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While we strive to offer the latest in non-surgical care for our patients, we recognize that surgery may sometimes be the best option. The team at Yale New Haven Hospital includes highly-trained and experienced podiatric surgeons. Using advanced diagnostic and surgical technology, our surgeons specialize in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and focus on relieving pain using the latest evidenced-based treatments to provide the best medical care.

Our physicians offer services at both inpatient and outpatient locations. Yale New Haven Hospital offers inpatient treatment at our York Street and Saint Raphael campuses.  Our expert podiatrists are members of the "on-call" team for inpatient and Emergency Department foot and ankle services. They also offer consultation for hospitalized patients, including second opinions.

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Yale New Haven Hospital, York Street Campus
Northeast Medical Group Multispecialty Center - North Haven

Conditions and Treatments

Comprehensive Foot Care

We offer expert diagnosis and effective non-surgical treatments for a range of conditions, such as:

  • Generalized foot complaints
  • Heel pain/heel spurs
  • Plantar fasciitis (inflammation/pain along the bottom of the foot)
  • Foot and ankle tendonitis
  • Flat feet/high arches
  • In toeing/out toeing
  • Sprains and strains of the foot and ankle
  • Club foot
  • Foot deformity (when the foot turns inward, “pigeon-toed”)
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome (foot nerve pain)
  • Ingrown nails (nail surgery when necessary)
  • Foot warts
  • Skin lesion biopsy and /or excision

Diabetes and Vascular Services

Podiatrists at Yale New Haven collaborate with a patient’s medical team to provide “At-Risk” foot care for conditions related to diabetes and vascular disease.  Services include:

  • Routine care for patients with diabetes or peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Foot wound care
  • Diabetic ulcer care
  • Care of severe infections and bone infection (osteomyelitis)
  • Bone weakness/neuropathy reconstruction (Charcot foot)
  • Critical limb ischemia (obstruction of arteries reducing blood flow to extremities)

Non-reconstructive foot and ankle surgery

  • Cyst and soft tissue excision
  • Surgical removal of a swollen nerve (neuroma excision)
  • Contracture release or repair

Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery

Our podiatric surgery specialists perform reconstructive foot and ankle surgery to help treat conditions including:

  • Ankle instability and impingement
  • Hammertoes and bunions
  • Toe movement disorders (hallux limitus and rigidus)
  • Foot deformity (such as Metatarsus Adductus -- foot turns inward, “pigeon-toed”)
  • Flat foot (low arch) and high arch foot
  • Bone weakness/neuropathy reconstruction (Charcot foot)
  • Foot and ankle tendon ruptures and misalignments
  • Bone spurs
  • Plantar fasciitis and impaired ankle flexibility (equinus)
  • Degenerative joint disease and traumatic arthritis

Trauma surgery of the foot and ankle

  • Ankle fractures and dislocations
  • Forefoot and rearfoot fractures
  • Achilles tendon ruptures
Yale School of Medicine

Yale New Haven Health is proud to be affiliated with the prestigious Yale University and its highly ranked Yale School of Medicine.