Dr. Rell

Brian C. Rell, D.P.M., FACFAS

Dr. Brian C. Rell, D.P.M., FACFAS, Nationally Recognized, Specializing in Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery joins Sarasota Orthopedic Associates February 18, 2013

Dr. Brian C. Rell Received his degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine and completed an intensive 3-year reconstructive foot and ankle surgical residency at The Graduate Hospital in Center City Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Rell is double board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS), both in Foot Surgery and in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery, and is also a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS).

Dr. Rell has been practicing in Manatee County for over 10 years and holds privileges at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Doctor’s Hospital of Sarasota, and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He provides comprehensive evaluation and care for patients of all ages and various pathologies including pediatric deformities and congenital conditions. Additionally, Dr. Rell has specialized training in complex reconstruction of the foot and ankle, including flat foot reconstruction, joint replacements, joint fusions, Achilles tendon ruptures, tendon transfers and arthroscopic surgery. He is one of a select few Podiatrists in The State of Florida that is trained and certified in Total Ankle Replacement Surgery.

Many patients do not require surgery or invasive treatment. For those patients, Dr. Rell utilizes cutting edge non-surgical techniques including: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injection therapy, functional bracing and orthotics, and rehabilitative exercise programs. Bunions, hammertoes, heel pain, plantar fasciitis and arthritis can often be conservatively treated with functional rehabilitation of foot and ankle. In those cases requiring bunion or hammertoe surgery, Dr. Rell utilizes his expertise to provide the latest in procedural and technological options.

Dr. Rell serves as a Team Physician to the Baltimore Orioles and has expertise in treating sports related foot and ankle injuries. Dr. Rell also serves as an adjunct Clinical Instructor for the Florida State University, College of Medicine. He lectures both locally and nationally and is actively involved in educating fellow foot and ankle surgeons on reconstructive surgical procedures and techniques.

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates provides the highest level of compassionate and professional orthopedic, physical therapy and occupational therapy care while treating our patients with the utmost respect, privacy and concern. Sarasota Orthopedic Associates 941.950.(BONE) 2663 Two locations: Sarasota: 2750 Bahia Vista Street, Sarasota FL 34293 and Lakewood Ranch: 6230 University Parkway, Suite 203 Sarasota, FL 34240