Dr. James Longobardi, DPM

Dr. James Longobardi, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. James Longobardi, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Chula Vista, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Des Moines University / College Of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 1989 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, wound & burn care, and more.Read his story

450 4th Ave Ste 401

Chula Vista, CA 91910

Contact Information

(619) 425-5500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Foot Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Longobardi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Longobardi "Born in New York City raised on Long Island, Interested in medicine since age eight. He went on to volunteer as an Explorer Scout in a local hospital emergency room. After one year in college he enlisted in the United States, and served four years as a hospital corpsman with the Marines. He is a disabled veteran. Graduated from The George Washington University he with a combined BS in Medicine/Physician Assistant degree, and worked in Neuro/Ortho Shock trauma for eight years. He attended Des Moines Medical University and received his DPM medical degree in 1989, and completed his surgical residency in San Diego, CA. Opened in 1990, and has been practicing in Chula Vista, CA. In 2006 he obtained his MBA, is Medical Director and Co-Chief of Surgery at a local hospital. He has a special interest in forefoot reconstructive surgery, saving diabetic limbs, and venous disease (Case studies can be found on Absolute Foot Care on Facebook)."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Longobardi "As a board-certified Scripps affiliated Podiatrist my commitment is to deliver the best care to all of my patients no matter who they are or where they come from. We make patients feel at home in an office that reflects a comfortable friendly atmosphere. We listen to our patients complaints, needs, requests, and desires for their medical or surgical care. Care is tailored to each individual patient and not a condition.

"It is not about the hole in the patient it is about the whole patient""

4  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

31  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Nail Diseases
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rash
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot

16  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • 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 Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • The George Washington U Mc
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Des Moines University / College Of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Villa View Community Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Villa View Community Hospital San Diego, Ca
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Mba University Of Phoenix
    Other Education | Completed 2006
  • Physician Assistant The George Washington University
    Other Education | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Longobardi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. James Longobardi, DPM
Dr. Longobardi is very professional and his office staff is awesome, very friendly and caring. I love coming into this office they totally make me feel welcomed. ...Read More
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