Dr. Joel Brook, our award-winning podiatrist in Dallas, TX, earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Vassar College in 1983. In 1984, he graduated from Columbia University with his master’s degree in human nutrition and went on to earn a doctorate in podiatric medicine from Temple University College of Podiatric Medicine in 1995.
Dr. Brook is a Diplomat of the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery and is one of a select group of surgeons nationwide to be board certified in both foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery. He was chief resident in the Department of Surgery, Division of Podiatric Surgery, at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Brook is also a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Podiatric Medical Association, Texas Podiatric Medical Association and American Diabetes Association.
Dr. Brook’s hospital affiliations include:
As a podiatrist in Dallas, TX, and avid lecturer to both the medical and lay communities, Dr. Brook has lectured on topics including The Pediatric Flatfoot, Pediatric Foot Pain, Charcot Arthropathy, The Spectrum of Heel Pain, Evaluation of the Diabetic Foot, Management of Puncture Wounds and A Woman’s Guide to Painful Feet and Bunion Surgery. In nearly two decades working as a podiatrist in Dallas, TX, Dr. Brook has conducted extensive research and published extensively in several prominent clinical journals. He has received many honors and awards for his work.
As a podiatrist in Dallas, TX, Dr. Brook has served on the infection control, ethics and executive committees of the ambulatory surgery center at Medical City Dallas, and was chairman of the Podiatric Surgery section at Medical City Dallas Hospital from 2001 to 2007. He is currently chief of podiatric surgery at North Central Surgery Center. A Dallas bunion specialist, Dr. Brook is a D Magazine medical expert in the treatment of bunions. He has been consistently voted by his peers as one of D Magazine’s Best Doctors in Dallas, and he was the official podiatrist for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.
Dr. Brook is married with three children and is active in community affairs. He enjoys skiing, biking and is an avid woodworker.