Dr. Robert Brarens, DPM

Dr. Robert Brarens, DPM

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Dr. Robert Brarens, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in podiatry, pediatric sports medicine, and more.Read his story

11821 Mason Montgomery Rd Ste 4B

Cincinnati, OH 45249

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Affordable Health & Benefits
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Alliance Health Care
  • America's Health Choice
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
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Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Morton's Neuroma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Brarens' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brarens "Dr. Brarens prides himself on providing the most comprehensive and up to date medical care of the foot & ankle available. He is Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery; a Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a Founding Member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Brarens has earned recognition as a Center of Excellence surgeon and has been nationally recognized for: External Fixation, Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction, and Pediatric Complex Foot, Ankle & Leg Deformity Correction. In addition to being a Total Ankle Replacement Specialist as well as a Pediatric Foot & Ankle Specialist. Dr. Brarens also treats (but is not limited to): Foot and Ankle Sprains & Fractures, Tendon/Ligament Sprains & Ruptures, Pediatric Foot & Ankle Trauma and Congenital Deformities as well as Heel Pain, Bunions & Hammertoes."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brarens "Dr. Brarens Personal Statement: "I have the rare privilege of loving what I do. Through my training and interest in advancing both my knowledge and medical/technical abilities I am able to provide accurate diagnoses and treatments for my patients providing them life changing relief. From the repair of a severe trauma of the foot and ankle or debilitating sports injuries, to the correction of chronic or congenital deformities of the lower extremity in adults and in children, to more everyday treatments of plantar fasciitis and ingrown toe nails; the joy I receive by providing relief to my patients is rewarding and makes every day fulfilling.""

18  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

170  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Contracture
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Acute Gout
  • Adult-Onset Still's Disease
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Clonus
  • Ankle Defects - Short Stature
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antalgic Gait
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Bursitis
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Calf Muscle Strain
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Joint Pain
  • Claw Toe
  • Clubfoot
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Congenital Deformity
  • Cyst
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Double Nails on the Fifth Toe
  • Edema
  • Enthesopathy
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fasciitis
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fibrous Dysplasia
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Infections
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Wounds
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Hernia
  • High Arch
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Deformity
  • Limb Length
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Metatarsus Adductus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Neuritis
  • Neuromas
  • Neuropathic Arthropathy
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pediatric Foot Disease
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Sever's Disease
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synostosis of Talus and Calcaneus - Short Stature
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Vascular Disease
  • Warts
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wound and-or Ulcer Foot
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122  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Calcaneal Osteotomy
  • Casting
  • Clawtoe Correction Surgery
  • Closed Reduction Surgery
  • Complex Fracture Reconstruction
  • Corrective Foot Surgery
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Debridement
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • First MTP Arthrodesis
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Care
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Functional Orthotic
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Ingrown Toenail Removal
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Replacement, Small-Bone
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • K-Wire Fixation
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Metatarsal Osteotomy
  • Metatarsal Surgery
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Ankle Fracture
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Metatarsal Fracture
  • Osteotomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Posterior Heel Spur Surgery
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Repair
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Repair of Amputated Digit
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Arthroplasty Surgery
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Revision of Total Joint
  • Revision Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Joint Arthroplasty
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subtalar Arthrodesis
  • Subtalar Arthroereisis
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Talo-Navicular Arthrodesis
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Toe Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Triple Arthrodesis
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Wart Removal
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wound Care and Management
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Education

  • United States Marine Corps-Combat Veteran
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Metropolitan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Saint Vincent Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Arthrex Ebi Internal Fixation Certified, 2010
  • Board Certified in all aspects of Foot & Ankle Surgery, 2009
  • SBI External Fixation Master Certified, 2011
  • OrthoFix External Fixation Master Certified, 2010
  • Certified in Total Ankle Replacement, 2009
  • ACFAS External Fixation Certifed, 2009
  • HBO External Fixation Certified, 2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Brarens' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brarens

4.1

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
73.52941176470588%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
14.705882352941176%
(5)

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I had so much pain in my feet from arthritis and plantar fasciitis. It was also causing horrible pain in my legs. I am very active so of course these issues were really cramping my lifestyle. Over three visits thus far, Dr. Braren has changed my life. I have no leg pain and my feet are so much...Read More
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Great doctor, knowledgeable, good sense of humor. Nice bedside manners.
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Nothing but great things to say - Nice office, very friendly and helpful staff - very knowledgeable and friendly doctor. I will be back and will recommend him to everyone!
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Billing is terrible, bills claims to your insurance multiple times. Overcharging for anything he does. Hurt me and I was unable to walk for a few day's.
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He has a great personality, is funny And is GREAT at what he does!
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