Dr. Messenger is trained and experienced in a wide range of podiatric medicine including palliative care of non-diabetic and diabetic patients as well surgical repair of bony and soft tissue deformities of the foot. By having a background in physics, Dr. Messenger applies emphasis on bracing and orthotic management of sports-related injuries and various ailments of the foot and ankle.

• Affiliated with Hackensack Surgery Center and Palisades Medical Center in New Jersey; and Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York
• Graduated from American University, 1980 with B.S. in Physics
• Received a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, 1984
• Completed a Post-Doctoral Surgical Preceptorship at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, 1985
• Member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and American Podiatric Medical Specialties Board

 Articles by Dr. Richard Braver

"Dear Rick,
I want to take a moment to thank you for your ongoing support of MSU Athletic Training, both clinically and financially."

- Thank you, JD

"Dear Dr. Braver & Staff,
I hope all the good you do comes back to you."

- Sincerely,
Dr. Matta & David Rosas

"Dr. Braver ended 6 months of severe pain in my right foot."
- Bill K.

"Great experience! Excellent, caring doctor (something you don't always find together)."
- Barbara W.

"Dr. Braver was very warm and personable to me. He was recommended to me as probably the finest podiatrist that one could find."
- Gwendolen G.

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