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Podiatrist Charleston, SC and Mount Pleasant, SC

Dr. Brown and Dr. Saffer are board certified podiatrists and foot surgeons serving Charleston, SC, and Mt. Pleasant, SC.

One of the goals of our Web site is to provide you an extension of care. As you navigate through the site you will find a wealth of information about podiatry, heel pain, foot and ankle ailments, treatments available, exercising and shoes. There is an overview of our practice including our doctors and staff, educational videos, office hours, insurance, appointment procedures, maps, directions, and contact information. Enjoy browsing our pages, learning more about your foot condition with educational material, and reviewing our practice policies.

As licensed podiatrists in Charleston, SC, and Mount Pleasant, SC, Dr. Brown and Dr. Saffer believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make good choices about their foot and ankle care, heel pain, or whatever problem they may face. Our goal is to educate each patient and begin a relevant treatment program with the highest quality of care available. Whatever your foot and ankle trouble, Dr. Brown and Dr. Saffer work together to find the answers that will comfort you and bring you relief.

One of the more common foot complaints that we see in our practice is heel pain. Heel pain can present in many ways ranging from growth plate injuries in children to chronic heel pain (plantar fasciosis) in adults. It is important to know that heel pain is not always plantar fasciitis and that our foot specialists have the technology in our offices as well as experience to correctly diagnosis your foot pain and treat accordingly. We have provided on our home page two informative foot blogs for your information. Healing Your Heel pain with Carolina Foot & Ankle Specialists talks about the most current ways to correctly diagnose heel pain as well as state of the art treatment for heel pain. Our second blog, Carolina Foot & Ankle Specialists blog discusses various foot complaints on a weekly basis ranging from neuromas to bunion/bunion surgery.

Dr. Brown and Dr. Saffer take pride in providing you with a comfortable office experience. Our qualified staff is friendly and will ensure a pleasant visit. Our main offices are conveniently located in Charleston, SC and Mount Pleasant, SC . Dr. Brown and Dr. Saffer invite you to e-mail or call our office with any questions via the contact us or request an appointment page of our Web site.

Best of MP

Best of MP2020

Charleston Choice


Dr. Andrew Saffer Best Podiatrist Mt. Pleasant Magazine 2019/2020
Dr. Adam Brown Charleston's Choice Winner 2017/2018
Dr. Andrew Saffer Charleston's Choice Winner 2019
Dr. Adam Brown Best in Health Podiatrist 2020

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COVID-19 Update

Dear Patient,

We want you to know that we are continuing to provide the best podiatric care to our patients. We are taking the risk of COVID-19 (coronavirus) very seriously. In order to reduce the risk to our patients and staff, we ask that patients who meet the following criteria reschedule non-urgent appointments:

  • If you have developed or have been in contact with someone suffering from respiratory symptoms or fever.
  • If you have recently traveled to high-risk areas or have had close contact with a person with confirmed COVID-19 while infectious in the 14 days before the scheduled appointment If there are any questions, please contact your primary care physician and visit the CDC's website

We are open at the Charleston and Mount Pleasant offices and back to our regular scheduled days and times.

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