HealthLinks Charleston May/June 2021

www. Char l es tonPhys i c i ans . com | www.Hea l thL i nksChar l es ton . com | 65 WHAT ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT OUTSIDE OF YOUR WORK? “I enjoy running and taekwondo, which are great stress re- lievers for me and a big part of my weekly routine. I have been involved with taekwondo since college. I enjoy participating as well as teaching adults and young children this martial art.” WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT LIVING IN THE LOWCOUNTRY? “The beaches, wonderful weather and the relaxed atmosphere.” WHERE ARE YOU FROM AND WHERE DID YOU GO TO SCHOOL? “I am originally from Charleston and grew up in West Ashley. I went to the College of Charleston for undergraduate and medical school at the Ohio College (Kent State University) in Cleveland, Ohio.” WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU WERE A KID? “Professional basketball player.” TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY AND/OR HOME LIFE. “I have two beautiful daughters, ages 6 and 11, and an incredible wife. During the pandemic, we have become much closer as a family and have developed new hobbies. We enjoy family bike riding in the neighborhood, gardening, shooting hoops in the driveway and mean games of emoji uno!” DR. ANDREW SAFFER, CAROLINA FOOT & ANKLE SPECIALISTS Best Podiatrist WHAT ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT OUTSIDE OF YOUR WORK? “I try to be as impactful as possible on the youth in our com- munity. I have started a youth baseball team for children with limited resources that will develop the skills of grit, persever- ance and a growth mind-set.” WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT LIVING IN THE LOWCOUNTRY? “Beautiful weather and friendly people.” WHERE ARE YOU FROM AND WHERE DID YOU GO TO SCHOOL? “I was born in New York but grew up in Charleston. I attend- ed the College of Charleston for undergraduate and Barry University in Miami for medical school.” WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU WERE A KID? “Professional baseball player.” TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY AND/OR HOME LIFE. “I have three incredible boys, ages 21, 20 and 15, and an amazing wife who was my high school sweetheart.” DR. ADAM BROWN, CAROLINA FOOT & ANKLE SPECIALISTS Best Sports Podiatry

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