Dr. Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS

Updated 9/24/2018
Los Angeles Podiatrist, Dr. Bob Baravarian

Dr. Bob Baravarian is a Board Certified Podiatric Foot and Ankle Specialist. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and one of only a handful of foot and ankle surgeons to have both foot and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle certifications as a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.


He performed a comprehensive three year residency at the University of Pittsburgh with emphasis of sports medicine, reconstructive surgery, foot and ankle trauma and diabetic limb salvage. He then joined
UCLA for four years prior to opening University Foot and Ankle Institute. 

 
He is currently a member of UCLA Medical Group, Chief of Podiatric Surgery at Santa Monica/UCLA medical center and Orthopedic Hospital and an assistant clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He also serves as co-director of University Foot and Ankle Institute. He is Editor Emeritus of the international medical journal, Foot and Ankle Specialist.

 

Dr. Baravarian been involved in athletics his entire life and played competitive tennis in high school and college. He has an interest in sports medicine, arthritis therapy and trauma/reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. He servers as a consultant to the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) tour, multiple running organizations and several shoe manufacturers. He is also fluent in five languages (English, French, Spanish, Farsi and Hebrew). 

 

Podiatrist Dr. Bob Baravarian is available for consultation at the Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks and UCLA Westwood offices.

 

Diane discusses her Bunion Revision Surgery experience as a patient of  Dr. Bob Baravarian and the University Foot and Ankle Institute.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

University Foot and Ankle Institute

Co-director

Los Angeles, California

2003 - Present

 

University California - Los Angeles

Assistant Clinical Professor

Los Angeles, California

1999 - Present

 

The Foot and Ankle Specialist

Editor Emeritus, Founding Editor

 

Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Editorial Staff

 

The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Editorial Review Board

 

Podiatry Today

Editorial Review Board

 

Santa Monica/UCLA Medical-Orthopedic Hospital

Chief of Podiatric Surgery

2001-2014

 

Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery Fellowship Group

Fellow

2004 - Present

 

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Fellow

2002 - Present

 

American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Board Certified

2002 - Present

 

North American AO/ASIF

Fellow

1998 - Present

 

 

POST GRADUATE EDUCATION

University of Pittsburgh-Southside Hospital

Resident

Pittsburgh, PA

1996-1999

  • National Podiatric Residency Research Competition Silver Award
  • Saint Francis Residency Research Competition First Place Award
  • Saint Francis Residency Research Competition Fourth Place Award
  • Scott Alter Memorial Research Paper 2nd Place Award
  • ACFAS Annual Meeting Abstract and Poster Presenter

 

AO/ASIF Trauma and Reconstuctive Surgery Fellowship 

Fellow

Dresden, Germany

July 1998

  • HONORS: North American AO Fellow, 1998

 

Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery Advanced Surgical Fellowship

Fellow

Baltimore, MD

July 2004

 

 

EDUCATION

California College of Podiatric Medicine

San Francisco, California
D.P.M., May 1996

  • Education Committee President
  • President of American Jewish Podiatric Society
  • Student Council Treasurer

 

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
Major in Exercise Physiology/ Kinesiology

  • Member of the NCAA Champion Varsity Tennis Team

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SPORTS INVOLVEMENT

ATP Tour (Professional Men’s Tennis Tour)

Medical Consultant

 

Los Angeles Leggers, Los Angeles Ballet, Cirque du Soleil

Medical Consultant

 

 

