Gerald W. Torgesen, DPM
Dr.Torgesen is originally from the Houston Texas area. After graduating from Brigham Young University, he attended the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, California where he received the degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. His fourth year of medical school was spent at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center where he began his clinical training. He then went on to complete a two-year surgical residency at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
His residency training had emphasis in diabetic limb salvage, reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and lower extremity trauma. During this time, he also learned the latest techniques in correcting bunion deformities, hammertoes, bone spurs and many other foot deformities and problems. Dr. Torgesen has expertise in the area of wound care and he has extensive experience working in conjunction with other medical specialties in the treatment of chronic, non-healing wounds in the foot and lower leg.
Dr. Torgesen is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, and the Nevada Podiatric Medical Association
He is also fluent in Spanish.