Dr. Jerry Fabrikant, Podiatrist in La Mesa, CA

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(619) 465-3443

Meet the Doctor

doc_large.jpgDr. Jerry M. Fabrikant graduated from State University of New York at Stony Brook with a B.S. in Biology in 1975. He then attended California College of Podiatric Medicine where he graduated an accelerated program which compressed four years into three, leading to a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree in 1978.

After his graduation from Podiatry School, Dr. Fabrikant completed his surgical residency at College Park Hospital in San Diego finishing in 1979. He then went into private practice in north La Mesa, and moved to Grossmont Medical Center. He also has an office in Ramona and San Diego.

Dr. Fabrikant is board certified in Ankle & Foot Surgery in the State of California. He is also board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery; American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine and the American Academy of Wound Management. He is an Agreed Medical Examiner ( A.M.E.) and a Qualified Medical Examiner ( Q.M.E. ) in Podiatry for the State of California Workers Compensation Cases.

Dr. Fabrikant holds staff privileges at Grossmont Hospital, Alvarado Hospital, Scripps Chula Vista Hospital and Promise Hospital.


1978-1979     Podiatric Surgical Resident

                      College Park Hospital

                      San Diego, California           

1975-1978     California College of Podiatric Medicine

                      San Francisco, California

                      B.S. (Basic Medicine)

                      D.P.M. (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine)

1971-1975     State University of New York at Stony Brook

                      Stony Brook, New York

                      B.S. (Biology)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • American Board of Primary orthopedics and Podiatric Medicine
  • American Academy of Pain Management

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (Fellow)
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine (Fellow)
  • Independent Medical Examiner-Podiatry
  • Qualified Medical Examiner, State of California, Podiatry
  • American Academy of Pain Management, 1992 (Co-chair), 1990-1995 (Advisory Board)
  • San Diego Podiatric Medical Association, 1992-1994 (Executive Board)
  • San Diego Podiatric Medical Association, 2007-Current
  • Fremont Insurance Company, 1992-1995 (Advisory Board)
  • Pacific Foundation For Medical Care 2005-Current (Advisory Board)
  • Sharp HealthCare’s 4th Annual Symposium on Wound Management (Faculty Speaker)
  • President of San Diego County Podiatric Medical Association 2008-2010
  • Staff, US Healthworks, 2017
  • Staff, Podiatrist, R.J. Donovan Correctional Facility, 2012-2013

Clinical Investigator

  • Advance Tissue Sciences, Derma graft Pivotal Study, 1999-2001
  • Celleration, Mist Ultrasound Technology Pivotal Trial, 2002-2003


Published Research

Fabrikant, Jerry M. and Tae Soon Park “Plantar Fasciitis (Fasciosis) Treatment Outcome Study: Plantar Fascia Thickness Measured by Ultrasound and Correlated with Patient Self Reported Improvement

Fabrikant, Jerry M. and Justin Colarco “Radiographic and Clinical Analysis of the Proximal Wedge Shelf Osteotomy for Correction of Large Intermetatarsal Angle Hallux Abducto Valgus Deformity”  2008

Fabrikant, Jerry M. and Ly, Peter, “Heel pain and Outcome Study.” American Journal of Pain Management, July 1995

Fabrikant, Jerry M. and Califano, Paul, “Atypical neuroma of the Lateral Fifth Metatarsal Head.”  The Journal of Foot Surgery, 1980

Fabrikant, Jerry M. and Hlavac, Harry F., “Fracture of the Posterior Process of the Talus in Runners:  A Case Study,” Journal of the American Podiatry Association, May 1979

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