Francis Clark, DPM
Francis Clark, DPM, is a board-certified podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon at Foot & Ankle Institute of Utah. At the office in West Jordan, Utah, Dr. Clark provides a full spectrum of foot and ankle care to the greater Salt Lake City community.
As a former runner at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, he received the Western Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete Award. During his running career, he chose to become a podiatrist, as he witnessed a need for excellence in foot and ankle care in the sports world.
Dr. Clark is a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon and has been practicing since 1990. He has a strong biomechanical background and enjoys seeing patients return to their desired level of activity by employing both conservative means, as well as surgical procedures when required. He focuses on each patient’s specific needs to provide the best treatment for his patients. Dr. Clark specializes in the care of treating ingrown toenails, sports injuries, ankle sprains, diabetic foot care, wounds, flat foot, plantar fasciitis, neuroma, plantar warts, bunion and hammertoe deformities, and fractures of foot and ankle.
Dr. Clark is also a surgical attending physician for the podiatry residents in the Intermountain area. He enjoys a strong referral base from physicians along the Wasatch Front, word of mouth from his patients, and from local high school and college athletic programs.
Dr. Clay Shumway
Dr. Clay B. Shumway is a board qualified foot and ankle surgeon. He trained in the most advanced surgical and nonsurgical treatments available today. Dr. Shumway has completed his fellowship at the prestigious Pennsylvania Intensive Lower Extremity Fellowship in Philadelphia, PA where he worked in a high surgical volume orthopedic group. There he performed cases including cavus foot reconstruction, pediatrics, sports medicine, and complex revision cases. Dr. Shumway utilizes the most advanced sports medicine techniques including arthroscopic lateral ankle stabilization, cartilage replacement, and arthroscopic syndesmotic repair. During fellowship he had a focus on total ankle replacement while training under the highly sought after foot and ankle surgeon Jason R. Miller. Dr. Shumway has a special interest in 3D bunion correction and has performed nearly 200 Lapiplasty bunion correction procedures during his fellowship. He is among the handful of surgeons in the entire country with this level of experience.
During residency, Dr. Shumway trained with a national leader in the foot and ankle community, Lawrence A. DiDomenico. There he was trained in complex foot and ankle reconstructive surgery with extensive exposure to Charcot reconstruction, trauma at a level 1 trauma center, and advanced orthoplastic flap techniques including rotational flaps, pedical flaps, and split thickness skin grafts. Though trained in the most advanced surgical techniques, Dr. Shumway only recommends surgery when indicated and believes there are many conditions that can be alleviated with conservative treatment.
Dr. Shumway has a passion for education. He believes in giving back to the medical field and the local community. He has demonstrated this through authoring journal articles, presenting at national and local meetings, participating in local training programs, and continuing his education and training through an academic fellowship. He plans to continue educating future physicians through workshops, shadowing, and presenting at local and national meetings. We believe Dr. Shumway will contribute to our mission to provide the most current, compassionate, and comprehensive care to our patients.
When not working,Dr. Shumway enjoys, shooting sporting clays, golfing, weight lifting, and camping. He has 3 young children and enjoys spending time with his family as much as possible. He is from Norman, Oklahoma and is a big fan of the Sooners football team. BOOMER SOONER!