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Cherrywood Foot Care

Cherrywood Foot Care

2791 Jerusalem Ave | North Bellmore, NY 11710

Call 516-900-5605
Monday 9:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • State of the Art Facility
  • Most modern equipment and technique
  • Laser Therapy for Toenail Fungus
  • Operating Room located on premises
  • Diabetic Shoes
  • Foot Orthotics
  • Podiatric Deformities
  • Podiatric Disorder Treatment
  • Podiatric Orthopedics
  • Podiatric Paralytic Treatment
  • Podiatric Sports Therapy
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatrists
  • Bunion Treatment
  • Foot Pain
  • Medicaid NOT Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
Description

Voted 1st place winner 2018!
Best podiatrist on long island, 8 years in a row!

If you are looking for a Board Certified, well-qualified Podiatrist in a friendly, family oriented office setting, we welcome you to our practice.

At Cherrywood Foot Care, we believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make good choices about their foot and ankle care. Our goal is to educate each patient and begin a relevant treatment program with the highest quality of care available. Whatever your health concerns may be, you can rest assured that our doctors and staff will work with you to provide you with the best treatment available. We take pride in providing you with a comfortable office experience. Please call our office today to schedule an appointment.

The ultra modern office has in-treatment-room television, digital dictation as well as a spacious comfortable waiting area with patented podiatric digital educational programing for patient viewing. Our staff is friendly and courteous answering any questions patients may have. Our office prides itself in on-time performance while still accepting emergencies at all times.

Cherrywood Footcare features cutting edge emerging technologies such as diagnostic ultrasound, digital radiography and the latest in laser technology for treatment of fungus nails.

Give us a call to schedule your appointment today!

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Joseph Burke, DPM, F.A.C.F.S., A.B.O.P.P.M.
Joseph Burke, DPM, F.A.C.F.S., A.B.O.P.P.M.

Dr. Burke opened his office in Wantagh/Bellmore area in 1987 and has been serving the community for over 23 years now. Dr. Burke is board certified in 2 specialties in podiatry and is a fellow of both the American Academy of Foot Surgeons as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Foot Orthopedists and Primary Podiatric Medicine.

His interest in podiatry began because of his high school and college experience in track at Rutgers University. Upon needing foot treatment himself he realized an interest in the profession of podiatry. Upon completion of a double major in Biology and Psychology at Rutgers, he entered the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. After being honored Magna Cum Laude at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1985, he successfully completed a surgical/medical residency program at Penninsula Hosptial center in New York. He now specializes in the biomechanics of the foot including custom orthotics therapy as well as surgical correction of foot deformities.

Dr. Burke is a diplomate of the american board of podiatric surgery and a diplomate of the american board of podiatric orthopedics and primary podiatric medicine. He has advanced training in specialized podiatric techniques including shockwave threapy for heel pain and a minimally invasive surgical technique called endoscopic plantar fasciotomy using micro cameras. His office is one of the first to use the new Noveon Laser Therapy in the treatment of fungus toenails.

He is a member in good standing at both of the hospitals he is associated with North Shore at Syosset Hospital Center as well as New Island Hospital, and is associated with the Nassau County Podiatric Medical Association.

Dr. Burke is married and remains fit as a recreational runner, enjoys boating, and is a certified scuba diver.

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Dr. Erica Papathomas, DPM
Dr. Erica Papathomas, DPM

Dr. Erica Papathomas graduated from St. John's University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology as a major and Chemistry as a minor. She then attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where she graduated with her DPM with honors. Thereafter, she received her Podiatric surgical training at Mount Sinai Hospital, which included an orthopedic trauma rotation working closely with high ranked podiatric and orthopedic surgeons. Dr. Papathomas is well trained in both forefoot and rearfoot surgery.

Dr. Papathomas is licensed in New York and is board qualified by The American Board of Podiatric Surgery in foot and ankle surgery. She is a member of The American Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Papathomas is currently on staff at Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens and St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage.
Integrity, teamwork, leadership, and excellence represent essential principles in every aspect of her life. Dr. Papathomas applies and upholds these standards as a dedicated student, resident, and an active contributor to the community.

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Peter Smith, DPM
Peter Smith, DPM

Dr. Peter Smith is licensed to practice Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in the State of New York, and The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A native Long Islander, Dr. Smith attended Chaminade High School in Mineola . From there, he attended his beloved Boston College, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Peter then went on to the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he was granted his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine. After completing his Post Doctoral training, he opened his private practice in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, in Stony Brook, New York, where he has been practicing for 22 years. He was Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics in 1993, and by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, also in 1993. He currently holds a position as Clinical Instructor in the Department of Orthopedics, State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine.

Summary of Qualifications:
Podiatrist. N.Y.S. License N004433
Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics 1993
Faculty, State University of New York, Stony Brook, School of Medicine
Clin ical instructor, Dept. of Orthopedics, Stony Brook University Medical Center
Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, New York State Podiatric Medical Association

Work Experience:
Podiatrist, Private Practice - 1989 - present
Peter Smith, DPM, PC
Started, managed and grew a private Podiatric Practice

Chief of Podiatry, Local 1115 Health and Benefits Fund - `94 - `02
Responsible for providing Podiatric Care and helping write
benefits policies for union members

Team Podiatrist, Long Island Jawz, R.H.I. Professional - `95 - `96
Hockey Club
Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York

Podiatrist - `89 - `91
Astoria Foot Care Group, Astoria, New York

Education:
`84 - `88 New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NY
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
`80 - `84 Boston College, Chestnut

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