Zach Laidley, DPM
Zach Laidley, DPM

Zach Laidley, DPM is a podiatric physician and board-qualified podiatric surgeon. Hailing from the St. Louis area, Dr. Laidley attended North Central College in Naperville, IL, where he graduated with a BS in Biochemistry in 2015. He went on to obtain his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, where he graduated at the top of his class in 2019. Dr. Laidley completed a three-year Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery residency at the Swedish Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Seattle where he served as chief resident. This rigorous and comprehensive postgraduate program is considered one of the elite foot and ankle surgery programs in the United States, with direct training from some of the top podiatric and orthopedic foot and ankle surgeons in the Seattle area. Dr. Laidley’s training encompassed all aspects of foot and ankle pathology and surgery, including forefoot and rearfoot reconstruction, total ankle replacements, ankle arthroscopy, sports medicine, trauma, and limb salvage.

Dr. Laidley, his wife, and their dog live in Seattle. He enjoys weightlifting, hiking, golf, hunting, and fishing.

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Laidley’s practice philosophy is to utilize patient-centered, evidence-based care to help patients with their foot and ankle conditions and to keep the community healthy and active. He is an active member of many professional organizations. He is also committed to the advancement of foot and ankle surgery and serves on the residency training committee at the Swedish Podiatric Residency Program.

"I am committed to keeping the community active and healthy by using patient-centered, evidence-based care to help patients resolve their foot and ankle conditions."


  • Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and Science, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, 2019
  • Swedish Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery, Podiatric Resident, 2019-2022
  • North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, BS of Biochemistry, 2015

Memberships & Associations:


  • Board Qualified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Professional Society Memberships

  • Member, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • Member, Washington State Podiatric Medical Association

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