SPECIALIZED WORKSHOP TRAINING

  • Ankle Replacement WorkshopProdigy Ankle Replacement Course, May 2015
  • Smith and Nephew Workshop, Hat-Trick and Plantar Plate Repair System Course, September, 2014
  • Ankle Replacement Workshop, Inbone Prophecy Course, February, 2013
  • STAR Total Ankle CourseTraining in the STAR Ankle Replacement System, May, 2010
  • Ankle Replacement Workshop, Training in the Inbone Ankle Replacement Through Wright, January, 2009
  • Ankle Replacement Workshop, Training in the Tornier Ankle RepaclacementThrough Tornier, October, 2008
  • Ankle Replacement Workshop, Training in the Agility Ankle Replacement System Through Depuy, March 2005
  • ACFAS Ilizarov Workshop, Training in Advanced Applications of Iizarov Devices, October 2004
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery Workshop, Advanced Training in Peripheral Nerve Surgery, July 2004
  • ACFAS Arthroscopy Course, Training in Arthroscopy of the Ankle and Foot Joints, June 1999
  • AO/ASIF Advanced Course, Training in advanced fixation techniques, complicated fracture reduction and external fixation, March 1998
  • Ilizarov External Fixation Course, Extensive education in the principles, application and techniques of the Ilizarov external fixator, March 1997
  • AO/ASIF Basic Course, Basic screw, plate and external fixation techniques, November 1996

 

 

