At Kim Holistic Foot & Ankle Center, Dr. Kim Offers a Wide Range of Services Including Foot & Ankle Problems, Bunion Treatment, Ingrown Nails & Fungal Nail Infections, Arthritis Treatment, Diabetic Foot Pain Management & More.

Hi, I’m Dr Kim and practicing podiatry is my life’s work. I’ve been a medical director of Kim Foot & Ankle Centers, Inc, since 1991. I have a vast, deep knowledge of feet and ankle problems, and I’m a big advocate for holistic treatment wherever possible. Above all else, I believe that prevention is the best cure. That’s why I’ve pioneered initiatives like my Walking Cure program, which helps people improve their health gently and easily, through a carefully managed walking routine.

Dr. Kim has been the Medical Director of Kim Foot & Ankle Centers, Inc. since 1991. He enjoys all aspects of podiatry but has come to “super-specialize” in heel pain treatments and related surgeries, honed through years of training, teaching, plus the passion for helping his patients regain their mobility and live a pain-free life.

Also a naturopathic physician (ND), he is the founder of K Wellness Center that specializes in holistic, natural treatments for such chronic conditions as diabetes, hypertension, neuropathy, fatigue and chronic stress with powerful modalities such as Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, Anodyne laser therapy, and Mindfit, mind-calming therapy.

As the president of Kim Foot Foundation, he has directed the organization to collect and donate over 200,000 pairs of used shoes for the needy since 1997. Through its Annual Shoe Drive, the non-profit foundation donates shoes to local homeless shelters, as well as children and families in Mexico.

Dr. Kim has been a true innovator in the health, nutrition & fitness field for more than two decades, having presented hundreds of life-changing seminars since 2002. With a great interest in teaching and helping others to get healthy, he believes education is the key to a healthy life and prevention is the best way to stay healthy.

He is also the author of 9 Secrets of Health, 1-Minute Wellness Messages, 9 Easy Ways to Eliminate Your Nagging Foot Pain, Get Ready to Walk, Heel Pain Epidemic, and the #1best-selling Walking Cure book. Dr. Kim is married and has a son, Kayden. He enjoys reading, writing, exercising, and traveling, with Hawaii, Asia, and the Caribbean among his favorite destinations.

Married and has a son.

Career Highlights:

  • Director of Kim Holistic Foot & Ankle Center
  • Walking Doctor Holistic Podiatrist
  • #1 Best Selling Author


At Kim Holistic Foot & Ankle Center, Dr. Bautista Offers a Wide Range of Services Including Foot & Ankle Problems, Bunion Treatment, Ingrown Nails & Fungal Nail Infections, Arthritis Treatment, Diabetic Foot Pain Management & More.

Hi, I’m Dr Bautista. I was born in the Philippines and raised in Los Angeles, California. I’ve been an associate of KimFoot & Ankle Center, Inc, since 1998. During this time, I’ve helped to cure and prevent a wide range of foot and ankle conditions, with expertise in injuries, sprains and fractures. Today, I specialize in sports medicine and related surgeries.

“With podiatric medicine, I have the opportunity to quickly alleviate people’s foot pain. It is very gratifying to see, first hand, the treatment I can offer and the relief it brings to the patient”. Dr. Bautista sees a variety of foot and ankle problems in a diverse patient base. He is a Specialist in sports medicine of the foot and ankle and related surgeries. Dr. Bautista is an expert in treating injuries, sprains, and fractures.

Outside of the practice, Dr. Bautista and his wife of 23 years, Erna, have three children together; ages 10, 13 and 16. Their favorite activities to do together include going to amusement parks, such as Disneyland and Legoland. In his free time, Dr. Bautista also enjoys bike riding and tries his best to attempt a new route each time.

Dr. Sammy Xian, DPM, AACFAS

Dr. Sammy Xian was born and raised in Southern California and has stayed around the area. He completed his undergraduate degree at UCSB and graduated with honors from Western University College of Podiatric Medicine. After completing a comprehensive 3-year podiatric surgical residency at Long Beach Medical Center, he joined Kim Foot and Ankle Center, Inc. Dr. Xian has experience treating an array of foot and ankle pathologies, including foot and ankle pain, sprains, fractures, as well as limb salvage.

Outside of practicing podiatry, Dr. Xian likes to spend time with family and friends. He also enjoys partner dancing and finding new places to eat, particularly hole-in-the-wall restaurants.