Our Doctors in Melville, Briarwood NY. Also Serving Jamaica, Huntington Station, Dix Hills and Queens, NY.

Geoffrey Epstein, D.P.M.

Education

  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Cum Laude
  • Licensed Podiatrist, New York State
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree

Professional Experience

  • Private Practice
    • 84-75 Main Street, Briarwood, NY 11435
    • 42-60 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355
    • 801 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747
  • Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens, Inc.
    • Podiatric Surgical Residency Program (PSR-24)
    • Chief Podiatric Surgical Resident

Licensure

  • New York State

Board Certification

  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center / St. Joseph’s Hospital – Flushing, NY
  • New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens – Flushing, NY
  • North Shore University Hospital at Plainview & Syosset – Plainview, NY and Syosset, NY
  • Long Island Surgicenter, Melville, NY

Teaching Appointments

  • Adjunct Faculty – New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Former, Extern Director – St. Joseph’s Hospital / Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center

Continuing Education

  • Ankle Arthroscopy Seminar and Training Course
    • Presented by Midwest Podiatry and Harvard Hospital Winter Park, Colorado – February
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy Training Course
    • Coordinated, Participated and Completed Didactic and Cadaveric Training Presented by St. Joseph’s Hospital
      Flushing
  • Complications of Reconstructive Foot Surgery and Infection Management
    • Charleston, South Carolina – June
  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Leg
    • Atlanta, Georgia – April

Certificates, Honors, & Activities

  • Graduated Cum Laude
  • Pi Delta, National Podiatric Honor Society
  • New York Division of the ACFS Scholarship Award
  • Rotational Excellence Award, NYCPM Orthopedics Rotation
  • Secretary, Class of 1993, Sophomore, Junior & Senior Years
  • Associate Editor-In-Chief, Yearbook

Memberships

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • New York State Podiatric Medical Association

Matthew J. Tavroff, D.P.M.

Education

  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Cum Laude
  • Licensed Podiatrist, New York State
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree

Professional Experience

  • Private Practice
    • 84-75 Main Street, Briarwood, NY 11435
    • 42-60 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355
    • 801 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747
  • Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens, Inc.
    • Podiatric Surgical Residency Program (PSR-24)
    • Chief Podiatric Surgical Resident

Licensure

  • New York State

Board Certification

  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center / St. Joseph’s Hospital – Flushing, NY
  • New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens – Flushing, NY
  • North Shore University Hospital at Plainview & Syosset – Plainview, NY and Syosset, NY
  • Long Island Surgicenter, Melville, NY

Continuing Education

  • Ankle Arthroscopy Seminar and Training Course
    • Presented by Midwest Podiatry and Harvard Hospital Winter Park, Colorado
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy Training Course
    • Coordinated, Participated and Completed Didactic and Cadaveric Training Presented by St. Joseph’s Hospital
      Flushing, NY
  • Complications of Reconstructive Foot Surgery and Infection Management
    • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Hallux Valgus and Reconstructive Foot Surgery
    • Bethesda, MD

Certificates, Honors, & Activities

  • Honor Roll-New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Pi Delta, National Podiatric Honor Society
  • Volunteer, New York City Marathon
  • Volunteer, March of Dimes Walkathon
  • American College of Foot Surgeons, Student Chapter
  • Champion, NYCPM Golf Tournament

Memberships

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • New York State Podiatric Medical Association

Stuart B. Leon, D.P.M.

Education

  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    • Graduated Pi Delta, National Podiatric Honor Fraternity
    • Recipient of Academic Achievement Scholarship
    • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award in Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Lower Extremity Anatomy, and Pathology
    • Organized NYCPM Golf Tournament
  • University of Delaware, Newark, DE
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: Philosophy; Minor: Biology
    • Dean’s List
    • Vice President: Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity

Professional Experience

  • Private Practice
    • 84-75 Main Street, Briarwood, NY 11435
    • 42-60 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355
    • 801 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747
  • Edgewater Medical Center PSR-24, two-year residency – Chicago, IL
    • Chief Resident
    • Assisted and performed in over 1200 surgical procedures

Licensure

  • New York State

Board Certification

  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
    August 2003

Hospital Affiliations

  • Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens, Attending Podiatric Physician
  • Isabella Nursing Home – Bronx, NY
  • Dry Harbor Nursing Home – Queens, NY
  • Long Island Surgicenter – Melville, NY

Research and Publications

  • “Talar Neck Fractures: A review of the Literature” – published in The Podiatric Medical Review
  • The Rocker Insole and the Apex Ambulator Shoe in the Relief of Forefoot Pressure: Personally conducted study utilizing computerized gait analysis in the evaluation of forefoot pressure in new insoles and orthopedic shoes

Related Experience

  • Associate Editor: The Podiatric Medical Review
  • Medical Volunteer: New York City Marathon, New York, NY
  • Emergency Room Volunteer: Riverside Hospital, Wilmington, DE

Continuing Education

  • Midwest Podiatry Seminar – Chicago, IL
  • Update ’98 in Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Super Seminar – Las Vegas, NV

Memberships

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • New York State Podiatric Medical Association

Our Staff

Maritza F. – Briarwood-Office

Tatiana F. – Briarwood Office

Maritza and Tatiana – Briarwood Office

Denise Tito – Melville office

Carmen and Elysandra – Melville Office

Elysandra – Melville Office

Vanessa – Briarwood Office