Thomas E. Pusterla, D.P.M., C. Ped.
has been in practice in Chester, NJ for more than twenty years, helping patients from every age group and every level of physical activity. He is qualified to treat any ailment of the foot and ankle and has always promoted foot surgery as a last effort, taking pride in offering comfort and relief in many cases where surgery can be avoided.
Extensively trained in the area of biomechanics (the study of the function and mechanics of the foot and leg), Dr. Pusterla is an expert in the measurement and fitting of orthotics, inserts and shoe modifications.
Dr. Pusterla has also done extensive work with diabetics and their special needs when it comes to their feet. A participant in Medicare's Diabetic Shoe Bill
, Dr. Pusterla offers a full assortment of approved shoe gear with expert advice, fitting and follow-up.
Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
Certified Wound Care Specialist
Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine
Fellow of the American Wound Care Association
Affiliated with St. Clares Medical Center
Affiliated with Roxbury Surgical Center
Affiliated with The NJ Veterans Memorial Home in Menlo Park, NJ.
Extensive Study in Orthopedics and Medicine
Extensive Study in Shoe Fitting, Biomechanics and Gait Analysis
Additional Study in Wound Care Technique and Technology
Graduate of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Completed Surgical Residency at West Essex Hospital, Livingston, NJ
Past President of the New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society
Past Political Action Committee Chairman of the NJ Podiatric Medical
Past Peer Review Chairman of the NJ Podiatric Medical Society
Current Carrier Advisory Committee Member (Medicare) Representing NJ Podiatrists
Participating Provider in Medicare, BC/BS and Select HMO's and PPO's
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