About Dr. Radovic

Dr. Philip Radovic has been practicing foot and ankle surgery and podiatric medicine for 30 years in Orange County California. His office is in San Clemente where he lives, and raised his three children with his wife Tracey. Dr. Radovic is one of the outstanding foot and ankle specialists in the country.


He has trained and mentored podiatric foot and ankle surgeons and sports medicine specialists for over twenty five years; many who successfully practice in Orange County, having benefited from his guidance after they completed three years of surgical residency training.


He has been an elected leader by his peers and served on committees for virtually every hospital and surgery center in south Orange County. He is one of the few triple board certified podiatric surgeons in the nation, and a Podiatric Sports Medicine Fellow.

Dr. Radovic specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgeries, Advanced Bunion Surgery, Non-Incision, Non-Surgical Heel Pain Treatment, Ankle Arthroscopy and Endoscopic Heel Surgery, as well as general foot/ankle care and complex surgery revisions. He is published in internationally peer reviewed journals and holds several seminal medically related patents. Dr. Radovic has been an on-air consultant with the nationally syndicated The Doctors television show in over ten different episodes.


Dr. Radovic’s philosophy is to seek the most effective, sensible, direct and economical treatment for a patient’s condition, always considering their life’s circumstance; social, emotional, economical and physical wellbeing.


Dr. Radovic achieved a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Molecular-Cellular Developmental Biology in 1982 at the University of Colorado and went on to obtain a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine, from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1987. His 4th Year Podiatric Medical Education was at County USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, followed by a 2-year Podiatric Surgical Residency in Adult and Pediatric Reconstruction of the Foot and Ankle, Clinical Research, Clinical Medicine, Radiology, Orthopedics, Podiatric Sports Medicine, Diabetic Foot Care and Limb Salvage Techniques at Western Medical Center, Santa Ana/Anaheim under the direction of Dr. Nicholas Grumbine.

His specialty certifications and memberships include:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (Certified in Rear Foot Reconstruction and Ankle Surgery). 
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics.
  • Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.


Dr. Radovic has volunteered his services for over three decades. He was the Founder/Director of SouthWestern Podiatric Medical and Surgical Services, Camino Health Center Mission Hospital in San Juan Capistrano, CA. He offered his services to the Camino Health Center Mission Hospital as a Physician Volunteer and Member of the Board of Directors. He was also a Board Member for the Mission Hospital Community Benefits Program. He has served as a Physician Volunteer for LIGA The Flying Doctors of Mercy; the Baja Crippled Children's Project, the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic in San Francisco and the Peoples Clinic in Boulder, CO.


WIKIPEDIA ref: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Radovic

Education

  • B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder
  • D.P.M., B.S., California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco (CCPM)
  • 2 year Podiatric Surgical Residency, Western Medical Centers; Foot & Ankle Reconstruction
  • Board Certified in Foot, Ankle and Reconstructive Rearfoot Surgery - Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
  • Board Certified in Podiatric Orthopedics - Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics
  • Certified in Ankle Arthroscopy, ESWT, and Laser treatments for the foot and ankle.
  • Past Qualified Medical Examiner, State of California
  • Founder/Director, SouthWestern Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Program.
  • Founder/Director, SouthWestern Podiatric Sports Medicine Fellowship.
  • 1000+ Hours of Continuing Medical Education.

A Closer Look

  • University of Colorado, Boulder. 1982. Bachelor of Arts Degree in Molecular-Cellular Developmental Biology.


  • California College of Podiatric Medicine. 1987. Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Bachelor of Science. County USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, 4th Year Podiatric Medical Education.

Residency

  • Western Medical Center, Santa Ana/Anaheim. 2-Year Podiatric Surgical Residency given in Adult and Pediatric Reconstruction of the Foot and Ankle, Clinical Research, Clinical Medicine, Radiology, Orthopedics, Podiatric Sports Medicine, Diabetic Foot Care and Limb Salvage Techniques.

Teaching Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Samuel Merritt University, CA
  • Residency Director, Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center (SouthWestern) Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Program - 36. 1996-2012.
  • Past Adjunct Clinical Professor, California College of Podiatric Medicine.
  • Past Clinical/Surgical Instructor Western Medical Centers Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, CA
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty - Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine. FL.
  • Associate Professor, Podiatric Medicine. Midwestern University, College of Health Sciences. AZ.
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Western University of Health Sciences. Pomona, CA.

Volunteer Services

  • Founder/Past Director of Podiatric Medical and Surgical Services, Camino Health Center, San Juan Capistrano. 1990-2012.
  • Board of Directors, Camino Health Center, Mission Hospital. 2004-2010.
  • Board of Directors, Mission Hospital Community Benifits Program. 2004-2010.
  • Physician Volunteer, Camino Health Center, San Juan Capistrano, CA. 1990-2012
  • LIGA The Flying Doctors of Mercy, Podiatric Surgeon. 1992-1996.
  • Baja Crippled Childrens Project. 1986-1991.
  • Haight Ashbury Free Clinic, S.F., CA. 1983-1987.
  • Peoples Clinic, Boulder, CO. 1978-1983.

Professional Designations

  • Board Certified in Foot, Rear Foot Reconstruction and Ankle Surgery - Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics.
  • Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric sports Medicine
  • Qualified Medical Examiner, State of California.

Publications

  • Volume Injection Adhesiotomy. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Volume 79 - Number 3, March 1989.
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Volume 80 - Number 9, September 1990.
  • Use of the Subcutaneous Tissue Expander for Delayed Primary Closure of Flaps. Journal of Foot Surgery. Volume 28 - Number 3, 1989.
  • Revisiting Epinephrine in Foot Surgery. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Volume 93 - Number 2. March/April 2003.
  • Modified Youngswick Osteotomy for Hallux Limitus - Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Volume 97(5), September/October 2007.
  • Nonsurgical Treatment for Hallux Abducto Valgus with Botulinum Toxin A. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Volume 98(1), January/February 2008.
  • Nonsurgical Treatment for Hallux Abducto Valgus with Botulinum Toxin A-An improvement of the Injection Paradigm. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Volume 110, Issue 2 (March 2020).
  • Treatment of “plantar fasciitis”/Plantar Heel Pain Syndrome with botulinum toxin — A novel injection paradigm pilot study. The Foot Volume 45, December 2020, 101711

Research