Narek Garukyan, DPM
Narek Garukyan, DPM, is an experienced, board-certified podiatrist serving adults and children in Reseda and Glendale, California. As the founder of LA Foot and Ankle Care, Dr. Garukyan provides compassionate care and detailed conservative and surgical treatments for a wide range of foot and ankle conditions.
Dr. Garukyan completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before attending the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland for his doctorate in podiatric medicine, where he received the Phillip Gardner Award for Outstanding Podiatric Medical Student. He returned to Los Angeles to complete his residency at Veteran Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Olive View-UCLA Medical Center. During his final year of residency, he served as chief resident and excelled in both his podiatric work and leadership duties.
In addition to his medical work with patients, Dr. Garukyan developed the “Wound Tracker Professional,” an IOS application for measuring and tracking wounds. He has presented at national conferences, most recently focusing on the prevention of diabetic foot complications, and is published in numerous podiatry publications.
He is certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, and foot surgery. He is also board qualified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.