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Dr. Hiren Makwana received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from University of Oklahoma, in Norman, Oklahoma. He then moved to New York to receive his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from New York College of Podiatric Medicine. During his postgraduate years, he made Dean’s list and was awarded multiple scholarships. He was also part of Pi Delta honor society at the college. At Morristown Medical Center, he received extensive training in foot and ankle trauma, reconstruction, pediatrics, and diabetic limb salvage. He went on to serve as the Chief Resident of Foot and Ankle Surgery Service during his final year of residency.
Dr. Makwana is a member of the New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society, The American Podiatric Medical Association, and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Makwana is also involved with multiple residency programs. He has continued lectures, presentations, educational workshop with residents to enhance their training. Dr. Makwana is associated with hospitals in Hudson and Morris Counties. He is also Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy certified and is involved with Hoboken University Medical Center Hyperbaric Oxygen and Wound Care Center.
Dr. Makwana resides in North New Jersey and enjoys spending his free time with family and friends. He is active in his community participating in educational and social programs in north New Jersey. Dr. Makwana accepts most insurance plans and is available for immediate consultation.
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Dr. Stephen Longobardi is a Board Certified foot and ankle surgeon. He is a member of the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons, New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society, and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Longobardi is on staff at St. Barnabas Hospital, Hoboken University Hospital, Overlook Hospital, and The Center for Ambulatory Surgery in Mountainside, New Jersey. He is an attending physician at the St. Barnabas Wound Care Center. Dr. Longobardi serves on the Credentialing Board and is on the Board of Directors at The Center for Ambulatory Surgery in Mountainside. Dr. Longobardi is the former Podiatric Surgical Residency Director at Union Hospital and remains active in podiatric surgical/medical education.
Dr. Longobardi’s medical interests include elective and nonelective foot and ankle surgery, sports medicine, and wound care. Dr. Longobardi is also interested in research and clinical studies. Selected examples of Dr. Longobardi’s recent publications in peer reviewed academic medical journals include: Invasive Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Presenting as a Nonhealing Radiation Wound; a Case Report, Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers Using Cortical Bone Fenestration and Cell Therapy, and Considerations in Local Care of Diabetic Lower Extremity Ulcers.
Dr. Longobardi graduated from Villanova University in Pennsylvania. He subsequently pursued postgraduate studies at Rutgers University before attending the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Longobardi performed a one year orthopedic residency at the East Orange Veterans Administration Hospital. From there, he went on to complete a two year residency concentrating in foot and ankle surgery at Union Hospital/St.Barnabas Medical Center in New Jersey. Dr. Longobardi also holds a Master in Business Administration Degree.
Dr. Brian Sullivan is double Board certified in both Foot/Ankle Surgery, as well as Rearfoot Reconstructive Surgery. His professional affiliations include The American Board of Podiatric Surgery, The American Podiatric medical Association and The New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society. He is also a Fellow of The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is an active Staff member at Hoboken University Medical Center, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Overlook Hospital and the Center for Ambulatory Surgery in Mountainside. Dr. Sullivan currently serves as the Assistant Residency Director for Hoboken University Medical Center’s Podiatric Surgical Residency Program. He remains active in Podiatric Resident Education at St. Barnabas Medical Center and Overlook Hospital as well. Dr. Sullivan also serves on the credentialing committee of the Center for Ambulatory Surgery.
Dr. Sullivan obtained his undergraduate degree in Natural Science from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH. He then received his doctorate from The New York College of Podiatric Medicine in NY, NY. Upon graduation, Dr. Sullivan completed a three year surgical residency at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ.
Immediately after Residency completion in 2003, Dr. Sullivan joined Foot and Ankle Physicians. He enjoys all aspects of both elective surgical and general Podiatry, but also specializes in foot and ankle trauma and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Sullivan is also active in Wound Care and serves as an attending at The Wound Care Center at St. Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Sullivan has also participated in a multi-center major pharmaceutical trial as a sub-investigator in the treatment of diabetic neuropathic ulcers.
Dr. Jonathan Sorkin has practiced in Bayonne and Jersey City since 1985. He received his undergraduate bachelors of science degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and was graduated with honors Cum Laude from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1984. His postgraduate residency training was completed at Gouverneur Hospital, part of the City of New York Health and Hospital Corporation. During this time, he was also appointed assistant clinical instructor at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dr. Sorkin is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine (Orthopedics division) and currently a Fellow in the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine. His professional affiliations include memberships to the American Podiatric Medical Association and the New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society.Dr. Sorkin has staff privileges at Hoboken University Medical Center, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, and Jersey City Medical Center. He enjoys treating patients of any age through all aspects of podiatric medicine, surgery, and general care.
Dr. Lerner graduated from Rutgers University in 1979 where he received his bachelors degree in biological sciences. He attended the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine and graduated in 1983 receiving his doctor of podiatric medicine degree cum laude. He completed his residency training in podiatric surgery at Peninsula Hospital Center in Far Rockaway, New York.
Dr. Lerner has participated in numerous clinical research trials sponsored by pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the field of diabetic foot ulcerations and specializes in the treatment of diabetic foot complications.
He is also board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and a member of the American Podiatric Medical Society.
Dr. Lerner is a Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery Fellows of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr.Lerner practice's from the Union and Jersey City, New Jersey offices.
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Dr. Joel Lerner is board certified in Foot and Ankle surgery. He is a member of the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons, New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society and a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is a longstanding member of the American Diabetes Association. Dr Lerner is on staff at Overlook Hospital, Bayonne Medical Center, Hoboken University Hospital and The Center for Ambulatory Surgery in Mountainside, NJ. Dr. Lerner has participated in numerous multi-center clinical trials for major Pharmaceutical Companies.
Dr. Joel Lerner attended Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, and graduated from Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine. He performed his post graduate training at The Cambridge Hospital ( Harvard Medical School), in foot and ankle surgery. He then moved back to NJ to join his brother Dr. Michael Lerner in practice to begin Foot and Ankle Physician's.
Dr. Lerner is a Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery Fellows of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr.Lerner practice's from the Union and Bayonne, New Jersey offices.