Podiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnoses and treatment of disorders in the foot (feet), ankle and/or lower leg. TGC podiatrists care for these disorders, striving to improve the overall health of their patients of all ages through a variety of innovative treatments. Our podiatric staff is dedicated to developing a healthy lifestyle in their patients in order to prevent disorders and/or discomfort in the future.

As a specialist in foot care, the podiatrist receives extensive training in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of foot and ankle disorders by medical and surgical means.

Areas of specialization include:

  • Reconstructive foot surgery
  • Sports medicine
  • Diabetes and diabetic fo0t complications
  • Pediatric foot conditions
  • Wellness and nutrition

Common disorders that doctors of podiatry treat include:

  • Bunions
  • Heel pain/spurs
  • Hammertoes
  • Neuromas
  • Ingrown toenails
  • WartsCorns
  • Calluses
  • And more…

The podiatric physician also renders care of:

  • Sprains
  • Fractures
  • Infections
  • Injuries
  • And more

Podiatrists are often the first to detect symptoms related to diabetes, arthritis or circulatory disease due to the human’s foot interrelation with the rest of the body. If you are experiencing foot or foot related pain, contact a TGC podiatrist today.



For more information or to make an appointment call 281.724.0368.

Department Doctors

Dr. Markus Giacomuzzi

Dr. Markus Giacomuzzi received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine (Chicago, Illinois). He completed a Podiatric Surgical Residency at Westside VA Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Giacomuzzi is

Dr. Patrick Briggs

Dr. Patrick Briggs earned his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, California in 1998. He went on to complete a primary podiatric medicine and surgical residency at VA West Los Angeles (affili

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