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Dr. Mike Thaker

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Mike Thaker is a licensed podiatrist in New York, New Jersey and Georgia. He has more than 25 years of experience in podiatric medical practice with a focus on podiatric surgery. 

Dr. Thaker attended State University of New York at Stony Brook, and is a graduate of the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. He completed his surgical residency at Midwestern Regional Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (FACFAS).

Dr. Thaker shares Foot Care of New York's vision of uncompromising excellence in podiatry and believes in working with patients to provide the best medical attention, focusing on each patient's needs as an individual. You can contact Dr. Thaker at 5@myfcny.com with any questions or concerns.

Dr. Vito La Puma

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Dr. La Puma attended Stony Brook University where he majored in pre-medical studies and minored in art, earning his Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Dr. La Puma received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he was actively involved in multiple student leadership positions. 

Dr. La Puma is a licensed podiatric physician who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of all foot and ankle conditions. He completed a three-year reconstructive foot and ankle surgical residency program at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, where he performed over 1,200 surgical procedures. Dr. La Puma has received extensive training in all ailments and biomechanical disorders affecting the lower extremity.

As chief resident, Dr. La Puma had vast training and experience in orthopedic and vascular surgery. He specializes in surgical correction of bunions, hammertoes and heel pain, including wound care, diabetic limb salvage, trauma, physical therapy, and sports-related injuries. You can contact Dr. La Puma at 5@myfcny.com with any questions or concerns.

Dr. Thomas Franchini

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Dr. Thomas Franchini is board certified in podiatric surgery, and a diplomate of the American Academy of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. With over two decades of experience as a world-class podiatric surgeon, Dr. Franchini's expertise includes foot and ankle reconstruction and the correction of soft tissue damage. He also has vast knowledge in managing diabetic and neuropathic ulcers, as well as managing acute and chronic bacterial, fungal infections.

Dr. Franchini performs minor surgical procedures in the office as well as more in-depth surgeries in various hospitals and surgery centers. For the first time at Foot Care of New York, we can offer pediatric care for the foot, as this is one of Dr. Franchini's specialties. 

Dr. Franchini is highly recognized in the medical community and currently has surgical privileges at one of the most respected medical centers. He has served his nation for over twenty years as both a commander in the US Navy and as a physician in a leadership role at the Veteran's Administration, providing high quality health care to America's ill, injured, and wounded veterans. 

Dr. Franchini leads from the front, providing uncompromising excellence and unparalleled compassion while putting his patients' needs first. You can contact Dr. Franchini at 5@myfcny.com with any questions or concerns.

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Excellent health care professional and practice. From the support staff who are super efficient, professional and friendly to D Thaker himself, this place is great. Dr Thaker explains all the what and why and has a great bedside manner. Highly recommend. - by Matt H.

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