Dr. Schakel is the only fellowship trained orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Lake, and Humboldt counties. Dr. Schakel received his fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery from Dr. Roger Mann, a world-renowned orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon. He has presented numerous papers at national orthopaedic meetings and taught at orthopedic foot and ankle courses.
As an orthopaedic Surgeon and Director of The Foot & Ankle Program at SRO, Dr. Schakel treats problems of the foot, ankle, knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. He has further expertise in training and treatment of problems with the foot and ankle. Dr. Schakel is the only fellowship trained orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino Lake, and Humboldt counties. He is the director of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital's Foot and Ankle Trauma Service. He has extensive experience in treating problems of the foot and ankle, including reconstructive, traumatic, sports-related, and congenital problems. He has treated patients of all ages, walks of life and activity levels, including high school and college athletes.