Dr. Brian Gale, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Gale received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 1985 from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, in Philadelphia.  In 1989 he completed a four-year foot and ankle surgical residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital, also in Philadelphia. 

After moving to Bismarck ND, he founded Dakota Foot and Ankle in 1993.

Dr. Gale has authored a chapter in McGlamry’s Comprehensive Textbook of Foot Surgery, 2nd ed., a leading medical text, published by Williams & Wilkins. 

Dr. Gale also authored articles in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 



1993-Present                     Dakota Foot and Ankle Clinic                     Bismarck, ND

                                                Owner, Podiatrist, DPM


1992-Present                     Sanford Medical Center (Medcenter One)           Bismarck, ND

                                                Allied Staff

1992-Present                     St. Alexius Medical Center                                          Bismarck, ND

                                                Allied Staff

1993-Present                     Sakakawea Medical Center                                         Hazen, ND

                                                Allied Staff

1995-2006                            Ashley Medical Center                                  Ashley, ND

                                                Allied Staff

1989-1992                            Kaiser Foundation Hospital                                         Hayward, CA

                                                Full time Staff



1992-Present                     State of  North Dakota License # 29



1993-1996                            Foot and Ankle Surgery For UND Family Practice              Residency Program

                                                Rotation Residency

1985-1989                            St. Joseph’s Hospital                                                                      Philadelphia, PA


1981-1985                            Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine                       Philadelphia, PA                                                                                                                       Doctor of  Podiatric Medicine

1977-1981                            Simpson College                                                                              Indianola, IA

                                                Bachelor of Arts




1998-Present           American Association of Disability Analysts. Certified

1991, 2001, 2011    Certification in Ankle and Reconstructive Surgery

1991, 2001, 2011     Certification in Foot Surgery

1991-Present            American Board of Podiatric Surgery



1995-1997, 2012-Present                              North Dakota Podiatric Medical Association,                     


1994-1995                            North Dakota Podiatric Medical Association,     

                                                Vice President

1994-2000   Iowa College of Podiatric Medicine                                        Des Moines, IA




1995-present                     University of Mary                                                                          Bismarck,ND

                                                Member – Presidents Club

1998-2000                            ACFAS Arthritis


1995-1998                            Interstate Business College,                                                       Bismarck, ND

                                                Medical Board- Member

1994-1999                            American Association of Hospital Podiatrists     (City, State)




1995-Present Multiple Public Local Speaking Engagements

1994   General Foot Care and Prevention of Injuries– YMCA, Bismarck, ND

1994   General Foot Care and Prevention of Injuries–Church of Corpus Christi, Bismarck

1994   Ankle Fractures and Hallux Valgus Deformities – Medcenter One Nursing Staff

1994   General Scope of Podiatrics and Common Problems –United Phyicians Clinic

1994- Medical Assistant Program Interstate Business College

1993 –Flatfoot reconstruction -  North Dakota State Association Meeting.

1993-Diabetes Education  Group- Medcenter One

1990- Western Podiatric Medical Association – Annual Ankle Update

1989 -AO/ASIF Basic Course and Workshop Snowbird  Utah

1987-1989 Department of Podiatric Surgery

1988- Second Annual Foot and Ankle Institute Seminar