Our Staff

All our professionals at Advanced Foot Clinic maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.

Dr. Richard Lavigna, DPM

Upon graduating from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1989, Dr. Richard Lavigna DPM completed a podiatric internship at Worcester Podiatry, finishing his foot and ankle surgical residency at Worcester City Hospital in 1991.  Dr. Richard Lavigna, DPM opened his first clinic in San Francisco, moved his practice to Oakland, CA in 1996 and has been in practice for over 20 years since. Today, Dr. Lavigna is chief of podiatry at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland California.

Dr. Richard Lavigna is a recognized professional in the Bay Area medical community.  He specializes in foot and ankle care for personal injuries, illness, Workers’ Comp cases, and cosmetic procedures.  Working with the most cutting-edge technologies, Dr. Lavigna offers non-invasive treatment modalities such as Laser Therapy.  He is a experienced surgeon holding privileges at Alta Bates Medical Center.

Dr. Lavigna’s Philosophy
Dr. Lavigna’s primary mission at Advanced Foot Clinic is to provide quality foot & ankle care for all of your podiatric needs. From cosmetic care to complex injuries, we combine comprehensive treatment with modern technology that will change the way you feel about your feet.


Angelina Luna

Medical Assistant, Laser Therapy Coordinator

Angelina has been a valued employee of Dr. Lavigna since 2008.  As a medical assistant she is responsible for providing patient care assistance for our podiatry and laser therapy clinics.  She ensures the efficiency of the medical examination process such as obtaining vitals and documenting the patient’s history.  Angelina performs a variety of administrative functions and is well trained in workers’ comp policies and procedures. She is currently in charge of coordinating the physician schedules, scheduling appointments, and providing patient care management.

Gabriela Tapia

Medical Assistant

She has been employed by Dr. Lavigna since 2011.

Questions or Comments?

We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about our services.

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2844 Summit St Suite 107
Oakland, CA 94609