The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Dr. John Cha
Dr. John Cha has been published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery and often lectures on surgery and diabetic foot wounds. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree and the University of California, Berkeley. He received his podiatric medical degree in San Francisco at the respected LAC/USC Hospital. He completed a two year surgical residency in 1994.
Dr. Cha sub-specializes in the treatment of chronic foot wounds, common among diabetics. He offers state of the art treatments, such as human derived skin grafts (apligraf, dermagraft), hyperbaric oxygen, vacuum assisted wound therapy, contemporary dressing, and specialized insoles/braces. He works closely with several vascular surgeon, infectious disease, and endocrinologists to provide a comprehensive, team approach to the healing of difficult wounds.
Dr. Cha is on staff at Centinela Hospital, Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, Little Company of Mary Hospital, and Gardena Memorial Hospital. He also works at several surgery centers in the South Bay. Dr Cha is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
Dr. Alfred Glover
Dr. Glover has been an active podiatrist in the 19 years since graduating from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. A Board Certified Podiatrist in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Dr. Glover has years of clinical experience and affiliations with St. Vincent Medical Center, the Veterans Administration Hospital, Temple Community Hospital and the United States Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton.
Dr. Glover served as Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and was appointed Head of the Department of Podiatry, Corpus Christi Naval Hospital. He was an Appointed Examiner for the American Board of Podiatric Surgery from 1995-2002 and served as an expert witness for Podiatric Surgical Malpractice Cases from 1995-2001.
Dr. Glover received his doctors degree from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed postgraduate training at the Baja Project for Crippled Children, California College of Podiatric Medicine, American Red Cross, Curative Health Services, Great Lakes Naval Hospital and Norfolk Community Hospital.
His extensive background and experience gives him excellent academic, clinical and practical expertise.