LECTURES GIVEN

  • Early Weight Bearing In Lapidus Bunionectomy, Pittsburgh, PA May, 2016
  • The Unstable Ankle: Logical and Progressive Approach, Pittsburgh, PA May, 2016
  • Plantar Fascitis Current Concepts, Pittsburgh, PA May, 2016
  • Plate Fixation Options for First Ray Surgery, Baton Rouge, LA Oct. 2015
  • Plate Fixation Options for First Ray Surgery, Baton Rouge, LA Sept. 2015
  • Ankle Stabilization and Ankle Instability Update, Anaheim, CA June, 2015
  • Current Concepts in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Los Angeles, CA March, 2014
  • Current Concepts in Forefoot Surgery, San Diego, CA Nov. 2013
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Assessment and Portal Set Up, San Francisco, CA Oct. 2013
  • Advancements in Soft Tissue Fixation and Repair, Los Angeles, CA April 2013
  • Orthobiologic Use In The Foot and Ankle, Los Angeles, CA June, 2012
  • Advancements in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Los Angeles, CA Oct. 2011
  • Advancements in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Los Angeles, CA April, 2011
  • Advancements in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Naples, FL July, 2009
  • Advancements in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Naples, FL June, 2009
  • Advancements in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Los Angeles, CA April, 2009
  • Advancements in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Los Angeles, CA Oct. 2008
  • Advancements in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Los Angeles, CA April, 2008
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Tendinosis and Fasciosis, Indianapolis, IN Sept, 2007
  • Plantar Plate Tears and Hammertoe Deformity, Indianapolis, IN Sept, 2007
  • Diabetic Nerve Release, Indianapolis, IN Sept, 2007
  • Crossover Toe Syndrome, Pittsburgh, PA June, 2006
  • The Lapidus Procedure, Pittsburgh, PA June 2006
  • Tarsal Tunnel Release: Common Problems, Pittsburgh, PA June 2005
  • Diabetic Nerve Release of Painful Neuropathy, Pittsburgh, PA June, 2005
  • Disorders of the Peroneal Tendons, Pittsburgh, PA June, 2004
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Heel Pain, Pittsburgh, PA June, 2004
  • Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery, LA, CA June, 2004
  • The Cobb Procedure Treatment of PT Dysfunction, Cleveland, OH October, 2003
  • Arthroscopy of the Ankle, Cleveland, OH October, 2003
  • Metatarsal Osteotomy in Crossover 2nd Toe Syndrome, Cleveland, OH October, 2003
  • The Painful Achilles Tendon, Cleveland, OH Octo-ber, 2003
  • Comprehensive Arthroscopic Therapy of the Ankle, Pittsburgh, PA May, 2003
  • Achilles Tendon Ruptures: Acute and Chronic Therapy, Pittsburgh, PA May, 2003
  • Complex and Revision Foot and Ankle Surgery, Los Angeles, CA May, 2003
  • Rheumatoid Conditions about the Ankle, Los Angeles, CA May, 2003
  • The Diabetic Foot, Los Angeles, CA February,2003
  • The Rheumatoid Foot and Ankle, Los Angeles, CA November,2002
  • Instabilities of the Foot and Ankle, Los Angeles, CA Febru-ary, 2002
  • Use of Genetic Skin Graft Substitutes in Diabetic Feet, Los Angeles,CA January, 2002
  • The Diabetic Foot: Amputation versus Reconstruction, Los Angeles, CA January, 2001
  • Charcot Reconstruction: Current Techniques January, 2001
  • Weil Metatarsal Osteotomy, AO/ASIF Podiatric Course, Tuscon, AZ October, 2001
  • Block Distraction Subtalar Fusion, AO/ASIF Podiatric Course, Tuscon, AZ October, 2001
  • Healing of the Diabetic Foot, Use of Apligraf Skin Graft Substite, Pittsburgh, PA June, 2001
  • The Weil Metatarsal Osteotomy, Pittsburgh, PA June 2001
  • 1st Metatarsophalangeal Fusion—Plate Fixation (The Western), Anaheim, CA May, 2001
  • The Crossover 2nd Toe Syndrome (The Western), Anaheim, CA May, 2001
  • Forefoot Surgery Workshop (The Western), Anaheim, CA May, 2000
  • Internal Fixation Workshop (The Western), Anaheim, CA May, 2000
  • The Cobb procedure for Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction, Miami FL Febuary, 2000
  • Block Distaction Subtalar Fusion in Calcaneal Fractures,Miami, FL Febraury, 2000
  • Soft Tissue Disorders about the Foot and Ankle, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA November, 1999
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage Techniques, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA September, 1999
  • Outcome Analysis of the Cobb Procedure, A review of 19 cases, Pittsburgh, PA June, 1999
  • Subtotal Calcanectomy in Diabetic Limb Slavage, Los Angeles, CA February 1999
  • Treatment and Outcome of Intraarticular Calcaneal Fractures, Pittsburgh, PA October 1998
  • Cobb Procedure for the Treatment of Adult Acquired Flatfoot, Pittsburgh, PA October 1998
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Treatment Options, Pittsburgh, PA August 1998
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Treatment Options, Dresden, Germany July 1998
  • Subtotal Calcanectomy in Diabetic Limb Salvage, Dresden, Germany July 1998
  • Subtotal Calcanectomy in Diabetic Limb Salvage, Pittsburgh, PA June 1998
  • Treatment and Outcome of Intraarticular Calcaneal Fractures, Pittsburgh, PA June 1998
  • Advances in Fixation Devices and Techniques, Pittsburgh, PA June 1998
  • Subtotal Calcanectomy in Diabetic Limb Salvage, Chicago, IL April 1998
  • Advances in Fixation Devices and Techniques, Youngstown, PA April 1998
  • Marjolin’s Ulceration in an Unusual Case of Osteomyelitis, Pittsburgh, PA April 1998
  • Treatment of Fifth Metetarsal Fractures, Erie, PA November 1997
  • Ankle Arthroscopy, Erie, PA November 1997
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage Techniques, Pittsburgh, PA July 1997
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage Techniques, LAC/USC Medical Center June 1997
  • Diabetic Foot Complications and Treatments, Cranberry, PA January 1997

 

 

EDUCATIONAL COURSES

  • Pittsburgh Podiatry Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA May 2016
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting, Austin, TX February 2016
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2015
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June2014
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV February 2014
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2013
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2012
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2011
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2010
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA February 2010
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2009
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2008
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA February 2007
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2006
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2005
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2004
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2003
  • Western Podiatric Meeting, Anaheim CA June 2002
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting, Washington DC February 2001
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting, Miami, FL February 2000
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting, LA, CA February 1999
  • Soft Tissue Disorders About the Hindfoot and Ankle, Pittsburgh, PA February 1999
  • Current Techniques in Forefoot Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA January 1999
  • The Foot and Ankle in Sport, Pittsburgh, PA June 1998
  • An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Diabetic Foot, Pittsburgh, PA February 1998
  • AOFAS “The Diabetic Foot” Course, Washington, DC November 1997
  • Bone Grafting Techniques, Pittsburgh, PA June 1997

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • "Osteochondral Lesions Of The Talus", Podiatry Today, May 2018
  • "Minimally Invasive Achilles Rupture Repair" Podiatry Today, March 2018
  • "Expert Insights on Treatment Options For Cystic Lesions Of The Talus", Podiatry Today, January 2018
  • "A Closer Look at Alternative Therapies For Plantar Fasciopathy", Podiatry Today, October 2017
  • "Emerging Concepts In Treating Freiberg’s Infraction", Podiatry Today, August 2017
  • "Emerging Insights on Shoe Recommendations For Patients", Podiatry Today, April 2017 
  • "Keys to Diagnosing & Treating Peroneal Tendon Dysfunction", Podiatry Today,  March 2017
  • "A Closer Look at Developments In Treating Achilles Tendon Ruptures", Podiatry Today, January 2017
  • "Can Ankle Instability Contribute To Plantar Fasciitis?", Podiatry Today,  November 2016

  • "Surgical Insights On Treating Level 2 and Level 3 Hallux Limitus", Podiatry Today, September 2016
  • "Can Weightbearing CT Advance Our Planning For Forefoot Reconstructive Surgery?", Podiatry Today, July 2016
  • "Emerging Innovations In Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Achilles Tendon Repair", Podiatry Today,  May 2016
  • "Expert Insights on Treating Plantar Plate Tears", Podiatry Today, March 2016
  • "Current Concepts In Addressing Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy", Podiatry Today, November 2015
  • "Current Concepts In Hammertoe Correction", Podiatry Today, September 2015
  • "Treating Freiberg’s Avascular Necrosis of the Second Metatarsal Head", Podiatry Today, May 2015
  • "Emerging Insights on Surgical Options for Chronic Ankle Instability", Podiatry Today,  March 2015
  • "Investigating The Alternatives To Arthrodesis For Advanced Stage Hallux Rigidus", Podiatry Today, January 2015
  • "Emerging Insights On Orthobiologics And Achilles Tendon Pathology", Podiatry Today, November 2014
  • "Treatment Considerations For Avascular Necrosis of the Second Metatarsal", Podiatry Today, November 2014
  • "What The Emerging Literature Reveals About Treating Lateral Ankle Injuries", Podiatry Today,  September 2014
  • "Keys To Diagnosing And Treating Posterior Heel Pain ", Podiatry Today, July 2014
  • "Exploring Surgical Options For Lateral Ankle Instability", Podiatry Today, May 2014
  • "Key Insights On Treating Freiberg’s Infraction", Podiatry Today, March 2014
  • "Advanced Regenerative Healing Options For Chronic Plantar Fasciitis", Podiatry Today, November 2013
  • "Emerging Advances in Ankle Cartilage Repair", Podiatry Today, September 2013
  • "How The Lateral Ankle Triad Comes Into Play With Chronic Ankle Instability", Podiatry Today, July 2013
  • "A Stepwise Approach For Osteochondral Lesions Of The Talus", Podiatry Today, May 2013
  • "Combined Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture and Spring Ligament Injury", Podiatry Today, March 2013
  • "Developing A Comprehensive Plan To Treat Plantar Fasciitis", Podiatry Today, January 2013 
  • "Human Amniotic Membrane Impact In Hallux Limitus Procedures", Podiatry Today, July 2012

  • "Emerging Concepts In Treating Osteochondral Lesions Of The Talus", Podiatry Today May 2012

  • "Assessing Potential Causes Of Lateral Column Pain", Podiatry Today, March, 2012

