Santa Barbara Podiatry Offices Welcome Dr. Jason Morris

University Foot & Ankle Institute Santa Barbara Podiatry Offices Welcome Dr. Jason Morris

The University Foot and Ankle Institute is proud to welcome Dr. Jason Morris to our team of foot and ankle surgeons in our Santa Barbara podiatry office.  Dr. Morris is a native of Chicago, IL where he was born and raised.  As an athlete throughout high school, he developed an interest in the biomechanics and injuries of the human body.  Having endured injuries as a child and throughout athletics, he understood the immense impact they can have especially when involving the lower extremity.  It was through these experiences that he gained his desire to become a physician and help others affected by these types of injuries.  With an undergraduate pre-medical emphasis, he attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.  While at Illinois Wesleyan, he competed collegiately in cross country and track and was an assistant within the athletic training department.

Upon graduating, Dr. Morris attended podiatric medical school at Des Moines University, a graduate school with sole emphasis on medical fields.  Des Moines University is well recognized for its top level academic program and clinic exposure.  While attending school, Dr. Morris had the opportunity to work at an athletic specialty retailer which was a consultant to many of the top running and athletic shoe manufactures.

After graduating at Des Moines University, he completed his comprehensive three year residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), which is considered a leading provider of health care in the country.  It is consistently ranked in the U.S. News and World Report as a top hospital over the past decade.   As part of the department of orthopedics at UPMC, Dr. Morris had training at a Level 1 trauma center, diabetic limb salvage center, world class sports medicine facilities, and advanced reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle.

After completion of training at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Morris joined a foot and ankle specialty group in Chicago, IL.  He was a consulting physician to the Chicago Marathon and Chicago Area Runners Association.  Subsequent to working in Chicago, he joined the University Foot and Ankle Institute.

Dr. Morris practices with the philosophy that teaching patients and educating them about their specific injury is equally important as the treatment provided.
With the advancements in modern medicine, excellent training and endless resources, Dr. Morris believes all patients and all injuries whether acute or chronic can be helped.  He takes pride in being able to provide patients with the most advanced treatment modalities available and high level facilities in order to return them to a healthy, active, pain free lifestyle.

The University Foot and Ankle Institute Advantage:

At University Foot and Ankle Institute, we strive to provide our patients with top level medical care and it is our pleasure in being able to welcome Dr. Morris to our Santa Barbara Podiatry offices.  Dr. Morris is currently living in Santa Barbara and is available for appointments in the Santa Barbara office and will be available for appointments in the Ventura office starting in September.  His interests are in sports medicine and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle, diabetic foot care, heel pain and tendon injuries.  His general philosophy is to try all forms of conservative care indicated prior to any form of surgical care.

Dr. Bob Baravarian

Dr. Bob Baravarian

Dr. Bob Baravarian is a Board Certified Podiatric Foot and Ankle Specialist. He is currently a member of UCLA Medical Group, Chief of Podiatric Surgery at Santa Monica/UCLA medical center and Orthopedic Hospital and an assistant clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He also serves as co-director of University Foot and Ankle Institute. He is Editor Emeritus of the international medical journal, Foot and Ankle Specialist.

Dr. Baravarian been involved in athletics his entire life and played competitive tennis in high school and college. He has an interest in sports medicine, arthritis therapy and trauma/reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. He servers as a consultant to the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) tour, multiple running organizations and several shoe manufacturers. He is also fluent in five languages (English, French, Spanish, Farsi and Hebrew),

Podiatrist Dr. Bob Baravarian is available for consultation at the Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks and UCLA Westwood offices.
Dr. Bob Baravarian

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