Meet Dr. Huang

Dr. Gilbert K. Huang

Podiatrist, San Mateo, CA

Dr. Gilbert K Huang is a Californian native with Taiwanese heritage and was raised in Fremont, CA. He attended Mission San Jose High School and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from University of California San Diego. During his UCSD undergrad education, he volunteered at Alvarado Hospital Medical Center by SDSU and was a chess instructor for local elementary school at Kids Chess Club of San Diego. He began his medical journey by starting as a lab research intern for Scripps Neuropharmacology MIND institute and National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research. He also attended a mission trip to Rancho Agua Viva, Mexico with Chinese Evangelical Church outreach ministry and provided medical aid to the nearby communities.

A Merit Scholar who’s worked with our American Veterans.

Dr. Huang wanted to explore America on the east coast by accepting admission and receiving his podiatric medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He was awarded Merit Scholarship and won 1st in his poster abstract and research paper on Gout etiology and treatment at the APMA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. He also volunteered in many inner-city outreach communities of Philadelphia by providing free health care educational services and participated in TUSPM Big-Little Mentor Program.

Dr. Huang completed his 3-year surgical residency at the prestigious Jesse Brown Veteran Affairs Medical Center in the heart of Chicago, IL, where he performed multiple limb salvage and elective foot and ankle correctional procedures for our courageous American veterans.

He was a co-chief resident amongst the nine-resident slot residency program and assisted in Covid-19 response in Emergency Room of affiliated hospitals of JBVA in Chicago. He passed all parts of the American Podiatric Medical Licensing Examination and is board eligible for American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Huang has rotated throughout hospitals and clinics in the Midwest and East coast and learned many different treatment modalities. He returns to California to be with his family and will be taking over for Dr. Passeri and begin his podiatric journey in downtown San Mateo. Dr. Huang enjoys traveling, spending time with family, playing video games, participating in volleyball matches and building home furniture. He speaks Mandarin and has a 2-year-old pet cockatiel named Tibbers.

With his medical knowledge, good dexterity, and a kind heart, Dr. Huang will do his best to accommodate your requests on foot and ankle ailments.

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