Dr. Joseph Stern



  • Private Practice for over 30 years in Vancouver, Panorama and Coquitlam
  • Conducted research on over the counter inserts, custom and computerized orthotics, foot sports injuries and orthotics and figure
  • Member of the Board of Directors of SportMed BC
  • Past Podiatrist for Skate Canada, British Columbia Section
  • Acting Past President of Canadian Podiatric Medical Association
  • Fellow Faculty of Podiatric Medicine Royal College of Physicians Surgeons (Glasgow)
  • Board Member of the Canadian Council of Podiatric Medical Education
  • A faculty member of the Podiatry Department at Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Center
  • Faculty instructor of postgraduate surgical residency training at Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Center/University of British Columbia (1998-2009)
  • Past Board member of local community centre advising on sport      programs
  • Lectured locally, nationally, and internationally on orthotics, inserts, gel pads, foot problems, foot sports injuries, Hoka running shoes and Sun Run InTraining program


  • Bachelor of Science, University of British Columbia, 1982
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine,1986
  • Surgical Residency, Mission Oaks Hospital, Los Gatos, California, 1987


  • Podiatric Sports Medicine and Orthotics
  • Foot problems related to sports injuries and specializing in Orthotics
  • Pediatric foot disorders
  • Biomechanics


  • Working out, snow and water skiing, golf, tennis, skating, hockey, running
  • Co-coordinator of Podiatric educational seminars
  • Actively involved in the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association