Francis E. Glaser, M.D.

Foot & Ankle Surgery, Ankle Replacement, Sports Medicine, and Lower Extremity Fracture Care Specialist
Average Rating: 4.9 (33 reviews)

Dr. Glaser is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty fellowship training in foot and ankle. His practice encompasses sports medicine, adult reconstructive, and trauma surgery.

He serves as a team physician for California State University at Fresno and is a consulting physician for Fresno Pacific University. Dr. Glaser is trained in leading-edge orthopedic techniques, including ankle replacement surgery, arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, complex fracture care, and tendon reconstruction surgery. He also treats common foot problems, including bunions, hammer toes, neuromas, and plantar fasciitis.

Dr. Glaser graduated from Stanford University in 1989 with B.S. and M.S. degrees in biological sciences. He earned his M.D. from the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine in 1994.

Dr. Glaser completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California, Irvine in 1999. Following this, he performed a fellowship in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery with Roger A. Mann, M.D., in Oakland, California.

He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

A native of Fresno, Dr. Glaser was valedictorian at Bullard High School in 1985. Dr. Glaser enjoys spending time with his family, camping, photography, skiing, and tennis. He is actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America.

Dr. Glaser is currently accepting new patients, including industrial medicine/workers’ compensation, at Sierra Pacific Orthopedics located at 1630 East Herndon Avenue, Fresno, California. To contact Dr. Glaser’s office, please phone (559) 440-9524.

Education, Training, and Affiliations

  • Medical Degree, University of California, Irvine
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California
  • Fellowship, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Roger A. Mann, M.D.
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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Patient Reviews

"Everyone is very organized and I leave knowing how to care for my foot until the next appointment. Since I am in my mid 70's I appreciate the kindness and patience shown pre-op and post-op. Thank you all." – Sammie B. 
1630 East Herndon, Fresno, CA 93720