Dr. Ali Cross was born and raised in Bremerton, Washington. She went to Washington State University where she earned her Elementary Education degree. She attended podiatry school at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. She completed the 3-year forefoot and rearfoot reconstructive surgical residency at Dayton VA Medical Center in Dayton, OH.
She is proud and excited to spend her career at home servicing her community. Dr. Cross takes pride in educating her patients on their health while taking a team-work approach in establishing the best treatment plan. She spends her time educating herself on new, innovative ways to treat sport medicine related injuries to keep her patients active. In Spring of 2021, she opened Bigfoot Podiatry, PLLC with her husband as a mobile podiatry company treating the underserved in senior living and adult family home communities. This Spring, they have expanded their private practice to a new podiatry clinic in Silverdale, WA.
“I feel honored to be able to practice in the community where I spent my childhood. I was raised to value community service and its impact, so having the ability to practice in Silverdale is a dream come true. As teaching was my first career, my passion for helping my patients make informed decisions regarding their health feels only natural.” – Dr. Ali Cross
- Department of Veteran Affairs, Dayton OH, Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery, 2016-2019
-Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, 2012-2016
-Bellevue College, Bellevue, WA, Post-baccalaureate pre-medical courses, 2009-2011
-Washington State University, Pullman, Bachelors of Arts in Education, 2003-2008