Manhattan Podiatrist / Mill Basin, Brooklyn Podiatrist, Howard D. Zaiff, DPM, FACFAS has been a widely respected and sought after Manhattan Podiatrist / Brooklyn Podiatrist (Foot & Ankle Surgeon) for over twenty-five years. The Podiatrist practices in both Manhattan (NYC) and Mill Basin, Brooklyn, New York.
The Board Certified Podiatrist graduated with his degree in Podiatric Medicine from the New College of Podiatric Medicine and then completed a residency in Podiatric Medicine and Foot Surgery at New York College of Podiatric Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals and Institutions. The Podiatrist's distinguished credentials as a New York Foot & Ankle Surgeon include:
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Fellow, International College of Podiatric Laser Surgery Member, American Podiatric Medical Association Member, New York State Podiatric Medical Association Member, American Academy of Podiatric Medicine Member, American Association of Hospital Podiatrists
As a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, the New York Podiatrist, Howard D. Zaiff, DPM, FACFAS specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of foot and ankle conditions at his two New York Offices (Manhattan and Mill Basin, Brooklyn). The Manhattan Podiatrist/ Brooklyn Podiatrist is an expert in podiatric medicine and surgery, sports medicine, foot surgery, ankle surgery, laser surgery, podopediatrics, and the medical management of foot diseases. The Podiatrist's Manhattan & Mill Basin, Brooklyn, New York patients include those with diabetes, sports-related injuries, workplace injuries, walking or running disorders, and those in need of general foot care treatment.
In Office Ambulatory Surgical Center: Hospitalization for surgical foot or ankle procedures (as performed by the New York Podiatrist in either his Manhattan or Mill Basin, Brooklyn foot care center) is rarely required but available when necessary. The Podiatrist's offices are at the forefront in offering office based surgical foot and ankle procedures with highly trained doctor's (both a Board Certified Podiatric Surgeon and a Board Certified Anesthesiologist) utilizing intravenous sedation (when necessary). Board certification distinguishes and signifies the attainment of a level of medical excellence that assures optimal patient care. Furthermore the Podiatrist's Manhattan foot care centert has been granted certification by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) as an outpatient Office Based Surgery center (OBS). This is the first Podiatrist's foot care center in NYC , in which intravenous anesthesia is administered, to receive this distinction. This translates to assuring f patients and referring physicians a comfort level knowing that the treatment in the Podiatrist's office adheres to the highest level of patient care and safety; while adhering to OSHA and HIPP’s strict regulations with regular monitoring by JCAHO. The Joint Commission functions as an independent auditor of both the Podiatrist's Manhattan and Brooklyn offices level of compliance.
The Board Certified Podiatrist offers In Office Open MRI System in his Mill Basin, Brooklyn an Manhattan, New York foot care centers. The new state of the art Artoscan MRI is a valuable tool in diagnosing numerous lower extremity musculoskeletal ailments. The Artoscan offers the New York Podiatrist a window into the human foot and ankle without exposure to harmful x-ray radiation, or invasive techniques. This scanner also allows for a stress free environment during examination, especially for those patients that suffer from claustrophobia.
The New York Podiatrist also offers In Office Fluoroscopy and X-Rays. This technology provides real time imaging of the bones and joints with minimal radiation exposure, and the images can be displayed on a television screen. Fluoroscopy allows the Foot Doctor to visualize bones and joints while they are moving, this allows for a dynamic evaluation and more accurate diagnosis. This diagnostic tool has uses that include localizing foreign bodies for surgical removal, aid in accurate closed reduction of fractures, proper evaluation of arthritic joint structure and function because it can be view with its full range of motion, precise guidance and placement of injections into joints, can be used to perform minimally invasive surgery while viewing on the television monitor, and to properly evaluate the healing progress of surgical patients.
Many of the New York patients seen by the Board Certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon / Podiatrist are referred by family practice physicians, internists, or specialists who wish to have their patients treated by a New York Podiatrist specifically trained in foot and ankle disorders who has two convenient locations: Brooklyn and Manhattan (New York).
For more information about the New York Board Certified Podiatrist (Foot Doctor) or to make an appointment with the New York Foot & Ankle Surgeon (Manhattan Podiatrist / Mill Basin, Brooklyn Podiatrist) please feel free to contact the Podiatrist Howard D. Zaiff, at either his Manhattan, New York or Mill Basin, Brooklyn state-of-the art foot care center.