Bryan Makower, DPM
Bryan Makower, DPM, is board certified in foot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS) and has experience in all aspects of podiatric medicine. He holds board certification from the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM) in podiatric orthopedics and primary medicine. He is also board certified in wound care by the American Professional Wound Care Association as well as certified in hyperbaric medicine for advanced treatment of difficult wounds and limb salvage.
Dr. Makower brings more than 35 years of experience in podiatry, orthopedic surgery, limb salvage, and ankle reconstruction to Downstate Foot & Ankle Podiatry, located in Fort Greene, Flatbush, East Flatbush, Brownsville, and Bedford Stu...
Dr. Makower grew up in various parts of Central Brooklyn, including Crown Heights, Fort Green, and Prospect Lefferts Gardens. After graduating from SUNY Binghamton he began his professional education at Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, where he earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM). After completing a surgical residency program at one of the Harvard affiliated hospitals in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Makower returned home to begin his professional career in Central Brooklyn.
Outside of treating patients at Downstate Foot & Ankle Podiatry, Dr. Makower has served as the chief of podiatric medicine and surgery at The Brooklyn Hospital Center and The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center’s University Hospital of Brooklyn. There, he developed and ran the podiatric surgical and medical residency programs. Dr. Makower is also a full-time faculty member at Brooklyn One Health System. He currently holds staff privileges at Brooklyn One Health Systems, Beth Israel / Mt Sinai Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist, and The Brooklyn Hospital Center.
When Dr. Makower isn’t spending time with patients, you can find him participating in postgraduate training programs in pediatrics, orthopedics, diabetic foot care, podiatric surgery, and sports medicine at each of his Hospital affiliates.
Dr. Makower also is proud to have had the opportunity to participate in medical missions in Guyana and throughout the Caribbean Islands, bringing his skill and care to men women and children in need.
Dr. Makower believes in working on health-related issues as a team with the primary care physician, patient, family, and associated healthcare professionals. The office emphasizes patient education and communication to tailor treatment plans for each patient on an individual basis. He welcomes anyone seeking high-quality, convenient, compassionate podiatric care, to Downstate Foot & Ankle Podiatry.
Advanced Skills Training
This Lapiplasty® surgeon has attended a Lapiplasty® Advanced Skills Training course in the last 24-months