Dr. Brian D. Lepow, assistant professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. ABPM aims to protect the health and welfare of the public through an ongoing process of evaluation and certification of the competence of podiatrists in the specialty of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.
Dr. Lepow is a board-certified podiatric surgeon specializing in Diabetic Foot Amputation Prevention and Limb Salvage. He maintains staff privileges at all major medical institutions in the Houston area. Dr. Lepow holds dual academic appointments in the departments of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Surgery at McGovern School of Medicine in Houston, as well as at the Baylor College of Medicine in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy. It was during his fellowship that Dr. Lepow became acutely aware of the need for early diagnosis and formation of aggressive treatment plans in diabetics with lower extremity complications. He plans to dedicate his participation at the Baylor College of Medicine towards improving patient outcomes in our immediate and extended communities.