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Dr. Vartivarian Curriculum Vitae

Mher Vartivarian, DPM



CSPM at Samuel Merritt College
Oakland, CA
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Pi Delta National Honor Society, 2005-2009
Foundation for Excellence Scholar (2006, 2007, two in 2008)
APMA Scholar (2007, 2008)
Alta Bates Summitt Medical Center Scholarship (2008)

University of Houston
Houston, TX
B.S. in Biology, Minor in Chemistry

Work Experience

2012 to Present
University of California San Francisco
Physician, Center For Limb Preservation
San Francisco, CA

2012 to Present
Alexander Reyzelman, DPM, Inc./Bay Area Foot Care
San Francisco and Castro Valley, CA

2012 to Present
Center For Clinical Research, Inc.
Investigator / Clinical Trials Phase 2-4
San Francisco and Castro Valley, CA


2009 to 2012
Kaiser North Bay Foot and Ankle Consortium
– Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
– Diabetic Limb Salvage and Management
– Foot and Ankle Fracture Clinic Management
– Foot and Ankle Surgical Trauma Management

Emergency Room training at Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA
Resident member of the Plastic Surgery Team at San Francisco General Hospital
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery and Inpatient Management, Kaiser—Vallejo, Kaiser—San Rafael

Advanced Training/Courses

March 2010
Microsurgery and Operative Endoscopy Training Course

March 2010
AO/ASIF Podiatric Basic Course

September 2011
AO/ASIF Podiatric Advanced Course

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Certification

September 2011
Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy

Surgical Skills Course—Orthopaedic Learning Center

Hospital / Surgery Center Affiliations

St. Mary’s Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Hayes Valley Surgery Center
San Francisco, CA

Redwood Surgery Center
Castro Valley, CA

San Ramon Regional Medical Center
San Ramon, CA

Professional Affiliations / Licensure

American Board of Podiatric Medicine Certified (ABPM)
Member, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)
Member, American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
Member, California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA)
California—Doctor of Podiatric Medicine License Number: E4992

California Radiography and Fluoroscopy X-ray Supervisor and Operator Permit Number: RHD 169336

Publications / Presentations

Subotnick S, Vartivarian M, King C, Klaisri C. “Chapter 1—Evolution of Athletic Footwear.” Athletic Footwear and Orthotics in Sports Medicine. Editors MB Werd and EL Knight. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010.

Yen-Douangmala D, Vartivarian M, Choung JD. “Subtalar Arthroereisis and its Role in Pediatric and Adult Population.” Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Volume 29, Issue 3; July 2012, 383-390.

Reyzelman A, Subotnick S, Vartivarian M, King C. “A Prospective Evaluation of Nerve Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) versus Pressure-Specified Sensory Testing (PSSD) in Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome.” Currently in process.

Vartivarian M, Prebish J, Kernbach KJ. “Lower Extremity Amputation and Mortality After Diabetic Foot Ulceration: A Retrospective Review.” IRB approved, currently in data collection.

King C, Vartivarian M. “Forefoot Amputations in Diabetic Patients.” National Foot and Ankle Review. 12(2): 9-13, 2009.

Vartivarian M. ACFAS Scientific Abstract Monthly: “Augmented Compared with Non-augmented Surgical Repair of a Fresh Total Achilles Tendon Rupture: A Prospective Randomized Study.” January 2010. Abstract at