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.
I appreciate the promptness of your staff getting me in on time for my appointments. Everyone is knowledgeable about what they are supposed to do.
My right foot had been very tender and very painful for about two months, when I went to see Dr. Breskin. He was able to diagnose it right away and start treatment. I have Plantar Fasciitis. He answers all questions ...
Love Dr. Briskin! He was so reassuring and helpful. Had a fantastic experience!
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!
Very helpful that my doctor plays hockey since I had a hockey injury!
Dr. Briskin is great!
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...
Doc Briskin was a great doctor and a straight shooter in the advice he gave to me. My toe/bone spur problem is greatly improved, and we shall see how far the healing process goes!
Dr. Gary was terrific and numbed my toe before he did the procedure. It was absolute pleasure, with minimal pain and anxiety.