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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 three sons Logan, Owen, and Zachary. He enjoys getting to spend time with his family 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 and rearfoot surgery along with 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 you with all of your foot and ankle needs.


Daniel K Kim, DPM, AACFAS

Dr. Daniel Kim is board a certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon, who was born and raised in Northern California. He received his Bachelors in 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.

During his training he worked with over 80 local attendings and was exposed to various pathologies and advanced techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery.  While in residency, he served as the Chief of Academic Workshops and Surgical Skills Lab and attended various conferences throughout the United States; learning the newest treatment modalities and advanced surgical techniques. In residency, he was exposed and rotated on all surgical specialties including Vascular Surgery, General Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Wound Care, Emergency Medicine and 3 months on Orthopedic Trauma.

Dr. Kim returned to California to help serve the community of Stockton, California and to utilize his expertise in surgical and conservative management for all aspects of the Foot and Ankle. He is currently on staff at St. Joseph’s Medical Center and is currently seeing new patients at Valley Podiatry Group and Pacific Wound Care LLC. 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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