Dr. Gary B. Briskin, DPM, FACFAS

Updated 9/24/2018
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 South Bay University Foot and Ankle Institute offices.

 

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

 

 

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    My toes are so happy, they're crying "tee-hee-hee all the way home" thanks to Dr. Gary Briskin.  He's perfect!  He solved a problem I've had for a long, long time.  For a few years, I've had to wear spongy "toe guards...
    J.D.
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    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 ...
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    Very helpful that my doctor plays hockey since I had a hockey injury!
    Kristina W.
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    Smashed a toe pretty good and had a toenail going in the wrong way. I called the doctors office. They took my California Care insurance no problem. Despite a very busy lobby, staff arranged to sneak me in between pati...
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    Dr. Gary was terrific and numbed my toe before he did the procedure. It was absolute pleasure, with minimal pain and anxiety.
    Marcia C.
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    Fast and easy!
    Jonathan L.
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    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 ...
    Judith D,
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    Dr. Briskin is fantastic. A great doctor, as well as a warm caring person.
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    GREAT OFFICE STAFF, GREAT MEDICAL STAFF, GREAT DOCTOR!!! THANKS!
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    It was my first visit to Dr. Briskin and it was a very positive experience. He has an excellent bedside manner.
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