Dr. Gary B. Briskin, a lifelong sports enthusiast, maintains a special passion for hockey and running. He parlays that same spirit into all aspects of podiatry: sports medicine, arthritis prevention and reconstructive surgery.
As co-founder and co-director of University Foot and Ankle Institute, board-certified Dr. Briskin began his medical training by serving a residency at Flint General Hospital in Michigan. Once completed, he established a practice in Century City Hospital, where he soon became chief of podiatric surgery.
In addition to his current work with the University Foot and Ankle Institute, Dr. Briskin also serves as an assistant clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Dr. Briskin resides in Manhattan Beach with his wife and son. He is currently involved with multiple running, hockey and soccer organizations.
Dr. Briskin is available for consultation at the Santa Monica and South Bay University Foot and Ankle Institute offices.
Barbara, a pateint of Dr. Gary Briskin discusses her Bunion Surgery experience at the University Foot and Ankle Institute.
My feet have been killing me for the past two months and I put off getting it checked out. I finally came to see Dr. Briskin and I regret nothing! My appointment time was mostly kept and he found the problem right awa...
As I waited in the sitting room for my 1:30 appointment, I was thinking about how many stars to dock since it was now 3:00!!! As it turns out, though, the problem was with my stupid health insurance, Anthem Blue Cro...
Best experience I've ever had. Gary Briskin is wonderful! Treated decently without stress! Learned that daily pain is unnecessary. My toes are gonna cry "Tee-hee-hee", all the way home. Thanks, Dr. Briskin; I can ...
The doctor and staff really care. Thank you.
I always return to Dr. Briskin and UFAI because I know I will receive excellent treatment from Dr. B and the staff.
I love Dr. Gary Briskin, Gray O' Brien & the physical therapy staff in Santa Monica. Super nice people, and very helpful getting me back on my feet!
It was my first visit to Dr. Briskin and it was a very positive experience. He has an excellent bedside manner.
Everyone was very helpful and I was so happy to be squeezed in for a same day appointment. Thanks again!
The Dr. is very handsome! :)
Very helpful that my doctor plays hockey since I had a hockey injury!