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Carter D. Kiesau MD


Raised in Yakima, WA, Dr. Kiesau earned his medical degree at the University of Washington. He completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Arizona and his foot and ankle fellowship at Duke University, acquiring specialized skills in total ankle replacement and many other foot and ankle treatments. In addition to performing all foot and ankle procedures, Dr. Kiesau also has a special interest in treating ankle arthritis, bunions, hammertoes, flatfoot, high arches, tendon and ligament ruptures, recurrent sprains, and many other sports and lifestyle injuries. He is one of the only local foot and ankle specialists who will also evaluate pediatric patients with foot and ankle problems. Dr. Kiesau also specializes in the treatment of foot and ankle trauma and fractures, as well as general orthopedic fractures. Dr. Kiesau has been a member of the Bellingham community and a PeaceHealth surgeon since 2010. While a rower in college, he now stays active with kayaking, skiing, biking, and running, and enjoys fishing and watching his four kids grow and play sports. He and his wife really enjoy spending most of their free time raising their children. Dr. Kiesau feels privileged to care for the foot and ankle needs of this wonderful community and looks forward to taking care of you.

  • University of Washington School of Medicine
    Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    Specialty: Other, Not Listed
  • Duke University
    Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine
    Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
    Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD)

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  • Medicaid Alaska
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  • Multiplan Network
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  • Provider Network of America
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  • United Healthcare
  • Washington State Labor & Industries

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