Dr. Neitzel has her office in Silverdale, where she shares space with Kitsap General Surgery and remains part of a group of independent physicians within Kitsap.
Dr. Neitzel has been in practice for 7 years and is a well-known expert in her field with a record of excellence. She chose to focus her training and practice on Minimally Invasive Surgery and is pleased to offer her patients surgical and nonsurgical treatments that help keep her patients on their feet and able to enjoy life. Her practice emphasizes custom-designed treatment plans for her patients that highlight a comprehensive approach. For this reason, when surgery is necessary, Dr. Neitzel is able to offer surgical options with minimal incisions (2-5mm) and significantly decreased recovery times using her Minimally Invasive Surgical techniques. Her approach is not what you find in typical, high volume offices–in every case, she puts a strong emphasis on education and communication for better patient outcomes.
Voted as a “2019 Central Kitsap Best Physician” Finalist, Dr. Neitzel and her podiatry practice in Silverdale, Peninsula Podiatry, are top-ranked within the community. She is currently accepting new patients and serves patients in Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend, Port Ludlow, Poulsbo, Silverdale, Bremerton, Port Orchard, and Gig Harbor. Dr. Neitzel’s approach to her practice is one of compassion, communication, and offering the best podiatrist services in Kitsap County.
Peninsula Podiatry is dedicated to researching and offering top of the line conservative and surgical services for your feet.
Dr. Neitzel is absolutely thrilled to be back in the Pacific Northwest with her family on the Kitsap Peninsula. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, fishing, swimming, and being outdoors.
American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiac Life Support – 2013 – 2020
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency
Swedish Covenant Hospital of Chicago
Neitzel, S., Dzwinyk, J., Chirios, P. 2014. Case Presentation: Traumatic Comminuted Fracture of Lateral Navicular with the use of Interpositional Tendon Graft. Swedish Covenant Hospital (pending publication submission).
Neitzel, S., Shao, M. 2013. Atherosclerosis and the Podiatric Physician. Grand Rounds, Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago IL.
Neitzel, S., Costas, C. 2013. Case Presentation: Management of Acute on Chronic Osteomyelitis in the Diabetic Foot. Grand Rounds, St. Francis Ressurection Hospital, Chicago, IL.
Neitzel, S., Costas, C. 2013. Appropriate use of Labeled Leukocyte Bone Scans in OM. Grand Rounds, St. Francis Resurrection Hospital, Chicago, IL.
Neitzel, S., Lanzito, A. 2012. Case Presentation: Painful Osteochondroma and excess adipose fat deposition in a patient with suspected Turner Syndrome. Sacred Heart Hospital, Chicago, IL. (pending publication submission).
Lynch-Alfaro J.W, Boubli, J.P., Olsen, L.E., Di Fiore, A., Wilson, B., Gutierrez-Espeleta, G.A., Shulte, M., Neitzel, S., Ross, V., Schwochow, D., et. al. Explosive Pleistocene range expansion leads to widespread Amazonian sympatry between robust and gracile capuchin monkeys. Journal of Biogeography 2012. Vol39 (2):272-288.
Lynch Alfaro, J.W., Gutierrez-Espeleta, G., Ross, V., Neitzel, S., Sukraw, K., Alfaro, M.E. 2006 Patterns of mtDNA genetic diversity in capuchin monkeys at regional and local scales. Presented to the American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meeting 03/2008.
Neitzel S., Lynch-Alfaro, J., Gutierrez-Espeleta, G., Alfaro, M.E. 2006 Genetic diversity in Cebus capucinus within Costa Rica. Northwest Anthropology Conference at Washington State University 04/2008.