All our professionals at The Sole Doctor maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.

James M. Petko, DPM


  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
    Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Kern Hospital for Special Surgery
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science, Mathematics
    Kent State University


  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS)
  • Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • American College of SportsMedicine

Hospital/Surgical Center Affiliations

  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital

Lecture History

  • Multiple lectures given to local, state and national groups regarding medical/surgical care of the foot and ankle.
  • Consultant to George Washington University training/research program for first-time marathoners in 2003
  • Coach/Trainer for WJLA Channel 7 News Team while they trained for the Marine Corps Marathon in 2000