Matthew D. Nalamlieng, DPM, a Southern Californian native specializes in both the surgical and conservative treatment of the foot and ankle. After receiving his undergraduate degree from The Master’s University, he went on to complete his podiatric medical degree at the Western University College of Podiatric Medicine in Pomona, CA, graduating as a member of the Pi Delta Honor Society. He went on to complete 3-year integrated Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery (PMSR/RRA) at the White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. During this time he focused on advanced treatment of foot and ankle sports injuries, lower extremity trauma, joint replacement for end stage ankle arthritis and reconstruction of complex foot and ankle deformities. He served as a member of the Center for Limb Preservation & Advanced Wound Care at White Memorial treating complex lower extremity deformity related to diabetes and peripheral vascular disease. As chief resident, he completed training at USC Keck Medical Center with the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery service learning advanced techniques in lower extremity reconstruction. Dr. Nalamlieng’s clinical focus and expertise are on treatment of all forms of foot and ankle injuries and deformities including bunion and hammertoe deformity, flatfoot deformity, ankle arthritis and joint reconstruction. His research interests extend further into primary soft tissue injury and reconstructive algorithms of acute lower extremity trauma.