Bunion Surgery in Northridge

Updated 6/4/2019
Dr. Baravarian discusses the different types of bunion surgery.

Bunion surgery for our Northridge residents

As leaders in the field of bunion surgery, we do not believe one solution fits all patients.


We carefully develop individual treatment plans that take into account the unique lifestyle of each patient as we create a personalized approach to care and selection of the finest medical option.


When is bunion surgery the best option for patients in the Northridge area?

As conditions worsen, or desired activities become limited and patients are unable to find pain relief with non-invasive bunion correction treatments, one of the following truly effective types of bunion surgery may be considered

Our Podiatrists In Granada Hills / Northridge

10515 Balboa Blvd.

Suite 140

Granada Hills, CA 91344

(818) 962-5600

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Types of bunion surgery include


  • Lapidus bunionectomy – considered the Gold Standard
  • MinVasive bunionectomy – our trademark system
  • Opening wedge bunionectomy
  • Akin bunionectomy
  • Tightrope with Austin bunionectomy
  • Austin or chevron procedure long arm osteotomy
  • McBride bunionectomy
  • Tailor’s bunion surgery


Our surgeons focus on performing the right type of surgery and a variety of methods to control pain, resulting in virtually painless surgeries. 



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Non-Invasive Bunion Correction Treatments for Northridge Residents


From a technical standpoint, a foot bunion can only be fixed with surgery. However, since many patients do not require surgery to achieve symptom relief, the early stages of the progression of deformity can be dramatically slowed when using non-invasive bunion correction treatments for Northridge residents, such as:


  • Use of topical medications: compound creams, Volgaren gel, BioFreeze 
  • Lidocaine patches
  • New techniques such as PRP or amniotic membrane injections
  • Comfortable shoes with a wide and soft toe box
  • Custom orthotics
  • Silicone gel sleeves, toe spacers, moleskin pads
  • Cortisone or steroid injections used very sparingly
  • Ice packs
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory over-the-counter drugs 
  • Low impact stretching exercises and range of motion maneuvers
  • Night splints
  • Activity modification


Our doctors can evaluate your specific situation and work with you to help reduce the comfort by trying the use of non-invasive bunion correction techniques.



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Which Bunion Treatment Option is Best for Me?


With our superior experience in evaluating all types of procedures and performing surgeries when that is the outcome best suited to the individual lifestyle of our patients in Northridge, we take great pride in applying our knowledge and decades of experience to create a unique treatment plan that may include one or more of the following options:


  • Bunion treatment without surgery
  • Minimally invasive bunion treatment
  • Conservative bunion correction
  • Bunion removal surgery


Our doctors and specialists are committed to applying the very finest procedures tailored to the unique condition of each patient. When surgery is determined to be the best option for providing the most positive outcome, it is critical to select the right surgeon to perform just the right type of surgery resulting in a virtually painless recovery.


Call Foot Ankle Institute to schedule a consultation so that we can learn more about the specifics of your situation. 877-989-9110.


Learn more about our Northridge/Granada Hills location here.

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