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Dr. Gennady Kolodenker, DPM
Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Dr. Kolodenker is a Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine, Sports Medicine and Surgery Fellowship Trained Podiatrist in Irvine, California. Associate satellite Podiatrist offices located in Orange, Huntington Beach and Newport Beach. He is an Adult and Pediatric Foot and Ankle Surgeon with offices in Southern California. Dr. Kolodenker is on staff at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and Hoag Irvine. He is also a on staff at Children’s Hospital of Orange County in Orange – CHOC.

Dr. K specializes in complex and simple adult and pediatric foot and ankle surgery in Orange County. Procedures range from ankle fracturesfoot fracturestorn tendons and ligamentspainful arthritisjoint replacement surgeryto bunion and hammer toe surgery, and neuroma excision. He is an expert in wound management along with diabetic and charcot foot reconstruction. View our website for the entire list of conditions treated.

Dr. Kolodenker is Clinical Assistant Professor at Western University of Health Sciences. He is also a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME). He also performs Independent Medical Evaluation (IME) exams,  along with expert witness testimony. He completed a three year surgical foot and ankle podiatry residency at University Hospital in Newark, NJ (UMDNJ), now Rutgers. During residency he was taught by general orthopedic surgeons, podiatrist, and foot and ankle specialized orthopedic doctors who were trained at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. The UMDNJ residency provided Dr. Kolodenker with vast experiences in trauma, limb preservation, reconstructive surgery, and cosmetic foot and ankle surgery.

During his final year he was named Chief Resident.  The broad experiences of his residency are due to the residency program associations with two highly respected hospitals: 


Hackensack University Medical Center, (granted a HealthGrades® America’s 50 best Hospitals, ranked by US News in the Orthopedics category as America’s Best Hospitals)


Holy Name Medical Center (HealthGrades® Distinguished Medical Center Awards for Clinical Excellence™ Among the top 5% of Medical Centers in the nation.)

During residency there was a vast experience in trauma and limb preservation. Working in an urban area like Newark, NJ there was a tremendous need to serve the underprivileged population. He finished his four year medical school training at Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 2007. The school was established in 1912 and became a member of the Rosalind Franklin University family in 2001. The College is accredited by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools/The Higher Learning Commission.

In 2003 Dr. Kolodenker graduated cum laude from Seton Hall University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. During his final year of high school and into college he worked as a medical assistant for four years. “Dr. K” began his medical career filing charts.

Dr. Gennady Kolodenker is also fluent in Russian.

Dr. Gennady Kolodenker, DPM



We are happy to accept the following insurance coverages in Orange County:

  • Aetna

  • Anthem

  • Blue Cross

  • Blue Shield

  • Cigna

  • Coventry

  • First Health

  • HealthNet

  • HealthSmart

  • Hoag HMO

  • Humana

  • Greater Newport Physicians  (GNP)

  • Medicare

  • Multiplan

  • United Healthcare


If you do not see your insurance listed above, please feel free to call our office in Irvine, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, or Orange, CA for further details.








Our Practice in Orange County, CA

Our goal is to provide the most advanced, comprehensive, and professional care in a personalized, empathetic environment in Orange County at our offices in Irvine, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, and Orange, CA. It is our belief that this philosophy will not only return our patients to an active lifestyle, but will positively impact their lives long after their foot and ankle condition has been resolved.


We maintain state of the art medical equipment. Our Orange County Foot and Ankle Surgeon / Orange County Podiatrist has significant training and experience in the most technologically advanced and proven techniques in Orange County. Together, we will partner with each patient to discuss your individual needs, circumstances, and treatment goals. It is our belief that you, as the patient, are the most important part of the decision making process.

We realize that navigating the healthcare process can be difficult and stressful. We put our patients first, addressing your needs and concerns every step of the way. 

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