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 love Dr Bob! I am a runner and my feet were hurting so badly that I wanted to stop doing the activity that I loved. I went to him reluctantly on a recommendation from a friend and his friendly office staff brought ...
Exceptional care. Was concerned that I was going to need surgery, but opted for Platelet Rich Plasma injections that now, two months out, have reduced the inflammation significantly. I actually played basketball last ...
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...
Great appointment. Great communication. Explained my particular situation very well, blending medical terms and everyday terms. Staff was very friendly and answered all my questions.
Great doctor, and great technicians and office assistants.
Dr. Baravarian and the Santa Monica office and staff are helping me stride ahead!
I would not go anywhere else! They are terrific! Dr. Bob Baravarian is an expert in his profession. No pain, and great care. The best!
I recently tore my CFL, got an MRI and was recommended surgery by my doctor in Northern California. After doing some of my own research, I came across this article - A Guide to Treating Ankle Sprains from Start to Fin...
Dr Bob and the staff in Sherman Oaks are amazing! They are kind, thorough and caring!
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...