JAMES J. LONGOBARDI, DPM, MBA
July 1990- Private Practice, Absolute Foot Care, Chula Vista, CA
Current Solo practice with emphasis in forefoot reconstructive surgery, diabetic limb salvage, lower extremity vascular disease, orthopedic foot and ankle disease, pediatric and adolescent foot pathology, wound care, computerized gait analysis, digital radiography, and electronic medical records.
1995- Reo Vista Wound Care Team, San Diego, CA
Current Involved with weekly rounds on wound care patients in long-term care facility. Responsible for assessing, recommending, and treating chronic wounds in diabetic post-surgical patient population, and a variety of non-podiatric related wounds in conjunction with the Medical Director and wound care consultant as part of the wound care team.
Indian Health Service Rincon, Pauma Valley, CA. Santa Ysabel, CA
10,000 patient population. Ongoing care for diabetic patients: palliative diabetic foot care, education, charcot foot, trauma, minor and major surgeries. Lectures to medical staff on diabetes foot care and diabetic foot disease.
Borrego Springs Medical Center, Borrego Springs, CA
Under served desert patient population. Clinic focused on variety of patients ranging from end stage diabetics to major foot pathology.
Mesa Valley Grove Senior Clinic, Lemon Grove, CA
Treated foot ailments in senior population with mental or physical incapacitation or chronic end-stage disease.
Sharp Senior Health Clinic, San Diego, CA
General senior population, diabetic foot care, lower extremity vascular disease, orthopedic and palliative care.
2004 -2006 University Of Pheonix, San Diego, CA
1989-1990 Villa View Community Hospital, San Diego, CA
Surgical Residency in podiatric forefoot reconstructive surgery
1989 College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, Iowa
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
1987 College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, Iowa
Baccalaureate of Science
1978 The George Washington University, Washington D.C.
Baccalaureate of Science, Physician Assistant
2009 Lecturer, Whittier Diabetes Institute, Chula Vista, CA
ÒCommon Diabetic Foot AilmentsÓ
2008 Medical Team, Taking Control of Your Diabetes Symposium, San
Diego Physician Participant Diabetic Foot Screening
1998 Medical Team, San Diego, CA
San Diego Rock and Roll Marathon
1998 Lecturer, Scripps Hospital Chula Vista, CA
Diabetic Nurse Educators, ÒDiabetes and the footÓ
1997 Chula Vista Community Foot Screening, San Diego, CA
Sharp Hospital Health Fair
1993-1995 Chairman, Shoes for the Needy, San Diego, CA
San Diego County Podiatric Medical Society
1995-2000 Chula Vista Senior Foot Screening, San Diego, CA
Thousand Trails Senior Park
1990-1995 Lecturer, San Diego, CA
Scripps Chula Vista Hospital and Sharp Community Medical Center; ÒOh,
My aching feetÓ
2009 Member, Wound Healing Society
1993- Member, San Diego County Podiatric Medical Society
1990- Member, California Podiatric Medical Society
1900- Member, American Podiatric Medical Society
Professional Offices / Committees:
2006 Honorary Chairman PhysicianÕs Advisory Board
PhysicianÕs for Health Care Reform
1998 President, San Diego County Podiatric Medical Society
1995-1997 Vice President, San Diego County Podiatric Medical Society
1993-1995 Secretary, San Diego County Podiatric medical Society
1987-1988 President, Des Moines, IA
U.O.M.H.S. Sports Medicine Club
1987 Chairman, Des Moines, IA
Trimove-a-Thon: Fund raiser for mentally and physically handicapped
1987 Secretary, Des Moines, IA
U.O.M.H.S., Podiatric Orthopedic Club
2004 Bravo Award, San Diego, CA
Scripps Mercy Hospital of Chula Vista
1997 Certificate of Appreciation, U.S. Olympic Committee
1996 Humanitarian Award, Lions Club International
1996 Certificate of Appreciation, Chula Vista Police Officers Association
1996 Certificate of Appreciation, San Diego, CA
San Diego Sockers, for disadvantaged children
1978 Kindness of Patients Award, Silver Spring, MD
Holy Cross Hospital
1978 Deans List, Washington, D.C.
The George Washington University
1974 Meritorious Mast, Quantico, VA
For outstanding achievement and devotion as Hospital Corpsman, United
States Navy / United States Marine Corps
1972 Academic Scholarship, Nassau County Heart Association
Licenses and Certifications:
1998- California, Podiatry and PhysicianÕs Assistant
Inactive Florida and Maryland
2009 Fellow American Professional Wound Care Association
1997 Fellow American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine
1994- Board Certified American Academy of Podiatric Orthopedics
Board Certified American Academy of Pain Management
1995- Qualified Medical Examiner, State of California
1990- X-ray Certification, State of California
1994 Diabetes and Your Feet, Health-Health and wellness journal from
Sharp Health Care, winter 1994
1991 Epidural Morphine as an adjuvant to the treatment of Pain in a
Patient with Acute Inflammatory Radiculopathy Secondary to
Guillarn-Barre Syndrome, The Journal of Foot Surgery, VOLUME
30, NUMBER 3, 1991
Principal Investigator Experience in Clinical and Research Studies:
To compare HP-828-101 to standard of care for the management of
partial thickness wounds, evaluated using the Bates Jensen Wound
Assessment Tool (BWAT).
Secondary objectives are comparison of the proportion of subjects
with the wound closure by day 22, comparison of pain assessed
using a VAS, and evaluation of moist wound environment as per
Wounds will be limited to one or two common types which are seen
in facilities familiar with clinical research.
A comparator approach for each wound type, so that HP-828-101
can be evaluated against current standards of wound care.
2008-2009 MATRIX: A Phase 2b Study of GAM501 in the Treatment of Diabetic
foot ulcers in the lower extremities.
The Phase 2b MATRIX research study will study the effects of Exellarateª (GAM501) (Ad5PDGF-B/bovine Type I collagen gel) in men and women for the potential treatment of neuropathic non-healing diabetic foot ulcers. GAM501 is an investigational product designed to stimulate the process of wound healing.
The MATRIX research study is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, comparator arm (Standard of Care) safety and efficacy study to evaluate GAM501 (Ad5PDGF-B/bovine type I collagen gel) that is topically administered once or twice over the course of the study.
2006-2007 3M Study on Tegaderm-AG Mesh-study patients with chronic diabetic foot ulcers response to silver dressings.