Before moving to the United States, Dr. John Mwando studied at the University of Nairobi in Kenya, where he earned his doctor of medicine degree with a concentration in infectious disease. Once stateside, he continued his studies, graduating with honors from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine before engaging in a three-year residency. Now, as an attending physician at three institutions, he devotes his time to performing foot and ankle surgery and other procedures that produce happy feet. Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, he reduces bunions and evicts nail fungi, readying feet to appear in sandals when it gets hot outside or appear in court when it gets hot in the jury box.
Drs. Jill and James Einhorn understand what makes feet tick. The podiatrists are board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and draw on more than 20 years of experience to treat afflictions of the foot and ankle. They use advanced equipment to ensure feet stay healthy, such as the FDA-cleared PinPointe laser, which treats nails with unsightly fungus so they have a clearer appearance.
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.