Company: MB Foot and Ankle Center
Location: Palmdale, California, United States
Gerard Boghossian, Podiatrist at MB Foot and Ankle Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in podiatry.
Dr. Boghossian became involved in his profession because of his medical exposure in the military. He was 17 when he joined and served as a combat medic and operating room technician. Through this work, he realized a career in medicine was the path for him. It felt rewarding to help people with physical injuries and trauma. He served with the United States Army from 1988 to 1996. Upon returning to civilian life, Dr. Boghossian pursued his medical training, earning an MD from the Des Moines College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 1999.
Since 2002, Dr. Boghossian has leveraged his skills and expertise to help patients as a podiatrist with the MB Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Center. Since 2006, he has served as the Director of Podiatric Medicine with the High Desert Medical Center. In his career, he founded the Lancaster Community Hospital Wound Center and was the founder and past director of the Antelope Valley Hospital Comprehensive Center for Wounds. From 2003 to 2007, Dr. Boghossian served as the director of the residency program of the Sherman Oaks Hospital. Like the calling he felt to join the military, Dr. Boghossian feels passionate about his career as a medical professional. He attributes his success to hard work, dedication, and luck.
Dr. Boghossian is a diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ABFAS) and has been involved with a number of civic work in his community. He has served as a volunteer with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, Search and Rescue Team, and has gone on six medical missions, treating soldiers and their families with foot and ankle injuries. He has spoken on several panels giving lectures and surgical instruction throughout the United States and other countries. Throughout all of his professional endeavors, Dr. Boghossian is most proud of founding several wound care centers in Southern California, including for the Lancaster Community Hospital, Antelope Valley Hospital, and High Desert Medical Group. In the coming years, he looks forward to retiring.
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