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Surgeon Locator / Robert Olson, DPM

Robert Olson, DPM


2345 Court Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054(704) 865-0077

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Dr. Robert Olson is a surgeon who is fellowship-trained in reconstructive surgery and care for the foot and ankle. Dr. Olson began practicing at Carolina Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Center in 2002.

After completing his bachelor’s degree in biology at Missouri Southern State College in Joplin, Missouri, Dr. Olson received his medical degree at Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa. After medical school, he underwent a residency in podiatric surgery at West Houston Medical Center in Houston, Texas. While there, Dr. Olson also completed his fellowship in reconstructive ankle and foot.

Dr. Olson is certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and board-qualified in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Olson enjoys spending time with his wife and children, playing golf, mountain biking, traveling, and skiing.


2345 Court Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054(704) 865-0077

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