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An avid triathlete for over 30+ years, Dr. Ratcliff specializes in running-related injuries. He completed the California Ironman in 2000. He also has run several marathons, including Boston and New York. Dr. Ratcliff has suffered many of the common overuse injuries he treats daily. Early diagnosis and treatment are key to rapid recovery, and he strives to get his patients "up and running" as quickly as possible.  A Los Gatos native, Dr. Ratcliff received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 1991. He completed his residency in podiatric medicine and surgery at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Los Angeles in 1992. Dr. Ratcliff lives in Los Gatos and has two adult sons. He enjoys surfing, skiing and relaxing with his family.


  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Podiatric Medical Association
    • California Podiatric Medical Association
    • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
    • Silicon Valley Podiatric Medical Society

  • Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations
    • Stanford Hospital
    • Chief of Podiatry Services

    • Good Samaritan Hospital
    • Silicon Valley Surgery Center
    • Waverly Surgery Center
    • Bascom Surgery Center

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Dr. Ratcliff's Book Recommendations:


In addition to his practice, Dr. Ratcliff is an avid reader of all genres. Included here are a collection of titles he finds informative and useful to all prospective patients.

What Doesn't Kill Us

Scott Carney

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Your Best Stride

Jonathan Beverly

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Run For Your Life

Mark Cucuzzella

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