Dr. Brazg was born in South Africa and received his medical education at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed his Internal Medicine training at the University Hospital and in 1986, relocated to Detroit, MI where he completed research training in Diabetes at Wayne State University and was Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at Sinai Hospital. He moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1990 to complete a Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Washington in Seattle.
In 1992 after completing his Endocrinology training he entered private practice in Renton, WA where he maintained an active clinical diabetes and endocrine practice at Southlake Clinic Diabetes and Thyroid Center.
In 2012 he retired from practice to concentrate his efforts full time as medical director of Rainier Clinical Research Center. He has also served as the medical director of the Valley Medical Center Diabetes Education program and HMR weight loss program. Dr Brazg was one of the founding members of Rainier Clinical Research Center and has been actively involved as a director and principal investigator with the center for over twenty years.
Dr. Brazg is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology. He has given numerous lectures and published multiple journal articles in the field of diabetes, hyperlipidemia and associated metabolic disorders. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington and has been active in teaching both medical students and residents.
Dr. Brazg is married with two daughters. He enjoys the freedom of riding his Harley Davidson and traveling with his family.