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Dr. Ricardo Chica, DPM

Podiatrist

Professional statement

Dr. Chica received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas Pan-American in Biology and his medical degree in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. After his graduate education, Dr. Chica continued his education with a three year Residency at Northwell Health- Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY. Dr. Chica has comprehensive training in all aspects of podiatry; including elective and non-elective foot and ankle reconstructive surgery. His education includes complex trauma of the foot and ankle, ankle and rearfoot arthroscopy, sports medicine of the lower extremity, Diabetic limb salvage training, and surgical correction of lower extremity deformities. Dr. Chica also trained at Cohen Children's Medical Center, a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center where he focused on both operative and non-operative management of the pediatric foot. Moreover, Dr. Chica gained extensive expertise in sports medicine while working with the NCAA Division I athletic department at Fordham University. During his training, he completed the AAFAO Comprehensive and Advanced Courses of Internal Fixation for Reconstructive Surgery and Trauma of the Foot & Ankle, and the International Foot and Ankle Foundation Arthroscopy training with nationally renowned Foot and Ankle surgeons. As an active member of the Hispanic community over the years, and a native Spanish speaker himself, Dr. Chica served as a Medical Spanish Instructor and helped develop a medical spanish book for clinical reference during his Podiatry school years. He has also given numerous lectures to underserved communities about Podiatric care and Diabetes during his school and residency years. Dr. Chica’s interests extend to all areas of podiatric care, both medical and surgical, for all ages of patients who require comprehensive and specialized care of the foot and ankle.

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Specialties

  • Podiatrist

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Education and training

  • Northwell Health, Long Island Jewish Medical Center (Residency)
  • Temple University, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

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NPI number

1548672850

Office locations

Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists

1600 W 38 St

Austin, TX 78731

Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists

2312 Western Trails Blvd

Austin, TX 78745

Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists

5000 Bee Caves Road

West Lake Hills, TX 78746

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This office was very professional from the time the intake through treatment. I definitely recommend this practice.
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Doctor Chica was great about understanding my running goals and made sure to discuss cross training that'd be safe and keep me on track to compete in a few months after I recover.
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