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(515) 348-1977

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"I was having heel pain so I went to see Dr. Hunziker. He was able to figure out the problem, treat it, and I was pain-free in about a week.  I would definitely recommend Dr. Hunziker for any foot problem."

John, West Des Moines, IA

About Brian Hunziker, DPM

Dr. Hunziker is a foot and ankle surgeon and native of Iowa.  His clinic is based in Waukee and he provides foot care to the entire Des Moines area.  He attended The University of Iowa in Iowa City where he received his undergraduate bachelor’s degree.   He then attended medical school at Des Moines University in Des Moines where he obtained his doctorate degree in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  Dr. Hunziker then completed a three-year surgical residency focusing on reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge, IA where he had extensive foot and ankle surgical training and was the chief resident during his final year.  After residency, Dr. Hunziker practiced in St. Joseph, Missouri for two years then his family decided to move back home to Iowa to be closer to family and friends. Dr. Hunziker practiced in South Des Moines for a year before deciding to start up Fusion Foot and Ankle in Waukee and Indianola. 


Dr. Hunziker is a member of the Iowa Board of Podiatry and he is a member of the Iowa Podiatric Medical Society, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Podiatric Medical Association.


Dr. Hunziker specializes in inpatient and outpatient foot and ankle surgical and clinical management, adult and pediatric foot and ankle reconstruction, bunion surgery, heel pain, arthroscopy, toenail procedures and management, infection management, flatfoot reconstruction, forefoot deformity correction, foot and ankle fracture/trauma management, external fixation, and diabetic wound management.


In his free time Dr. Hunziker enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.  He also likes cycling, playing tennis, golfing, watching football, and walking his two dogs.

Hospital Privileges

 Mercy Medical Center-Downtown, Mercy Medical Center-West Lakes, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Methodist West Hospital, Iowa Lutheran Hospital

Mission Statement

It is my mission to passionately pursue the health and well-being of my patients by providing the highest quality medical and surgical care in a safe, effective and efficient manner utilizing our culture of exceptional service and state of the art technology, and to educate our patients so they can be involved in their treatment and make informed decisions.


Fusion Foot and Ankle

Waukee Location

80 East Hickman Rd.

Waukee, IA 50263

Indianola Location

200 West 2nd Ave

Indianola, IA 50125

(515) 348-1977

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