residency training program at the Southern Arizona Veterans Health Care System in Tucson, Arizona. His residency included surgical training under the direction of many of Arizona’s leading Podiatrists, and Foot and Ankle Orthopedists. He attended the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois where he was conferred the degree Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM). He received a Bachelors of Science in Zoology from the University of Oklahoma.
Dr. Niemann is currently Board Certified in both Foot Surgery, and Rearfoot and Reconstructive Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Presently, he is serving as an Adjunct Attending, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, training Podiatry Residents. Doctor Niemann lectures to other Medical Professionals at St. Joseph's Medical Center and Phoenix Children's Hospital. Two years into practice, Dr. Niemann was named TOP Doctor 2010, by Phoenix Magazine, voted on by fellow physicians.
Dr. Niemann treats some of the most challenging cases a Podiatrist can treat. He thrives on offering his patients the best conservative/non surgical options and or the surgical options needed to correct all foot deformities. His passion is focused on the surgical treatment for bunions, pediatric and adult flatfoot, chronic arthritic conditions, and chronic ankle pain, including sports related injuries and trauma.
Dr. Niemann is one of the few Podiatrists trained to perform Ankle Replacements for end-stage ankle arthritis. Ankle Replacement He is also trained in the Lower Extremity Nerve Decompression, a procedure that has offered thousands of patients suffering from neuropathy, relief from their pain.
Dr. Niemann speaks fluent Spanish, and enjoys this ability to communicate with his Spanish speaking patients.
Ryan Wood, DPM is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon. Dr. Wood has a special interest in reconstruction of the foot and ankle, pediatrics, sports medicine/arthroscopy, trauma, and total ankle replacement.
Dr. Wood completed his residency training at the Northern Colorado Podiatric Surgical Residency, where he functioned as Chief Resident. During his residency, Dr. Wood received multi-disciplinary training in orthopedic surgery, general surgery, internal medicine, vascular surgery, reconstructive plastic surgery, emergency medicine, infectious disease, and diabetic limb salvage. The program included comprehensive training in surgical management of elective and non-elective foot and ankle reconstruction and trauma, diabetic limb salvage, wound care, sports medicine, lower extremity biomechanics and primary podiatric medicine. Emphasis was also placed in pediatric deformity correction.
Following residency Dr. Wood completed a fellowship at the Silicon Valley Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship in Mountain View, CA, where he received comprehensive foot and ankle training. During fellowship, Dr. Wood performed hundreds of complex reconstructive foot and ankle procedures, both elective and traumatic. Dr. Wood is proficient in total ankle replacement and gained certification on the Salto-Tolaris total ankle system.
Dr. Wood received his medical degree from the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Midwestern University. There, he served as President of the College of Health Sciences, was a student mentor and class tutor, and went on various medical missions. Dr. Wood obtained his Bachelors of Science degree Brigham Young University, Idaho. He has volunteered for the Special Olympics Fit Feet, where he provided foot screens for the Special Olympic athletes. Additionally, Dr. Wood has helped advance the foot and ankle profession through numerous publications within the field of foot and ankle surgery.
Dr. Wood is also an active member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), and the Arizona Podiatric Medical Association (AzPMA ).
Dr. Wood is fluent in Spanish