Downtown Los Angeles Podiatry Location - Opening December 2017


In this video Beverly discusses her bunion treatment and overall experience at University Foot and Ankle Institute.


If you’re suffering from a foot or ankle condition, you can rest assure that our Los Angeles team of internationally recognized foot and ankle doctors will ease your pain and get you back on your feet.

Our team of specialists have decades of combined experience and have successfully treated over 200,000. They pride themselves in offering the very latest treatment options in a relaxed and family friendly environment.


Downtown Los Angeles Podiatry Location - Opening December 2017

1245 Wilshire Blvd.

Suite 810

Los Angeles, CA 90017

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1245 Wilshire Blvd.

Suite 810

Los Angeles, CA 90017

About Our Downtown Los Angeles Location

University Foot and Ankle Institute of Downtown Los Angeles is a preferred provider for UCLA Medical Group.

Our internationally recognized foot and ankle doctors comprehensively treat all foot and ankle problems from simple tendonitis conditions, heel pain, ankle sprains to the most complex reconstructive surgery and limb salvage of the foot and ankle.


The Physicians at UFAI Downtown Los Angeles specialize in:

  • Bunion Treatment: Conservative and Surgical

  • Sports Medicine of the Foot and Ankle
  • Trauma and Fracture Care

  • Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis 
  • Orthotic and Brace manufacturing
  • Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Arthritis Care
  • Tendon Repair
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Ankle Replacement



UFAI's Advanced Technologies include:

  • Digital X-ray
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

  • Neurosensory Testing
  • Non-invasive Vascular Testing
  • Q-Clear Laser for Nail Fungus Treatment
  • Tenex Therapy for Soft Tissue Damage

  • Topaz Coblation for Chronic Achilles Tendonosis and Plantar Fasciitis

  • Regenerative Treatments including, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Amniotic and Stem Cell Cell Therapies



Meet your Downtown Los Angeles Foot and Ankle Doctor:

Downtown Los Angeles Foot and Ankle Doctor, Dr. Ryan Carter

Raised in a sports family, Dr. Ryan Carter spent a lot of time on the practice fields, running on the track and attending sporting events. He also excelled in the classroom and enjoyed anatomy and science. He attended the University of Missouri, Columbia where he received his bachelor’s degree in Biology.

Dr. Carter received his medical degree at Midwestern University Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine. He then completed a three year surgical residency at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Clara, California where he received comprehensive training in all aspects of the foot and ankle. During his final year of residency he served as chief resident


In his free time, Dr. Carter enjoys running and spending time with his 10 year old corgi Kobe.


  • Angies List
    I went to see Dr. Sydney Yau with foot and ankle pain. After trying many alternative treatments I ended up needing surgery. Dr. Yau was very kind and informative. He has always been available if I had any questions. ...
    Lisa W.
  • Yelp
    I honestly wish I never had cause to go here, but I'm very thankful that I saw Dr. Bob Baravarian for a severe ankle fracture. A pal referred me and they also had a great experience with him. From the start, Dr. Bob ...
    Kelly J.
  • CustomerSure
    Dr. Baravarian did a great job fixing my foot.
    Thomas P.
  • CustomerSure
    Would not go anywhere else.
    Stacy B.
  • Yelp
    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...
    Davey F.
  • Yelp
    A few months ago, I visited Dr. Baravarian for a foot ailment that I had been suffering from for a few years. After a couple of misdiagnoses and painful cortisone and alcohol injections. He was able to tell me I had a...
    Tory R.
  • A note of thanks to you in the treatment of my foot. While I don't know the outcome yet. I would like you to know that I appreciate your expertise as well as your manner. I feel that I can connect with you, which is i...
    B. T.
  • ZocDoc
    Excellent - this was a follow-up to receive and fit orthotics.
    Linda N.
  • CustomerSure
    Dr. Justin Franson, Suzanne and Jasmine are awesome!!
    Rian B.
  • Everything was explained to me in detail and all of my questions were totally answered.. My recovery was a breeze. I could not be happier with the care or the final result. Thanks for the great care.
Same day appointments now available!
or call 24/7:
  • University Foot & Ankle, a Preferred Provider to:
  • UCLA Health System - UCLA Medical Group
  • MPTF - Member Industry Health Network
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • ATP - Association of Tennis Professionals
  • And consulting physicians for:
  • C&S - Cedars-Sinai
  • Saint John's Health Center