Dr. Brian Burgess is a board-certified podiatric surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle surgery. His treatment philosophy stresses conservative management and an evidence-based approach to surgical intervention when indicated.
Prior to surgery, Dr. Burgess uses a variety of conservative techniques including injections, bracing, orthotics and physical therapy. With an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques, he frequently returns his patients to patients to an active lifestyle in a quick and safe manner.
Dr. Burgess is well-trained in all aspects of the foot and ankle and has a special interest in Achilles tendon disorders, acute and chronic ankle sprains, ankle arthroscopy, bunion correction, heel pain treatment, orthotic therapy, sports-related injuries and trauma/fractures of the foot and ankle.
Dr. Burgess received his podiatry degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 2009 and his bachelor’s degree, with honors, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Burgess completed a three-year podiatric surgical residency in trauma and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago.
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Burgess is actively involved with continuing medical education. He dedicates considerable time training medical students, residents and experienced surgeons. He frequently lectures nationwide and is invited faculty at advanced ankle arthroscopy courses and annual scientific conferences.