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Douglas S. Hale, DPM



Accepting New Patients


Professional Statement

Douglas S. Hale, DPM, graduated with honors from both Tulane University School of Engineering and the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Upon completion of his Podiatric medical degree, he pursued a residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. He is a specialist in biomechanics / orthotics and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and is highly qualified to treat all foot and ankle disorders. His engineering background gives him a unique perspective treating your problem biomechanically or surgically, and believes in doing what is best for your medical condition. If all options for treating your problem “biomechanically” are exhausted, he provides the same level of capability and experience with surgical solutions.

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Accepts 22 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • Accepts PPOs
  • Aetna (all programs accepted)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna (all plans accepted)
  • First Choice Health Network (all programs accepted)
  • Group Health Cooperative (by referral)
  • Holland American Cruise Lines
  • Labor and Industries
  • LifeWise Health Plan of Washington (all programs accepted)
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • Northwest Administrators
  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • Premera Blue Cross (all programs accepted)
  • Regence Blue Shield (all programs accepted)
  • TriWest (out of network, with copay)
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • United Healthcare Medicare Direct fka Secure Horizons PFFS
  • Veterans Affairs (authorization required)
  • Workers Compensation
  • Zenith Administrators
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Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
medical school

Board Certifications

American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormalities Of Feet
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sports Injury
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Anterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Arthroscopy Of Ankle
  • Base Of Fifth Metatarsal Fracture
  • Biopsy Of Toenail
  • Bunion
  • Cavus Foot
  • Clawfoot
  • Clawtoe
  • Clubfoot
  • Common Peroneal Nerve Lesion
  • Congenital Deformity Of Ankle
  • Congenital Deformity Of Foot
  • Corns
  • Correction Of Bunion
  • Decompression Of Tarsal Tunnel
  • Deformity Of Forefoot
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Foot Infection
  • Diabetic Footwear
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathies
  • Diabetic Ulcer
  • Dislocated Toe
  • Flatfoot
  • Foot Injury - Sports Related
  • Foot Mass
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot Ulcer
  • Foot Wound
  • Foreign Body Foot
  • Fracture Of Ankle
  • Fracture Of Foot
  • Freiberg's Disease
  • Frostbite Of Toes
  • Gait Analysis
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gangrene
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Ingrowing Toenail
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Injury To Foot
  • In-Toeing
  • Joint Pain In Ankle And Foot
  • Jones Fracture
  • Leg Numbness
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Limb Salvage
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Orthotics
  • Peroneal Nerve Injury
  • Peroneal Nerve Lesion
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Tarsal Abnormalities
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Toe Amputation
  • Toe Bone Spur
  • Toe Fracture
  • Toe Nail Fungus
  • Transmetatarsal Amputation
  • Turf Toe
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Personal Interests

Mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, travel, boating and a variety of sports.
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Professional Associations

Washington State Podiatric Medical Association, Fellow American College Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Fellow American College Of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine
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  • English

Practice Locations

Douglas S. Hale practices at one location

Foot and Ankle Center of Washington
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill