Los Angeles (Mid-Wilshire) Podiatry Location

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We treat all foot and ankle problems from simple tendonitis conditions, plantar fasciitis (heel pain), ankle sprains and fractures to the most complex reconstructive surgery such as ankle replacement, bunion surgery and limb salvage of the foot and ankle.

 

Our foot and ankle surgeons are internationally-recognized for their outstanding leadership and expertise in foot and ankle surgery.

 

We pride ourselves on providing our patients with cutting-edge technology and surgical experience, provided in a friendly environment.

 

Los Angeles (Mid-Wilshire) Podiatry Location

5901 W Olympic Blvd.

Suite 509

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(310) 461-2002

 

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Suite 509

Los Angeles, CA 90036

About Our Los Angeles / Mid-Wilshire Location

University Foot and Ankle Institute, a preferred provider for UCLA Medical Group.

Our foot and ankle specialists have successfully treated over 20,000 patients, and pride themselves in offering the finest care possible. While working directly with scientists and manufacturers, they are able to assist in developing the latest technologies and treatment options available

 

 

Our Los Angeles facility provides the very best treatment for:

  • Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine
  • Orthotic and Brace manufacturing
  • Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Trauma and Fracture Care/Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Plantar Fascia/Heel Pain
  • Tendon Tear Surgery
  • Ankle Arthritis Care
  • Ankle Replacement

 

 

Technology at UFAI Los Angeles

Our Los Angeles office conveniently offers on-site, state-of-the-art diagnostic technology, including MRI, radiology, and ultrasound. We also provide neurosensory testing and non-invasive vascular testing.

 

UFAI is proud to offer the latest developments in podiatric treatment, including:

  • Q-Clear laser treatment for toenail fungus
  • Topaz Coblation, a minimally invasive treatment for tendon injuries and plantar fasciitis
  • Tenex therapy, an advanced treatment for chronic tendon pain
  • Restorative treatments, such as platelet rich plasma (PRP), amniotic fluid, and stem cell therapy for regenerating damaged tissue

 

University Foot and Ankle Institute's California offices are conveniently located throughout Southern California in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Santa Barbara, Valencia, Torrance, Manhattan Beach, West Hills and Sherman Oaks, CA.

 

 

Meet your Mid-Wilshire Foot and Ankle Specialists

Los Angeles Podiatrist Foot and Ankle Specialist

Dr. Avanti Redkar began her medical studies at the University of Scranton where she 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. Her next stop was at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, New York, where she completed her surgical residency was trained in foot and rearfoot surgery, wound care, and hyberbaric medicine.

 

Growing up as a classically trained dancer, Dr. Redkar demanded a lot of her feet and has repeatedly twisted her ankle and regularly developed calluses and painful blisters. She visited several doctors for help, with no luck until she finally saw a podiatrist who showed her the proper strapping and offloading devices that could help ease the pain.

 

To this day, she swears that “without my podiatrist, I would not have been able to perform!”

 

 

 

Dr. Stephen Schwartz 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.

 

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. 

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