By Robert C. Olson, D.P.M.
Heel pain is the most common new patient complaint seen in the typical foot and ankle practice. Many people refer to heel spurs as their problem. Although patients may have a spur, the vast…
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Dr. Robert Olson is a surgeon who is fellowship-trained in reconstructive surgery and care for the foot and ankle. Dr. Olson began practicing at Carolina Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Center in 2002.
After completing his bachelor's degree in biology at Missouri Southern State College in Joplin, Missouri, Dr. Olson received his medical degree at Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa. After medical school, he underwent a residency in podiatric surgery at West Houston Medical Center in Houston, Texas. While there, Dr. Olson also completed his fellowship in reconstructive ankle and foot.
Dr. Olson is certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and board-qualified in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery.
When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Olson enjoys spending time with his wife and children, playing golf, mountain biking, traveling, and skiing.
Missouri Southern State College, Joplin, MO, 1994
Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, 1998
West Houston Medical Center, 1998-2001
West Houston Medical Center, 2001-2002
American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Board-Qualified, Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
American Podiatric Medical Association
North Carolina Foot & Ankle Society
Pi Delta National Podiatric Honor Society, University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
Earl Kaplan Award for Academic and Clinical Excellence, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Adult & Pediatric Deformity Correction
Ankle Arthritis / Instability