Dr. Jane Andersen is a native of the Chicagoland area. Prior to her podiatric medical education, she obtained her undergraduate degree from Indiana University at Bloomington. She then attended the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, California. She graduated as the President of her senior class, receiving the Outstanding Student Service Award at graduation.
Dr. Andersen completed a three-year advanced surgical residency at Stanford University Medical Center and DVAMC in Palo Alto, California. Following her training, she worked as a staff podiatrist at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California, serving as the Associate Chief of Podiatry, as well as in private practice.
Dr. Andersen and her family moved to North Carolina in November of 1998. She worked in Durham until 2003, when she joined Chapel Hill Foot and Ankle Associates, P.A. She has surgical privileges at Durham Regional Hospital and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. She is Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. She enjoys seeing all types of patients including children, adults, athletes and the geriatric population.
Dr. Andersen is the Past President of both the North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society and the American Association for Women Podiatrist, Inc. She is also a member of the Communications Committee of the American Podiatric Medical Association and served as chair for 4 years. She has been interviewed for and been featured in many magazine and newspapers articles including USA Today; Oprah; Better Homes and Gardens; Fitness; Real Simple; Parenting; and Working Mother. She has also made multiple television and radio appearances. She lives in Chapel Hill with her husband. They have 2 adult daughters and three dogs.
August 1985-December 1988
Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
August 1989-May 1993
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, California
Post Graduate Training:
August 1995 - August 1996
Chief Resident, Podiatric Surgical Residency (PSR-24), Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California
July 1994 - June 1995
Podiatric Surgical Residency (PSR-12), Veterans Administration Health Care Systems, Palo Alto, California, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California
July 1993 - June 1994
Podiatric Surgical Residency (PGY-1), Veterans Administration Health Care Systems, Palo Alto, California, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California