Podiatry Hotline Inc.

Thomas Rambacher, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA

Foot and Ankle Specialist & Podiatrist located in Mission Viejo, CA

About Dr. Rambacher

Thomas Rambacher, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA, is a double board-certified podiatrist offering surgical and nonsurgical treatments for foot and ankle problems at Podiatry Hotline Inc., in Mission Viejo, California.

Dr. Rambacher received his degree in podiatric medicine from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio -- now the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. His primary podiatry residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation included numerous subspecialty rotations such as endocrinology, rheumatology, emergency medicine, orthopedics, and podo-pediatrics.

Besides his primary podiatry training, Dr. Rambacher performed multiple surgical rotations in Ohio at Cleveland Veteran Administration Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, The Podiatry Institute, Jewish Hospital Ohio, and Ohio State University. In California, he had high-volume surgical training in the Saddleback Valley Residency Training Program at hospitals in Orange and Los Angeles County.

Incorporating his extensive training from both the west and east coasts, Dr. Rambacher works closely with his patients to limit their downtime so that they can quickly return to their work and hobbies. To do this, Dr. Rambacher provides the most advanced treatments and seamlessly integrates them into his patients’ active California lifestyles. Patients also receive direct access to Dr. Rambacher via his cell phone, so they can contact him should questions or concerns arise.

Among his many services, Dr. Rambacher offers surgical and nonsurgical treatments for foot conditions like plantar fasciitis, ingrown toenails, calluses, and bunions; reconstruction with external fixation for extreme deformities; and specialty care like wound care and diabetic amputation prevention.

Dr. Rambacher is certified by The American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Board of Podatric Surgery. He is also certified by the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Primary Care in Podiatric Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Professional Wound Care Association®.

When he’s not caring for his patients, Dr. Rambacher enjoys doing mission work and pursuing outdoor adventures like snowboarding, rock climbing, hiking, surfing, wakeboarding, and mountain biking.

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Podiatry Hotline Inc.

Thomas Rambacher, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA, is a double board-certified podiatrist offering surgical and nonsurgical treatments for foot and ankle problems at Podiatry Hotline Inc., in Mission Viejo, California.

Dr. Rambacher received his degree in podiatric medicine from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio -- now the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. His primary podiatry residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation included numerous subspecialty rotations such as endocrinology, rheumatology, emergency medicine, orthopedics, and podo-pediatrics.

Besides his primary podiatry training, Dr. Rambacher performed multiple surgical rotations in Ohio at Cleveland Veteran Administration Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, The Podiatry Institute, Jewish Hospital Ohio, and Ohio State University. In California, he had high-volume surgical training in the Saddleback Valley Residency Training Program at hospitals in Orange and Los Angeles County.

Incorporating his extensive training from both the west and east coasts, Dr. Rambacher works closely with his patients to limit their downtime so that they can quickly return to their work and hobbies. To do this, Dr. Rambacher provides the most advanced treatments and seamlessly integrates them into his patients’ active California lifestyles. Patients also receive direct access to Dr. Rambacher via his cell phone, so they can contact him should questions or concerns arise.

Among his many services, Dr. Rambacher offers surgical and nonsurgical treatments for foot conditions like plantar fasciitis, ingrown toenails, calluses, and bunions; reconstruction with external fixation for extreme deformities; and specialty care like wound care and diabetic amputation prevention.

Dr. Rambacher is certified by The American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Board of Podatric Surgery. He is also certified by the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Primary Care in Podiatric Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Professional Wound Care Association®.

When he’s not caring for his patients, Dr. Rambacher enjoys doing mission work and pursuing outdoor adventures like snowboarding, rock climbing, hiking, surfing, wakeboarding, and mountain biking.


