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Dr. Brian McDowell, DPM

Dr. Brian McDowell, DPM

Podiatry ·  Male · Age 76

  

Dr. Brian McDowell, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Carmichael, CA and has been practicing for 48 years. He specializes in podiatry, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.


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(916) 961-3434

Dr. McDowell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
American Postal Workers Union (APWU)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Health Net HMO
Health Net PPO
Hill Physicians Medical Group
Humana
Advantage Plus
Choice Care
Mutual of Omaha
MVP Health Care
PacifiCare Health Systems
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO
Western Health Advantage
Western Health Advantage HMO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. McDowell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Foot Conditions
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McDowell treats Foot Conditions more than 100% of his peers

Dr. McDowell treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Diabetic Polyneuropathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McDowell treats Diabetic Polyneuropathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. McDowell treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McDowell treats Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. McDowell treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide

Dr. McDowell's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Dystonia
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Decompression and Repair
  • Neuromas
  • Neuropathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthotic Treatment
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Ultrasound

About Me

When patient's arrive at our office they are escorted to the treatment rooms by a licensed medical assistant.  She in turn will take a complete history and physical and listen very carefully to the reason the patient's are there. It is very impo...

Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Adolescent Neurology
  • Adult & Pediatric Neurology
  • Adult Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Education

2010
Fellow of the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons, Fellow of the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, Fellow of the American Board o
1985
Fellow Of The College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
1976
Fellow Of The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
1971
California College of Podiatric Medicine
Residency Hospital
1971
Highland Hospital
Residency Hospital
1970
California College of Podiatric Medicine
Internship Hospital
1970
Highland Hospital
Internship Hospital
1969
California College of Podiatric Medicine
Medical School
1965
College of Idaho
Undergraduate School
2010
1985
1976
1971
1971
1970
1970
1969
1965

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. McDowell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McDowell

4.3

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(9)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
8.333333333333334%
(1)

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Locations

McDowell Orthopedics and Podiatry Group

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(916) 546-3937
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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