You can be assured of both professional excellence and attentive care at CWPS, where we thoroughly understand the medical issues of the feet and ankles — and the medical solutions.

Dr. Donald W. Orminski is an experienced, Board Certified physician and surgeon of the foot and ankle. Together, Dr. Orminski has 30 years of podiatric experience, with expertise in cutting-edge technology and the latest in proven surgical techniques.

Donald W. Orminski, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Dr. Orminski has been in practice since 1980, specializing in general and surgical podiatry. He was certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in 1986 and re-certified in 1995 and 2005. As Director and founder of the Wound Care Center at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, he is dedicated to the prevention of limb loss through proper treatment of diabetes and other serious medical conditions. Throughout his career, Dr. Orminski has been committed to public service. He founded “Operation Walk,” sponsored by Rotary International, providing treatment and rehabilitation to Southeast Asian victims of limb loss from land mines. In recent years, his focus has turned to the Yakima Valley community, where he feels there is great unmet need.

Professional Accreditation

DPM: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
FACFAS: Fellow of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
ABFAS: American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery
APMA/WSPMA: Members of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Washington State Podiatric Medical Association
FAPWCA: Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association

Affiliated Associations:
Donald W. Orminski, DPM, FACFAS, was appointed in June 2009 by Governor Christine Gregoire to serve a 5 year term on the Washington State Podiatric Medical Board. The mandate of the Podiatric Medical Board is to protect the public's health and safety and to promote the welfare of the state by regulating the competency and quality of professional health care providers under their jurisdiction. The Podiatric Medical Board accomplishes this mandate through a variety of activities in collaboration with the Department of Health, Health Professions Quality Assurance.

Board duties include:
  • Regulating the competency and quality of professional health care providers under its jurisdiction by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing qualifications for licensure
  • Ensuring consistent standards of practice
  • Assessing, investigating and making recommendations related to complaints against physicians and physician assistants which may range from a Notice of Correction to a Revocation of licensure.
  • Developing rules, policies, and procedures that promote the delivery of quality health care to the residents of the state.
Since February 2010, Dr. Orminski will be serving as President of the Osteopathic Foundation of Yakima.