Dr. Christopher Byrne, DPM

Dr. Christopher Byrne, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Christopher Byrne, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA. He specializes in podiatric surgery and surgery.

San Luis Podiatry Group

1551 Bishop St # 210B

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Byrne performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hammer Toe
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Byrne's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Byrne "Providing quality medical and surgical care of the foot and ankle. Patients will be empowered to be active participants in their healthcare by understanding their specific foot and ankle conditions. Through this understanding patients will be able to make informed decisions that will positively affect their treatment outcomes."

2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Byrne does not have any board certifications listed.

17  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Callus
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Skin Lesion
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer

13  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of California Santa Barbara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Kaiser Permanente Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Straith Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • California College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Byrne has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Byrne has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Byrne's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Byrne to family and friends
26 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Byrne's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Most likely knows his profession well but is overbooked, rushed and dismissive. His staff is all over the map. Peggy is really nice but taxed to the max and the front office is rude.
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I wondered if we were speaking of the same Dr. or maybe it was just the difference in the complexity of conditions? I had a severe bunion deformity caused by hyper mobility as well as hammertoes with the other 4. As far as the surgical procedure plan - I was given a very general explanation, but...more
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Crisp effective and explains. Staff very friendly and efficient
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Communicates well, takes time to listen and explains things thoroughly.
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The office staff was very nice, Dr Byrne was great; he actually listened without interrupting, he answered my questions and explained things in plain English and he fixed my problem with a simple inexpensive non-surgical treatment. Who could ask for more??
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