University Foot and Ankle Institute, South Bay

Updated 10/15/2018

In this video Barbara, a patient from the South Bay area, discusses how her life has changed since she decided to correct the bunions.


The physicians at University Foot and Ankle Institute, South Bay are recognized leaders in advanced foot and ankle care.  We work directly with scientists and product manufacturers in developing the latest and most effective treatments.


With decades of experience, we've successfully treated over 20,000 patients and always strive to offer the finest care anywhere.


Foot or Ankle Emergency? Call our 24-hour Emergency Foot and Ankle Urgent Care Service at 877-501-0193.

University Foot and Ankle Institute, South Bay

5230 Pacific Concourse Drive

Suite 100

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(424) 206-5565


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5230 Pacific Concourse Drive

Suite 100

Los Angeles, CA 90045

About Our South Bay / Manhattan Beach Location

University Foot and Ankle Institute of South Bay is a preferred provider of the UCLA Medical Group.


UFAI Podiatry Services include:

  • Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine
  • Orthotic and Brace manufacturing
  • Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Trauma and Fracture Care/Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Plantar Fascia/Heel Pain
  • Tendon Tear Surgery
  • Ankle Arthritis Care
  • Ankle Replacement


UFAI Podiatry Advanced Foot and Ankle Care Technologies include:

  • Digital X-ray
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Neurosensory testing
  • Non-invasive Vascular testing



Where to Park:

Once you have reached Pacific Concourse Drive, go to the second stop sign and make a right. You will then go to the guard booth to collect a ticket for validation. Then drive towards the second building which is 5230. Simply park behind the 5230 building and come on in and head to Suite 100. We will validate your parking.



Meet your South Bay Foot and Ankle Specialist:


Dr. Gary Briskin, South Bay Podiatrist

Dr. Gary Briskin works closely with his patients to help them return to normal activities, in the least amount of time, using the least invasive treatments possible.


Dr. Briskin began his medical training at Flint General Hospital in Michigan where he served his residency. He then established a practice in Century City Hospital, where he became chief of podiatric surgery.


As co-founder and co-director of 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.


A life long sports enthusiast, Dr. Briskin enjoys playing hockey and running. He is currently involved with multiple sports organizations and has a special interest in sports medicine, arthritis prevention and reconstructive surgery.


Dr. Briskin Yelp Patient Review

The following five star Yelp review was posted by University Foot and Ankle patient, Abraham.

5 Star Yelp review, University Foot and Ankle Institute

I saw Dr. Gary Briskin in late July, just a week before my three weeks overseas trip and it was an amazing experience with an excellent and professional doctor who has a beautiful, well managed offices and great staff.


The doctor was very personal and suggested the least invasive procedure as the first option which worked perfectly and without pain. If you are looking for the BEST, look no further.


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About University Foot and Ankle Institute South Bay

University Foot and Ankle Institute is nationally recognized as among the very best Podiatrists and Foot and Ankle Surgeons in the nation.


Our South Bay location serves Manhattan Beach, El Segundo, Hawthorne, Gardena, Torrance, Carson, Redondo Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Long Beach, Seal Beach, Inglewood and the entire South Bay and surrounding communities.


Over 200,000 happy UFAI patients and growing
  • CustomerSure
    We were very impressed with Dr. Briskin. He comes very highly recommended by several people within the community!
    Kimberly F.
  • CustomerSure
    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.
    Penny L.
  • CustomerSure
    It is wonderful to have the Manhattan Beach office -- so much more convenient for those of us who live in the South Bay.
    Frances B.
  • CustomerSure
    The Dr. is very handsome! :)
    Laura P.
  • CustomerSure
    Everyone was very helpful and I was so happy to be squeezed in for a same day appointment. Thanks again!
    Anci K.
  • CustomerSure
    The staff is very honest and helpful. I never have to wait long (I am always a little early). They are helpful in every way.
    Penny L.
  • CustomerSure
    Dr. Gary was terrific and numbed my toe before he did the procedure. It was absolute pleasure, with minimal pain and anxiety.
    Marcia C.
  • CustomerSure
    I am presently walking pain free and grateful for the help. Many thanks!
    John M.
  • Google+
    I had been dealing with heel pain for far too long and went to seek treatment from University Foot and Ankle (in Manhattan Beach and Santa Monica). Within three weeks my pain had decreased for the first time in four y...
    Greg A.
  • Yelp
    I broke my foot while working on a film production. One of my friends told me about the Foot and Ankle institute. They provided a great treatment for my foot and I was pain free within a week. I would definately recom...
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