James Owen, DPM
Dr. James Owen began his medical career when he completed his undergraduate education at Saint Mary’s College of California. He then attended medical school at the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco. After graduating in 1993, Dr. Owen gained more experience by completing a Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Santa Clara and Sacramento, California. He also has hospital affiliations with Treasure Valley Hospital and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho.
Dr. Owen, much like his partner and wife, puts a special emphasis on education with a conservative care approach and surgical intervention only when necessary. He has extensive training in treating traumatic injuries of the foot and ankle, as well as reconstructive surgery, although he enjoys a general podiatric practice. Dr. Owen has been practicing podiatry for over 26 years.
He enjoys all the outdoor activities that Idaho has to offer. He is an avid bird and archery hunter, cyclist, hiker and skier. He has competed in many endurance events such as Ironman and 70.3, Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run and endurance road and mountain bike events. He enjoys fly fishing and backpacking and experiencing the Idaho outdoors.
Dana Owen, DPM
Dana Owen, DPM received her undergraduate education in Irvine at the University of California. She attended medical school at the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco and graduated in 1994. After receiving her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Owen went on to complete a two-year Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency at Mercy Hospital in San Diego, California. She also has hospital affiliations with Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and St. Luke’s Boise Medical Center both in Boise, Idaho.
Dr. Owen has a special interest in educating her patients on all their treatment options and provides conservative care with surgery always being the last resort. She is also an expert in the prevention and treatment of various athletic injuries. Dr. Owen takes immense pride in keeping her patients active and improving their overall quality of life. She is board certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery and has been in practice for over 25 years.
She is a former competitive swimmer, endurance runner and half-ironman triathlete. She has experience in preventing and treating various athletic injuries and understands the requirements of training and competing. She enjoys mountain biking, swimming, hiking, alpine and nordic skiing, cooking and is active in her community. She mostly enjoys supporting and volunteering for organizations involving her two children and younger athletes in their endeavors.