Dr. DeBello is continually researching, training, and acquiring new skillsets that will allow him to provide the most current and innovative tools and therapy in his primary obligation to relieve his patients’ pain and suffering resulting from injury or foot disease. He is in essence a pioneer in his willingness to bring to his patients the means before these become mainstream among the podiatric community. He recognized early on in his career, as foot and ankle surgeon, that it is also important and a responsibility to provide his patients with as good looking feet as possible by implementing the “bikini incision” in his surgical procedures. He shared his philosophy with his peers by training them on the use of the procedure along with all the assortment of methodologies. Since 2006, he has been the Director of Podiatric Surgery with SurgiCare Ambulatory Surgery Center of New York. He is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center North Division at Wakefield Campus and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center.
Dr. DeBello was the Assistant Resident Director at the Mt. Sinai Hospital of Queens in Long Island City. The Podiatric Surgery Residency Program at Mt. Sinai of Queens developed to provide a select group of qualified podiatric medical school graduates with the ability to provide high-quality surgical care and successfully complete the accreditation process established by the American Board of Podiatry Surgery.
His article, in collaboration with Dr. Aranella, on Preventing Complications in the Diabetic Patient with Toe Nail Onymycosis was published in the Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association in June 2001.
Dr. Schulman received her degree as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine with the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in 1989. While there, she taught future medical students Biochemistry in the school’s summer program. She completed a Podiatric Orthopedic Residency at the Veteran Administration Hospital, Montrose NY in 1990. She earned her undergraduate education, Bachelor of Science at Rutgers University in 1983.
Dr. Lascano graduated from The New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1996 and from their residency program in 1998. He attended and graduated from St. John University in Queens, NY, where he was on their Deans List from 1988-89 and 1990-1991. He is well respected by his peers and appreciated by staff and patients. He is currently affiliated with Surgicare Ambulatory Surgical Center, Mt. Sinai Hospital of Queens, and New York Hospital of Queens.
Dr. Lee has two published work. With S. Yager, Giant Cell Tumor Found on Anterior Talofibular Ligament : A Case Report Poster at ACFAS Scientific Conference, March 9-12, 2011 and in Podiatry Today: Removing A Giant Cell Tumor from the Anterior Talofibular Ligament.
Dr. Hirunnisha Najjar has been in practice for over three years. She is board qualified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. She earned her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 2008 from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. She completed her residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in2011 at the Mt. Sinai Hospital of Queens. Dr. Najjar’s undergraduate studies was at Hunter College, CUNY with Bachelor of Arts, Sociology/Chemistry in2004
While attending New York College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Najjar was recipient of several scholarships from ACFAOM Timothy Holbrook Memorial, JT Tai Foundation, and NYCPM. She was on the Dean’s List and recipient of the NYCOM Award. At Hunter College, Dr. Najjar was also on the Dean’s List and recipient of the Peter F. Vallone Academic Scholarship, NYC Merit Scholarship Award, Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Scholarship/Grant of the Alumni Association of Hunter College.
Dr. Najjar is also active in the charity community. She has volunteered for the Long Island Marathon, March of Dimes Walkathon, Marcus Garvey Park Health Fair, Pediatric Foot Screenings, and West Point Boot Fit.
Dr. Najjar in collaboration with S. Yager, W. Axman, and E. Rosero was published on Podiatry Today Online in 2010: Correcting Brachymetatarsia of 45 Years Duration with Gradual Callus Distraction.
Dr. Anarella is affiliated with the Elmhurst Hospital of New York, The New York Hospital Center of Queens, The Parkway Hospital, and The Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens. He also has consulting affiliations with Amerigroup Health Insurance, Medicis Pharmaceutical, Novartis Pharmecutical, and Integra Life Science.
His articles on Preventing Complications in the Diabetic Patient with Toe Nail Onymycosis (with Dr. DeBello, 2001) and Transchondral Fractures of the Talar Dome were published in the Journal of Podiatric Medical Association (1987).