Gary Y. Liao, D.P.M.

Dr. Gary Y. Liao spent his childhood and early teen years in Thomasville, North Carolina.  He moved to the Triangle area to attend High School at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham.  He obtained his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Upon graduating from college, he moved to South Florida to attend Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami Florida where he earned his Doctorate in Podiatry.  He completed a comprehensive three year surgical residency focusing on elective and reconstructive foot surgery at Catholic Health Systems/Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo, New York. He has the privilege of serving as chief resident during his third year of residency. During his residency, Dr. Liao developed a special interest in sports medicine of the lower extremity, general podiatry and reconstructive forefoot surgery.  

In his free time, Dr Liao enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, playing racquetball and baseball and cheering on his Tar Heels during basketball season.   

Primary Specialty:
Primary Podiatric Medicine, Biomechanics, Podiatric Surgery

Medical Education:
School of Podiatric Medicine, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL

Hospital Affiliations:
NC Specialty Hospital, Durham, NC
Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, NC

Professional Affiliations:

NCFAS North Carolina Foot & Ankle Society
APMA American Podiatric Medical Association
ABPM American Board of Podiatric Medicine
ACFAS American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
ACFAOM American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics


Call Central Carolina Foot and Ankle Associates at (919) 477-9333 if you have questions or would like to see one of our experienced doctors.

Thank you for the opportunity to serve your podiatric health needs.  We hope we will not only meet, but exceed your expectations.

Central Carolina Foot & Ankle Associates

4119 Capitol Street
Durham, NC 27704 
(near Duke Regional Hospital) 

5107 Southpark Drive
Suite 202
Durham, NC 27713 
(close to RTP and Chapel Hill)