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COVID-19 UPDATE: We are now able to schedule for non-emergency and routine foot care as well as elective procedures.
We have rearranged our schedule and patient volume with special disinfecting measures in place to keep you safe in our office. Please note:
1) If you are not feeling well prior to your appointment then reschedule for a later date.
2) Wear a mask in the office (Masks are available for those that may need one).
3) We request only one person accompany you to your appointment.
4) We have limited appointments available so plan ahead and schedule in advance if possible.
5) Notify us if you will be late or can't make your appointment.
We appreciate your patience and support during these trying times!
Be well, Dr. Thomas Silver

Golden Valley, MN (763) 231-2341

Our Staff

Westwood Foot Clinic proudly serves the communities of St. Louis Park, New Hope, Plymouth, Wayzata, and Minneapolis.

Thomas Silver, DPM
Thomas Silver, DPM

Thomas Silver, DPM

Dr. Silver earned his B.S. degree from Michigan State University in Zoology and his D.P.M. degree (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine) from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. After completing his post-graduate training in the Cleveland area he moved to the Twin Cities to begin private practice in St. Louis Park at the Westwood Foot Clinic in 1982, and at the Osseo Foot Clinic in 1989. In the fall of 2010, Dr. Silver combined these two clinics into the new, much larger, modern and up-to-date “Westwood Foot Clinic” in Golden Valley.

He is an active member of the:

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Minnesota Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management

Over the years he has been a speaker for the American Diabetes Association of Minnesota, podiatrist for the Twin Cities Marathon (which he has run himself), Senior Center speaker’s bureau, worked with the National Indian Health Service in northern Minnesota and Clinical Adjunct Professor of Podiatric Medicine. “I really enjoy working with and getting to know my patients and truly care about the quality of care provided. It gives me great pride and satisfaction to be able to help those who trust me with their foot care!”


Ella – Insurance Specialist

“I began working for Dr. Silver in 1995 after moving here from Moldova (part of the former Soviet Union) where I received my degree and worked as a Civil Engineer. I am the insurance and business office manager of the clinic and the person to talk to if you have any insurance or payment questions or problems. I enjoy working with people and the challenges of organizing the insurance and billing for the clinic.”


Stella – Medical Assistant

“I began working for Dr. Silver in 2002 after moving here from Kiev, Ukraine. I initially worked as a dental assistant before becoming Dr. Silver’s medical assistant and patient care coordinator. I am also certified by the state in x-ray operation. I love working with and getting to know our patients. It makes me happy when our patients are happy.”


Victoria – Medical Assistant

“I began working for Dr. Silver in 2008 after moving here from Moldova (part of the former Soviet Union). Upon graduating from Medical Institute of MN as a Medical Assistant I became Dr. Silver’s medical assistant and patient care educator. We work as a team in taking care of our patients and have really made a difference in some of our patient’s lives.”


Tina – Receptionist, Scheduling & Collections Coordinator

“I began working at the Westwood Foot Clinic in April 2014 after graduation from Anthem College with an associate degree as a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist. I bring a vast amount of experience to the position, having worked over the past 15 years as a patient care coordinator and billing specialist. I really enjoy working with Dr. Silver and the staff to make sure our patients have a very positive experience with our clinic and that their care goes as smoothly as possible.”


"I went in to Westwood Foot Clinic for treatment of an ingrown toenail. I was really nervious and Dr. Silver ad\nd Stella were very reassuting and explained the procedure to me and calmed me down. The procedure was quick and painless. I even got a follow up email from Dr. Silver the night after my visit. I would recommend Dr. Silver and his team to anyone needing his service."
- Ellen F

"My experience with this clinic absolutely wonderful! All staff is very professional and caring. I had a procedure done (ingrown nail) by Dr. Silver. I was nervous about pain, but the way it was done was pain free. I would recommend this clinic to all my friends!"
- Zhanna

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