Residency in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery at North Shore-LIJ Health System


About us

The podiatric medicine and surgery residency program at North Shore-LIJ Health System is a 36-month program offering additional credentialing in reconstructive rear-foot and ankle surgery. This program is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medicine Education for 12 residents each year.

As the American patient population's life expectancy and level of activity continue to grow, so does the need for quality foot care. In addition to reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, the needs of the diabetic patient with regard to preventing lower extremity amputations is directly linked to the podiatric care they receive. The program provides a wealth of educational resources including: reconstructive foot and ankle surgery; diabetic wound care and limb preservation; pediatric orthopedics and trauma. We continue to attract the best Podiatric physician candidates from colleges nationwide and provide a comprehensive and diverse educational experience.

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Application process

Applicants interested in the podiatric medicine and surgery training program at North Shore-LIJ Health System should apply through the CASPR system. Consult CASPR for application deadlines and other requirements.

Essential application information includes:

  • NBPME score release
  • APMLE part I results
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Clinical scores
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Photo
  • Applicant agreement and payment

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Our faculty

Program leadership

Russell R. Caprioli, DPM