Dr. Bob Baravarian is a Board Certified Podiatric Foot and Ankle Specialist. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and one of only a handful of foot and ankle surgeons to have both foot and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle certifications as a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
He performed a comprehensive three year residency at the University of Pittsburgh with emphasis of sports medicine, reconstructive surgery, foot and ankle trauma and diabetic limb salvage. He then joined UCLA for four years prior to opening University Foot and Ankle Institute.
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.
Diane discusses her Bunion Revision Surgery experience as a patient of Dr. Bob Baravarian and the University Foot and Ankle Institute.
I have already recommended Dr Baravarian to my friend Lynn. Thank you so much. Great staff is everything, and you were awesome and sweet!
I visited Dr. Baravarian based on my primary doctors recommendation. My primary said he is the best in the business for my situation. I ruptured my Achilles Tendon on October 6th and had surgery by Dr. "Bob" on Oct...
What a great medical experience. They were running early and I saw Dr. Baravarian within 5 minutes. A very high tech operation, and a great bed side manner.
Dr. Baravarian is a very caring and patient doctor. During my first visit with him he really took the time to listen to my concerns and talk to me about all my options regarding my chronic pain. I highly recommend Dr....
Hi again and I just wanted to thank the Doctors at the University Foot and Ankle Institute. I suffered a very severe tear of my ankle around 8 months ago whilst playing with my kids and was getting frustrated with the...
I had been dealing with heel pain for far too long and went to seek treatment from University Foot and Ankle. Within three weeks my pain decreased for the first time in four years. No drugs, no surgery and no BS from ...
I was referred by a friend and was very impressed. The staff is kind and courteous. Dr. Baravarian was excellent. Reconstructive surgery, and on both feet with 12 weeks of recovery. The orthodics have been a grea...
I have been suffering for a long time with pain in my toes. Thought it was just something I would have to deal with, my mom cannot even walk anymore due to her arthritis- I cried with relief to find out that Dr. Barav...
Overall service was excellent. The receptionist was very pleasant. The service from the doctor and his assistant was thorough during my entire patient evaluation.
Listened and understood my concerns, did an appropriate evaluation, and recommended possible treatment choices according to my preferences. Very professional and personable!