Our mission is to provide you with the highest medical and surgical quality of care of the foot and ankle in a safe and effective manner, while providing a professional and compassionate environment. We believe in the highest personable quality of care for each patient. Each patient is given individual attention specific towards effective management of the foot and ankle. Patient education is achieved by fully explaining the medical conditions, options, and treatments available. Our goal is to make patients feel relaxed and comfortable, while educating patients about their condition and their plan towards healing. We strive to be the best foot doctors in Astoria.
Lady Paula DeJesus, DPM, AACFAS, DABPM, FACFAOM
DPM Licensure: New York, Florida
Languages: English, Tagalog
Dr. DeJesus is a Board Certified podiatric surgeon with extensive training in elective and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. Her expertise includes trauma, sports medicine, minimally invasive surgery, arthroscopy, diabetic foot, and functional orthotics. She also educates podiatric medical students and doctors in training by serving as a teaching attending at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. In addition to teaching, Dr. DeJesus exhibits research about unique surgical case studies at conferences and lectures nationally while moderating surgical labs. She also served as the Chief Medical Advisor for Assist Nursing Agency located in Palm Beach, Florida. Dr. DeJesus has been selected to be one of "America's Top Podiatrists" as per the Consumers' Research Council of America.
Kinjal Patel, DPM, DABPM
DPM Licensure: New York
Languages: English, Gujarati, Hindi
Dr. Patel is a Board Certified podiatric surgeon with extensive training in elective, reconstructive, and traumatic surgery of the foot. Her expertise is focused on wound care, pediatric podiatry, foot surgery, diabetic foot, and preventative care. Dr. Patel has exhibited research about unique surgical case studies at podiatric surgical conferences on the national level.
Following a career of seeing patients in private practice in Long Island, Dr. Patel has joined D&D Podiatry to provide her expertise to Astoria residents and the surrounding communities.