Clayton B. Brandes, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of patients with foot and ankle problems, as well as fractures of the upper and lower extremities. He stays up to date on current and emerging technologies and treatments for athletic and traumatic injuries, acquired deformities and arthritis of the foot and ankle.
He believes that patients need to be active participants in their care. He thoroughly explains an injury or condition so that patients are better able to select their best treatment options and more actively participate in their rehabilitation and recovery.
Dr. Brandes enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, hiking, cooking, and perfecting the art of barbecue. He was a competitive runner through high school and into college and is still an avid runner.
Institution: USC School of Medicine
Institution: Los Angeles County Hospital USC
Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: Harbor UCLA Balance Orthopedic Foot and Ankle
Program: Board Certified
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
California Medical Association
King County Medical Society
Washington Medical Association
Services + Specialties
- Foot & ankle
- Foot conditions
- Trauma & fracture care
Getting Ready for Your Visit
In order for us to provide you the best care, it is important that you bring the following items to your appointment:
- Photo ID
- A list of your current medications
- Any and all x-ray, MRI’s and or reports if available
- Insurance information and card
- Some insurance carriers require you have a referral or primary care authorization before treatment is given. Please check with your carrier.
- Information about what treatments and medications have been tried in the past
- Medical records from prior visits that you think may be helpful
- New Patients: please download a patient registration form below and bring a completed copy with you for your visit.
In order to complete any outstanding paperwork and/or process any required changes to your patient information, we ask that you come to our office at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled visit time.