Alton Smalley, DPM
Alton Smalley attended the California College of Podiatric Medicine. He subsequently finished his surgical residency at Lindell Hospital, St. Louis Missouri in 1979. He has been involved in multiple academic and professional societies since that time. He has been a clinical professor at the California College of Podiatric Medicine, he is a qualified medical evaluator for the state of California and is a long time member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Smalley has been elected Podiatry Section Chairman for the department of surgery at Mercy General Hospital.
Carla Docharty, DPM
Carla Docharty attended the California College of Podiatric Medicine and finished her surgical residency at Kaiser Permanente in 1993. She is a diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, a qualified medical examiner and a long time member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. She devotes time to the American Association of Women Podiatrists and the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Docharty has been elected Section Chair for Podiatric Surgery in the department of surgery at Sutter General Hospital. She has been elected President for the Sacramento Valley Podiatric Medical Society numerous times.
Jamie A. Bakal, DPM
Dr. Jamie Bakal joined Capital Foot and Ankle in 2012. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. After college, she attended the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University. Her surgical residency was then completed at Kaiser Permanente, North Bay Consortium at Vallejo, Vacaville, Santa Rosa, and San Rafael. During her residency she also had surgical training at San Francisco General Hospital and Alameda County Hospital. Dr. Bakal has a special interest in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, ankle arthroscopy, and sports medicine. Her credentials include:
Board Certified in Foot and Reconstructive/Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is also a volunteer for the Case review Committee.
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor- California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University
Volunteer Clinical Instructor - University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
Outside of work she enjoys spending time outdoors, mountain biking, surfing and skiiing. She has a special interest in animal rescue and plant based nutrition.
MARK J. DRAKE, DPM
Mark Drake was born and raised in the Roseville area. He received his Bachelors degree from the University of California at Davis. After attending the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University, he completed his surgical training at Hunt Regional Medical Center near Dallas TX. He has special interest in foot and ankle trauma, reconstruction, and wound care. During his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. They enjoy doing outdoor activities including hiking, running, and swimming.
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