Dr. Leonora Fihman, DPM

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Dr. Leonora Fihman, DPM

Podiatry | Female

Leonora Fihman, DPM 5400 Balboa Blvd Ste 120, Encino, CA 91316 Get Directions

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Surgery of the Foot and Ankle Dr. Leonora Fihman is a podiatric physician and surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery. She combines state of the art implants and fixation devices with the latest and most innovative procedures available today to obtain the best possible aesthetic and functional result with little to no pain. The main focus of her practice is the complete satisfaction of all of her patients. Every effort is made to ensure that her patients make well-informed choices and achieve the best results possible, all within a comfortable and confidential setting. During your consultation, Dr. Fihman always performs a thorough evaluation, explains her findings in detail and creates a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. You will find her warm and direct approach for treatment very comforting. She involves her patients in their care and is easily approachable for questions and concerns.Read more

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Dr. Leonora Fihman attended undergraduate school at the University of California at Davis where she completed her Bachelor of Science...Read more

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Dr. Fihman is wonderful and perfect at her professionalism and procedures. Bedside manor is 1000% and words of praise are only the tip of the iceberg, a wonderful doctor.
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Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Bone Spur
  • Bunion
  • Dermatological Disorders
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Injuries
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuromas
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendonitis
  • Ulcer
  • Warts
  • Wounds

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Laser Nail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    New York College of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 2009

  • Residency Hospital
    Kindred Hospital

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    University of California At Davis / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 2004

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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  • 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. Fihman says...

Dr. Leonora Fihman attended undergraduate school at the University of California at Davis where she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in psychobiology.  She volunteered at the UC Davis Medical Center where she learned about various medical specialties.  It was there that she was exposed to podiatric medicine and decided to make it a career.  She went on to graduate and received her medical degree (DPM) from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine.  Her postgraduate training was completed at Kindred Rancho Hospital in Rancho Cucamonga and at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base.  She received extensive 3 year training in both podiatric medicine and surgery. During her final year of residency, Dr. Fihman held the position of chief surgical resident.  Following residency, she underwent additional training in aesthetic foot surgery with Dr. Vladimir Zeetser and after working together, she was asked to join the practice.

Dr. Fihman is extensively trained in all aspects of the foot and ankle with a focus on adult and pediatric flatfoot reconstruction, trauma, sports medicine, deformities and wound care.  She likes to complete all her surgeries with an aesthetic twist. She is currently on staff at Northridge Hospital, Mission Community Hospital and various surgical centers in the San Fernando Valley.

Dr. Fihman is a member of several societies and organizations including the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Los Angeles County Podiatric Medical Society.  She is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM).

Dr. Fihman maintains ongoing training and education to remain up to date on the newest innovations in technology and the latest trends in podiatric medicine and surgery.

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Dr. Fihman's Care Philosophy

Surgery of the Foot and Ankle

Dr. Leonora Fihman is a podiatric physician and surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery. She combines state of the art implants and fixation devices with the latest and most innovative procedures available today to obtain the best possible aesthetic and functional result with little to no pain. The main focus of her practice is the complete satisfaction of all of her patients. Every effort is made to ensure that her patients make well-informed choices and achieve the best results possible, all within a comfortable and confidential setting. During your consultation, Dr. Fihman always performs a thorough evaluation, explains her findings in detail and creates a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. You will find her warm and direct approach for treatment very comforting. She involves her patients in their care and is easily approachable for questions and concerns.