Medical West Podiatry

Physicians and Surgeons of the Foot

About Us

Dr. Richard Brandel

Board certified

American Board of Podiatric Surgery-Foot Surgery

Undergraduate studies

Missouri State University, University of Missouri-Columbia

Medical Degree

Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine-Doctor of Podiatric Medicine


Brent General Hospital-Detroit, Michigan

Hospital affiliations

St. Mary’s Health Center, Richmond Heights and several area outpatient surgery centers

Dr. Brandel has been a podiatrist for nearly 30 years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Missouri State University in 1975. He graduated summa cum laude. He attended the University of Missouri in Columbia continuing his studies in chemistry before enrolling in the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. He graduated in 1981 with honors and finished his residency training in foot surgery at Brent General Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.

Dr. Brandel joined Medical West Podiatry in 1982.

Dr. Jeffrey R. Aschenbrenner


  • Two year Medical-Surgical residency,
    St. Louis Memorial Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1985-1987
  • Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
    Chicago, Illinois 1981-1985
  • Illinois Benedictine College, Lisle, Illinois
    B.S. Biology, 1977-1981

Podiatric Experience

  • Associate Professor, Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
    Chicago, Illinois 1987-1989
  • Private Practice, Medical West Podiatry, LTD
    St. Louis, Missouri 1989-current

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Foot Surgeons
  • Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
    Certified in Foot Surgery, 1993
  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Past President, St. Louis Podiatric Medical Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary’s Health Center
  • St. Anthony’s Hospital
  • Several Outpatient Surgery Centers