Yixi Lu, DPM, is a podiatric surgical specialist and a highly regarded member of the team at Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgery Specialists. Working with patients in and around Los Angeles, at offices in East Los Angeles, Wilshire, Santa Fe Springs, Pico Rivera, Tarzana, Encino, Valencia, and Montebello, California, Dr. Lu offers unparalleled care.
Education has always played a central role in Dr. Lu’s life. He began his studies at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, earning a Bachelor of Science in microbiology. He then earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California.
Dr. Lu expanded his understanding of podiatric practice through a podiatric medicine and surgery residency with a focus in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle procedures at Emory Decatur Hospital in Decatur, Georgia. He then entered his profession with roles as a podiatrist and assistant professor.
With experience in both clinical and academic settings, Dr. Lu has advanced skills in numerous areas of podiatric care. He brings experience in surgical reconstruction, external fixation, diabetic wound care, and limb salvage. Minimally invasive surgical procedures are also an area of focus.
Patients rely on Dr. Lu for highly personalized care that aligns with their unique needs and goals. Many are so pleased with their results they introduce friends and family to the practice when foot and ankle issues arise.