Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Residency | NYU Langone Health

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Department of Orthopedic Surgery Education Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Residency

Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Residency

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery’s podiatric medicine and surgery residency program, based at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, is one of the most challenging and rewarding postgraduate experiences available in the field. The purpose of our three-year residency program is to train podiatric surgeons to be competent and proficient in all aspects of foot and ankle pathology. Our program is integrated into a large academic institution with an extensive research department and physician–educators with years of experience.

Our residency program prepares physicians for both hospital- and office-based practice through weekly didactics, off-service rotations, academic conferences, and surgical skills labs.

We strive to provide each resident with excellent diagnostic skills, exposure to all types of trauma cases, and the ability to manage a wide range of podiatric medical conditions that includes the following:

  • diabetes
  • podiatric traumas
  • reconstructive foot surgery
  • vascular insufficiencies
  • wound care

As a resident in our program, you gain exposure to and treat a diverse range of pathologies and benefit from the resources of our excellent facilities. You cover surgical cases at three separate hospitals and two surgical centers, including the Level 1 Trauma Center where our program is based.

Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program Rotations

The following is an outline of the curriculum in our three-year residency program.

First-Year Rotations

Your first-year rotations include the following:

  • anesthesiology
  • dermatology
  • emergency medicine
  • general surgery
  • geriatrics
  • internal medicine
  • neurology
  • orthopedics
  • pathology
  • physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • podiatric medicine
  • podiatric office rotation
  • podiatric surgery
  • radiology
  • wound care

Second-Year Rotations

Your second-year rotations include the following:

  • dermatology
  • plastic surgery
  • podiatric medicine
  • podiatric office rotation
  • podiatric surgery
  • podiatric trauma

Third-Year Rotations

Your third-year rotations include the following:

  • behavioral sciences
  • infectious disease
  • orthopedics
  • orthopedic trauma
  • plastic surgery
  • podiatric surgery
  • podiatric trauma
  • rheumatology

Granted Residency Certification

The granted residency certification is the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery credential.

How to Apply

We only accept applications through the Central Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (CASPR).

Contact Us

If you have questions, please contact us at 718-630-7350. Our mailing address is Department of Podiatry, NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, 150 55th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11220.

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