Dr. Ayoub is a highly-trained, experienced, and compassionate surgeon who provides a well-rounded and comprehensive approach to treatment. Dr. Ayoub holds advanced ankle surgery privileges, a credential held by less than 3% of licensed podiatrists in New York State. In her patient-centered, state-of-the-art practice, surgery is only considered after conservative therapy options have been exhausted. Alternative therapies can include physical therapy, pain management, strapping/padding, orthotics, and cutting-edge PRP/stem cell regenerative medicine techniques. Dr. Joanna Ayoub is a native New Yorker who graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University prior to completing a 4-year program at New York College of Podiatric Medicine. She then completed rigorous training in a surgical residency at Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University, a level-1 trauma center in Philadelphia, PA, where she also served as Chief Resident. She is the former Director of Podiatry within the Orthopedics Department at BronxCare Health System (formerly known as Bronx-Lebanon Hospital) where she spent 10 years.
Clinical Instructor, Mount Sinai Health System ; Former Director of Podiatry at BronxCare Health System (formerly known as Bronx-Lebanon Hospital)
American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) - Certified in forefoot, rearfoot and ankle reconstruction Advanced Ankle Surgery privileges with NYS Board of Professions
Undergraduate: Barnard College/Columbia University Medical school: New York College of Podiatric Medicine Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University
1-hour initial visits dedicated to my patients. Excellent bedside manner. Highly trained. Highly experienced.
"My love for podiatry and healing people has helped me develop a unique approach to my practice that is comprehensive and profound. I put my patient’s needs first and I try to explore the best and groundbreaking approaches in the field."
Podiatry or podiatric medicine is devoted to the study, diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity.
A Podiatrist is neither a Medical Doctor (MD), nor an Osteopath (DO). Podiatrists are DPMs, Doctors of Podiatric Medicine. Podiatrists complete four years of training in a podiatric medical school and three years of hospital residency training. Podiatrists may go on to complete fellowship training following their residency.
While both orthopedic surgeons and podiatrists both are trained to treat foot and ankle problems, an orthopedic surgeon who has specialized in foot and ankle surgery is qualified to address a more complex level of problems. Podiatrists may specialize in surgery, sports medicine, wound care, pediatrics, and diabetic care.
The scope of a Podiatrist’s areas of practice is regulated at the state level. In some states a Podiatrist is allowed to treat hand conditions. Some states mandate the supervision of an MD or DO when anesthesia is required for a procedure.
In your initial visit be prepared to provide your Podiatrist with a list of your symptoms, all medications you are taking and discuss with him/her any previous surgeries. He/she will want to review all relevant medical records, Doctor and hospital reports, and prior diagnostic testing (including X-rays, MRIs, and lab results). You should know in advance if a procedure will be performed, you may need someone to drive you home. You may be asked to bring your walking or exercise shoes with you to the appointment.
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