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.
Dr. B gave me excellent advisement regarding several bruised toe nails on my right foot. His assistant Alex trimmed my toe nails. I was a little scared at first, but he had very good technique and it didn't hurt at all.
Dr. B and his staff were so kind. I'm extremely sensitive to pain and they were all very comforting and supportive. I would not hesitate to return and refer any of my family members and friends. Thank you for you comm...
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....
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.
I am in process with Dr. Baravarian now for a chronic ankle problem, and am completely delighted to be in his care. Both he and the rest of the staff are professional, courteous, helpful, and clearly are very very g...
I am a huge fan of Dr. Bob. I play soccer for fun and have had my fair share of visits to his office. Each time he has been very quick in diagnosing the problem and finding a solution. It is frustrating other doctors ...
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...
Dr. Bob is fantastic! He is such a caring, attentive, professional doctor who always walks into the room with a smile. I had 2 separate experiences that he treated me for. The first one was last summer when he diag...
You are one of the best doctors, and have the best staff, that I have ever seen. If I ever have a serious foot problem, I'll feel so much better knowing about you.