About Dr. Uro



Dr. Michael A. Uro was born and raised in Southern California. He graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry. He obtained his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine, in San Francisco California, in 1976. He then completed a one year preceptorship in 1977 and a one year surgical residency in 1978. He has been helping people with their foot pain and podiatry in Sacramento California since 1978.

Dr. Uro has been a leader in his profession. He has served as Podiatry Chair of the surgery departments of both Mercy General Hospital and Sutter General Hospital, where he continues to have surgical privileges. He has served as President of the Sacramento Valley Podiatric Medical Society, and continues to maintain an active membership in the Society. He is a member of the California Podiatric Medical Association and the American Podiatric Medical Association. He has been an off-site clinician in the training of University of California at Davis family practice physicians.

Dr. Uro is the second podiatrist in the country to offer the PinPointe Laser treatment system to treat patients with toenail fungus. He has treated more patients with this laser system than any other physician and has trained doctors from across the United States as well as England, Australia, Canada, Turkey and Guam in this exciting new technology. He serves on the medical advisory board of Patholase, Inc.

Dr. Uro is a past member of the East Sacramento Rotary Club. He enjoys cooking, traveling, snowboarding and exercising daily. He has four children and two granddaughters. Dr. Uro speaks Spanish and Italian and is striving to learn Basque and is on the board of the local Basque Club (Iparreko Ibarra).