Dr. Andrew Carver
Over the course of more than decades, Dr. Andrew Carver has served as well-regarded podiatrist. A leading figure in his field in the development of important techniques and technologies, Andrew Carver, DPM, has treated a number of well-known athletes. He names Jerry Rice, Andre Agassi, and Joe Montana as some of his patients.
Since 1982, Dr. Andrew Carver has used a Xanar CO2 surgical laser to treat a number of patients. He is one of the first podiatrists to bring the device into the field. In the early 2000s, Dr. Carver became intrigued by Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy. The podiatrist is currently one of the sole practitioners using the EMS Swiss DolorClast shock wave machine, which has become a forerunner in the treatment of slow-healing fractures, planter fasciitis, and Achilles tendonitis. Dr. Andrew Carver’s office in Washington, D.C., also has one of the only Nomir cold lasers in the region. The laser is considered one of the most advanced treatments for nail fungus.
Dedicated to the treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries, Andrew Carver, DPM, formerly served as the Director and founder of the San Francisco Marathon Clinic. Dr. Andrew Carver helped prospective runners to prepare for the Golden Gate Marathon and the San Francisco Marathon. The organization was formed by a group of physicians who volunteered their time to speak to marathon runners on a weekly basis. The lectures explained how each specialist’s field is related to running. Following each discussion, a yoga instructor led a series of stretches before three groups were divided to go on a 3-, 6-, or 12-mile guided run.
With a commitment to helping those in need, Dr. Andrew Carver has worked as a surgical volunteer for the Baja Project, through which he seeks to cure clubfoot deformities throughout Baja California, Mexico. Dr. Carver has served the group since its inception. The Baja Project has helped to cure thousands of individuals with severe deformities. He also volunteered his services in parts of Thailand that were most disastrously affected by the tsunami in 2004. The foot doctor has also worked as a medical volunteer at the Everyman’s Free Clinic in San Francisco.