Downtown Los Angeles Podiatry Location


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

1245 Wilshire Blvd.

Suite 810

Los Angeles, CA 90017

(213) 878-1107

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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:


Dr. Ryan Carter was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. As part of a sports family, he spent many hours on the practice fields, running on the track, or at professional sporting events.


Dr. Carter received his bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of Missouri, Columbia, where he played on the men’s lacrosse team and was captain during his senior year.


After receiving his medical degree at Midwestern University Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Carter then completed a three year surgical residency at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Clara, California. During his residency, 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.


Over 200,000 happy UFAI patients and growing
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    Dr. Gary was terrific and numbed my toe before he did the procedure. It was absolute pleasure, with minimal pain and anxiety.
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    I appreciate the promptness of your staff getting me in on time for my appointments. Everyone is knowledgeable about what they are supposed to do.
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    Dr. Briskin is the best. He is very understanding and caring.
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    Dr. Sydney Yau has been so helpful.
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    I came to University Foot and Ankle Institute after being misdiagnosed by another doctor. I am a runner and foot pain was making even the shortest walks difficult and painful. Everyone at the office is very nice and D...
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    My feet don't hurt anymore!
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