Alan M. Singer, DPM
Dr. Singer earned his undergraduate degree from Queens College and received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree in 1981 from the California College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his surgical residency and then entered into private practice in Los Angeles, before coming to UCLA as part of the University Podiatry Group. He frequently lectures for various seminars and is involved in resident teaching as Assistant Clinical Faculty within the UCLA Department of Medicine. Dr. Singer is also a past-president of the Los Angeles Podiatric Medical Society. He is board certified with the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow in the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Singer serves as the current Chief of the Division of Podiatric Surgery in the UCLA Department of Surgery.
Robert K. Lee, DPM
Dr. Lee is a board-certified podiatric surgeon who offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for ailments affecting the foot and ankle. He has performed over a thousand surgical foot and ankle procedures, including common foot conditions such as bunions, neuromas, and hammertoes, as well as specializing in diabetic limb salvage, Charcot foot reconstruction, tendon repairs, foot and ankle arthritis, and ankle arthroscopy. He is also the current Chief of Podiatric Surgery at the Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center.
Dr. Lee graduated with honors from California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco. He continued his training at a three year surgical residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at the INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Northern Virginia before completing his training with a Lower Extremity Diabetic Limb Salvage Fellowship at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington D.C. Dr. Lee is currently Assistant Clinical Faculty within the David Geffen-UCLA School of Medicine and has been involved with training of residents and fellows at UCLA Medical Center. He has also lectured for various conferences and seminars on multiple topics. In addition to being a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Dr. Lee has also attained the highest level of board certification offered by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. This certification in “Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery” has been awarded to less than five percent of podiatrists nationally.
Brendan M. Riley, DPM
Dr. Riley graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a B.S. in Pre-Medicine and a minor in Spanish. He completed his doctoral degree at Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 2001. He continued his training at a three year surgical residency in foot and ankle surgery in Los Angeles. His podiatric medical interests include foot and ankle trauma, reconstructive surgery, sports medicine, and diabetic limb salvage. Dr. Riley is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, with certification in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Riley is also Assistant Clinical Faculty with the UCLA Department of Medicine.
Ottoniel A. Mejia, DPM
Dr. Mejia attended the University of California at Riverside and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry with an emphasis in Biology. He attended the California College of Podiatric Medicine where he graduated with honors in 2005. He finished a comprehensive foot and ankle medicine and surgery training program at Kaiser Foundation Hospitals in Fremont and Hayward California. His interests are flatfoot reconstructions, rearfoot reconstructions, and limb salvage.
J. Braxton Little, DPM
Dr. Little is originally from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He attended the University of Oklahoma and received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Chicago, Illinois. After completing his residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Beverly Hills Medical Center in Los Angeles, he went in to private practice. Dr. Little is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He has specific interest in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle including arthroscopic repair of foot and ankle disorders. For the past six years he has been involved in the fellowship training of recently graduated residents wishing to advance their skills in foot and ankle surgery. He is past Chief of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Providence/St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California. Dr. Little has lectured on a wide range of topics in the field of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.
Virit D. Butani, DPM
Dr. Butani graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. He attended the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University where he earned his doctoral degree in 2011. He completed a three year surgical residency at Medstar Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University Hospital. His training included adult and pediatric reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, foot and ankle trauma, elective procedures, sports medicine and diabetic limb salvage. His interests include adult and pediatric flatfoot reconstruction, arthroscopic procedures, sports related injuries, trauma and diabetic limb salvage. Dr. Butani prides himself in providing comprehensive care from conservative measures to surgical intervention. Additionally, he is Assistant Clinical Faculty with the UCLA Department of Medicine.
Matthew E. Snow, DPM
Dr. Snow is a native of Los Angeles and grew up in the San Fernando Valley. He received a bachelors of Science from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In 2014, he obtained his doctorate degree from Midwestern University in Arizona. He completed a three year surgical residency at Medstar Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University Hospital. His training placed strong emphasis on diabetic limb salvage, pediatric and adult rear-foot reconstruction, arthroscopic techniques, sports medicine and trauma. He is also fluent in Spanish. Dr. Snow prides himself in providing comprehensive foot and ankle care that is based in mutual patient trust and understanding.
Lucas A. Hultman, DPM
Dr. Hultman is a native of Los Angeles, growing up in the Westwood area. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He obtained his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree in 2016, graduating with honors as a member of the Pi Delta society. He completed three years of surgical training at the DVA Greater Los Angeles program, including training at the West Los Angeles VA Hospital, Olive-View UCLA Medical Center, Kaiser Woodland Hills, and UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center. His training emphasized limb salvage, trauma, adult forefoot and rearfoot reconstruction, and sports medicine. He has additional training and interests in non-surgical management of foot pathology, including management of various conditions with custom orthotics.
Ivanna L. Kenwood, DPM
Dr. Kenwood is a podiatrist at the University Podiatry Group located at the UCLA Westwood and UCLA Santa Monica offices. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree at UCLA and is very happy to return to her alma mater as a physician. She then earned her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University. Following, she completed a rigorous three-year integrated podiatric medicine and surgery residency with an added credential in reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery at White Memorial Medical Center and served as a member of the Center for Limb Preservation & Advanced Wound Care at White Memorial in Los Angeles, California. She completed training through multiple sites, including USC Keck Medical Center orthopedics and plastic surgery department and Kaiser Permanente.
Her interests include surgical and conservative management of treatments for the foot and ankle, such as: bunions, hammertoes, sports related injuries, trauma, limb salvage, biomechanics, and custom orthotics.