Awarded best Los Angeles podiatrists by LA Magazine for foot and ankle care, including:

  • Achilles Tendon Injury & Repair

    Decades of Achilles' tendon repair experience has led us to offer the most technologically advanced treatments available today. Our dramatic improvements in the outcomes of Achilles tendon injuries and tears are best in class.

  • Bunion Correction
    Bunion Correction

    UFAI’s at the forefront of bunion treatment in the US, providing individualized state-of-the-art minimally invasive treatment options like our new MiniBunion™️ procedure and the Forever Lapidus Bunionectomy™️ for the most advanced cases.

  • Plantar Fasciitis & Heel Pain

    We're leaders in the treatment of, and product development for, plantar fasciitis. Less than 5% of our plantar fascia patients need advanced treatments, less than 2% ever need surgery. We offer the highest success rates with the very best care anywhere.

  • Ball of Foot Pain

    Ball of Foot Pain can be caused by several conditions, including Morton's neuroma and plantar plate injuries. They often form because of an injury and are painful conditions that should not be ignored.

  • Ankle Fusion & Replacement

    Suffer from severe ankle arthritis or deformity? Conservative treatments didn't help? You have two very effective surgical options, but neither is right for everyone. Learning which is best takes a very experienced surgeon. That's where UFAI comes in.

  • Foot and Ankle Arthritis

    We've helped revolutionize treatments for a myriad of foot and ankle arthritic conditions. Working closely with device manufacturers we’ve helped in the development of new technologies and research for toe and ankle arthritis.

Committed to delvering the most exceptional care anywhere
16,173 Total 1st Party Reviews / 4.9 out of 5 Stars
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    This was one of the best medical experiences i’ve ever bad. Well taken care of, friendly, quick & professional. This will be th...
    Bobby D.
  • Yelp
    For all you TL;DR types out there, here is the soundbyte: Dr. Baravarian got rid of my chronic tendinitis when nothing else wor...
    Lisaraine B.
  • GatherUp
    Dr Saeedi was able to quickly figure out my foot issue and discussed options
    Anne C.
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    I would highly recommend Dr. Justin Franson. I have been his patient since 2012. Most doctors that I have seen have had me in a...
    Cynthia M.
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    I love the office & staff, in fact I'm scheduling my other foot surgery for 2 months from now. I had my first surgery less tha...
    Janis P.
  • GatherUp
    Pretty much the same way I've felt about all my previous experiences with UFAI. The medical care I receive has always been firs...
    George W.
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    Dr Redkar is a great Doctor who takes excellent care of me with action and words. The staff are most pleasant and attentive. I...
    George F.
  • GatherUp
    It was great! I’m feeling better because of their care.
    Karla C.
  • GatherUp
    Dr. Kelman is very knowledgeable and extremely helpful. Can’t wait to get my inserts!
    Shaughnessy H.
  • Yelp
    Was lucky to be referred to Dr. Babak Baravarian in Oct.2010 by my " Podiatrician " cousin. She told me good words about him an...
    Mahkameh S.
  • GatherUp
    I. Am so grateful for Dr. Briskin and Dr. carter as well as their assistants and clerical staff. Everyone is always kind, court...
    Amorena K.
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    Everyone is very helpful and caring
    Candace L.
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