Hayden Poulson, DPM

Foot & Ankle Surgery


Fellowship: Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic

Residency: Tuba City Regional Medical Center

Internship:Tuba City Regional Medical Center

Doctoral: Midwestern University

Undergraduate: Weber State University

Personal Quote

Medicine is a blessing in my life. I treasure the opportunity to share a partnership with my patients that works to achieve desired goals and outcomes that reduce their overall pain and increase their daily activity. I enjoy keeping family, friends and neighbors healthy and able to enjoy the life we’ve been given.

Procedures & Areas of Interest

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy of the Foot & Ankle
  • Bursitis
  • Clubfoot
  • Diabetic Charcot Correction
  • Extensive Reconstruction of the Forefoot & Hindfoot
  • External Fixation
  • Flat Foot and High-arch Reconstruction
  • Foot & Ankle Trauma and Fractures
  • Gait Analysis and Biomechanical Evaluation
  • Hallux Valgus (Bunion) Correction
  • Hammertoes
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Lesser Toe Deformities
  • Lower Leg Deformity Correction
  • Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Tendinitis & Tendinosis
  • Warts
  • Wound Care

Professional Biography

Hayden Poulson, DPM is a fellowship-trained and board certified orthopedic Podiatric Foot and Ankle Physician.

Before joining the team at Northern Arizona Orthopaedics, Dr. Poulson cared for patients at Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic where he earned his fellowship certification in Foot and Ankle Reconstruction. Dr. Poulson received his residency training from First Nations Podiatric Residency Program at Tuba City Regional Medical Center where he was named Chief Resident. During this time, he developed a true appreciation for the people of the Navajo and Hopi Reservations and returned to complete a 3-year residency where he gained further clinic and surgical training and experience. He also spent time caring for residents in rural Crown Point, and in the bottom of the Grand Canyon where he provided foot care such as diabetic screening, education and preoperative assessments to the people of the Havasupai Tribe.

Dr. Poulson earned his doctoral degree from Midwestern University. He earned his undergraduate degree from Weber State University. Dr. Poulson is an active member in the medical community holding memberships with the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.



Professional Affiliations

  • Quarterly Cadaveric Lab Instructor, 2016-2018
  • American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), Member 2015-Present
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), Member 2015-Present

Leadership Roles

  • Tuba City Regional Medical Center, Chief Resident, 2018-2019