Afsana Qader, DPM
Dr. Afsana Qader obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Buffalo and from Marist College. Dr. Qader worked as a medical technologist before deciding to pursue a career as a podiatric physician. She earned her Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia. She then furthered her training by completing a three-year comprehensive podiatric medicine and surgical residency at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center (now known as Montefiore North).
Howard Blank, DPM
Originally from New York, Dr. Blank graduated from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1980. Upon graduation, he was granted a top surgical residency in Chicago at North Lake Hospital, performing some twelve hundred surgeries. With confidence and great training on his side, Dr. Blank was employed by The Union Industrial Podiatry Group in Buffalo, NY. He was tasked with performing all the surgeries for the group and in a two year period, performed some sixteen hundred procedures after residency.
Faezeh Nejad, DPM
Dr. Faezeh Nejad graduated from Tehran University in Iran with a Bachelors degree in cellular molecular biology and a Masters degree in the same field from California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Nejad received her doctorate in Podiatric Medicine at New York College of Podiatric Medicine where she graduated with Pi delta honor recognition. Following her medical school training, she completed three years of surgical residency at Metropolitan/ Lincoln hospital in New York City. Dr. Nejad is well trained in all aspects of podiatric medicine and surgery with an emphasis on trauma, sports medicine, biomechanics, minimally invasive foot and ankle surgeries, diabetic limb salvage, and wound care.