  • "How To Treat The High Arched Cavus Foot", Podiatry Today, January 2012

  • "Treating Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendon Dysfunction In Dancers", Podiatry Today, November 2011

  • "Keys To Considering Ankle Replacement In The Treatment Of Ankle Arthritis", Podiatry Today, September 2011

  • "Essential Insights In Diagnosing And Treating Chronic Achilles Tendinosis", Podiatry Today, May 2011

  • "Mastering The Treatment Of Complex Ankle Sprains", Podiatry Today, March 2011

  • Emerging Advances In Treating Great Toe Arthritis", Podiatry Today, January 2011

  • "Keys To Diagnosing And Treating Achilles Insertional Pain and Retrocalcaneal Exostosis Pain", Podiatry Today, September 2010

  • "Refining The Treatment Algorithm For Plantar Fasciitis And Plantar Fasciosis", Podiatry Today, May 2010

  • "Current Concepts In Diagnosing And Treating Osteochondral Lesions", Podiatry Today, March 2010

  • "When Pediatric Flatfoot Requires Surgical Correction", Podiatry Today, January 2010

  • "Current Concepts In Treating Achilles Tendon Ruptures", Podiatry Today, September 2009

  • "Metatarsal Head Resurfacing: Does it Have a Place in Treating Hallux Limitus", Podiatry Today, January 2008

  • "A Closer Look at a New Algorithm for Treating Plantar Fasciitis", Podiatry Today, November 2007

  • "Key Insights On Treating Early Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity", Podiatry Today September 2007

  • "Key Insights on the Role of Equinus in Foot Pain", Podiatry Today, May 2007

  • "Flexor Tendon Transfers", Podiatry Today, April 2007

  • "Key Insights on Treating Hallux Limitus", Podiatry Today, March  2007

  • "Key Insights on Surgical Correction of Pediatric and Adult Flatfoot", Podiatry Today, January 2007

  • "How to Diagnose and Treat Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus", Podiatry Today, November 2006

  • "How to Address Osteochondral Lesions", Podiatry Today, September 2006 

  • "Persistant Pain after an Ankle Sprain: Peroneal Tendon Tears", Podiatry Today, September 2006

  • "A Guide for Treating Ankle Sprains", Podiatry Today, July 2006

  • "Why the Lapidus Procedure is the Ideal Bunion Surgery", Podiatry Today, May 2006

  • "Essential Insights in Treating Frieberg’s Infarction", Podiatry Today, March 2006

  • "Intermetatarsal Compression Neuritis", Podiatry Today, January 2006

  • "Surgical Decompression of Diabetic Nerve Compression", Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, January 2006

  • "Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: A Compression of 4 Distinct Tunnels",  Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, January 2006

  • "Key Insights in the Treatment of Tendinosis", Podiatry Today, January, 2006

  • "When 2nd MPJ Pain Occurs Without a Hammertoe", Podiatry Today, November 2005

  • "Diabetic Nerve Pain: Is Surgery an Option", Podiatry Today, August 2005

  • "How to Treat and Arthritic Ankle in a Young Patient", Podiatry Today, July 2005

  • "Sesamoid Pain Caused by Hallux Limitus", Podiatry Today, May 2005

  • "A Guide for Treating Lateral Column Pain", Podiatry Today, March 2005

  • "Treatment Options for Interdigital Neuritis", Podiatry Today, January 2005

  • "How to Detect and Treat Tarsal Coalitions", Podiatry Today, November 2004

  • "Should the Lapidus Replace the Closing Base Wedge Bunionectomy", Podiatry Today, October 2004

  • "Use of Neurosensory Testing in the Diagnosis of Heel Pain Syndrome", Podiatry Today, September 2004

  • "When Heel Pain is Nerve Related", Podiatry Today, August 2004

  • "Hallux Varus, Diagnostic Dilemma and Treatment Options", Podiatry Today, July 2004

  • "Charcot Arthodesis of the Foot and Ankle", Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, July 2004

