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Welcome to Olympia Podiatry Clinic!  Since 1974, Olympia Podiatry Clinic has been working with patients to provide excellent foot and ankle care in Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Yelm and the greater Olympia, WA area.  Dr. Jerod Stanley and Dr. Aaron Utterback’s combined experience in podiatry is coupled with genuine concern for their patients.  Our podiatrists do not just treat foot problems; we keep the whole body and your overall health in mind as we work with you to provide the best solutions for your needs.

Our staff is dedicated to your comfort. We are family run and operated, and we treat our patients as part of the family. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our office convenient and accessible.  We care about your health and also your well-being and satisfaction.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need anything at all.

We want you to feel confident that when you choose Olympia Podiatry Clinic, you're working with doctors and professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.  We believe that foot care looks different for every patient.  Whether you feel a small discomfort or debilitating pain, there are many treatment options available.

We believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well-being. We want all our patients to be completely informed and understand any health issues and all the options you have.  On this website, you will find information about foot concerns, diagnoses, and treatment options.  You will also find information about Olympia Podiatry Clinic’s practice philosophy, physicians, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling.  We encourage you to review this information and contact us at

(360) 943-9600. We look forward to talking to you soon!

Injuries and Trauma


An ankle sprain is a strain, stretch, or tear of a ligament of the ankle.  Generally an ankle sprain is caused by the foot rolling or twisting inward called inversion.  Read More

Diabetic Footcare


The American Diabetes Association recommends at least yearly exams by a Podiatrist for diabetics with no symptoms.  Diabetics with symptoms should be seen more frequently by a Podiatrist. Read More

Bunions and Bumps

A bunion is a bump or bony enlargement of the joint at the base of the big toe.  Generally the big toe bends toward the smaller toes, and a bony bump forms on the inside of the foot at the base of the big toe. Read More

Wound Care


Approximately 15 % of diabetics develop foot ulcers, and 6% of those are hospitalized for infection or other ulcer related problems.  Diabetic foot ulcers are the number 1 cause of non-traumatic amputations in the United States. Read More

Preventative Care


Sport-specific shoes can really affect the way you play. Avoid some serious pain and raise your game by checking out the shoe recommendations for several sports below. Read More

Heel Pain


There are many variations and causes of heel pain.  Generally heel pain is caused by abnormalities in the way you walk.  These abnormalities cause stress to bone, ligaments and tendons. Read More


Dr. Aaron Utterback

Dr. Utterback is originally from Kent, WA where he was born and raised and has a deep love for the Pacific Northwest. As one of the new members of Olympia Podiatry Clinic, he is excited to be back home and to serve the people of Southwest Washington. Dr. Utterback has moved all over the country to complete rigorous education and medical training and has gained valuable work experience in Utah, Ohio and Arizona. He also served the people of Argentina in South America for 2 years on a church mission, and speaks Spanish fluently. Dr. Utterback is licensed and experienced in performing all forms of surgery and care of the foot and ankle.  His philosophy is to work together with his patients to find the best and least invasive solutions to get them back on their feet as soon as possible. When Dr. Utterback is not working with his patients, he is spending time with his wife and two sons, and enjoying the great outdoors.

Medical Education: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Kent State University, College of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, Ohio

Surgical Residency: Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System, Tucson, Arizona

Undergraduate Education: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, Bachelor of Science: Biotechnology

Dr. Stanley was raised in the small town of Shelley, Idaho. He gained a love for the outdoors from a young age, which continues now. Jerod attended college at Brigham Young University-Idaho where he studied Biology and Chemistry. His interest in science and medicine lead him to pursue an education at Kent State University, College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio. Upon graduating from podiatry school, Jerod completed a three-year surgical residency in Beaver, Pennsylvania. It was there that he learned innovative techniques and modern methods in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Stanley specializes in the latest surgical skills that will get his patients back on their feet as soon as possible. He takes pride in the quality of care that he strives to give every patient. When not in the office, Jerod can be found hiking, fishing, hunting, and exploring the great outdoors with his wife and three children.

Medical Education: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Kent State University, College of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, Ohio

Surgical Residency: Heritage Valley Hospital, Beaver, PA

Undergraduate Education: Brigham Young University, Rexburg, ID, Bachelor of Science

Dr. Jerod Stanley
Dr. Donald Hovancsek

Dr. Hovancsek is the original founder and heart of Olympia Podiatry Clinic! He has worked as a podiatrist in Olympia, WA for over 43 years.  It is with heavy hearts that we wish him well in his retirement.  Thank you for everything that you have given!



3525 Ensign Rd NE, Suite N

Olympia, WA 98506

Phone (360) 943-9600 

Fax (360) 943-9694

Office Hours

Monday         8:30AM – 4:00PM

Tuesday         8:30AM – 4:00PM

Wednesday   8:30AM – 4:00PM

Thursday       8:30AM – 12:30PM

Friday                      Closed


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3525 Ensign Rd NE, Suite N

Olympia, WA 98506

Phone: (360) 943-9600 

Fax: (360) 943-9694

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