Dr. Ari Changizi, DPM

Dr. Ari Changizi, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Ari Changizi, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Springfield, VA. He graduated from New York College Of Podiatric Medicine and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery and podiatry.Read his story

6217 Old Keene Mill Ct

Springfield, VA 22152

Contact Information

(703) 451-0232

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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Foot Sprain
more than 91% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
more than 76% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Changizi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Changizi "Dr. Changizi is a native of the Washington DC area and attended the George Mason University.He completed his 3 year surgical residency at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital and Washington Hospital Center. His core rotations included, Georgetown University Foot and Ankle Orthopedics, Georgetown University Limb Salvage, Washington Hospital Center Podiatric Surgery, Children's National Hospital Orthopedics, and Kaiser Permanente Virginia and Maryland. Dr. Changizi specializes in rearfoot/midfoot/and forefoot reconstructive surgery and has special clinical Interests in ankle pathologies and minimally invasive surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Changizi "Each patient is unique and I believe in finding the core of the problem and not just treating the symptoms.  This comprises of a thorough exam and patient education about the pathology via bone models, X-rays, images, and videos. I treat my patients the way I would treat myself or a family member, and this includes a comprehensive conservative management before exploring surgical options. My staff and I are dedicated to providing the best care for any foot and ankle pathology in a caring and gentle manner. "

2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Changizi does not have any board certifications listed.

20  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

20  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • 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
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • George Mason University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Georgetown University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Farsi
  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Changizi evaluated my foot pain/problem that I had for 30 years. I had three previous surgeries on that foot with some relief but still had significant pain which was the reason for my initial visit. After ordering and reviewing x-rays, surgery was recommended and explained to me. Within a...Read More
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I recommend Dr. Ari Changizi without reservation. He is an outstanding podiatrist with an excellent bedside manner. He makes it a point to prioritize patient comfort and education. Dr. Changizi made sure I was comfortable before, during, and after a (usually highly unpleasant) surgical...Read More
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