Howard Zaiff, DPM


Dr. Zaiff is a highly respected New York-based Podiatrist. He has been providing his patients with the most advanced foot care treatments and the latest surgical procedures for twenty-five years. He is an expert in podiatric medicine and surgery, laser surgery, and the medical management of foot diseases.

He specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery; podopediatrics; the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of foot and ankle conditions; diabetic foot care; sports-related injuries; and general foot care treatment.

Podiatry Services:

  • Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery
  • Diabetic wound care
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) for Plantar Fasciitis
  • Heel Spurs and Achilles Tendonitis
  • Sports Medicine

Dr. Zaiff is leading the way to deliver the most effective foot care treatments and exceptional surgical services. His practice was the first podiatric center in New York City to receive accreditation as an office-based surgical facility by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). The JCAHO accredits, certifies, and independently monitors more than 17,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. This certification signifies excellence in the level of patient quality care and a commitment to meet medical performance standards. As an outpatient, Office Based Surgery center we adhere to medical compliances, outstanding patient care, and the offering of valuable information.

Dr. Zaiff is a Board Certified Podiatrist and holds a degree in Podiatric Medicine from the New College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed a residency in Podiatric Medicine and Foot Surgery at New York College of Podiatric Medicine, and Affiliated Hospitals and Institutions.

Medical Credentials

  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Fellow, International College of Podiatric Laser Surgery
  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, New York State Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, American Academy of Podiatric Medicine
  • Member, American Association of Hospital Podiatrists

Patient Experiences with Dr. Zaiff

“Thank goodness for Dr Zaiff! Saved my corned toe!”

“Dr. Zaiff is a master! Recently he removed a tailor’s bunion and a bunion from my left foot. I am very pleased with the results. I am going to do the right foot in December. Dr. Zaiff is very personal, knowledgeable and a great listener. He has great bedside manners. Also, he has a great deal of patience to explain every step. I love his staff. Jacque has been great. I would recommend him over and over again. Thank you Dr. Zaiff.”

Dr Zaiff has been my podiatrist for more than 20 years. His caring expertise has solved a number of foot problems over the years, quickly, with the minimum of time and procedures.”

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