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Distinguished Credentials

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery
    Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • American Collage of Podiatric Surgery
    Fellow, American College of Podiatric Surgery
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
    Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • New York State Podiatric Medical Association
    Member, New York State Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Association of Hospital Podiatrists
    Member, American Association of Hospital Podiatrists
  • Office Based Surgery Center
    Accredited, Office Based Surgery Center

About Dr. Zaiff and Advanced Footcare Group

Foot Doctor in New York

At Advanced Footcare Group, we team with you to better understand your concerns and to provide you with optimal treatment options. Whether preventive or corrective care, our comprehensive range of procedures are centered on the health and beauty of your feet.

Advanced Footcare Group is led by the surgical expertise of renowned podiatrist, Dr. Howard D. Zaiff, D.P.M., FACFAS. Dr. Zaiff and his staff are dedicated to providing you with consistent quality care and innovative solutions that focus on the state of your well being. The entire medical team strives to ensure that your patient experience is seamless. From the moment you make an appointment to post podiatric care, our team caters to your patient requirements every step of the way.

Dr. Zaiff is a highly respected New York-based Podiatrist. He has been providing his patients with the most advanced foot care treatments and the latest surgical procedures for twenty-five years. He is an expert in podiatric medicine and surgery, laser surgery, and the medical management of foot diseases. He specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery; podopediatrics; the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of foot and ankle conditions; diabetic foot care; sports related injuries; and general foot care treatment.

Podiatry specialty services includes: Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery; Diabetic wound care; Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) for Plantar Fasciitis, Heel Spurs and Achilles Tendonitis; and Sports Medicine.

Leading The Way

Dr. Zaiff is leading the way to deliver the most effective foot care treatments and exceptional surgical services. His practice was the first podiatric center in New York City to receive accreditation as an office-based surgical facility by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). The JCAHO accredits, certifies, and independently monitors more than 17,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. This certification signifies  excellence in the level of patient quality care and a commitment to meet medical performance standards. As an outpatient, Office Based Surgery center we adhere to medical compliances, outstanding patient care, and the offering of valuable information.

Dr. Zaiff is a Board Certified Podiatrist and holds a degree in Podiatric Medicine from the New College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed a residency in Podiatric Medicine and Foot Surgery at New York College of Podiatric Medicine, and Affiliated Hospitals and Institutions.

His distinguished credentials 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.

Hospital Affiliation

Lenox Hill Hospital

100 East 77th Street

New York, New York 10075

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Patient Forms
Please download, print and complete the following forms prior to your visit with us. If you have any questions, please contact us at (718) 692-2669.

Patient Registration Form (pdf)
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Insurance Form (pdf)

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