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 always receive outstanding care in a efficient, timely manner with no waiting.
I came to University Foot and Ankle Institute after being misdiagnosed by another doctor. I am a runner and foot pain was making even the shortest walks difficult and painful. Everyone at the office is very nice and D...
Very professional and very knowledgeable. I will recommend him to any one!
So far so good. Oh, how I hope my ankle improves!!
Very happy with the knowledge of Dr Bob Baravarian. After three surgeries by two different doctors he was able to relieve the pain and swelling. The office and staff were always pleasant and very helpful. I would hi...
I live in Seattle, WA and go visit my mom in LA several times a year. I had a foot injury last year and someone recommended Dr. Baravarian. I went for a visit several times. I am really pleased with what he did fo...
I had tendon surgery about 2 years ago at Kaiser and it was the worst experience of my life...Dr. Baravarian is a breath of fresh air! Finally! A doctor who cares and really seems to care about your recovery! His ent...
I went to see Dr. Bob for the problem I had with my foot. I was very impressed with him and his staff. Dr. Bob is both very professional and very knowledgeable. Thank you Dr. Bob.
I have had foot pain for more than a year now and was receiving little to no information from my PREVIOUS doctor, and even worse, I did not feel like I was being heard... In doing online research about my vaguely diag...