Born in Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Ami Sheth has been living in the Bay Area since 1991. After finishing high school in Palo Alto, she attended the University of California at Berkeley. Later, she received her doctorate with honors from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco.
Dr. Sheth spent a year in Washington State where she trained at the Madigan Army Medical Center before returning to California to complete her 3 year Podiatric Surgical Residency at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Vallejo. Her training included childhood ailments, trauma, sports medicine, and surgery. She is most interested in treating children with foot disorders. She has been in practice since 2005 and is a Diplomate for the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. She is also a Fellow with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Dr. Sheth is very active in organized medicine, being a Past President for the Santa Clara Valley Podiatric Medical Society and the California Podiatric Medical Association. She is also involved at the national level in the American Podiatric Medical Association. Believing in all aspects of taking care of people, she has been a strong legislative advocate for patient and health care access issues for many years speaking with both our state and federal representatives.
Mentoring and “paying it forward” has been something Dr. Sheth values. She is a UC Berkeley alumna and is active with the California Alumni Association where she is a resource for undergraduate students from UC Berkeley. Dr. Sheth is also part of a Podiatric Medicine mentoring network, offering her time and expertise to students interested in exploring the field.
Her outside interests include volunteering at her son’s elementary school, making it to Orange Theory Fitness classes, and exploring new hiking trails. She is a Pintrest addict and is busy attempting multiple projects.
Advanced knowledge of Gujarati and conversational knowledge of Hindi.
I enjoy Indian dancing, snowboarding, and learning how to cook.