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Additional Services


  • In Hospital Care
  • Home Care (House Calls)
  • Laser Toe Nail Fungus Treatment
  • Comprehensive care of Foot and Ankle related disorders
  • Routine foot care services
  • KeryFlex
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Non-Surgical and Surgical treatment of athletic injuries
  • Foot and Ankle surgery
  • Medical Grade Custom-molded Orthotics
  • Accommodative Orthotics
  • Work Related Injuries
  • Minor In-Office Surgical Procedures
  • Proliferation Therapy
  • Microablation Therapy
  • MIS (Minimal Invasive Surgery)
  • Plastics/ Minimal Scar
  • Surgical Second Opinions
  • Stem Cell Treatments
  • Skin Grafts
  • Herbal/ Holistic Treatments
  • Sport Medicine
  • External Fixation
  • Wound Care
  • Limb Salvage
  • Biopsies
  • ENFD (Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density) Testing
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Fluoroscan and X-ray
  • InBody Composition Analysis
  • ABI (Blood Flow Testing)
  • Cold Laser Treatments
  • Topaz
  • Tenex
  • System for External Alignment of Limbs (SEAL)
  • Cartiva

Medical Surgical Treatment of


  • Bunions
  • Ingrown Nails
  • Hammertoes
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Nail Problems/ Fungal Disease
  • Corns and Calluses
  • Arch Disorders
  • Sever’s Disease (Apophysitis)
  • Growth Plate Injuries
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spurs
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Ankle and Foot Fractures
  • Tendon Pain or Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Non Unions
  • Mal Unions (Improperly Healed Bones)
  • Infections
  • Ulcerations
  • Burning/Nerve Pain
  • Wounds
  • Skin Cancers
  • Warts
  • Soft Tissue Masses and Tumors
  • Trauma and Athletic Injuries
  • Foreign Bodies
  • Failed Surgeries
  • Foot or Ankle Deformities
  • Short Metatarsal Syndrome (Brachymetatarsalgia)
  • Congenital Deformities
  • Arterial Venous Malformation
  • Cysts
  • Ganglions
  • Masses
 
  • Dr. Rambacher is on staff at:


    • Saddleback Memorial Hospital -Laguna Hills
    • Mission Regional Medical Center/Hospital - Mission Viejo
    • Mission Regional Medical Center/Hospital- Laguna Beach
    • Anaheim Regional Medical Center/Hospital
    • CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital
    • The Surgery Center at Saddleback
    • Laguna Hills Surgery Center
    • Pacific Hills Surgery Center
    • Newport Beach Center for Surgery
    • Aestheticare Surgery Center
    • Mission Ambulatory Surgery Center
    • Irvine Specialty Surgery Center
    • Advanced Center of Foothill Ranch

Please contact our office for details on your specific plan.

Aetna
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Cigna
Covered California
Medicare
Mission Heritage
Monarch Healthcare
Oscar Health Insurance Co.
Regal Medical Group
Tricare
United Healthcare
Workers Compensation

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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "Dr. Rambacher took the time to ask and answer questions to really understand my issues. His exam and testing processes are very detailed and thorough."

    Letty G.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Rambacher is one of those doctors who will take the time to explain to you exactly what is going on. He then explains what the best options and solutions will be."

    Bren V.
  • Yelp

    "During his first visit to my home he explained my problem to me satisfactorily and recommended I have an MRI."

    Barry W.
  • Yelp

    "I was training for the LA Marathon and developed bone spurs on both heals. Dr. Rambacher molded my feet for orthotics. No hesitation to recommend him!"

    Scott B.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Rambacher is the best podiatrist hands down and I have been to several! The doctor is very thorough in explaining everything and answering questions."

    C M.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Rambacher is such a blessing to me and my family. Since then I have had to take my daughter to him several times. You will not be disappointed going to him."

    Mary O.
  • Healthgrades

    "One of the things I liked about Dr. Rambacher is he got directly to the problem without having to do too many tests. It was all done in a timely manner."

    Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "I found Dr. Rambacher two weeks before that surgery and immediately scheduled with him. Post-operation was tough... but he made the process manageable."

    Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "I went to Dr. Rambacher for an unrelated issue and he picked up on a chronic issue I was having that my ortho doctor wasn't dealing with."

    Patient
  • Vitals

    "I developed a foot wound while in the hospital and Dr. Rambacher has worked with me to resolve it by using various methods."

    Verified Patient
Location
Podiatry Hotline Inc.
20532 El Toro, Suite 111
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Phone: 949-287-4617
Fax: 949-916-7888
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949-287-4617