Dr. Westermeyer

Travis Westermeyer, D.P.M., is a graduate of Loma Linda University with a B.S. in biology. He received his D.P.M. from California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco in 1978 and completed his podiatric surgical residency at the Jerry Pettis Veteran’s Hospital, Loma Linda, California in 1980.

Dr. Westermeyer is in private practice, with offices in Escondido and Encinitas. He chaired the Podiatry Department at Palomar Medical Center for many years and currently has surgical privileges at and affiliations with Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas, Escondido Surgery Center and Center for Surgery in Encinitas.

Dr. Westermeyer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He has pioneered pediatric surgical procedures and has extensive experience in foot and ankle surgeries, including tendon transfers of the lower leg. He has been instrumental in cooperative patient care between physicians and podiatrists in San Diego County, and has spoken extensively throughout the West Coast.

Additionally, Dr. Westermeyer has a command of biomechanical science and also has been an avid competitive athlete all of his life. So he not only understands the aspirations of the sports medicine patient but understands the quickest way to recover from sports injuries. Dr. Westermeyer runs 25 miles per week and consistently does weight training to stay competitive at surfing, skiing, snowboarding, golfing and racquet sports.


  • Expert Witness for the Board of Podiatry by request, State of CA
  • First podiatrist in North San Diego County to perform and have ankle/rear foot surgical privileges at Scripps Memorial Hospital and Palomar Medical Center.
  • Instituted Podiatry Department at Palomar Medical Center in 1982 and chaired it for several years.
  • Founding partner, Center for Surgery of Encinitas, 1985 Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, 1984 Fellow of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 1985
    State of California Ankle Certificate, 1987, the first year they were issued by California
    Laser certification 1984

Dr. Westermeyer is 5th generation California native. His great, great grandfather was an early settler in the “Hidden Valley” of Escondido in the 1800’s. Dr. Westermeyer and his beautiful wife reside in Encinitas.

Even if you have had multiple surgeries for and old injury or an arthritic joint of the foot or ankle, there is still a good probability that Dr. Westermeyer can repair it and take away your pain. Contact Dr. Westermeyer today to find out how he can help! Call 760-745-1226 or click the “Contact Us” link above to send us an email.