Meet the Team

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Kenneth Shimozaki, DPM

Dr. Shimozaki is a native of Stockton. He obtained his undergraduate degree from UC Davis and went on to his medical education at the California College of Podiatric Medicine. After finishing residency training at VA San Francisco, he returned to practice in Stockton where he formed Valley Podiatry Group and Pacific Wound Center. Two busy practices that have been helping patients in the San Joaquin Valley for many years. 

He has been active in the Stockton community with his wife Karen, while raising his two sons who have left for undergraduate studies at Harvard and UCLA. He continues to practice with interests in all aspects of podiatry. In his leisure time he enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family. 

Jonathan DeGuzman, DPM, AACFAS

Dr. DeGuzman first became interested in Podiatry as a pre-medical student with foot and ankle pain. A podiatrist quickly diagnosed the issue. After successful treatment he was able to run his first marathon and knew that podiatry would be a great profession where he could work with people from all walks of life and all age groups. 

Dr. DeGuzman grew up in Southern California where he obtained degrees in Economics and Biology with honors at the California State University at Northridge. Dr. DeGuzman then attended the California School of Podiatric Medicine. During his medical education he took an interim year to volunteer in Alaska where he was part of several grass roots community organizations helping at risk youth and children with special health care needs. He received residency training at DVA Palo Alto Health Care System, a teaching affiliate of Stanford University Hospital and Clinics. He obtained additional training at Kaiser San Jose Hospital.

He is board qualified by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

He is trained in all aspects of foot and ankle medicine/surgery, but takes particular interest in diabetic limb preservation, wound healing and preventative health. 

After graduating residency, Dr. DeGuzman decided to call Stockton his home along with his wife, Angela and their four children. He enjoys getting to spend time with his family, exploring the outdoors and volunteering for various charitable organizations. 

Josh Stauffer, DPM, AACFAS

Dr. Stauffer is a graduate of the University of California Irvine and a graduate of the California School of Podiatric Medicine.  His residency was completed at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital in Illinois where he had comprehensive training in forefoot, rearfoot and ankle surgery. He has experience in sports medicine, trauma, and reconstruction. He is board qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. 

Dr. Stauffer grew up in Southern California where he was active in various sports and extracurricular activities. He enjoys running, swimming and exploring the outdoors. Dr. Stauffer is looking forward to helping patients with all of their foot and ankle needs.

Daniel K Kim, DPM, AACFAS

Dr. Daniel K. Kim is a board-certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon, who was born and raised in Northern California. He received his Bachelor's degree in the Biological Sciences from the University of California, San Diego and went on to earn his medical degree at Western University of Health Sciences. Dr. Kim completed his residency in Detroit, Michigan at Detroit Medical Center through Wayne State University School of Medicine.Dr. Kim returned to California to help serve the community of Stockton, California and to use his expertise in surgical and conservative management for all aspects of the Foot and Ankle. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and Board Qualified in forefoot and rearfoot reconstruction by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. 

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