  • "Block Distraction Subtalar Arthrodesis", Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, July 2004

  • "Managing Chronic Ankle Pain After an Ankle Sprain", Podiatry Today, May 2004

  • "How to Treat an Arthritic Lesser MPJ", Podiatry Today, January 2004

  • "Is Flexor Tendon Transfer a Better Option than Primary Repair in the Treatment of Plantar Plate Tear?", Podiatry Today, January  2004

  • "The Lapidus Procedure", Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, January 2004

  • "How to Master Postrior Heel Disorders", Podiatry Today, December 2003

  • "Treating Severe Deformity in a Young Rheumatoid", Podiatry Today, Patient September 2003

  • "When Achilles Tendonitis is Not Caused By A Tight Achilles", Podiatry Today, July 2003

  • "When a Blister Becomes an Ulcers: Perils of Insufficient Testing", Podiatry Today, May 2003

  • "Dealing with the Difficult Diabetic Foot", Podiatry Today, February 2003

  • "Peroneal Tendon Tears: Dealing with Chronic Ankle Pain", Podiatry Today, September 2002

  • "The Crossover 2nd Toe", Podiatry Today, July 2002

  • "Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction: Lateral Foot Symptoms", Podiatry Today, May 2002 

  • "Soft Tissue Disorders about the Ankle", Guest Editor: Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, April 2002

  • "The Cobb Procedure for the Treatment of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction", Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, April 2002

  • "An Arthroscopic Approach to Chronic Ankle Pain", Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, April 2002

  • "Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain: Instability and Peroneal Tendon injury", Podiatry Today, March 2002

  • "Diagnostic Dilemmas: Plantar Plate Tears of the Metatarsophalangeal Joint", Podiatry Today, January 2002

  • "Subtotal Calcanectomy in Diabetic Limb Salvage", Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, May/June 1999

  • "A Case of Marjolin’s Carcinoma in Long Standing Pedal Osteomyelitis", Saint Francis Journal of Medicine, March 1998

  • "Tibiocalcaneal Fusion in a Diabetic Charcot Arthropathy", Saint Francis Journal of Medicine, November 1997

  • "Arthroscopic Ankle Arthrodesis, Clinical Outcome of 25 Cases", Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Pending

     

 

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

  • Arthrodesis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Tibiocalcaneal Arthrodesis in Diabetic Feet
  • Use of the Cobb Procedure in Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
  • Subtotal Calcanectomy in Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • The Treatment of Pedal Neuromas using Orthotics
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Fusion, Techniques and Pitfalls
  • Arthroscopic Assistance in Open Calcaneal Fracture Reduction
  • Block Distraction Subtalar Fusion in Neglected Calcaneal Fractures
  • Metetarsal Osteotomy for the Treatment of Lesser Ray Metetarsalgia
  • The Use of Bleomycin in the Treatment of Pedal Warts
  • Platelet Rich Plasma use in the Foot and Ankle
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Tightrope Bunion Surgery
  • Lapidus Procedure

 

 

INDUSTRY CONSULTING SERVICES

  • Stryker Orthopedics-Product Design and Educational Services
  • Arthrex Orthopedics-Educational Services
  • Smith and Nephew Orthopedics-Educational Services
  • Crossroads Orthopedics-Product Design, Educational Services, Foot and Ankle Board Member
  • Amniox-Educational Services and Clinical Research
  • Zimmer-Biomet-Clinical Research
  • Ossio Orthopedics-Product Design, Educational Services, Head of Foot and Ankle Committee

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

    • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1999-present
    • California Podiatric Medical Association 1999-present
    • AO Alumni Association Member 1998-present
    • American Podiatric Medical Association Member 1996-present

 

 

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    After 15 years of surgery fear and bad big toe joints I could hardly walk for more than 10 minutes. I have visited many Dr.s but was not comfortable until met Dr. Bob Baravarian 2 years ago in Sherman Oaks.  At 62, I ...
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