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Jonathan Labovitz, DPM, FACFAS, CHCQM

Jonathan Labovitz, DPM, FACFAS, CHCQM

Dean, Professor of Podiatric Medicine, Surgery & Biomechanics

College of Podiatric Medicine

Phone: 909-706-3908

Join year: 2009

  • Education
    • Undergraduate: Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences
    • Graduate: Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
    • Residency: Botsford General Hospital
    • Fellowship: AO International, Orthopedic Trauma Surgery, Graz, Austria
  • Certification
    • American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Foot Surgery

    • American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery

    • American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Certified in Healthcare Quality & Management

  • Professional Experience
    • Visiting Scholar in Health Policy & Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

    • Chair, Western Foot & Ankle Conference, California Podiatric Medical Association

    • Board member American Diabetes Association, LA Chapter 2011-2017 (president 2013-2014)

    • Committee member for national podiatric organizations

    • Advisory board member and consultant for public and private pharmaceutical and medical device companies

    • Private practice 2000-2010

  • Research Interest
    • Value-based healthcare

    • Charcot foot

    • Impact of social health disparities and behavioral health on the diabetic foot

    • Pain management

    • Limb Preservation

  • Awards
    • Meritorious Service Award, California Podiatric Medical Association (2019)

    • Strategy Team Leadership Award, Western University of Health Sciences (2019)

    • Leadership and Service Award, American Diabetes Association (2015)

    • Dr. Robert W. Hobson II Award for Best Abstract, 2nd Place, Diabetic Limb Salvage Conference, Washington, D.C. (2014)

    • Excellence in Education, California Podiatric Medical Association (2011)

  • Committees

    Dr. Labovitz is the Chair of the Western Foot & Ankle Conference, which is one of the largest continuing education seminars in the country. He also serves on numerous local, state and national association committees and boards and has been a consultant for the California Board of Podiatric Medicine from 200-2011. Dr. Labovitz has been on the American Diabetes Association, Los Angeles Chapter Community Leadership Board since 2010 and served as President from 2013-2014.

  • Publications
    • Armstrong DG, Tettelbach WH, Chang TJ, et al. Observed impact of skin substitutes in lower extremity diabetic ulcers: lessons from the Medicare Database (2015-2018). J Wound Care 2021; 30(Suppl. 7): S5-S16.

    • Labovitz J, Day D. The Biomechanics of Diabetes Mellitus and Limb Preservation. Clin Podiatr Med Surg 2020; 37(1): 151-169.

    • Staples B, Ennedy E, Kim T, et al. Cutaneous branch of the obturator nerve extending to the medial ankle and foot: a report of two cases. J Foot Ankle Surg 2019; 58(6).

    • Jensen J, Hicks R, Labovitz JM. Understanding Tourniquet Use to Optimize the Surgical Experience. AORN J 2019; 109(2): 172-182.

    • Labovitz JM, Satterfield VK, Shapiro JM, et al. Excess Cost and Health Care Resource Utilization Associated with Delayed Diagnosis of Charcot Foot. J Foot Ankle Surg 2018; 57(5): 952-956.

    • Labovitz JM, Patel N, Santander I. Web based Patient Experience Surveys to Enhance Response Rates in an Ambulatory Clinic. J Am Pod Med Assoc 2017; 107(6): 516-521.

    • Labovitz JM, Shofler DW, Ragothaman KK. The Impact of Comorbidities on Inpatient Charcot Neuroarthropathy on Cost and Utilization. J Diabetes Complications 2016; 30: 710-715.

    • Labovitz JM, Kominski G. Forecasting the Value of Podiatric Care in Newly Insured Diabetic Patients during Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in California. J Am Pod Med Assoc 2016; 106(3): 163-171

  • Narrative

    In his time away from the office, Dr. Labovitz enjoys traveling, golf, and spending time with his family.