Dr. Ara Kelekian DPM

Ara Kelekian, DPM specializes in podiatric medicine and podiatric surgery. His clinical areas of expertise include diabetic wound care, foot and ankle surgery, biomechanical evaluation, and sports medicine. Dr. Kelekian is certified in cutting edge surgical techniques, such as ankle arthroscopy and other endoscopic foot and ankle procedures.

Dr. Kelekian received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He then attended the California College of Podiatric Medicine and earned a degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his primary podiatric medical residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in New York, and then spent two years completing his podiatric surgical residency closer to home at Monterey Park Hospital in California.

Dr. Kelekian is board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is affiliated with several organizations including the American Podiatric Medical Association, the California Podiatric Medical Association and Los Angeles County Podiatric Medical Society. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

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Meet Our Staff

We take the time to provide you with comprehensive foot care education and give you the treatment that you need and deserve.

Jennifer Vargas

Jennifer Vargas

Receptionist/Medical Assistant

Always willing to help patients with a smile. Likes to spend time on the soccer field watching her son play.

Maria Enciso

Maria Enciso

Medical Assistant

Enjoys every detail of medical assisting. Mother of 3, loves to spend time with her family and friends.

Lilia Martinez

Lilia Martinez

Head Medical Assistant

Patient care is her #1 priority. Mother of 3, and enjoys time watching her kids play softball.

Delia Noriega

Delia Noriega

Billing/AR/Appeals

20 years of medical billing/collections experience, mother of 3 beautiful children and enjoys baking in her spare time.

True Experts of Foot Care

Many podiatric health conditions have similar symptoms as other conditions and can be easily misdiagnosed.

At our practice, our focus is podiatry. Our training and experience is concentrated on understanding the workings of feet, ankles, and lower legs, allowing us to better understand the intricate workings of this part of the body.

Personalized Patient Care

The complexity of the workings of your feet and ankles makes this a part of your body that may need significant attention, so we don’t rush you through treatment.

At our office, we take the time to provide you with comprehensive foot care education and give you the treatment that you need and deserve.

Resources

We believe that the more information you have about proper foot care, the better your overall podiatric health will be.

Therefore we have filled this website with podiatry information to help educate you on how you can properly take care of your feet, ankles, and lower legs.

Positive Experience

When dealing with foot pain and discomfort, you most likely are not thinking of the situation as positive. However, when you visit our podiatry practice we will do our best to make this difficult situation better.

We will not only focus on finding and treating the source of your pain, but also provide you with a comfortable environment during the process. Our friendly and professional staff is here to ensure that your overall experience at our office is a positive one.

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Insurance Information

Insurance Companies We Are Contracted With

Blue Cross Aetna Healthnet
Blue Shield United Healthcare Medicare
Cigna

HMO’s and IPA’s We Are Contracted With

Accountable Healthcare Physicians Healthways Citizen’s Choice
Advantage Care IPA Regal Medical Group Easy Choice
Allied Physicians IPA South Atlantic Medical Group Facey Medical Group
Good Samaritin United Physicians International