Dr. John Riley, DPM
Dr. Riley grew up in Western Pennsylvania and attended Clarion University where he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He went on to earn his medical degree at The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and completed his residency at the Cleveland Foot Clinic. He is board certified in podiatric medicine and reconstructive foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Foot Surgeons.
Dr. Riley has been practicing podiatry for over 30 years. His Country Club Plaza location was the cornerstone for what is now known as the Plaza Foot Care Center and has been located in the Plaza Time Medical Building since Dr. Riley took over the practice from the late Dr. Gene Allen. He continues to see second and sometimes third generation patients coming to his plaza location for a span of over 70 years.
Dr. Riley deals with all types foot ailments. He specializes in Podiatric Sports Medicine and treats many runners & triathletes, both professional and amateur. Dr. Riley also holds a longstanding relationship with the Kansas City Ballet both as a benefactor and company physician.
Dr. Riley is happily married with 3 daughters and lives with wife, Laurie, in Overland Park, Kansas. He counts family time as his top priority. He is an accomplished triathlete ranked nationally as an All American. When he’s not training for competitions, he also enjoys motorcycling and customizing his vehicles.
Dr. Brian L. Ware, DPM
Dr. Ware joined the Plaza Foot Care Center in January 2010. As a long time Kansas resident, he attended Kansas State University completing a Bachelor of Science degree in 1987. He went on to graduate from the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa. After moving to Kansas City, he completed a 2 year residency program in focusing on general podiatry and surgery with emphasis on trauma at Truman Medical Center.
Dr. Ware has been practicing podiatry for nearly 20 years and is board certified in podiatric medicine and reconstructive foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Foot Surgeons. Dr. Ware is an avid runner and excelled in cross country at the college level. His running experience gives him a keen insight toward treatment of a variety of foot, heal and ankle problems associated with a variety of sports.
Dr. Ware enjoys spending time with his wife, Krista, and kids, Blake, Trevor and Klarissa. He plays golf and still makes time to compete in local marathons and triathlons.