Dr. Rajan A. Patel

Rajan A. Patel, DPM

Board Qualified in Foot, Ankle and Reconstructive Rearfoot Surgery

160 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

201-939-9098

Dr. Patel has been employed with Ridge Foot and Ankle Associates for several years and was named Assistant Director of the North Jersey Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship in 2019.

Dr. Patel completed a four year residency specifically focusing on surgery of the foot and ankle, and all conditions related to the lower extremity. He was trained at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York where he was the Chief Resident. Upon finishing his residency, Dr. Patel completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship in Palo Alto, California, where he treated and operated on high-level athletes from around the world. Dr. Patel studied at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience:

  • Ridge Foot and Ankle Associates - October 2017 to present
    Lyndhurst, New Jersey
    Associate Foot and Ankle Surgeon
    Assistant Director of the North Jersey Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship
    Active medical staff at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hudson
    Regional Medical Center
  • New Jersey Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons Group - December 2015 to August 2017
    Old Bridge, New Jersey
    Associate Foot and Ankle Surgeon
    Medical staff Raritan Bay Medical Center
  • Galli Foot and Ankle Associates - July 2015 to December 2015
    New York, New York
    Associate Foot and Ankle Surgeon
  • Lexington Foot, Ankle and Vein - December 2014 to August 2015
    New York, New York
    Associate Foot and Ankle Surgeon


Fellowship Training:

  • Podiatric Sports Medicine and Surgery Fellow - October 2013 to October 2014
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Affiliate of Sutter Health
    Palo Alto, California


Residency Training:

  • Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Affiliate of New York Medical College
    Brooklyn, New York
    Podiatric Medicine and Surgery with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery- July 2009 to July 2013
    Chief Resident of Podiatric Surgery - July 2011 to July 2013


Medical Education:

  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine - August 2005 to May 2009
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, conferred May 2009


Undergraduate Education:

  • New York University - August 2001 to May 2005
    New York, New York
    Bachelor of Arts in Economics, conferred May 2005


Publications:

  • Medial Displacement Calcaneal Osteotomy: A Comparison of Screw versus Locking Plate Fixation.
    Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, November 2016
    Radial Soundwave for Sesamoidopathy in Athletes: A Pilot Study. Journal of Foot and Ankle
    Surgery, November 2016


Courses and Workshops attended:

  • Orthofix Charcot Solutions Course; Dallas, Texas - October 2019
  • Kerecis Northern Lights Woundcare Workshop; Reykjavik, Iceland - March 2019
  • Lubeck Arthroscopy Course Institute for Anatomy; Lubeck, Germany - September 2014
  • USA Track and Field Championships; Sacramento, California - June 2014
  • Arthrex Fellows Course; Naples, Florida - May 2014
  • American Society of Podiatric Surgeons Arthroscopy Course; Chicago, Illinois - April 2014
  • Podiatric AO Masters Course; Las Vegas, Nevada - October 2012
  • Podiatric AO Advanced Course; Dallas, Texas - March 2012
  • BAKO Dermatopathology Fellowship; Atlanta, Georgia - December 2011
  • Podiatric AO Basic Course; Charlotte, North Carolina - March 2011
  • Vilex Mini-Fellowship; New York College of Podiatric Medicine - September 2009 to March 2010


Presentations:

  • ACFAS Fellowship Committee Podcast: “What’s Fellowship Like?” - February 2014
  • Residency Fair - New York College of Podiatric Medicine - September 2012
  • “Life as A Podiatry Resident” - National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine NYC - July 2012
  • Complicated First Ray Salvage Case - NYSPA Conference - January 2012
  • Local Anesthesia in the Lower Extremity - Wyckoff Heights Podiatry Journal Club - October 2009


Professional Memberships

  • American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)
  • American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management (AAPPM)
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine (ACFAOM)
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM)


Licensure:

  • State of New Jersey - July 2013
  • State of California - November 2013
  • State of New York - July 2013


Board Status:

  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery - Board Qualified Forefoot Surgery
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery - Board Qualified Rearfoot Reconstruction and Ankle Surgery


Awards:

  • Nursing Award Wyckoff Heights Medical Center - June 2011, June 2012
  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Scholarship 2005


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Monday:

8:30 am-3:00 pm

4:00 pm-7:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-12:30 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-3:00 pm

4:00 pm-7:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-12:30 pm

Saturday:

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Sunday:

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