Craig Wilkes, DPM


Dr. Wilkes is a board-certified podiatrist who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of the foot and ankle for all ages, infants through adults.

Dr. Wilkes attended the University of Washington and California State University, Sacramento to receive a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. He attended medical school at the California College of Podiatric Medicine, then went on to attend one of the leading surgical residencies, Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Trauma Center. Dr. Wilkes has practiced medicine at the “STARR Clinic” (Sports Trauma and Athletic Rehabilitation Clinic in Southern California), where he treated scholarship, college, and professional athletes.

Dr. Wilkes is board certified in both Podiatric Medicine and Podiatric Surgery by the American Board of Multiple Specialties. As a surgeon, he specializes in all phases of lower extremity pain and pathology, including Achilles ruptures, ankle arthroscopy, bunions, hammertoes, tendon tears and ruptures, lateral ankle stabilizations, foot and ankle fractures, and laser treatment for nail fungus and other pathology. His expertise extends to orthotic treatment, rehabilitation, workers compensation injuries, and care for elderly and diabetic patients.

Dr. Wilkes treats many of the local sports teams and is highly trained in sports medicine. Dr. Wilkes maintains the highest levels of accreditation and strives to pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.

His philosophy is to attempt conservative care treatment prior to considering surgery. His goal is to help patients return to the active lifestyle they desire.

Outside of Sacramento Foot and Ankle Center, Dr. Wilkes works in urgent care and takes emergency calls at Sutter and Mercy Hospitals. He is on staff at most local Sutter and Mercy Hospitals in the area.

Dr. Wilkes is highly respected by doctors and trusted by patients. You can be assured Dr. Wilkes will take the time needed to understand your concerns with your medical problems.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy
  • Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the California College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Surgical residency at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Trauma Center

Board Certifications

  • Certified in Podiatric Medicine and Podiatric Surgery by the American Board of Multiple Specialties

Hospital Affiliations

  • Sutter Hospitals
  • Mercy Hospitals