Our Santa Monica Podiatry Location

In this video Diane from Santa Monica talks about her Bunion Revision Surgery and how UFAI got her back on her feet and into shoes she loves.


Our nationally recognized podiatrists and foot and ankle specialists offer the most advanced foot and ankle care with the most treatment options and the highest success rates in the nation


Our state of the art Santa Monica facility is complete with on-site radiology, and MRI, a Physical Therapy Center, neurosensory nerve testing, ultrasound, state-of-the-art operating rooms and more.


Foot or Ankle Emergency? Call our 24-hour Emergency Foot and Ankle Urgent Care Service at 877-501-0193.


Our Santa Monica Podiatry Location

Corporate Headquarters

2121 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 101

Santa Monica, CA 90403

(424) 238-1042


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2121 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 101

Santa Monica, CA 90403

About Our Santa Monica Location

University Foot and Ankle Institute, a preferred provider for UCLA Medical Group.


Our state-of-the-art facilities provide the very best treatment for foot and ankle fractures, bunions, hammer toes, neuromas, plantar fasciitis heel pain, Achilles tendonitis, ankle sprains, as well as advanced reconstructive surgery and limb salvage of the foot and ankle.  Services provided by Dr. Bob Baravarian, Dr. Gary Briskin and Dr. Jason Morris.


UFAI's Santa Monica Podiatrists specialize in:

  • Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine
  • Orthotic and Brace manufacturing
  • Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Trauma and Fracture Care/Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Plantar Fascia/Heel Pain
  • Tendon Repair Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Arthritis Care
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Diabetic Foot Care



UFAI Santa Monica Podiatry Advanced Technologies include:

  • Digital X-ray
  • Open MRI for Foot and Ankle
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

  • Neurosensory Testing
  • Non-invasive Vascular Testing
  • pedCAT 3-D Weight Bearing Foot and Ankle CT
  • Q-Clear Laser for Nail Fungus Treatment
  • Tenex Therapy for Soft Tissue dDamage

  • Topaz Coblation for Chronic Achilles Tendonosis and Plantar Fasciitis

  • Regenerative Treatments including, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Amniotic and Stem Cell Cell Therapies
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • State of the Art Surgical Suites



Meet your Santa Monica Foot and Ankle Specialists

Podiatrist Santa Monica, Dr. Bob Baravarian


Dr. Bob Baravarian is a member of UCLA Medical Group, an assistant clinical professor at UCLA School of Medicine and Chief of Podiatric Surgery at Santa Monica/UCLA medical center.


After his residency at the University of Pittsburgh with an emphasis in sports medicine reconstructive surgery, foot and ankle trauma and diabetic limb salvage, he joined UCLA. Four years later, he opened University Foot and Ankle Institute.


A life-long sports enthusiast, he played tennis in high school and college and currently consultants to the Association of Tennis Professionals, several running clubs and multiple shoe manufactures. He has special interest in sports medicine, arthritic care and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle.



Dr. Gar Briskin, Santa Monica Podiatrist, University Foot and Ankle Institute

As co-founder and co-director of University Foot and Ankle Institute, Dr. Gary Briskin began his medical training at Flint General Hospital in Michigan where he served his residency. He then established a practice in Century City Hospital, where he became chief of podiatric surgery.


Dr. Briskin serves as an assistant clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.


Dr. Briskin has a passion for sports and is currently involved with multiple running, hockey and soccer organizations. He has a special interest in sports medicine, arthritis prevention and reconstructive surgery.



About University Foot and Ankle Institute's Santa Monica Podiatry location.


University Foot and Ankle Institute is nationally recognized as among the very best Podiatrists and Foot and Ankle Surgeons in the nation.


Our Santa Monica podiatry location serves Santa Monica, West Los Angeles areas including Malibu, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, Westwood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Pacific Palisades, West Hollywood, Hollywood, Brentwood, Sherman Oaks, and Marina Del Ray and the surrounding areas.



A Look at Our Santa Monica Office:

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  • Yelp
    Two thumbs up Dr. B. My son and I are both pain free now and we are very happy with the service we got at your office.
    Haleh S.
  • Yelp
    Dr. Morris took the time to listen, diagnose, and answer many questions I had.  In combination of his treatment, suitable ankle support, and physical therapy sessions, which prescribed by Dr. Morris, I was able to hea...
    Margaux H.
  • CustomerSure
    Dr. Briskin is the best. He is very understanding and caring.
    Lan G.
  • Yelp
    Right after my first visit with Dr, Briskin was over I knew I found the right doctor. My problem was approached with caution, care and expertise treatment. The treatment was important, but the doctor's mannerism is al...
    Kirk W.
  • CustomerSure
    I really appreciate the office flexibility, as I never know when my foot issue will flare up and I will need to be seen. It is unpredictable, so I am grateful that the staff works to get me in to see Dr Briskin!
    Nancy S.
  • CustomerSure
    I'm thankful that you have Saturday office hours. Making appointments is easy. OVERALL VERY VERY SATISFIED.
    Michael S.
  • Google+
    I am an avid runner, but had a foot injury that made even walking excruciatingly painful. I went to University Foot and Ankle Institute after being misdiagnosed by another doctor. Everyone in the office is so nice, fr...
    Christie C.
  • CustomerSure
    My experience with the team was wonderful. Thank you very much!
    Shirley F.
  • Yelp
    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...
    Flora C.
  • 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.
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  • 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