Good Samaritan’s Podiatry Department treats all forms of lower extremity problems which may range from simple ingrown toenails, ankle sprains, bunions, corns and calluses to more complex problems which include fungal problems, diabetes, chronic wound care, limb length, heel spurs, tendonitis, arthritis and trauma due to breaks and fracture.
A podiatrist is on call 24 hours-a-day to respond to trauma and emergency cases that may require this particular field of expertise. Cutting-edge technology is utilized to insure the best patient care possible and minimize recovery time. For further information, Physician and Health Referral Line: (631) 376-4444.
- Surgical Removal of Nail, Nail Bed and Nail Matrix
- Surgical Removal of Granuloma or Proud Flesh and All Sub and Peri Ungual Soft Tissue Masses as related to Nail Conditions
- Surgical Debridement of Local Manifestations of Systemic Problems, such as Diabetic Ulcers, Ischemic Ulcers, Gangrenous Lesions, etc., of the Toes and Forefoot
- Surgical Excision of Skin Lesions, such as Verruca, Eccrine Poroma, Porakeratosis, Cicatrix, Foreign Bodies, etc.
- Fibromas, Ganglions, Lipomas, Bursal, Sacs, etc. (Distal to Maleoli)
- Exostectomies of all Bones of the Foot
- Correction of Hammer Toe by all Accepted Surgical Methods, such as Arthroplasty, Arthrodesi, Filleting, etc.
- Correction of Overlapping or Underlying Toes
- Capsulotomy of Joints (Distal to Tarso-Metatarsal Joint)
- Tenectomies, Tenotomies, Tendon Transplants or Tendon Lengthening of Major or Minor Tendons of the Foot – Distal to Os Calcis
- Surgical Correction of Bunions of all Accepted Methods
- Resection of Supernumerary Bones
- Resection (partial or complete) of Metatarsal Heads
- Osteoclasis Osteotomies and Wedge Resection of Metatarsal Bones
- Fasciotomy or Fasciectomy (Distal to Os Calcis)
- Reduction of Dislocations or Simple Fractures, Amputations of Toes
- Closed Reduction of Dislocations and Closed Reduction of Simple Fractures of the Phlange and Metatarsal Areas
- Amputation of Toes only after Consultation with a Vascular Surgeon
- Diabetic wound care of the foot
- Gait abnormalities in children (in toe and and out toe gait)