Dr. Dustin Hubbard is the premier foot and ankle specialist of Fairbanks, Alaska. He takes great pride in providing advanced care for all foot and ankle ailments at Fairbanks Foot and Ankle.
Dr. Hubbard strives to involve patients in their care by educating them about conservative and surgical treatment options. His patients in Fairbanks value his dedication to talking with them and delivering individualized treatment.
Dr. Hubbard was born and raised in Soda Spring, Idaho, where he led an active lifestyle, participating in sports, and working on the family farm. From a young age, he developed a strong work ethic and a second-hand nature for problem-solving. He started multiple businesses to fund his education at Brigham Young University – Idaho, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a minor in chemistry.
Dr. Hubbard attended medical school at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio, where he graduated at the top of his class. Following medical school, he completed a three-year foot and ankle surgical residency, where he trained extensively in reconstructive ankle and foot surgery, as well as pediatric and adult procedures.
During his final year of residency, Dr. Hubbard was selected to complete a highly competitive and rigorous year of training at Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento, California, focusing on trauma and reconstructive foot and ankle surgeries.
Dr. Hubbard has treated hundreds of simple and complex ankle fractures, along with other lower extremity injuries, such as Pilon fractures, calcaneal fractures, Lisfranc fractures, and gunshot wounds. He also received selective training in pediatric and adult flatfoot, learning nonsurgical and surgical treatment options. Dr. Hubbard is one of the few foot and ankle surgeons in Alaska who’s trained in ankle arthroscopy and total ankle replacement.
As an avid outdoorsman, Dr. Hubbard loves to hunt, fish, mountain bike, water ski, snowmobile, and enjoy any outdoor activity that involves his wife and two boys. He and his family are thrilled to call Fairbanks home. He’s also fluent in Spanish.