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Northwest Foot and Ankle Specialists

Gordon S. Nishimoto, DPM, FACFAS 

Bryan L. Berghout, DPM



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Gordon Nishimoto, DPM, FACFAS

During his residency, he served as the Chief Podiatric Resident of the Limb Salvage Service, Division of Plastic Surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. He has experience in all aspects of foot and ankle care.

Special areas of training include: Internal fixation of fractures, Arthroscopic surgery, and major reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. Areas of clinical research are rheumatoid arthritis, equinus deformity in diabetes mellitus, and sports injuries in rock climbers. Dr. Nishimoto has lectured at national meetings regarding rheumatoid foot reconstruction and advanced reconstructive procedures of the foot and ankle.



Northern Virginia Podiatric Residency Program

 INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA

 Dates of Attendance: 7/98-6/2001

 Three Year Podiatric Surgical Resident (PSR-36)

Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

 Chief Podiatric Resident Limb Salvage Service / Wound Center 

 Division Plastic Surgery: 2000-2001

California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, CA

 Dates of Attendance: 9/94-05/98

 Degree: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine 5/98

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 Dates of Attendance: 9/93-6/94

 Graduate studies in Molecular Biology and Human Genetics



     Weber State University, Ogden, UT

     Dates of Attendance: 9/87-6/93

Degree: Zoology major, Bachelor of Science degree 

Chemistry and Psychology minor degrees. Graduated Cum Laude.


  •  Podiatrist Miami Ballet Conservatory, Miami, Florida, 2002-03.
  • Staff Physician, The Wound Center at South Miami Hospital, 2002-03.
  •  Private practice: Northwest Foot and Ankle Specialists, 2002 to current.
  •  President Northwest Ambulatory Surgery Center, 2002 to current.


  •  Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery, 
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, 2004.
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons


  •  Associate American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 2003
  •  Washington State Podiatric Medical Association
  •  American Podiatric Medical association


  •  Providence Hospital and Medical Center, Everett, WA: Active medical staff
  •  Evergreen Hospital and Medical Center, Kirkland, WA: Active medical staff
  •  Stevens Hospital and Medical Center Lynnwood, WA: Active medical staff


  • Dean’s Honor List 1994-1998, California College of Podiatric Medicine
  • National Deans List 1998
  • Pi Delta National Honor Society, California College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society 1993
  • Foundation for Excellence in Podiatric Medicine Scholarship 1997
  • Outstanding Young Men of America 1998
  • Distinguished Podiatric Writing Award 1998


  • Nishimoto GS, Attinger CE, Cooper P. Lengthening the Achilles tendon for the treatment of diabetic plantar forefoot ulceration. Surg Clin N America 83: 707, 2003.
  • Killian R, Nishimoto GS, Page JC. Complications of the foot and ankle related to shoe gear in rock climbing. J Amer Pod Med Assoc 88:365-374, 1998 .
  • Reinhart D, Stagg K, Nishimoto GS. The addition of clonidine and ketorolac to lidocaine in the five point ankle block for podiatric surgery. (Submitted to Anesthesia and Analgesia).
  • Nishimoto GS, Dickerson JB. The application of dilute anesthetic ankle blocks in the treatment of sympathetically maintained pain (SMP). Foot and Ankle Review 1(3): 62-67, 1997.
  • Nishimoto GS. An algorithmic approach to sesamoid fracture. Foot and Ankle Review 1(2):37-43, 1996.
  • Nishimoto GS. “Kager’s triangle and Bohler’s angle” in Objective Radiographic Angles of the Foot edited by J Morris: a CCPM manuscript of radiographic measurements. 
  • Nishimoto GS, Pontell D, Walters C. Factors Influencing Outcomes In Lesser Metatarsal Head Resection And First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis In Rheumatoid Arthritis.


  • Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery: Mid-Atlantic Podiatry Conference / The Podiatry Institute Washington, D.C. Nov, 2000.
  • Diseases of the Peripheral Nervous System: Grand Rounds, 1998, INOVA Fairfax Hospital
  • Iatrogenic Hallux Varus: Grand Rounds, 1999, INOVA Fairfax Hospital.
  • Achilles Tendon Pathology and Posterior Heel Pain: Grand Rounds, 2000, INOVA Fairfax Hospital.
  • Dwyer’s Method of Rheumatoid Forefoot Reconstruction. Annual Meeting and Scientific Seminar, Virginia Podiatric Medical Association. Virginia Beach, Virginia, June, 2001
  • Surgical Treatment of Dropfoot Deformity. Scientific Conference, Foot and Ankle Institute of Virginia. Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept 2005
  • The Diabetic Foot. Scientific Conference of Nursing, Edmonds, WA Aug, 2005
  • Diabetic Foot Management for the Primary Care Physician: Vascular Management and Interventional Radiology Conference. Everett, WA Oct, 2009


  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Skills Learning Center: Arthroscopic Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, Dec 1999, Rosemont, Illinois.
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Course, June 1999, Tysons Corner, Virginia.
  • 8th International Conference on Foot Biomechanics and Orthotic Therapy. Oct, 2005, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Washington State Podiatric Medical Association Annual Meeting April, 2005, Seattle, Washington
  • Foot and Ankle Institute of Virginia: Complications and Revisions. Sept, 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: Complex Foot and Applications of Monolateral and Circular Frames. June 2006, Chicago, Illinois.
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: Advanced External Fixation- Taylor Spatial Frame, Oct 2006, Memphis, Tennessee.
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: Annual Scientific Meeting Feb 2008, San Diego, California

Everett Podiatrist Northwest Foot & Ankle Specialists is a poidiatry office providing Gordon Nishimoto, DPM, FACFAS, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Everett, WA. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Taylor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the 98208 area and surrounding areas in Everett