Early life and education
Radovic was raised on the move mostly in northern California with several years in Ottawa Canada and Rio de Janeiro Brazil. He graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a degree in Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology 1982. He was a founding member of the Lake Eldora Handicapped Ski Program where he trained several Special Olympic medalists. He was a volunteer at the Peoples Clinic for several years and was a Mental Health counselor at the boulder psychiatric institute before attending the California College of Podiatric Medicine where he received his Doctorate in 1987. His 4th Year Podiatric Medical Education was accomplished at County-USC Medical Center, Los Angeles.
In 1978, during his undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Radovic became a founding member of the Lake Eldora Handicapped Ski Program, where he trained several Special Olympic medalists. From 1978 until his graduation, Radovic volunteered at the People’s Clinic in Boulder, CO, and for several years, he served as a Mental Health counselor at the Boulder Psychiatric Institute.
After completing a two-year foot and ankle reconstructive surgical residency in 1989, Radovic opened his first private practice in San Clemente, California. In 1996, Radovic opened another private practice in Irvine, California. During the same year, he founded and directed the Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Program at Aestheticare, also known as the Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center or SouthWestern Podiatric Medical. Eleven years later, Radovic incorporated the California Foot & Ankle Associates into his Irvine practice. Today, Radovic continues to be a diagnosis, treat, and prevent disorders of the foot and ankle at his San Clemente and Irvine practices.
In addition to building his private practices, Radovic practices medicine globally as a volunteer. He served as a physician volunteer for both Liga International, a non-profit organization that provides free health care for those living in poverty in Mexico, and with Operation Footprint (formerly known as the Baja Crippled Children’s Project). Most recently, Dr. Radovic spent time as a volunteer with his two sons for earthquake relief in Nepal. Radovic is founder of California Foot & Ankle Associates, a Podiatric Group specializing in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the foot and ankle.
- Fellowship Director, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM)
- Clinical Assistant Professor at Samuel Merritt University
- Past Residency Director at the AesthetiCare/Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center (SouthWestern) Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Program
- Adjunct Clinical Professor at the California College of Podiatric Medicine
- Past Clinical/Surgical Instructor at Western Medical Centers Podiatric Surgical Residency Program
- Adjunct Clinical Faculty at Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine.
His certifications and memberships include: Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery; Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics; Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons; Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric sports Medicine; Member, American Podiatric Medical Association; Member, California Podiatric Medical Association; Member, Orange County Podiatric Medical Association; Member, The American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.
- In 2003, Radovic co-authored “Revisiting Epinephrine in Foot Surgery,” a published study in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association that discovered the benefits of using anesthetics containing epinephrine for foot surgery.
- In 2007, Radovic also co-authored a published study that discovered a new modification to the Youngswick procedure, a procedure for the correction of hallux limitus deformity.
- As a Fellowship Director at SouthWestern Podiatric Sports medicine, Radovic reviewed “Bone Marrow Edema Lesions in the Professional Runner,” which was published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine in 2014.
- Methods of Treating Abnormalities of the First Metatarsophalangeal Join of the Foot (2005)
- Methods of Treating Pain Associated with Abnormalities of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint of the Foot (2007)
- Methods of Treating Abnormalities of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint of the Foot (2007)
- Methods of Treating A Bunion (2008)
- "DAMN THE DOCTORS! FULL SPEED AHEAD!". The Washington Post.
- "Setting Sail The Voyage That Was To Be Benni Winding`s Last Instead Saved His Life". Sun-Sentinel.
- "Dr. Philip Radovic". The Doctors TV Show. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
- "PODIATRIC SPORTS MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP - ORANGE COUNTY, CA" (PDF). Aapsm.org. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
- Philip Radovic, Robert G. Smith, and Don Shumway (2003) Revisiting Epinephrine in Foot Surgery. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association: March 2003, Vol. 93, No. 2, pp. 157-160.
- "Modified Youngswick Procedure for Hallux Limitus". ResearchGate. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
- "Modified Youngswick Procedure for Hallux Limitus". Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
- "SouthWestern Podiatric Surgical Sports Medicine Fellowship". ACFAS.org. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
- Kornaat, P., Van de Velde, S. Am J of Sports Med. 2014;42(5):1242-1246. American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine