Felix Sigal, DPM
Dr. Felix Sigal, the principal doctor at our clinic, graduated from California State University of Northridge and pursued his training at the California College of Podiatric Medicine, completing his residency at USC General Hospital. Throughout his training, Dr. Sigal expanded his interests in diabetic limb salvage and became one of the most distinguished specialists in the field. Dr. Sigal currently is on staff at both the St. Vincent Medical Center and the California Hospital Medical Center, where he focuses on wound care, diabetic limb salvage, as well as pursues his interest in clinical research to enable better treatment options for his patients. Dr. Sigal serves as a Principal Investigator on numerous clinical research studies in the field of diabetic complications, wound care and has contributed his expertise to the field of clinical research always searching for better treatment options to improve the lives of patients. Dr. Sigal is seeing patients in the Los Angeles and Lancaster offices.
Salis K. Shrestha, DPM
Dr. Salis K. Shrestha is a board certified foot and ankle surgeon. He is certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery both in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rear foot and Ankle Surgery. .
Dr. Shrestha was surgically trained and graduated from Cedars Sinai Medical Center where he currently serves as an attending physician role. He also involves in teaching and training new surgical residents at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Shrestha is highly trained in reconstructive podiatric and adult foot and ankle surgery, complex foot and ankle deformities, foot and ankle injury/ trauma, complex diabetic wounds, and diabetic limb salvage. In past several years he has been involved in helping multiple local foot and ankle surgeons in complex foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Shrestha enjoys and welcomes challenge to fix previously failed foot and ankle surgeries.
Dr. Shrestha graduated from Barry University and completed his primary podiatric residency from U. Penn/Presbyterian Medical Center where he was trained by world renowned foot and ankle surgeons. During his residency training Dr. Shrestha was also involved in the Baja Crippled Children’s Project and actively involved in the mission to the Mexicalli, Honduras and El Salvador
Ngan Nguyen, DPM
Dr. Ngan Nguyen was born in Vietnam and came to Chicago in 2002 as a foreign exchange student. She earned her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Eastern Illinois University. After graduating, Dr. Nguyen completed her medical degree from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. She then completed her surgical residency training in Foot and Ankle (PMSR with added credential RRA) at Yale New Haven Health System-Bridgeport Hospital at a level 2 trauma and major burn center. Her comprehensive three year training included caring for patients with foot and ankle trauma, limb preservation, complications from Diabetes, infectious diseases, emergency medicine, biomechanical deformities and inpatient management. Dr. Nguyen’s training also included working with various medical specialties such as vascular surgery, orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, infectious disease, internal medicine, psychiatry, adult and pediatric emergency medicine departments.
After completing her residency at Yale, she then pursued one of the most prestigious fellowship positions at University of Southern California- Keck School of Medicine for the Lawrence B. Harkless/Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) Limb Preservation Program to further enhance her skills and knowledge on limb preservation, complex and advanced wound medicine to better help her patients. Dr. Nguyen also has a special interest in research and has published multiple articles regarding to the foot and ankle issues.
Dr. Nguyen’s main focus is to provide the best care that is specific to each patient and enables the patient to be a part of the process of their treatment plan. She will provide all treatment options ranging from conservative to complex surgical intervention to give the patient the best possible care that they deserve. Dr. Nguyen manages and treats many pathologies and all type of medical conditions pertaining to the lower extremity in all ages.
Dr. Nguyen enjoys spending time with her friends and family outside of medicine. She also is an avid world traveler that loves to learn about new cultures. She also enjoys an active lifestyle including Zumba, dancing, swimming, hiking and weight-lifting.