About Us

The Bay Area Foot and Ankle Associates began in 2001 by Dr. John W. Scivally. Dr. Scivally took over a fledgling podiatry John_picpractice in Walnut Creek, CA for a retiring podiatrist. Dr. Scivally used his grass-roots blue-collar mentality and put it into creating a successfull medical business. He built this practice with dedication, sacrifice and hard work. Dr. Scivally performed lectures and conducted free clinics to show the community he was serious about providing excellent foot and ankle care to everyone. After earning respect and accolades from patients, colleagues and the entire medical profession, and even after the practice continues to to grow, Dr. Scivally continues to provide lectures and free clinics. In 2006, Dr. Scivally expanded his practice to the John Muir Health Outpatient Building in Brentwood, CA to provide more access to the residents of East County. This has been a great success for not only the Bay Area Foot and Ankle Associates, but also for John Muir Health in Brentwood.  Even with the expansions and additions and unparalleled success of the Bay Area Foot and Ankle Associates, Dr. Scivally still adheres to his philosophy of sacrifice and hard work and still provides free medical care for people who may not be as fortunate.

Dr. Robin Lie joined Bay Area Foot and Ankle Associates in November 2019 after 19 years of practicing in Southern California. He is a Bay Area native and a graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep in San Francisco.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering with a Minor in Chemistry from U.C. Berkeley, he then  graduated from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1998 cum laude with a Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine.  He completed a Podiatric Orthopedic Residency Program in 1999 and a Residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 2000.  He served as a consultant for The Lopers Running Club in Loma Linda, CA from 2011 to 2019.  In addition he has been a guest speaker for the San Bernardino Pacers and Riverside Road Runners Running Clubs and Fleet Feet Sports in Rancho Cucamonga. Dr. Lie is an avid runner with an Athlinks.com profile of over 200 races and has completed several Coaching Education Curricula in Track and Field and Cross Country.  Dr. Lie is certified Level 1 Running Coach by Road Runners Club of America and an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer by the American College of Sports Medicine.



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