Dr. Longobardi was born and raised in Long Island, New York, was a U.S. Navy hospital corpsman attached to the Marine Corps 1973-1977. He has been practicing in Chula Vista since 1990. In addition worked part-time with the Indian Health Service at Rincon Indian Reservation in Northern San Diego County for over 17 years. He treats various medical and surgical conditions of the Foot and Ankle, and he specializes in Diabetic limb salvage, and wound care.

Dr. Longobardi is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, and is a Fellow of The American Academy of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.

He is on the medical staff of Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

• 1978 Bachelor of Science The George Washington University of Medicine, Physician Assistant
• 1989 Podiatric Medical Degree Des Moines Medical University
• 1990 Surgical Residency Cosmetic and Reconstructive Foot Surgery, Villa View Community Hospital, San Diego,
• 2006 MBA University of Phoenix

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

• Scripps Memorial Hospital Chula Vista
• Sharp Chula Vista Hospital

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

• American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics
• American Academy of Pain Management
• American Academy of Physicians Assistants
• American Professional Wound Care Association

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

• Secretary San Diego County Podiatric Medical Society (1994-1998)
• Former President of the San Diego County Podiatric Medical Society (1998-1999)
• Member – Wound Healing Society (WHS)

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

• THOR Low Level Laser Therapy

Dr. Longobardi regularly attends continuing medical education seminars, and has published several articles regarding Diabetes. He treats various medical and surgical conditions of the Foot and Ankle.

Enjoys sports, jazz, saxophone and he resides in the South Bay Community with his wife and 2 daughters.



Dr. Howie Que brings a wealth of knowledge, training, and experience to our patients at Absolute Foot Care. Dr. Que is a native of Seattle and completed his undergraduate education at the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied Public Health and played on the Men’s Varsity Tennis Team. He then went on to medical school at the California School of Podiatric Medicine, completing his clinical training at UCSF and doing rotations at Harvard Medical School, Georgetown Medical School, and UCLA medical center.

Dr. Que completed his residency training at the highly selective Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas residency program, where he logged over 1,200 surgeries and 1,800 procedures. His training focused on complex lower extremity reconstruction, limb salvage, sports medicine, and trauma. Dr. Que looks forward to bringing his skill set to Chula Vista and the surrounding areas and treating patients with a variety of medical techniques focused on the lower extremity, from cutting edge regenerative medicine to advanced surgical reconstruction.

In his free time, Dr. Que enjoys spending time with friends and family and living an active lifestyle including working out, free diving, and deep-sea fishing. Every once in awhile he’ll get back out on the tennis court in an attempt to reclaim his glory days!