Board-certified Dr. Hawawini heads up this foot-focused clinic, where he works to address individual problems. Dr. Hawawini believes that feet are the foundation of the body, and aims to support the well-being of that base to ensure toes don't begin kicking cinderblocks to get attention. He responds to any questions and concerns as he corrects lower-extremity diseases and issues, helping to ensure his patients are as pain-free as possible.
Dr. Daniel Drapacz is the managing director of New York Foot Expert, where he draws on his 20 years of experience specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for the foot and ankle. He first honed his skill set and knowledge in sports medicine as chief resident of foot surgery at East Orange General Hospital, where he trained surgical residents and stubborn copy machines. Now, as a licensed full-service podiatrist, he helps improve his patients' health by treating foot and ankle maladies such as ingrown toenails, bunions, and diabetic complications.
Manhattan Dr. Daniel Drapacz is the managing director of New York Foot Expert, where he draws on his 20 years of experience specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for the foot and ankle. He first honed his skill set and knowledge in sports medicine as chief resident of foot surgery at East Orange General Hospital, where he trained surgical residents and stubborn copy machines. Now, as a licensed full-service podiatrist, he helps improve his patients' health by treating foot and ankle maladies such as ingrown toenails, bunions, and diabetic complications.
Dr. Oliver Zong and Dr. Dina Tsentserensky opened NYC Footcare with a simple mission: treat the ailments that plague the feet. While they specialize in enhancing health and function, addressing such issues as hammer toes, bunions, and heel pain, the team also considers the foot's aesthetic appearance. Dr. Zong has coined terms such as foot makeover and foot face-lift as a means of describing their emphasis on the cosmetics of one of the body's more underappreciated parts.
In order to diagnose conditions afflicting that hardworking appendage, the staff utilizes advanced diagnostic equipment. MRIs, CAT scans, and diagnostic ultrasounds delves deep into the recesses of heels and toes to seek out the source of discomfort and the uncontrollable urge to jitterbug. Once problems have been identified, the doctors aim to correct them with minimally invasive methods. Laser nail-fungus treatments require no ointments or anesthetic, and shock-wave therapy can help alleviate heel pain without the need for surgery.
Dr. Dennis Shavelson of Lifestyle Podiatry has been caring for feet for more than three decades. During this time, he has patented a system for studying the architecture of the feet?Functional Foot Typing?which offers patients health advice based on their specific foot type.
He corrects individual problems with everything from surgery to physical therapy to custom shoe inserts. He also addresses aesthetic woes with PinPointe laser treatments that blast away unsightly nail fungus and KeryFlex nail restorations that re-create nails damaged by onychomycosis or clumsy dance partners. His medical wisdom is often featured in The Huffington Post's Style section, keeping readers aware of the dangers of ill-fitting shoes and suspect pedicure practices.
When bipedal maladies come up against Drs. Richard Goldstein, Jacqueline Sutera, Joel Jezierski, and Glenn Weiss, they don't stand a chance. The mostly board-certified quartet of foot surgeons—Dr. Sutera is board-qualified—makes up the staff at City Podiatry. Aside from being able to treat all manner of ailment—from hammertoes and sprains to bunions and podiatric gigantism, known as Bunyan foot—each of the quartet of doctor brings their own perspective to the table. For example, Dr. Sutera's specialty is holistic treatment, Dr. Weiss's is diabetic care, and Drs. Goldstein and Jezierski take a broader approach to treatment. Together, their collective services have most folks covered.
A group of more than 50 podiatrists across the world have one thing in common, besides podiatry: they received training from Dr. Dean Spellman, a 25-year veteran who tends to the foot-oriented needs of clients of all ages. In addition to holding positions at several hospitals and surgical centers, Dr. Spellman serves as one of two podiatrists at Family Foot Care—a well-established podiatric center with locations throughout the New York City area. And when he’s not helping patients regain the pep in their step, Spellman takes the time to work with youth soccer teams to ensure all participants can run, kick, and victoriously prance with ease.