Joseph X Kou MD

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  • Primary Specialties:
    • Foot & Ankle, 
    • Repair & Reconstruction Surgery, 
    • Sports Medicine
  • Gender: Male
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Care Team: Megan Smith PA-C

"Your health and the quality of orthopedic care you receive are my top priorities. I am proud of the excellent and comprehensive care that our group of orthopedic surgeons offer the community, and I strive to provide outstanding and timely orthopedic care while encouraging patients to take an active role in the process."

Dr. Kou provides state-of-the-art orthopedic care in an efficient and compassionate fashion, and his patients enjoy his down to earth bedside manner. Dr. Kou educates his patients on how and why their problem developed and on what conservative and surgical treatment options are available to them.

Dr. Kou is among the best-trained orthopedic foot and ankle surgeons in the country and has been in the field for more than 10 years.

Orthopedic Surgery is an ever-changing field and the advances in foot and ankle care materials and technology have dramatically changed the way most Orthopedic Surgeons practice. Dr. Kou uses the latest in foot and ankle surgery technology and techniques, including performing both the Wright Medical Infinity Total Ankle Replacement and the Paragon28 Apex 3D Total Ankle procedure.

  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Fellowship

    • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction

      Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

  • Residency

    • Orthopedic Surgery

      William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

  • Medical School

    • Doctor of Medicine

      Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

  • College

    • B.S. in Biochemistry

      University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Medical Interests

Areas of Interest:
  • Wright Medical Infinity Total Ankle Replacement
  • Paragon28 Apex3D Total Ankle

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  • Walnut Creek - Redwood

    2625 Shadelands Drive
    Walnut Creek, CA 94598


  • Concord

    1800 Sutter Street
    Concord, CA 94520


  • San Ramon

    5201 Norris Canyon Road
    San Ramon, CA 94583


Real Patients.
Real Success Stories.

  • “I absolutely love Dr. Kou! His knowledge, professionalism, compassion and down to earth explanations were beyond refreshing!”

    - Lora
  • “The very best among the medical community.”

    - Roseanne L.
  • “He took the time to explain his findings in detail.”

    - Tim O.
  • “Dr. Kou really listened to me and then walked me through 3 different options for treatment, including how effective he felt each would be.”

    - Ralph S.
  • “Dr. Kou is such a great guy…Friendly and approachable, and very focused on listening and answering questions.”

    - David