Dr. Bob Baravarian

Dr. Bob Baravarian

Dr. Bob Baravarian 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, Southside Hospital (formerly St. Francis Health System Residency Program) with emphasis of sports medicine, reconstructive surgery, foot and ankle trauma and diabetic limb salvage of the foot and ankle. He then joined UCLA for a period of four years prior to opening University Foot and Ankle Institute.

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Dr. Gary Briskin

Dr. Gary Briskin

Dr. Gary B. Briskin, a lifelong sports enthusiast, maintains a special passion for hockey and running. He parlays that same spirit into all aspects of podiatry: sports medicine, arthritis prevention and reconstructive surgery.

As co-founder and co-director of The Foot and Ankle Institute, board-certified Dr. Briskin began his medical training by serving a residency at Flint General Hospital in Michigan. Once completed, he established a practice in Century City Hospital, where he soon became chief of podiatric surgery.

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Dr. David Soomekh

Dr. David Soomekh

Dr. David J. Soomekh is a Board Certified Podiatric foot and ankle specialist and surgeon. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He specializes in clinical and surgical foot and ankle care for both simple and complex foot and ankle problems. He provides excellent quality care through his careful diagnosis and mindful treatment options. He treats patients of all ages from all parts of California, other states as well as international patients. He is the treating foot and ankle specialist for the Los Angeles Ballet.

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