Dr. Richard Motos, DPM

Dr. Richard Motos, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  

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Dr. Richard Motos, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Visalia, CA. He specializes in podiatric surgery.Read his story

Sequoia Foot Care Group

308 S Johnson St

Visalia, CA 93291
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Motos'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.

Dr. Motos' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Motos "Dr. Richard Motos, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Visalia, CA. He specializes in general foot care."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Motos "Dr. Motos is a native of Illinois who enjoys his new location here in the Central Valley. He is a first-generation Filipino-American who enjoys having a unique cultural background to share with his family and friends. Having been from a rural town, he has lived in Chicago and New York City, and now enjoys the pace of valley life. He enjoys the warm and friendly atmosphere of Visalia and its residents,  trips to the Sequoia National Forest and Yosemite, as well as visits to the beach with his family. Dr. Motos brings with him extensive training to serve his new hometown with compassion. Previous education includes undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Northern Illinois University, where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Biology, with a Minor in Chemistry, and where he was on the Dean's list frequently and became a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society. Dr. Motos then pursued his education in Podiatric Medicine at the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, earning his degree as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in May of 2001. Dr. Motos then furthered his education by training in New York City at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY and its affiliates throughout the 5 boroughs and Long Island for 3 years where he was trained on the latest techniques in podiatric surgery and the newest advances in wound healing. Dr. Motos is currently on staff at Kaweah Delta Hospital, as well as Cypress Surgery Center and donates his time at the Samaritan Center. Professional Associations include the American Podiatric Medical Association, the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and the California Podiatric Medical Association. He maintains a license to practice Podiatric Medicine in the State of California, and he also holds California Licentiate Supervisor and Operator Permits for Radiography and Fluoroscopy."
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1  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Motos does not have any board certifications listed.

14  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendonitis

8  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

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.


Education data for Dr. Motos is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Motos has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Motos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Motos' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Motos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

very good
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I really appreciate the friendly staff and Dr. Motos is as honest as possible and helps you through your injuries. Great surgeon!!
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Dr. Motos has helped me in many medical situations. I am always so thankful for his practice.
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I very much enjoyed the office staff here at the office as they were very friendly and courteous. I am so glad that Dr. Motos removed the nerve in my foot. It is now 100% better than ever. I would highly encourage anyone with feet issues to come here.
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dr. motos is great, the staff too, I had a bad stroke, and ingrown toenails, the office is never overcrowded, you are seen quickly, 5 stars for sure, they will trim your nails too, love this place, grab a burger and shake afterwards at the habit on mooney
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