Meet The Doctors

Dr. Richard J. Norman

    Dr. Richard J. Norman was born on February 25, 1969 at St Jude Hospital in Fullerton California. He grew up in Orange County, California and is the fifth child of six children. He grew up in a hard-working home with lots of constant actives including church, school and sports. Dr. Norman’s father worked for Rockwell International as a mechanical engineer working on cutting edge missile technology in the aerospace industry. Dr. Norman’s mother managed a busy home keeping the family well organized and always on the go. 

    Dr. Norman graduated from Valencia High School in Placentia, California in 1987. Shortly after high school Dr. Norman served a two year mission for his church in the Jackson Mississippi Mission. After his missionary service he attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and graduated in 1995 with a BS in Biology. Dr. Norman was accepted to the California College of Podiatric Medicine and moved, with his wife and son, to San Francisco, California. Dr. Norman graduated from the California College of Podiatric in 1999 with his D.P.M. degree. He was accepted into a two year surgical residency program at Corona Regional Medical Center in Corona, California. After completing his two year residency program Dr. Norman moved his family to the Central Coast and purchased a private practice in Arroyo Grande, California. As Dr. Norman’s Podiatric practice grew he moved to the city of Pismo Beach where he currently manages a busy practice and has been doing so for over 20 years. 

    Dr. Norman has been happily married to his wife Diana for 33 years and is the proud father of five children. He enjoys serving in the local community, is actively serving in his church and loves being with his family. Dr. Norman enjoys, off-roading in his jeep, movies, photography, concerts, hiking, fishing, DJing, and going to Disneyland with his daughters. Dr. Norman has a deep appreciation for the beauty of the Central Coast, considers this his home and loves the people of the Central Coast. 

  • Richard J. Norman, DPM


    • Brigham Young University Provo, Utah. BS Biology degree, August 1995. B.S. Biology, August 1995.
    • California College of Podiatric Medicine San Francisco, California. DPM degree, May 1999.
    • The Western Podiatric Medical Conference, Anaheim, CA. June 2001-Present. Annual podiatric conference with continuing medical education and completion of 25 CME units each year.

    Association Memberships

    • American Podiatric Medical Association
    • California Podiatric Medical Association
    • Associate of the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine


    • Coastal Podiatry, 
      Pismo Beach, CA. 
      August 2001-Present. 
      Over 15 years of experience as a Solo practitioner providing both conservative and surgical podiatric care for patients in a private office setting, located at 2 James Way, Suite 205, Pismo Beach, CA 93449.
    • Corona Regional Medical Center Residency Program, 
      Corona, CA. 
      Completion of a 12 month Primary Podiatric Medical Residency. Completion of a 12 month Podiatric Surgical Residency. Residency Director: Jeffrey Katz, DPM.
    • American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, 
      Torrance, CA. 2001. 
      Board eligible for board certification of the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.

    Leadership & Activities

    • Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Podiatric Medical Society, 
      2002-Present. Active as member of the local podiatric society.
    • Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Medical Executive Committee,
      2006-Present. Active committee member.
    • Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Credentials Committee,
      2006-Present. Active committee member.
    • Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Surgery Committee 
      2002-Present. Active committee member.


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