Gavin W. G. Chalmers, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery

Dr. Gavin Chalmers reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Chalmers specializes in Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery with special interest in conservative and surgical treatment of foot deformities, infections, diseases, and injuries. Dr. Chalmers is in private practice in Vancouver, BC.

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Broken Toe
Ingrown Toenails


Doctor of Podiatric Medicine: California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency: Kaiser Foundation Hospitals in Hayward, Fremont and Union City, CA

Professional Affiliations

  • British Columbia Association of Podiatrists
  • British Columbia Foot and Ankle Specialists Group
  • Canadian Podiatric Medical Association

Selected Publications

  1. Chalmers GWG, Gosline JM, Lillie MA (1999). Hydrophobicity of vertebrate elastins. Journal of Experimental Biology, 202(Pt3): 301–314.
  2. Chalmers GWG, Brown WR, Stienstra JJ (1998). Tumoral calcinosis-like lesion of the foot: A case report. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 88(2): 87–91.
  3. Lillie MA, Chalmers GWG, Gosline JM (1996). Elastin dehydration through the liquid and the vapor phase: A comparison of osmotic stress models. Biopolymers, 39(5): 627–639.

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

Last Updated: January 27, 2010

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