Meet Our Staff
All our professionals at Plaza Podiatry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.
Dr. Kashan has 30 years of experience in treating all kinds of foot problems. He has taken countless courses to keep abreast of the many changes in foot care, so you get the latest proven techniques available.
Dr. Brian Kashan, is the founder of Plaza Podiatry. He was born in New York City and lived there for 25 years.
Dr. Kashan graduated Cum Laude from Queens College in Flushing New York in 1977. He then attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, from where he graduated Cum Laude in 1981.
Dr. Kashan did his Podiatric surgical training in Maryland at Bon Secours Hospital. In addition, his rotations included University Hospital, Maryland General Hospital, and Springfield State Hospital. Dr. Kashan was fortunate to have been trained by some of the most noted and respected podiatrists in the State of Maryland.
Dr. Kashan began his practice in 1982 in Baltimore. Dr. Kashan became involved in the teaching of Podiatric residents at several area hospitals. He is responsible for having helped train many of the podiatrists in our region.
Dr. Kashan became Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in 1988. He then became a Fellow in the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He continued serving his profession by serving on numerous committees in his professional association, the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association. He has over eight years of service holding various positions within the Association.
After serving on the Board and on several Committees within the Association, Dr. Kashan was appointed to the State Board of Podiatric Medicine, by Governor Glendening for a 4-year term. He was then reappointed by Governor Erlich for an additional four-year term. During that time, Dr. Kashan served as President of the State Board twice.
In addition to his professional service, Dr. Kashan is a member of the American Diabetic Association and American Society of Wound Care Specialists. He was also appointed to the National Physician Rehabilitation Committee for podiatry in 2006.
Throughout his professional career, Dr. Kashan has furthered his education by taking special training courses and seminars. He took certifying courses in the in Laser Surgery, Wound Care, Endoscopic Foot Surgery, and Extra Corporal Shock Wave Therapy for heel pain.
Dr. Kashan has lectured on numerous occasions at professional educational seminars. He has been a featured speaker of the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association at their annual seminar since 2000. He also was a speaker for Novartis Pharmaceutical Company and has lectured physicians in Maryland in this capacity on numerous occasions.
Dr. Kashan has maintained his practice philosophy of individual care and attention to this patients. He focuses on the particular needs of a particular patient, rather than lumping all patients into the same category. He believes that what is good for one patient may not be good for another patient. Individualized patient treatment plans are a main focus of the practice.
- Member American Podiatric Medical Association
- Member Maryland Podiatric Medical Association
- Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgeons
- Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- Fellow, American College of Podiatric Medical Reviewers
- Member American Diabetes Association
- Executive Board, Maryland Podiatric Medical Association
- Chairman Peer Review Committee, Maryland Podiatric Medical Association
- Chairman, Podiatrist Rehabilitation Committee, Maryland Podiatric Medical Association
- Maryland State Board Of Podiatric Medical Examiners, Appointed By Gov. Glendenning
- Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
- Northwest Hospital
- Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Dr. Chanelle Carter has experience with the most up to date and innovative treatments in podiatry. She has taken countless courses and continuing medical education seminars to keep abreast of the continually evolving practices and techniques in modern medicine. She specializes in foot surgery, reconstructive foot surgery, diabetic limb salvage/wound care, and sports medicine.
Dr. Carter, a native of Columbia, Maryland, graduated from Howard High School in Ellicott City where she played Varsity Basketball and Volleyball. After which, she earned a full basketball scholarship at Delaware State University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2001 majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She also concurrently served as a premiere Student Athletic Trainer.
Following college, Dr. Carter attended Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM), in Philadelphia Pennsylvania where she graduated at the top of her class in 2005. Three years later in 2008, she completed her surgical residency at MedStar Washington Hospital Center; the only level 1 trauma center, in Washington DC. During her 3 year residency, she gained extensive training in foot and ankle surgery, diabetic limb salvage, trauma surgery, elective forefoot and rear foot reconstruction, sports medicine, management of extensive medical pathologies. She also rotated at Georgetown University Limb Salvage Center, Union Memorial Foot and Ankle Orthopedics, Children’s National Medical Center, and Roy Lester Schneider Hospital in the Virgin Islands, performing podiatric and general surgery.
Dr. Carter has been in private practice since 2005 and in 2013 became Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
She remains the team podiatrist for the DC Divas Women’s Professional Tackle Football Team, in Washington DC. She has been working with the team since 2006 and has a significant interest in sports medicine.
Dr. Carter is very active in the community and has participated in lectures at numerous health fairs, foot screenings, and seminars. She is also a mentoring physician at her Alma Mater, TUSPM. In 2009, Dr. Carter appeared on WBAL-TV Channel 11 News for a segment on Back To School Shoe Shopping Tips.
Dr . Chanelle Carter is a passionate and dedicated physician and surgeon who believes in individualized patient treatment and comprehensive care. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as traveling, sports, movies, music, and fine dining.
- Member- American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
- Member- Maryland Podiatric Medical Association (MPMA)
- Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS)
- Fellow, American Society of Podiatric Surgeons (ASPS)
- Member- American Diabetes Association (ADA)
- Faculty- Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD)
- Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS)
- Basic Life Support Certified- (BLS)
- Washington DC
- Northwest Hospital- Randallstown, MD
- Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC)- Baltimore MD
- Liaison for MPMA and Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners (BOPME)