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Sergey Losyev, DPM

Dr. Sergey Losyev is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery of the Foot. A foot and wound care specialist, he provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems such as sprains, fractures, bunions, heel pain, heel spurs, hammertoes, neuronal, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses. He is a physician who renders care to the majority of foot problems that a patient might have.

After graduating from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Sergey Losyev opened a private practice in 2002. He and his staff are dedicated to excellence in the practice of podiatry from palliative care to complicated wound care problems. The doctor uses conservative treatment whenever possible before approaching surgical correction.

With the help of X-Rays, Ultrasound, Doppler, along with many other diagnostic tools in the office he is able to diagnose any problem right there.

Dr. Sergey Losyev DPM has helped thousands of people in the community return to an active life-style through expert and gentle foot pain relief. He lives and works in the community and is the podiatrist of choice for many local doctors. He is also on staff at New York Community Hospital, Beth Israel Medical Center and Surgery Centers in the New York area.

PRACTICE

  • (2002 - PRESENT) Attending Physician
    • Department of Podiatric Surgery
    • Department of Veteran Affairs
    • New York Health Care System
    • Brooklyn, NY
  • (2002 - PRESENT) Private Practice
    • 2005 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230
  • (2010 - PRESENT) Private Practice
    • 25 Kilmer Drive, Morganville , NJ 07751

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

  • (2001-2002) Podiatric Surgery
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    New York health Care System
    Brooklyn, NY
  • (2000-2001) Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    New York Health Care System Brooklyn, NY
  • (2000-2002) Special training at the Wound Care Clinics
    New York harbor Health Care System

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, Class of 2000
  • B.A. in Biology from PACE University – NY, NY (1995)
  • B.S. from Brooklyn College- Brooklyn, NY (1996)
  • D.P.M. from New York College of Podiatric Medicine – Manhattan, NY
  • Internship at New York Harbor Health Care System – New York, NY
  • Residency at New York Harbor Health Care System – New York, NY

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Board Certified in Wound Care
  • Board Certified in ABPS
  • By Councill for Medical Education and Testing
  • Certificate Number :10-00272 Expiration 04/11/2020
  • ABPS Board eligible since 7/31/02
  • New York State Podiatric License (active)
  • New Jersey podiatric License (active)
  • National Board of Podiatric Medicine: Part I & II
  • PM Lexis 2000

MEMBERSHIP SOCIETIES

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Professional Wound Care Association

TEACHING

  • (9/1997-6/1998) Assistant Instructor of Anatomy Lab
    New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    New York, NY

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

  • (1996-1997) – Award for Excellence in Osteology
    New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • (1993-1994) Trusties Scholarship
    Pace University, New York, NY

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • NY Harbor Health Care System
    800 Poly Place
    Brooklyn, NY
  • New York Community Hospital
    2525 Kings Highway
    Brooklyn, NY, 11229
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Brooklyn Division
    Brooklyn, NY 11229

 

 

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Benish Piracha, DPM

Dr. Benish Piracha received her undergraduate education from the New York Institute of Technology, earning her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She went on to complete medical school at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. She then completed a 3-year surgical residency with the DVA New York Harbor Healthcare System, focusing on the treatment of foot and ankle problems, surgical management of foot deformities, wound care of the foot and ankle, and diabetic foot evaluation and treatment.

Dr. Piracha is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Podiatric Medical Association.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

DVA NEW YORK HARBOR HEALTHCARE SYSTEM PMSR/RRA SURGICAL RESIDENCY, New York, NY
July 2015-Present. Scheduled to complete June 2018

  • Current PGY-3 Chief Podiatric Resident
  • Over 4000 logged patient encounters to date
  • Over 1300 podiatric procedures performed to date
  • Comprehensive clinical training with emphasis on diabetic foot care, routine pedal care, biomechanics, basic and advanced biological wound care therapies and limb salvage
  • Podiatric surgical training provided in multiple facilities, with extensive training in all aspects of podiatric surgery including forefoot, midfoot, rearfoot, Charcot reconstruction, foot and ankle trauma, limb salvage, arthroscopy
  • Surgical affiliations maintained with Gramercy Park Surgery Center and Banner Desert Medical Center

