Team Member Bio: Lawrence Oloff, DPM

The 2016 mission to Namibia will be Dr. Oloff's first with the International Extremity Project. He practices foot and ankle surgery and podiatry at Sports, Orthopedic, and Rehabilitation Medicine Associates (SOAR) in Redwood City, California.

Dr. Oloff has a strong history in the San Francisco Bay Area, including affiliations with local professional sports teams and teaching positions.

Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Athletic Team Affiliations
  • San Francisco Giants, Team Podiatrist, 1998-Present 
  • Santa Clara University, Team Podiatrist, 1992-Present 
  • San Francisco 49ers, Team Podiatrist, 1992-2006 
  • San Jose Ballet, Attending Podiatrist, 1992-2002
Teaching Positions
  • Dean for Academic Affairs, California College of Podiatric Medicine 1988-1992 
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief Foot Clinic, Stanford University Medical Center 1992-1995 
Professional Societies
  • American Podiatric Medical Association 
  • California Podiatric Medical Association 
  • Santa Clara Valley Podiatric Medical Society 
Academic and Professional Awards/Distinctions
  • Podiatry Management, Most Influential Podiatrists 2011 and 2006 
  • Distinguished Practitioner, National Academies of Practice, 1989 
  • Excellence in Medical Writing, American College Foot Surgery 
  • First Place: 1984 
  • Second Place: 1983 
  • Third Place: 1988, 1986, 1985 
  • B.S., Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
  • D.P.M., Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Internship/Residency: Delaware Valley Medical Center, Bristol, PA