Dr. Ameha Joba was born and raised in Ethiopia and came to the United States at the age of 18 to pursue his education. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology from San Francisco State University. He further continued his education by attending the California school of Podiatric Medicine to complete his doctoral degree. Dr. Joba moved to Chicago in order to successfully complete a 3 years podiatric residency training at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center. After the completion of his residency, he joined the faculty and worked as an attending physician and assistant to the residency director for the past 5 years. During that time, he was involved in the clinical and surgical training of residents by providing them with the best possible podiatric training in an evidence-based environment.
Dr. Joba returned back to the Bay area in order to be with his family and further pursue his career in the field of podiatry. He is married to his wonderful wife Eden and has 2 kids, Alef and Amen, who are the biggest accomplishment of his life.
In his spare time, Dr. Joba loves playing soccer and participating in outdoor activities.
Dr. Joba recently joined the Step Up Podiatry Group where he will continue to provide care to his patients in both Rohnert Park and Santa Rosa area. He has always been committed to build a strong relationships with his patients in order to develop a current, comprehensive and individualized foot and ankle plan of care that will aid in improving their health. He is passionate about providing the necessary and evidence based care to his patients in order to improve the quality of their life.
Currently, Dr. Joba is Board qualified with ABPS (American Board of Podiatric Surgery) and in the process of obtaining his certification with both ABPS and ABPM (American Board of Podiatric Medicine).
California School of Podiatric Medicine 2008
St. Mary and St. Elizabeth Medical Center Podiatry 2011
American Board of Podiatric Medicine, Podiatric Orthopedics