Patient Info

Appointment Scheduling Policy

Phone: Appointments can be made by calling our office at (949) 364-9255.

Online: Appointments can also be made directly on-line:

Make appointment with Dr. Spencer:

Make appointment with Dr. Rodriguez:

If you cannot keep your appointment we request at least 24 hours notice for cancellation. We reserve the right to charge for missed appointments.

If you are bringing in a child (under the age of 18) for treatment, you must be the parent, legal guardian, or have supporting paperwork to make medical decisions for the child. No patients under the age of 18 will be seen without an adult present with the right to make medical decisions for the patient.

Please have all previous X-rays and medical records that pertain to your foot or ankle problem at the time of your first appointment as this will provide the best outcome.

Patient Forms

To save time on the day of your appointment, please fill out these forms and bring them with you:

New Patient Forms:

Additional Patient Forms:

Insurance Information

Southern California Foot & Ankle Specialists accept most insurance plans including PPO’s, EPO’s, HMO’s including CHOC health alliance (Children’s Hospital of Orange County), MHAP (Mission Hospital Associated Physicians) and Regal, Medicare, Workers’ Comp, and Cash patients. If you have a PPO or medicare, you do not need a referral. However, if you have an HMO (such as CHOC, MHAP, or Regal) then you will need to ask your primary care physician/pediatrician to submit a referral specifically for Dr. Spencer or Dr. Rodriguez for you to be able to be seen by these providers.

Services may be covered in full or in part by your health insurance or employee benefit plan. you are uncertain whether or not your insurance plan is accepted at our office, please call and talk to our staff regarding your health insurance.

Every policy is different; we encourage patients to check with their insurance to best understand their benefits and financial responsibility.

Please check your coverage carefully

We treat patients who live in the following surrounding areas in Orange County, Ladera Ranch, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Beach, Rancho Santa Margarita, Lake Forest, Irvine, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Dana Point, etc.

Contact Us

Robert Spencer, DPM

Nitza Rodriguez, DPM

Mario Porciello, DPM

Map & Directions

333 Corporate Drive, Suite 230, Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
Tel: (949) 364-9255 (WALK)
Fax: (949) 364-9250
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
*(Lunch 12 noon - 1pm)