Robert C. Olson, DPM

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Robert C. Olson, DPM
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Contact Information: 

Phone: 704-865-0077
Fax: (704) 867-6401

Ankle and Foot

Dr. Olson is a surgeon who is fellowship-trained in reconstructive 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

Medical School

  • Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, 1998

Residency, Podiatric Surgery

  • West Houston Medical Center, 1998-2001

Fellowship, Reconstructive Foot and Ankle

  • West Houston Medical Center, 2001-2002


  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

  • Board-Qualified, Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • 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

Medical Interests

  • Adult & Pediatric Deformity Correction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Arthritis / Instability
  • Bunions
  • Fractures
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel Pain
“Everyone has been so kind and helpful. Whenever I have a question, they are quick to respond. I had surgery and had some concerns and everyone there was terrific. Thank you.”
– Gail J.
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