Los Angeles Institute of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Armen Hagopjanian, DPM, FACFAS
Michael Wheeler, DPM, FACFAS
Evan Hirschbein, DPM
Ara Kelekian, DPM, FACFAS
Israel Santander, DPM
Alex Dawoodian, DPM
Total Ankle Replacement
Diabetic Foot Care
Corns & Calluses
Geriatric Foot Care
How Does Arthritis Affect Your Feet?
Mar 06, 2023
Arthritis is a painful condition that can affect the joints in your feet. Learn more about how it develops and how you can have a fully functioning life with this condition.
When Does an Ingrown Toenail Require a Visit to the Podiatrist?
Feb 17, 2023
Ingrown toenails are common, and there’s no need to worry in many cases. However, sometimes an ingrown toenail can become infected, requiring a visit to the podiatrist. Learn more about the signs here.
5 Ways to Ease Bunion Pain Without Surgery
Jan 11, 2023
Living with bunion pain is challenging and limits your daily functioning. Surgery is one treatment option; however, here are five ways to ease your pain before considering surgery.
When to Consider Ankle Replacement Surgery
Dec 16, 2022
Ankle replacement surgery is a final resort for treatment for ankle surgery. It’s vital to reduce pain and help you walk with ease.
What Causes Plantar Fasciitis and How We Treat It
Dec 11, 2022
Do you have persistent heel pain? You might have a condition called plantar fasciitis. Learn more about it and how we treat it here.
Suffering From an Ankle Fracture?
Aug 16, 2022
Our board-certified podiatrists at the Los Angeles Institute of Foot and Ankle Surgery offer treatment for ankle fractures in Burbank, CA.
How Bunions Develop
Aug 09, 2022
If you are experiencing chronic inflammation, irritation, and foot pain due to bunions, bunion surgery could help. Bunions do not heal on their own so some type of treatment is always needed.
FAQs About Bunion Surgery
Jun 10, 2022
How bunion surgery from your podiatrists in Burbank, Santa Clarita, and Northridge, CA, can help your feet
FAQs About Diabetic Foot Care
Apr 14, 2022
If you have questions about caring for diabetic feet, we can provide you with answers. When you have diabetes, maintaining proper foot care is even more critical to preventing foot problems that could lead to infections, amputation...
Is Ankle Replacement Right For You?
Feb 09, 2022
An ankle replacement performed by your Northridge, Santa Clarita and Burbank, CA, podiatrists at Los Angeles Institute of Foot and Ankle Surgery could be the solution to your chronic pain and stiffness.
Broken Ankle: Types of Fractures, Diagnosis & Treatments
Jan 18, 2022
The ankle is made up of three bones and when one or more of these bones is broken, that’s considered an ankle fracture. An ankle fracture can range from mild to severe, depending on how many bones are broken and how severe each break is.
How Long Does It Take To Heal a Fractured Ankle?
Jan 11, 2022
The podiatrists in Burbank, CA, can help you heal from a fractured ankle If you fracture your ankle, you may be wondering just how long it’s going to take for your fractured ankle to heal.
Ankle Replacement in Burbank, CA
Sep 15, 2021
Ankle pain is often debilitating because of the importance this joint plays on your bodily support. Thankfully, various innovations have helped to make this problem more easily treatable.
When Bunion Surgery Becomes Necessary
Sep 13, 2021
What is a Bunion? Bunions are a bony protrusion located on the inside of your foot at the joint of your big toe where it meets the rest of your foot.
How Often Should I See A Podiatrist?
Jun 02, 2021
The podiatrists of the Los Angeles Institute of Foot and Ankle Surgery provide comprehensive foot and ankle care at our locations in Northridge, Santa Clarita, and Burbank, CA.
The Benefits of Diabetic Foot Care
Apr 08, 2021
It’s important that you are doing everything you can to protect your feet against diabetic-related complications. Have you been diagnosed with diabetes? If so, you probably know just how important it is to properly care for your feet,...
FAQs About Ankle Reconstruction Surgery
Jan 26, 2021
If you have sustained damage to your ankle and are struggling with chronic pain and instability, ankle reconstruction surgery could provide relief. The entire ankle joint, or just a portion of it, can be replaced with an artificial implant.
Benefits Of Having A Podiatrist
Dec 24, 2020
Most people take their feet for granted until a problem arises. But take a minute to think about the work they do. The average person takes around 7,000 steps per day, and your feet bear the weight of your body with every step,...
Ankle Fractures: Symptoms and Treatments
Oct 21, 2020
Could you be dealing with a fractured ankle? Read on to find out. An injury to the ankle can often present with symptoms of pain, swelling and bruising, so it isn’t always easy to figure out if you are dealing with a strain, sprain or a fracture...
When Should I Consider Bunion Surgery?
Jul 07, 2020
Find out whether it may be time to get bunion surgery. When it comes to treating a bunion, surgery usually isn’t always necessary. If caught early enough, our Burbank, CA, podiatrists can work with you to modify your lifestyle...
Why Diabetic Foot Care Is Important
Jun 19, 2020
Find out how to properly care for your feet to prevent complications. Diabetes is a chronic health problem that doesn’t just affect your blood sugar levels. It also has a serious impact on many systems and parts of the body.
Total Ankle Replacements: A Controversy Among Surgeons
Apr 19, 2018
In 2009, Tom Harper was involved in a devastating motorcycle accident, which shattered his ankle, pelvis, and hip; landing him in the hospital in critical condition.
KCAL News at 2pm
Nov 05, 2012
Dr. Hagopjanian will be making an appearance on KCAL news at 2pm Tuesday November 6 at 2pm. Be sure to tune in!
Welcome to our blog
Jun 27, 2011
Dr. Armen Hagopjanian and his entire team would like to welcome you to our blog. Here you will find informative and useful postings about podiatric health care and our practice.
Los Angeles Institute of Foot and Ankle Surgery
✆ Phone (appointments): 818-848-5588
Address: 201 S Buena Vista Street, Suite 305, Burbank, CA 91505
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