Dr. Stephen Schwartz

Listened and understood my concerns, did an appropriate evaluation, and recommended possible treatment choices according to my preferences. Very professional and personable! Anonymous
Dr. Steven Schwartz, University Foot and Ankle Institute, Los Angeles

Dr. Stephen Schwartz is a board-certified practitioner of general podiatric medicine with a passion for serving the underserved. Born in Toronto, Dr. Schwartz moved stateside at the age of 3 and grew up in Anaheim. He currently lives in Los Angeles and is an avid sports fan.

 

Dr. Schwartz grew up in California, and like most of the physicians here at UFAI, recognizes the west coast as the best coast! He graduated from University of California at Irvine with Honors, majoring in the biological sciences. He then went on to study Podiatric Medicine at the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco. Dr. Schwartz completed his residency at the Southern California Podiatric Medical Center, an affiliate of the USC Medical Center

 

Dr. Schwartz is a member of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He received his board certification in 1986.

 

A stand-out physician, Dr. Schwartz runs Operation Footprint, a non-profit organization that provides training, medical supplies, and reconstructive surgery to Honduran children born with major podiatric disabilities, particularly clubfeet. Dr. Schwartz has been involved with this project since 1978. As Chief Surgeon Emeritus, Dr. Schwartz now serves as co-director, supervising and training the new corps of operating surgeons.

 

Operation Footprint is also committed to providing medical training and demonstrations to local physicians, residents-in-training, and nurses to recognize, diagnose, and treat clubfeet in children. The organization has treated several thousand children since its inception in 1976, operating in Mexicali and Tijuana, Mexico, San Miguel, El Salvador, and Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

 

Want to learn more about this great organization? Visit Operation Footprint on the web at www.operationfootprint.org.

 

Did you know you can easily help Dr. Schwartz’s work in Honduras with Operation Footprint for free every time you shop on Amazon.com?

 

Simply You can make Operation Footprint your charity of choice through the Amazon Smile Program by go to smile.amazon.com.

 

Then just sign into your Amazon account and start shopping, it’s that easy. A portion of every purchase on Amazon will go towards delivering high-quality surgical and therapeutic care to children in great need.

 

Dr. Schwatrz is available for consultation at our Mid-Wilshire location.

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    Great staff who put up with my questions and bad jokes. Hope I will not have to return, but if I do have foot problems again, I will go back to these folks.
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    I injured my foot last night while kickboxing.  I was afraid I broke it.  I called Dr. Bob Baravarian's of the Foot and Ankle Institute, hoping to schedule an appointment.  Luckily, they were able to see me today. I ...
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    Thanks for helping me get out of pain and on a path to feeling better. After two weeks of physical therapy for Plantar Fasciitis, I am beginning to walk without pain.
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    This was my first operation and everything was managed really well. Dr. Baravarian is someone I wouldn't hesitate to recommend.
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    My first appointment, Dr. Barvarian personally came out to the waiting room, introduced himself, and walked me back to examine my foot; but only after taking a detailed history of what I do for a living, when my injur...
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