Dr. Gary B. Briskin, DPM, FACFAS

Updated 7/7/2020
Dr. Gary Briskin, Podiatrist University Foot and Ankle Institute

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 El Segundo University Foot and Ankle Institute offices.

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Barbara, a patient of Dr. Gary Briskin discusses her Bunion Surgery experience at the University Foot and Ankle Institute.

 

DR. GARY B. BRISKIN, DPM, FACFAS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

University Foot and Ankle Institute

2121 Wilshire Blvd., #101
Santa Monica, CA 90403

 

UCLA Private Practice

Los Angeles, CA
1997 to 2003

 

UCLA Department of Medicine

Asst. Clinical Professor

1997 to Present

 

Functional & Surgical Care of the Foot and Ankle

2080 Century Park East Los Angeles, CA
1984 to 1997

 

California College of Podiatric Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor

1987 to 1993

 

California Board of Podiatric Medicine

Commissioner Licensing Exam

1995

 

Los Angeles Ice Dogs 

International Hockey League Podiatric Consultant

1995 to 1997

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Undergraduate Degree

B.A. Economics University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan 1978

 

Graduate Degree

Doctor of Pediatric Medicine
Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine Chicago, Illinois 1982

 

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

 

Family Hospital Pediatric Residency

Flint, Michigan
1982-1983

 

 

LICENSURE

  • California, 1982

  • Michigan, 1982

  • Illinois, 1982

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

Associations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • California Podiatric Medical Association
  • Los Angeles County Podiatric Medical Society
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

 

Certificates

  • Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Diplomate American Board of Podiatry Surgery
  • Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

 

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Active Staff
  • Los Angeles, California 1986-to Present
  • Podiatric Surgery Division: Chief: 1995 to Present Vice Chief 1991 to 1995
  • UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 1997 to Present
  • Santa Monica/UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA 2001 to Present

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

  • California Podiatric Medical Association

    Delegate Western Podiatry Congress
    1987 to 1992

  • Los Angeles County Podiatric Society

    Secretary
    1990 to 1992

  • Western Division L.A. County Podiatric Medical Society

    President 1987 to 1990
    Secretary 1985 to 1986

 

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