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Imtiyaz I. Kapadwala, DPM, PC

Get to Know Dr. Kapadwala

Dr. Kapadwala is a podiatric surgeon Board Certified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery. He has admitting and surgical privileges in the Department of Surgery at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center where he is a Clinical Instructor of Podiatry at the hospital podiatric surgical residency program. Dr. Kapadwala earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences, with honors, from New York University in 1992. He completed his four year medical training at New York College of Podiatric Medicine graduating Magna Cum Laude. He completed his residency in Podiatric Surgery at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in 1998. He is trained in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery, treatment of diabetes related wounds, sports medicine injuries as well as non-surgical treatment of foot and ankle disorders. He has also completed training in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Diabetic Wounds at Conroe Regional Medical Center in Conroe, Texas in 2001. Dr. Kapadwala has been in private practice in Brooklyn since finishing his surgical training in 1998. He feels his hands-on, personalized approach to patient care sets him apart from other practitioners in the Tri-state area. His goals are to provide patients with the fastest possible recovery, a minimum discomfort, and return to normal function.


Attended: New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Dates: September 1992 - May 1996
Class rank upon graduation: 2nd out of 125
Degree: DPM with Magna Cum Laude

Attended: New York University
Dates: September 1998 - May 1992
Degree: BA in Biology with Dean's List
Attended: Lynbrook High School, NY
Dates: September 1984 - June 1988
Degree: High School Diploma in top 20th percentile


Wyckoff Heights Medical Center,NY
Podiatric Surgical Residency
July 1996 - June 1998

Affiliated Institutions:
  New York Hospital of Queens, NY
  New York Flushing Hospital, NY
  Midisland Hospital, NY
Extensive training in forefoot and rearfoot surgery
In-depth medical & surgical training in diabetic foot care
Over 1000 surgical procedures performed
Rotations in Plastic, General, Vascular, Orthopedic Surgery
Pathology, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology
Internal Medicine, Office Podiatry
Extensive training in medical care of patients


New York License issued Nov 1997
PM Lexis taken June 1996 - Pass
National Boards, Part II taken March 1996 - pass
National Boards, Part I taken July 1994 – pass


Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery - Aug 2007

Recertified by American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery-August 2016

Certified in Hyperbaric Medicine & Problem Wound Management - March 2003

Certified in Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy - July 2005


Wyckoff Hospital Medical Center, NY
Medical Staff Award for 10 years of dedicated service to the hospital - Feb 2009

NYCPM Medical School:
Graduated with Magna Cum Laude
Dean's List of Scholastic Excellence (1992 - 1996)
Pi Delta National Podiatry Honor Society
President's Award for Excellence in Basic Sciences
Langer Biomechanics Group Award of Excellence
MJ Lewi Scholarship Award
New York State Podiatric Medical Association Scholarship
Dr. Emil Rose Scholarship
Dr. Leon Goldman Award for Excellence in Biochemistry
NYU: Dean's List of Scholastic Excellence (1991)

Professional Membership

American Podiatric Medical Association
New York State Podiatric Medical Association
American Board of Podiatric Surgery
American Society of Podiatric Surgeons
American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management

Hospital Affiliations

Wyckoff Heights Medical Center July 1998 to present
374 Stockholm St. Brooklyn, NY 11237

Work History

July 1998 - present: Private Practice

July 1998 - present: Wyckoff Heights Medical Center

Surgical Attending / Instructor - Over 1000 surgical cases performed

Actively involved in the selection, training, and education of podiatric residents;

Instructor-Surgical Workshops in Cadaver Lab at Wyckoff Hospital

August 1998 - June 2000: Lyndon B Johnson

Health Complex NY - Podiatry Attending / Instructor


Topical Steroids' article published in Summer 1995
Issue of Podiatric Medical Review Journal

Wyckoff Heights Medical Center Teaching Round Lectures/ Case Presentations on various topics of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery including:

  MRI of Foot and Ankle
  Pediatric Pedal Deformities
  Bone Tumors
  Cavus Deformity Surgical Management
  Flatfoot Deformity Surgical Management
  Diabetic Foot Infections
  Soft Tissue Masses and Tumors
  Foot and Ankle Fractures
  Hallux Valgus and Limitus
  Podiatric Surgical Complications
  Gunshot Wounds and Burns
  Digital Deformity Surgical Management
  Podiatric Dermatology

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220A Saint Nicholas Avenue
Brooklyn-Ridgewood, NY 11237
(718) 418-8540

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