Our Team

Our Doctor

Dr. Craig Foster, DPM and owner of Traction Podiatry, is a dedicated and compassionate doctor of podiatric medicine with a passion for improving the foot health and overall well-being of his patients. Dr. Foster completed his undergraduate studies in Psychology at University of Utah, where he developed a keen interest in the complexities of the human body, particularly the mind body connection and how that relates to overall health.

Motivated by his desire to help others, Dr. Foster pursued his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. During his medical training, he excelled academically and actively participated in clinical rotations, gaining valuable hands-on experience in diagnosing and treating various foot and ankle conditions.

After obtaining his medical degree, Dr. Foster completed a comprehensive residency program specializing in podiatric medicine and surgery at The V.A. Hospital and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland Ohio. Here, he honed his skills in advanced surgical techniques, biomechanics, wound care, and diabetic foot management.

Dr. Foster has remained committed to staying abreast of the latest advancements in podiatric medicine by attending conferences, participating in continuing education courses, and self study. He is the proud owner of Traction Podiatry, a podiatry clinic located in Gilbert Arizona, where he treats patient’s daily. His dedication to providing exceptional patient care is evident in his personalized approach, where he takes the time to educate his patients and involve them in their treatment plans.

Dr. Foster is board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and holds memberships in professional organizations such as the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.

Our Staff

Joslyn Johnson

Joslyn Johnson was born and raised in Chandler, Arizona. She is a certified phlebotomist and experienced Medical assistant. In addition to being a MA, she is currently a full time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Biological science. Joslyn enjoys getting to know patients and helping with their journey to a healthy, pain free life. In her spare time she enjoys painting and spending time with family.

Haydee Santacruz

Haydee Santacruz is an experienced Bilingual Medical Assistant and Certified Practical Technologist in Podiatry with over 10+ years of experience in the clinic setting. She loves helping patients and providing quality memorable patient care. Her favorite part of her job is meeting and connecting with patients. When she’s not taking care of patients, she is taking care of her family. She enjoys quality time with her loved ones and exploring the deserts of Arizona.