Dr. Robert Brarens, DPM

Dr. Robert Brarens, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Dr. Brarens' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brarens treats Limb Pain more than 100% of his peers

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

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brarens treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Brarens treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
Foot Conditions
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brarens treats Foot Conditions more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Brarens treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Brarens' conditions and procedures:

Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendon Contracture
Achilles Tendon Injuries
Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
Achilles Tendon Rupture
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Acute Gout
Adult-Onset Still's Disease
Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Clonus
Ankle Defects - Short Stature
Ankle Disorders
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Fracture Repair
Ankle Fusion
Ankle Injury
Ankle Instability
Ankle Laxity
Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
Ankle Ligament Rupture
Ankle Misalignment
Ankle Replacement
Ankle Sprain
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankle Surgery
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antalgic Gait
Arm Surgery
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
Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
Autoimmune Diseases
Avulsion Fracture
Back Pain
Bennett's Fracture
Biopsy of Affected Tissue
Bone and Joint Repair
Bone and Joint Replacement
Bone Disorders
Bone Grafting
Bone Marrow Aspiration
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Bunion Surgery
Bunionette Correction
Calcaneal Osteotomy
Calcaneus Fracture
Calf Muscle Strain
Carpal Fractures
Cartilage Tear
Chronic Joint Pain
Claw Toe
Clawtoe Correction Surgery
Closed Reduction Surgery
Complex Fracture Reconstruction
Complex Fractures
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Compound Fracture
Compression Fracture
Congenital Deformity
Corrective Foot Surgery
Cryotherapy for Warts
Custom Made Foot Orthotic
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
Diabetic Neuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Digital X-Ray (CDR)
Double Nails on the Fifth Toe
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
Extra-Articular Fracture
Femur Fracture
Fibrous Dysplasia
First MTP Arthrodesis
Flat Foot
Flatfoot Correction
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Disorders
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot Care
Foot Conditions
Foot Deformities
Foot Fracture
Foot Infections
Foot Injuries
Foot Pain
Foot Sprain
Foot Surgery
Foot Wounds
Forefoot Reconstruction
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Fractured Lower Leg
Functional Orthotic
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Ganglion Impar Block
Hallux Rigidus
Hammer Toe
Hammer Toe Repair
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Injury
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Heel Pain
Heel Spur
High Arch
Infectious Arthritis
Ingrown Toenail
Ingrown Toenail Removal
Ingrown Toenail Surgery
Ingrown Toenail Treatment
Injection of Tendon
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intestinal Obstruction
Intra-Articular Fracture
Joint Drainage
Joint Fracture
Joint Fusion
Joint Pain
Joint Reconstruction Surgery
Joint Replacement Surgery
Joint Replacement, Small-Bone
Juvenile Gout
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
K-Wire Fixation
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Leg Pain
Ligament Reconstruction
Ligament Sprain
Ligament Tears
Limb Deformity
Limb Length
Limb Lengthening
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lower Extremity Trauma
Malunion of Fracture
Metatarsal Fracture
Metatarsal Osteotomy
Metatarsal Surgery
Metatarsus Adductus
Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
Morton's Neuroma
Myopathic Gait
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Nerve Block, Somatic
Neuropathic Arthropathy
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Ankle Fracture
Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Metatarsal Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Toe
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Pathologic Fracture
Pediatric Ankle Fractures
Pediatric Diseases
Pediatric Foot Disease
Pediatric Fractures
Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Surgical Procedures
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Posterior Heel Spur Surgery
Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
Posterior Tibial Tendon Repair
Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Post-Operative Care
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sebaceous Cysts
Sever's Disease
Simple Fractures
Sjögren's Syndrome
Skin Grafts
Small Joint Arthroplasty
Special Needs Patients-General Care
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Stress Fracture
Stress Fracture of Foot
Subtalar Arthrodesis
Subtalar Arthroereisis
Surgical Procedures
Synostosis of Talus and Calcaneus - Short Stature
Systemic Chondromalacia
Talo-Navicular Arthrodesis
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Tendon and Bursa Injection
Tendon Injuries
Tendon Repair
Tendon Surgery
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia Fracture
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Toe Fractures
Toe Replacement
Total Joint Replacement
Total Joint Replacement and Revision
Triple Arthrodesis
Ulcer of Foot
Ultrasound Guided Procedures
Ultrasound-Guided Injection
Vascular Disease
Wart Removal
Wear and Tear Arthritis
Worker's Compensation Evaluations
Wound and-or Ulcer Foot
Wound Care and Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 ...


  • Podiatry
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery


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


  • 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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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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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
Advantage Health Solutions
Advantage Health Solutions HMO
Advantage Health Solutions POS
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Basic HMO
Choice Open Access POS
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice POS II
Choice PPO
Commercial HMO
Health Fund
HealthFund CDHP and Value Plan All of Ohio Basic
National Advantage
Traditional Choice
Worker's Compensation WC
Affordable Health & Benefits
Affordable Health & Benefits PPO
Allegiance Health Plans
Alliance Health Care
Alliance Health Care PPO
America's Health Choice
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid HMO
Amerihealth HMO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Preferred HMO
Blue Preferred Select
Federal Employee Program - Standard Option
HealthKeepers Plus HMO
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Lumenos HSA Plus POS
PAR Traditional
Senior Advantage
Senior Advantage - Custom
Senior Advantage - Custom Plus
Senior Advantage - Select
Assurant Health
Bankers Life and Casualty
Benefit Management
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access PPO
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Federal Employee Program
Lumenos HIA
Medicare Select HMO
Worker's Compensation WC
Center Care
Central Benefits
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Network Open Access
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Commonwealth Care
Community Care Network
WorkNet Worker's Compensation WC
Coventry Health Care
Emblem Health
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
First Choice Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Gallagher Basset
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
Health Span
Health Span PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care PPO
Commercial EPO
Commercial POS
Commercial PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare PPO
Medicare Supplement - High Deductible Plan F
Medicare Supplement - Plan A
Medicare Supplement - Plan B
Medicare Supplement - Plan C
Medicare Supplement - Plan F
Medicare Supplement - Plan K
Medicare Supplement - Plan L
Medicare Supplement - Plan N
Preferred PPO
Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice
Medicaid HMO
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Meritain Health
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual Medical
Mutual of Omaha
Mutual of Omaha PPO
MVP Health Care
NALC Health Benefit Plan
National Elevator
NGS CoreSource
Physicians Mutual
Principal Financial Group
Sedgwick Claims Management Services
Worker's Compensation WC
Choice Plus POS
Empire Plan
Options PPO
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
Worker's Compensation WC
Universal Health Network
Univera Healthcare
WellCare PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Wells Fargo Insurance
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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The Jewish Hospital

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