BANNER DESERT MEDICAL CENTER, Mesa, AZ
October 2015, October 2016, October 2017

  • One month rotation per residency year
  • Extensive training in rearfoot and ankle surgery, trauma, sports medicine, and pediatrics
  • Rotation at Desert Foot and Ankle PC 

NEW YORK COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE, New York, NY
Graduated May, 2015

  • Ranked top 50 percent of class

New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY
B.S.  Biology
Graduated May, 2011

  • Phi Sigma Beta Honor Society

BOARD EXAMINATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS

  • ABFAS and ABPM qualification examinations to be taken in March 2018 and May 2018
  • NBPME I 2013
  • NBPME II 2015
  • NBPME III 2017

LEADERSHIP

  • Chief Podiatric Resident, DVA New York Harbor Healthcare 2017-2018

VOLUNTEER & WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Atlantic City Marathon, August 2014 Medical Volunteer
  • NYC Triathlon, Sept 2013 - Medical Team Volunteer-Catcher           
  • Diabetic Foot Screening at Javet center,  July 2013 - Medical Volunteer
  • 100+ hours shadowing a podiatrist, Dr. Lawrence Santi March - Aug 2011
    • Observed the life of a podiatrist as a resident in the hospital setting, as well as how a podiatrist works in a clinical setting . Observed clinical management of wound care and diabetic foot care
  • 100+ hours working one on one with Dr. Salman, Jan - March 2011
    • Worked as an assistant in the doctor’s office. Learning about the practices of general physicians both in hospitals and in small clinics.
  • 200+ hours volunteering at a dentist’s office- Dr. Muhammad Younas June - Oct 2010
    • helped with patient care, paper work, making appointments and assisting patients with questions about their problems

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS    

  • American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine, 2016 - present
  • Association for the Advancement of Wound Care, 2017 - present
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 2015 - present
  • American Podiatric Medical Association, 2015 - present
  • American Podiatric Women’s Association, 2017 - present

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Healthcare Provider BLS for CPR and AED American Heart Association Program 2016
  • Certified completion of Body Substance Isolation Systems/Universal Precautions 2016 

EDUCATIONAL ENRICHMENT EXPERIENCES

  • SuperBones SuperWounds East 2017, Teaneck, NJ, March 24-26, 2017
  • NY17 PODIATRY CLINICAL CONFERENCE, New York, NY Jan 27-29, 2017
  • SuperBones SuperWounds East 2016, Teaneck, NJ, March 18-20, 2016
  • NY16 PODIATRY CLINICAL CONFERENCE, New York, NY Jan 22-24, 2016
  • PRESENT RESIDENCY EDUCATION SUMMIT, Teaneck, NJ Aug 12-14, 2016
  • ANTIBIOTICS AND OSTEOMYELITIS Dec 12, 2016 - Dr. Melanie Maslow MD, New York, NY
  • PRESENT RESIDENCY EDUCATION SUMMIT, Teaneck, NJ Aug 12-14, 2016
  • UNDERSTANDING BIOMECHANICS AND PODIATRIC SPORTS MEDICINE, May 18, 2015 - Dr. Marc Benard DPM, New York, NY
  • PRESENT RESIDENCY EDUCATION SUMMIT, Teaneck, NJ, Aug 15-16, 2015
  • Nextremity Saw Bone Workshop July 2015
  • BIOPSY TECHNIQUES FOR TODAY’S PODIATRIC CLINICIAN Jan 23, 2015 - Dr. Bradley W. Bakotic, DPM, New York, NY
  • NY15 PODIATRY CLINICAL CONFERENCE, New York, NY Jan 23-25, 2015                      

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

  • DVA NEW YORK HARBOR HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, New York, NY
    Co-author of Case Study with research based literature review, November 2016
  • In progress
    Implications of Hyperparathyroidism in Podiatric Surgery: A Case Study

LANGUAGES

  • English: Fluent
  • Urdu: Fluent

 

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