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Fairhope, Brewton, Atmore Phone (251) 928-6768

Meet Our Surgeon

Dr. Brent M. HarwoodDr. Brent M. Harwood

Board-Certified Podiatric Surgeon

Dr. Harwood attended the University of South Alabama and Troy University before completing his undergraduate and Podiatric Medical degrees at the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine (SCPM) in Chicago. After becoming a podiatric physician, Dr. Harwood completed a one year Podiatric Residency at the Bronx Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC). It was here that he developed expertise in wound treatment as well as diabetic foot treatments. He also completed an extensive two year residency at St. Clair’s Hospital and Health Center in New York City. During this residency, he honed his surgical skills and developed protocols for foot treatment and care for professional dancers and other athletes.

Dr. Harwood returned to the Southeast in 1996 to service underserved communities that he had identified during his undergraduate training. He was the first podiatric physician to establish a local presence in several Alabama communities. Dr. Harwood is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. Currently he is the Carrier Advisory Committee Chairman for the Alabama Podiatric Medical Association where he served as president for four years.


  • Undergraduate: University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; Troy University, Troy, AL
  • Medical: Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine (SCPM), Chicago, IL


  • Rotating Podiatric Surgery Residency: Bronx Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Podiatric Surgery Residency: St. Clair’s Hospital and Health Center, New York, NY

Professional Affiliations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Alabama Podiatric Medical Association
  • The American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • International Association for Dance Medicine & Science


Dr. Harwood specializes in the treatment of a variety of podiatric conditions and performs several podiatric procedures including:

  • Arthritis
  • Bunions & Heel Pain
  • Hammertoes
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Sport Injuries
  • Wound Care


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