The Center for Podiatric Care and Sports Medicine

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If your feet hurt and you are suffering from a chronic foot problem, you deserve more than the temporary comfort of a protective pad or cushion. Now there are new and alternative methods of treatment, which provide long term, carefree and soothing comfort for relief of foot pain.

The Center for Podiatric Care and Sports Medicine is dedicated to the diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical correction of foot and ankle disorders resulting from structural deformities and sports injuries. Our foot doctors, outstanding NY Podiatrists, specialize in:

Our Director, NY Podiatrist, Dr. Josef J. Geldwert is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery and is a recognized authority on the most advanced surgical techniques to correct bunions and hammertoes. His associate in practice, Dr. Katherine Lai is Board Certified in Foot Surgery and has lectured extensively on The Diabetic Foot and Wound Care and on the Scope and Practice of Holistic Podiatry at an Integrative Medicine conference. Dr. Ryan Minara completed a 4 year Foot and Ankle residency from NY Hospital Queens where he was the Chief Resident. His focus in practice is on the treatment of complex foot and ankle problems. Dr. Nadia F. Levy completed her threeyear residency in foot and ankle surgery at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut where she served as Cheif Resident her final year. She has extensive training in bunion surgery, diabetic wound care, foot defomities,cosmetic foot issues and sports injuries.

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Our initial consultation will offer you alternatives and solutions. If you are contemplating surgery, call The Center For Podiatric Care and Sports Medicine for an opinion.  We assure you that our foot doctors, excellent New York Podiatrists, and professional staff will give you the best foot care possible.

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About Dr. Geldwert

After completing his undergraduate degree at Yeshiva University, Dr. Josef J. Geldwert attended New York College of Podiatric Medicine earning his D.P.M. in 1973. Dr. Geldwert completed his Podiatric Surgical Residency at Northlake Community Hospital, Northlake, Illinois.

Dr. Geldwert is certified by the following:

Dr. Geldwert has privileges at the following medical institutions:


Dr. Geldwert,
Medical Director,
Hampton's Marathon

Dr. Geldwert maintains memberships with the following professional organizations:

  • Women's World Cup Soccer
    Podiatric Consultant
  • New York Road Runners Club
    Former Chief, Podiatry, NYC Marathon
  • Central Park Track Club
    Consulting Podiatrist
  • Diabetes Treatment Center
    Montefiore Medical Center
  • Montefiore Medical Group
    Podiatrist
  • A & P Tennis Classic
    Consulting Podiatrist
  • Newsweek Tennis Classic
    Consulting Podiatrist
  • American Academy of Hospital Podiatrists
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Consulting Podiatrist for the former, NY Power (WUSA)
  • United States Olympic Marathon Trials
    Medical Advisory Committee
  • Beth Israel Hospital Podiatric Surgical Residency Program
    Academic Coordinator
  • NYC Triathlon
    Medical Director
  • Hamptons Marathon
    Medical Director
  • Organization of Tennis Podiatrists
  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery
    Oral Examiner
  • State of New York Supreme Court Malpractice Panel
  • New York Medical College
    Chairman, Surgery for the Diabetic Foot
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
    National Meeting, Chairman
  • NY MAGIC (WLEAGUE)
    Consulting Podiatrist 2007-2009
  • Westchester Toughman Triathlon
    Chief Podiatrist
  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Department of External Programs
  • NY Liberty
    Podiatric Consultant

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About Dr. Lai

Podiatric Care | Sports Medicine | White Plains

After completing her undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Katherine M. Lai attended New York College of Podiatric Medicine earning her D.P.M., cum laude, in 1992. Dr. Lai completed her Podiatric Surgical Residency at New York College of Podiatric Medicine Affiliated Hospitals in 1994.

Dr. Lai is certified by the following:

Dr. Lai has privileges at the following medical institutions:

Podiatric Care | Sports Medicine | White Plains
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About Dr. Ryan Minara, DPM

After completing his undergraduate education at New York University on a full academic scholarship, Dr. Ryan Minara attended New York College of Podiatric Medicine earning his D.P.M. in 2007. Dr. Minara recently completed a rigorous fouryear Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency program at New York Hospital Queens where he was Chief Resident.

Dr. Minara is certified by the following:

Dr. Minara has privileges at the following institutions:

Dr. Minara maintains membership with the following professional organizations:

About Dr. Nadia Levy, DPM

Dr. Nadia Levy was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. As a result, she is fluent in both English and French, and is also proficient in Spanish. After completing her undergraduate studies at McGill University in Montreal, she attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine where she earned her D.P.M degree, cum laude, in 2009.

Dr. Nadia F. Levy, D.P.M. completed her threeyear residency in foot and ankle surgery at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut where she served as Cheif Resident her final year. She has extensive training in bunion surgery, diabetic wound care, foot defomities,cosmetic foot issues and sports injuries.

During her residency, Dr. Levy completed a twomonth orthopedic rotation at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics in Baltimore, Maryland where she was exposed to a large volume of pediatric cases and complex deformity correction, such as clubfoot serial casting and charcot neuroarthropathy.

Dr. Levy is certified by the following:

Dr. Levy has privileges at the following institutions:

Dr. Levy maintains membership with the following professional organizations: