Dr. Barry L. Scurran reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Scurran has been affiliated with the Permanente Medical Group in Northern California since 1974 and currently serves as Physician-in-Chief for the Greater Southern Alameda Area. Dr. Scurran is the past President of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the California Podiatric Medical Association and served two terms on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is a well-known lecturer at local, national, and international scientific meetings.
Education and Training
University of Florida College of Medicine, 1967-1968
DPM: Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH, 1973
Residencies: Levine Hospital, Hayward, CA, and California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, CA, 1973-1974
American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Clinical Instructor, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 1987-1993
Clinical Associate Professor of Podiatric Surgery, California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, CA, 1978-1991
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