Dr. Roy L. Mathews D.P.M.

Vancouver Podiatrist | Foot Pain | Custom Orthotics | Bunion Surgery | Vancouver Podiatry

As a podiatrist and as an avid athlete, Dr Mathews has a passion for solving the foot problems of active people and getting them back to their normal lives as […]

Dr. Roy L. Mathews D.P.M.

Vancouver Podiatrist | Foot Pain | Custom Orthotics | Bunion Surgery | Vancouver Podiatry

As a podiatrist and as an avid athlete, Dr Mathews has a passion for solving the foot problems of active people and getting them back to their normal lives as quickly as possible. He began his studies at Simon Fraser University in the kinesiology department, where he also played on the University’s basketball team. Following his years at SFU, Dr. Mathews played a season of professional basketball in the Middle East, before moving to Chicago to study Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Mathews then completed a surgical residency in North Hollywood, California.

He has been in private practice since 1997, splitting his time between Vancouver Podiatry’s Kerrisdale, Downtown, and New Westminster locations. Dr. Mathews is currently on the board of directors for the B.C. Podiatric Medical Association.

With his extensive background in Kinesiology, as well as in amateur and professional sports, Dr. Mathews focuses a large portion of his Podiatric practice on Sports Medicine, treating amateur to national-level athletes in many sports including soccer, basketball, running and triathlon. Dr. Mathews shares his wealth of experience and expertise widely, lecturing regularly to running clubs across the city, as well as to the Vancouver Sun Run clinics.

Medical and educational background

  • Podiatry Surgical Residency North Hollywood Medical Center, CA 1996-97 (Currently Encino Tarzana)
  • William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1992 -96 Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
  • Simon Fraser University, Department of Kinesiology, B.C., 1988-91

Positions and medical affiliations

  • VGH podiatry residency program – faculty member
  • Simon Fraser Health Region – faculty member
  • Royal Columbian Hospital, Eagle Ridge Hospital – staff doctor
  • B.C. Podiatric Medical Association and Canadian Podiatry Medical Association – member
  • Postgraduate podiatry surgical residency training program (based out of Vancouver General Hospital/University of British Columbia) – faculty instructor
  • Sports Medicine Council of BC – member
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

Sports Team/Event Affiliation

  • Medical Staff
  • Vancouver Whitecaps Men’s and Women’s Soccer Team 2005 – present
  • Basketball Canada, Men’s National and Olympic Teams 2000
  • Vancouver Ravens Lacrosse Team 2001-2003
  • Simon Fraser University Athletic Department 1997-2005
  • Douglas College Men’s Basketball
  • Clinical Lecturer
  • Vancouver Sun Run 2003 – present
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Dr Victor Quintoro D.P.M.

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Dr. Victor Quintoro’s deep love for sports and physical activity led him to pursue a Bachelor in Exercise Science specializing in Athletic Therapy from Concordia University in Montreal. Working with […]

Dr Victor Quintoro D.P.M.

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Dr. Victor Quintoro’s deep love for sports and physical activity led him to pursue a Bachelor in Exercise Science specializing in Athletic Therapy from Concordia University in Montreal. Working with athletes as a therapist was a dream come true for Dr. Quintoro. However, he soon recognized the necessity for proper diagnosis, treatment and prevention of injuries in the areas of the foot and ankle. As a result, he decided to pursue a career in podiatry.

Dr Quintoro graduated as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Temple University in Philadelphia and then completed a surgical residency with the Hospital Podiatry Group at the University of British Columbia. As an avid skier, golfer, and volleyball player, Dr. Quintoro fell in love with Vancouver and the active West Coast lifestyle.

His extensive and varied experience, from working with elite runners at the Boston Marathon to treating varsity athletes in Montreal, allows Dr. Quintoro to confidently and effectively treat the foot ailments of a wide range of patients including elite and recreational athletes.

Medical and educational background

  • Podiatry Surgical Residency University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 1999-2001
  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1995-1999
  • Concordia University, Bachelor of Exercise Science in Athletic Therapy, Montreal, PQ, 1992-1995

Positions and medical affiliations

  • B.C. Podiatric Medical Association and Canadian Podiatry Medical Association – member
  • Central Park Medical Clinic, Burnaby, B.C. – staff doctor
  • Ultima YVR Medical Clinic, Richmond, B.C. – staff doctor
  • Kerrisdale Station Medical Clinic, Vancouver, B.C. – staff doctor
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