Dr. Walter D'Costa, DPM

Dr. Walter D'Costa, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Walter D'Costa, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Santa Rosa, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in podiatry.Read his story

Northern California Foot & Ankle Center Santa Rosa

2281 Cleveland Ave

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. D'Costa performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hammer Toe
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. D'Costa'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. D'Costa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. D'Costa "Dr. Walter F. D'Costa is a Podiatric Radiologist and Foot and Ankle Surgeon serving the Santa Rosa area for more than 35 years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. D'Costa "Dr. D'Costa is experienced in Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair, Nail Avulsion and Excision and Achilles Tendinitis. He is a Professional Member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, the California Podiatric Medical Association and the American Profressional Wound Care Association. Dr. Walter D'Costa was awarded The Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency Award (2017) and the Cesar Chavez Award."

1  Specialties

  • Podiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. D'Costa does not have any board certifications listed.

11  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hammer Toe
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis

6  Procedures

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.


  • Samuel Merritt University, California College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. D'Costa has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. D'Costa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. D'Costa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. D'Costa to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. D'Costa'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 (2)

Dr. D'Costa is friendly and thorough. His staff is also very caring and listen to their patients.
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I would recommend Dr. D'Costa because of his gentleness, his obvious knowledge of what he is doing, and the time he takes to listen to your concerns. He explained everything he was doing. He showed me on my X-ray exactly what was causing the problem (I have a fallen bone in my foot and a bone...more
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