Aloha and welcome to Hawaii Podiatry!  

Podiatrists, or Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), are physicians who specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions of the foot and ankle. We complete four years of medical school and three years of surgical training of the foot and ankle.


Hawaii Podiatry is committed to helping you achieve a more healthy, active, and enjoyable lifestyle.  Our philosophy is based on the commitment between the patient and the physician to work cooperatively in a shared treatment plan. 

Providing efficient, quality care and patient education with compassion is our top priority.  Together, we will step towards improving your podiatric health and thereby improve your quality of life.

Welcome to Hawaii Podiatry!  Our staff has the expertise and medical training to administer the latest treatment techniques and our commitment is to serve our patients with compassion. 

We are specialists in the care of foot and ankles.  Our patients include children, teenagers, adults and the geriatric population in Hawaii. Dr. Liane Watanabe will spend quality time with each patients in order to better understand your foot care needs and to recommend the best course of treatment.  

Our office works closely with primary care physicians and other specialists to ensure the most effective treatment plan. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the finest medical, surgical and rehabilitative treatments for the foot and ankle.  Our goal is to provide you with property treatment and diagnosis in a comfortable and professional environment.  

Dr. Liane Watanabe

Liane J. Watanabe, DPM

Undergraduate Degree:    University of Hawaii at Manoa, B.A.  Asian Studies 2003

Postgraduate Degree:

Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine at Midwestern University, Arizona 2006 – 2010

Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency at Rancho Specialty Hospital, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California July 2010 to Nov 2010

Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery at St John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Michigan, Feb 2011 to Nov 2013

Professional Positions and Awards:

Chief Resident (2012 – 2013) at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Michigan

Samuel Mason, DPM Pioneering Service Award (2010)

Phi Beta Kappa, University of Hawaii (2003)

Academic All-Conference for Division I Western Athletic Conference (2000)

Scholar-Athlete for Division I Soccer Western Athletic Conference (1999)

Board Certified:

American Board of Podiatric Medicine 2014

Professional Memberships:

American Podiatric Medical Association

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

American Academy of Practice Management