Dr. Affan Akhtar

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgeon

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Experience

  • Board Certified in Foot Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Reds Anke and Foot Associates – Current Podiatric Surgeon
  • Robert Wood Johnson Wound Care and  Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • St. Josephs Hospital/Regional Medical Center Patterson and Wayne New Jersey
  • 1/2009-1/2013 Secretary – Kimball Medical Center – Dept of Podiatry
  • 2007-2008-Medical Education Committee – KMC
  • Wound Care Institute – KMC
  • 2010-Infection Control Committee – KMC
  • Robert Wood Johnson (Rahway) 2015- performed the first two Total Ankle Replacements

Residency Training

Podiatric Medicine & Surgery (PM&S-36)
Position: Chief Resident
Roger Williams Medical Center/ Boston University School of Medicine;
Providence, RI- 7/2004 – 6/2007

  • Comprehensive clinical and surgical training in foot and ankle surgery:
    Orthopedic Surgery- Plastic Surgery- Vascular Surgery
  • Medical rotations:
    Dermatology, Rheumatology, Neurology, Anesthesia, Radiology, Pathology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine.
  • Surgical Courses:
    Ankle Arthroscopy – AO Comprehensive – Accumed Orthopedic Foot and Ankle – Depuy External Fixation of Foot and Ankle – EBI External Fixation of Foot and Ankle – Othofix External Fixation of Foot and Ankle – Arthrex Foot and Ankle Biologic Course

Education

  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine; NY,NY Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine-5/2004
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University; Teaneck, NJ Bachelor of Science-6/2000 Major: Chemical Biology

Publishings

  • A Closer Look at Metatarsal Osteotomies- Podiatry Today, June, 2011

-Affan Akhtar, DPM, AACFAS, Darren Diiulio, DPM, AACFAS, and Luke Cicchinelli, DPM, FACFAS

Professional Memberships/Activities

  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • 2007 ACFAS Complication Seminar- Lecture preformed
  • Ankle & STJ Fusion American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society
  • NYCPM Honor Council Representative 2000-2004
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Professional Wound Care Association

License

  • State of New Jersey

See links related to Dr. Akhtar

www.DraAkhtar.com

Closer look – central – metatarsal – osteotomies

www.anklereplacement.surgery