Dr. Stephen Schwartz

Dr. Steven Schwartz, University Foot and Ankle Institute, Los Angeles

Dr. Stephen Schwartz is a board-certified practitioner of general podiatric medicine with a passion for serving the underserved. Born in Toronto, Dr. Schwartz moved stateside at the age of 3 and grew up in Anaheim. He currently lives in Los Angeles and is an avid sports fan.

 

Dr. Schwartz grew up in California, and like most of the physicians here at UFAI, recognizes the west coast as the best coast! He graduated from University of California at Irvine with Honors, majoring in the biological sciences. He then went on to study Podiatric Medicine at the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco. Dr. Schwartz completed his residency at the Southern California Podiatric Medical Center, an affiliate of the USC Medical Center.

 

Dr. Schwartz is a member of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He received his board certification in 1986.

 

A stand-out physician, Dr. Schwartz runs Operation Footprint, a non-profit organization that provides training, medical supplies, and reconstructive surgery to Honduran children born with major podiatric disabilities, particularly clubfeet. Dr. Schwartz has been involved with this project since 1978. As Chief Surgeon Emeritus, Dr. Schwartz now serves as co-director, supervising and training the new corps of operating surgeons.

 

Operation Footprint is also committed to providing medical training and demonstrations to local physicians, residents-in-training, and nurses to recognize, diagnose, and treat clubfeet in children. The organization has treated several thousand children since its inception in 1976, operating in Mexicali and Tijuana, Mexico, San Miguel, El Salvador, and Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

 

Want to learn more about this great organization? Visit Operation Footprint on the web at www.operationfootprint.org.

 

Did you know you can easily help Dr. Schwartz’s work in Honduras with Operation Footprint for free every time you shop on Amazon.com?

 

Simply You can make Operation Footprint your charity of choice through the Amazon Smile Program by go to smile.amazon.com.

 

Then just sign into your Amazon account and start shopping, it’s that easy. A portion of every purchase on Amazon will go towards delivering high-quality surgical and therapeutic care to children in great need.

 

Dr. Schwartz is available for consultation at our Mid-Wilshire location.

Save

Over 200,000 happy UFAI patients and growing
  • CustomerSure
    I love Dr. Gary Briskin, Gray O' Brien & the physical therapy staff in Santa Monica. Super nice people, and very helpful getting me back on my feet!
    Kira L.
  • Yelp
    I had some PT done to my hip flexers. I'm an avid runner and cyclist. The staff is very knowledgeable and knows athletes. So if you're an athlete and need some repairs, I highly suggest this staff. Suzanne is an I...
    Tracy H.
  • 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.
  • I am writing to praise your staff for the outstanding patient care I've received over the past several months. Well beyond professional, they are competent, pleasant, and they go out of their way to be accommodating.
    D. L.
  • CustomerSure
    Exceptional care! The therapist really pays you personal attention. Something I especially liked was being asked my expectations for physical therapy at the onset of the treatment.
    Benji M.
  • CustomerSure
    Very satisfied!
    Pearl W.
  • CustomerSure
    So far so good. Oh, how I hope my ankle improves!!
    Whitney G.
  • Yelp
    My 1st time visiting University Foot & Ankle was a great experience! Dr. Yau was very helpful and even provided his email to contact him about any concerns I may have had due to my injury. Awesome staff and great loca...
    Juan A.
  • Yelp
    Like many, my husband is a classic car buff. I call it classic car nuts! Well one nice day we're going through some car stuff in the garage and BAM!! A steel car rim falls on my foot. Yes, the pain was excruciating! I...
    Irma G.
  • CustomerSure
    I always receive outstanding care in a efficient, timely manner with no waiting.
    Susan S.
Same Day Appointments
Now Available!

Or call 877-989-9110

24 hours a day, 7 days a week