Dr. Dawn R. Buratti, DPM

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Dr. Dawn R. Buratti, DPM

Podiatry | Female

Dawn R Buratti, DPM Inc 5400 Balboa Blvd Ste 325, Encino, CA 91316 Get Directions

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Care Philosophy

Every patient is different and many conditions have more than one treatment option. For this reason, it is important to listen and to evaluate each patient individually, then include the patient when determining which course of treatment is best. Customized treatment plans take into consideration many factors and only after a thorough examination and consultation can a patient be fully informed about his/her condition and treatment options available.Read more

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As a podiatric physician, board certified in foot surgery, I specialize in both non-surgical and surgical treatment of a...Read more

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Experience with Dr. Buratti
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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in Northridge, ca |
Dr Buratti is a wonderful dr.! I cannot believe the time she gave us for my feet issues (3 hrs) on the first visit. She is very knowledgeable and patient and I would highly recommend her. Her staff is very nice as well.
in Newhall, CA |
Dr. Buratti is compassionate, professional, and extremely informative on the details of my procedure. Her willingness to explain the process of the procedure, prior to surgery and after, helped to ease my pre-operative jitters. In addition, her calming and empathetic personality was comforting to my son, Chris. Immediately after the surgery she came to the waiting room to debrief. The procedure was a complete success. I would recommend Dr. Buratti for any Podiatric procedure.
in Northridge, CA |
Dr. Buratti is the BEST! She takes the time to thoroughly evaluate your problems, listens to you and then carefully explains your treatment options. Results count - she was spot on in diagnosing my problems and creating effective remedies. Wow! What a treat. On top of all this, she is friendly, pleasant and truly interested in the welfare of her patients. I would give her ten stars if I could. Andrea Kobliner
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Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

Dr. Buratti says..

17 years in private practice, preceded by 10 years of education and training, I have seen almost every condition that can occur in the foot. As a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, I treat not only the foot and ankle, but structures that contribute to the function of the foot and ankle. Podiatric physicians are actually a combination of multiple specialties, focused on the lower extremities. We treat DERMATOLOGIC conditions (skin & nail problems, infections, wounds), NEUROLOGIC conditions (neuropathy, nerve entrapments, neuromas), ORTHOPEDIC conditions (deformities, bunions/hammertoes, trauma) and VASCULAR conditions (edema, arterial and venous diseases, circulation problems).

In addition, we are experts in BIOMECHANICS and the evaluation and treatment of abnormal form and function.  I treat adults, children, elderly, diabetics, athletes... each with their own unique circumstances which contribute to their problem and to the treatment options available.  I believe in evaluating the patient as a whole, incorporating their unique circumstances (health, age, activity level, job duties, etc) into the diagnosis and into the treatment plan. 

Patients sometimes ask me why I limited myself to the foot and ankle. But as you can see, there is more complexity and variety in the foot than perhaps any other specialty in the body. I enjoy the challenges that walk (or limp) through the door. Every patient is different and every patient deserves a thorough assessment of their unique problem.

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  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

Procedures Performed

Dr. Buratti says..

Conservative treatment is always one option. But when a more definitive or surgical treatment is being considered, patients should feel comfortable knowing they will be offered the most up-to-date treatment options available. This is when the combination of physician experience and utilization of modern techniques is most advantageous.

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  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    California College of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Podiatric Surgical Residency

    Completed in 1999

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • American Sign Language
  • Spanish

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Dr. Buratti's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Podiatry
  • Board certified in Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Buratti's Office & Staff

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Dr. Buratti says...

As a podiatric physician, board certified in foot surgery,  I specialize in both non-surgical and surgical treatment of a variety of conditions that affect people of all ages.  I believe that patient education is very important, because when the patient understands their problem they will have a more active role in their treatment plan and better recovery.  

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Dr. Buratti's Care Philosophy

Every patient is different and many conditions have more than one treatment option. For this reason, it is important to listen and to evaluate each patient individually, then include the patient when determining which course of treatment is best. Customized treatment plans take into consideration many factors and only after a thorough examination and consultation can a patient be fully informed about his/her condition and treatment options available.

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Dr. Buratti says...

17 years in private practice, preceded by 10 years of education and training, I have seen almost every condition that can occur in the foot. As a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, I treat not only the foot and ankle, but structures that contribute to the function of the foot and ankle. Podiatric physicians are actually a combination of multiple specialties, focused on the lower extremities. We treat DERMATOLOGIC conditions (skin & nail problems, infections, wounds), NEUROLOGIC conditions (neuropathy, nerve entrapments, neuromas), ORTHOPEDIC conditions (deformities, bunions/hammertoes, trauma) and VASCULAR conditions (edema, arterial and venous diseases, circulation problems).

In addition, we are experts in BIOMECHANICS and the evaluation and treatment of abnormal form and function.  I treat adults, children, elderly, diabetics, athletes... each with their own unique circumstances which contribute to their problem and to the treatment options available.  I believe in evaluating the patient as a whole, incorporating their unique circumstances (health, age, activity level, job duties, etc) into the diagnosis and into the treatment plan. 

Patients sometimes ask me why I limited myself to the foot and ankle. But as you can see, there is more complexity and variety in the foot than perhaps any other specialty in the body. I enjoy the challenges that walk (or limp) through the door. Every patient is different and every patient deserves a thorough assessment of their unique problem.

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Dr. Buratti says...

Conservative treatment is always one option. But when a more definitive or surgical treatment is being considered, patients should feel comfortable knowing they will be offered the most up-to-date treatment options available. This is when the combination of physician experience and utilization of modern techniques is most advantageous.