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In search of an experienced, caring podiatrist in Encino? You're in the right place. Richard C. Silverman, DPM specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and preventive care of foot and ankle problems to patients throughout the Encino area.

Our Encino podiatrists continuously deliver the best possible outcomes and an improved quality of life for our patients. We do this by utilizing the latest treatment techniques, cutting-edge technology and a compassionate, gentle approach to patient care. Like our current patients, you'll find that Richard C. Silverman, DPM offers an unmatched level of service.

To learn more about all of the foot ailments we treat, we encourage you to browse our services page for complete treatment details. We provide quality care for a wide array of foot and ankle conditions, including:


Explore our website for additional information, including doctor bios, office details and printable new patient forms. Our patient library includes a searchable glossary of foot health topics to help you understand your condition and options.

Make it your priority to take care of your feet. Start today by teaming with an expert in foot and ankle care, a podiatrist in Encino that listens to your concerns and makes the best recommendations for the optimal outcome.

  • Dr.
    Richard C Silverman

    Dr. Silvennan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey. He then attended graduate school at Temple University in Philadelphia where he earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. 

  • Sheila Daurey

    Sheila, a native New Yorker, brings an extensive background in corporate business administration to the  informal and comfortable setting of Dr. Silverman's office. It has been a true joy for her to work alongside Dr. Silverman for over 20 years, nurturing his patients every step of the way.

  • Sara Buchbinder

    Sara was born and raised in Los Angeles and is an original “Valley Girl”! With over 30 years experience in healthcare administration, she is a seasoned veteran who brings a wealth of knowledge to Dr. Silverman‘s office. “Our patients are simply the best. It’s our pleasure to provide help and support to each of them.” Sara will do everything she can to make every visit pleasant and exceptional.


  • "I am so thankful that I became a patient of Dr. Silverman's. He has been helping me with the foot problems that have been disrupting my life for years. I feel that he really listens to me and understands how much pain I've been living with. His office staff is wonderful, especially Sara. She is always so helpful and efficient. The office is clean and organized. I appreciate Dr. Silverman and his staff so much. I would highly recommend them to anyone who needs a great podiatrist!!"
    Robin Morgan

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  • Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

    Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Because there are several potential ...

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  • Flexible Flatfoot

    What Is Flatfoot? Flatfoot is often a complex disorder, with diverse symptoms and varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types of flatfoot, all of which have one characteristic in common: partial or total collapse (loss) of the arch.   Other characteristics shared by most ...

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  • Ganglion Cyst

    What Is a Ganglion Cyst? A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with a jellylike fluid that originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. The word “ganglion” means “knot” and is used to describe the knot-like mass or lump that forms below the surface of the skin.   Ganglion cysts are among ...

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  • Webbed Toes

    Webbed toes (also known as syndactyly) is a rare condition seen in approximately one in 2,000 births. Those with this condition have two or more toes that are partially or fully joined by a flexible skin bridge.  Syndactyly most commonly affects the second and third toes, but it can occur between ...

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  • Weak Ankles

    Weak ankles may be a result of previous ankle injuries, but in some cases they are a congenital (at birth) condition. The ankles are sore, and “give way” easily while standing, walking, or doing other activities. When an ankle is injured, it may take a few weeks to many months to fully heal. Often, ...

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  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are usually due to improperly functioning valves within the veins. The veins typically appear prominent or look "raised."  The condition can cause swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet. The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding tissues, and ulcers may ...

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  • Turf Toe

    What is Turf Toe? Turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe, or repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running ...

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  • Toe Walking

    Toe walking, a condition in which a person walks on the toes or ball of the foot, is most often seen in young children learning to walk. A child who does not outgrow toe walking in early childhood should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. Toe walking may be idiopathic (habitual) or it can be caused ...

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  • Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)

    The structure of the foot is complex, consisting of bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Of the 26 bones in the foot, 19 are toe bones (phalanges) and metatarsal bones (the long bones in the midfoot). Fractures of the toe and metatarsal bones are common and require evaluation by a specialist. ...

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  • Tired Feet

    "Tired feet" are not a medical condition, but are a common complaint related to various medical conditions. Abnormal foot structure (flatfoot or high arched foot) can overburden the foot, resulting in muscle fatigue. Obesity, improper footwear, pregnancy, leg swelling, increased activity level, or compensation ...

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