Positions

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Baylor College of Medicine

Education

DPM from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
Residency at The Mount Sinai Hospital
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Clinical Fellowship at The University of Arizona College of Medicine
Limb Salvage and Reconstructive Surgery

Certifications

Diplomat
American Board of Podiatric Medicine
Associate
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Professional Interests

Professional Statement

Brian Lepow, DPM is a board-certified podiatric surgeon practicing in Houston, Texas 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 Texas as well as at the Baylor College of Medicine in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy.

Dr. Lepow is a native Houstonian. He graduated from Westbury High School and attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. He earned his medical degree from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, Florida. Dr. Lepow completed his surgical residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, where he served as chief resident in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.

Following completion of his residency program he served as Fellow in Diabetic Limb Salvage and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Arizona. In addition, Dr. Lepow held an academic appointment in the department of surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

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.

Dr. Lepow has a strong interest in giving back to the community, most recently starting a team of riders for Houston's Tour De Cure in support of research to help find a cure for diabetes.

Selected Publications

  • Lepow, BD, Bluthe, DB. "It Takes a Team." Podiatry Management.
  • Lepow, GM; Lepow, BD. "Emerging Insights on Fixation for Austin/Chevron Bunionectomies." Podiatry Today.
  • Lepow BD, Perry D, Armstrong DG. "The Use of SPY Intraoperative Vascular Angiography as a Predictor of Wound Healing." Podiatry Management.
  • Lepow BD, Downey M, Yurgelon J, Klassen L, Armstrong DG. "Bioengineered Tissues in Wound Healing: A Progress Report." Expert Rev Dermatology.
  • Lepow BD, Bharara M, Armstrong DG. "Thermography and Thermometry: Building a Knowledge Base." Podiatry Management.

Memberships

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
American Podiatric Medical Association
American Board of Podiatric Medicine
Harris County Podiatric Medical Association
American Diabetes Association
Texas Podiatric Medical Association