Dr. Avanti Redkar, DPM

Updated 1/19/2021
Podiatrist West Hiills, Dr. Avanti Redkar

Dr. Avanti Redkar is board certified in podiatric medicine and joined UFAI under a fellowship in sports medicine and ankle reconstruction. She specializes in foot and ankle pathology and also completed a dermatopathology fellowship in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Born in Pune, India, she and her family immigrated to Auburn, Alabama when she was four years old and then settled down near Scranton, Pennsylvania when she was eight.

 

She attended undergrad at the University of Scranton and graduated with a degree in biology. From there, she attended SUNY Buffalo to earn a Master’s degree in nutrition, and then podiatry school at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

 

She completed her surgical residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, New York, where she was trained in foot and rearfoot surgery, wound care, and hyperbaric medicine.

 

Like many at UFAI, Dr. Redkar loves to move and enjoys an active and vibrant recreational life. Growing up, she would challenge her parents and younger brother to games of tennis.

 

She continued to play sports throughout high school, and during her time as an undergrad she competed in intramural soccer with her fellow biology “nerds” on a team dubbed “The Double Helix.” She also loves swimming, hiking, and several intense workout programs.

 

Dr. Avanti Redkar has been named to Los Angeles Magazine’s prestigious Top Doctors list of 2020. Congratulations Dr. Redkar!

 

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1,322 Total 1st Party Reviews / 4.9 out of 5 Stars
  • Google
    Dr. Redkar is very proactive, which I both like and need for my multiple foot problems. I feel well taken care of by her and he...
    Chip K.
  • GatherUp
    Dr. Redkar always explains everything clearly. She's patient, and caring.
    David P.
  • GatherUp
    I love Dr Redkar. I always have a Great conversation while she's taking care of my Mom's feet. The office is clean. The office ...
    Billie A.
  • GatherUp
    I absolutely LOVE Dr. Redkar! I'm absolutely crushed that she's moving to my hometown, but wish her all the best in that beaut...
    Rex M.
  • GatherUp
    Always friendly and efficient.
    Jane L.
  • GatherUp
    Great servicr
    Santanu G.
  • GatherUp
    Everyone was accommodating and professional
    Richard R.
  • Facebook
    Dr. Redkar is a very knowledgeable foot specialist with an amazing bedside manner! I just re-injured some ligaments in my righ...
    Susan K.
  • GatherUp
    Great and pleasant experience. The doctor answered all my questions and conerns.
    Joseph B.
  • GatherUp
    I always feel that Dr. Redkar takes her time and is focused and attentive every time I visit the office. Much appreciated.
    James M.
  • GatherUp
    Was a wonderful experience from the sign up to the doctor appointment.
    Fatna W.
  • Google
    Dr. Redkar treated my ingrown toenail expertly and sympathetically. I had a lot of questions, and she took the time to answer ...
    Susan M.

 

Dr. Redkar is married and lives on the Westside with her husband and their unbelievably adorable dog, Wrigley.

 

Dr. Redkar, DPM is available for consultation at our Mid-Wilshire location.

 

Dr. Redkar Yelp Patient Review, in her own words...

The following five-star Yelp review was posted by University Foot and Ankle patient, Takashi.

5 Star Yelp review, University Foot and Ankle Institute

In March of 2017, I ruptured my left Achilles tendon while playing sports. My orthopedic surgeon at the time gave me basically only one option, open surgery.

 

I did some research and discovered there was another option, PARS (percutaneous Achilles repair system). This type of surgery was less invasive and the recovery time was much faster. My orthopedist did not offer this, he only offered open surgery. University Foot & Ankle was the name that always came up while researching PARS.

 

I scheduled an appointment and met with Dr. Redkar. Dr. Redkar was warming and attentive from the first encounter. She gave me 2 options, non-operative which requires months of casting or surgery with the PARS technique. Of course, I opted for the PARS surgery technique.

 

During my whole experience, from office visits to surgery then follow-ups, Dr. Redkar, and the office staffs were incredible. I'm on my way back to normal now, and I owe it all to Dr. Redkar. Thank you so much.

 

Click here to see Takashi's review on Yelp.com.

 

Dr. Avanti Redkar's Dog.

Wrigley, her wonder dog!

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