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Neal Blitz
Works at Blitz Footcare, PLLC
Attended New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Lives in Manhattan
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#bunion  treatment advice from +Dr. Neal Blitz, DPM, FACFAS 
Important bunion treatment advice from simple bunion treatments to bunion surgery. Learn the best methods to treat your bunion.
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What you need to know about #bunion  surgery
A bunion is not a growth of bone (like most people incorrectly think). Rather, a bunion is misalignment causing the big toe joint to protrude out from underneath the skin....
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Need #anklefracture  surgery?  Read this before you find a foot and ankle surgeon.  
Get the Facts on ankle fracture surgery. If you were just diagnosed with an ankle fracture, read this before you sign up for surgery.
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#Bunionsurgery  advice best from actual doctors as a face to face meeting, not from TV
Some foot surgeons have been upset with Dr. Oz for his misrepresentation of bunion surgery as "The Surgery You Should Say No To" because he is making this claim based the poor experience of a single person....
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These #bunion  products may allow you to put off #bunionsurgery  
Those wishing to avoid bunion surgery often search for the best product to get rid of the boney prominence at the base of the big toe. Because a bunion is a structural malalignment problem at the big toe joint, a majority of products are aimed at al...
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+Dr. Neal Blitz, DPM, FACFAS reveals #footproblems  that you should be cautious about exercising through. +About.com 
Common foot problems that can be made worse with exercise, from heel pain to achilles tendinitis. Exercising through these foot problems can worsen the condition altogether.
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Learn how surgeons fix a #brokenankle  involving the medial malleolus bone
Everything you need to know about broken ankle involving the medial malleolus. Understands the different fracture types and if ankle fracture surgery is necessary.
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The #fibula  bone is most commonly broken in an #anklefracture   - learn the types of fractures
Understand the different types of fibula fractures and how they relate to ankle fracture treatment and ankle fracture surgery.
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Learn about some of the risks of #bunionsurgery  so that you can have a better result after #bunionplasty.   
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How to get your #bunions  and #feet  through the holidays in heels. 
High heels can cause tremendous foot pain on bunions and hammer toes. Learn how to get through the holidays without high heel foot pain.
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+Dr. Neal Blitz, DPM, FACFAS discusses how walking after #bunionsurgery  is indeed possible today... even for large bunions. 
Technology advances have allowed for walking after bunion surgery despite bunion size, though the early walking program has to fit for both the patient and the surgeon....
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Dr. Blitz' #Bunionplasty  featured in +Daily Mail.  Our patient loves her fancy footwear #Highheels  
The cosmetic procedure, known as bunionplasty, corrected the bony bump on the side of her left foot, allowing her to get back into her beloved shoe collection.
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Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgeon
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  • Blitz Footcare, PLLC
    Principal, 2013 - present
    The private practice of Dr. Neal Blitz.
  • Bronx-Lebanon Hospital
    Chief of Foot Surgery & Associate Chairman of Orthopaedics, 2008 - 2014
  • Kaiser Permanente
    Shareholder Physician, 2002 - 2008
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Manhattan
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Marin County - Seattle, WA - Brooklyn, NY
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212-776-4250
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120 East 56th Street, Suite 800 New York, NY 10022
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212-776-4250
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120 East 56th Street, Suite 800 New York, NY 10022
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I'm a Manhattan Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgeon, Author, and Innovator in the field of foot & ankle surgery.
Introduction
Dr. Neal Blitz, creator of the Bunionplasty (Cosmetic Bunion Surgery in NYC), is an international authority on Cosmetic & Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery, with 13 years of experience. Patients come from all over to have surgery with Dr. Blitz – both locally to NYC and from abroad, at his state of the art Manhattan Office. Visit www.BunionSurgeryNY.com

Dr. Blitz held the role of Chief of Foot Surgery and Associate Chairman of Orthopaedics at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York, for 5 years. Now he is focused on his private practice in Manhattan.  

Dr. Blitz is an innovator. He developed a revolutionary provisionally patented  medical implant for the treatment of bunions, that he uses to get patients on their feet fast, without the need of casting and crutches.

Over the past decade, Dr. Blitz has many publications related to Foot & Ankle Surgery within peer-reviewed medical journals, magazines, medical posters, blogs, and surgical textbooks. He has  also won awards for his clinical research.  Dr. Blitz has a internnational reputation. He has written Guest Editorials in both the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery and the Clinics in Podiatric Medicine.
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manhattan reconstructive foot surgeon. bunion surgeon new york
Education
  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    Podiatric Medicine & Surgery, 1995 - 1999
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Fly Into Los Angeles for Plastic Surgery in California
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Fly into Los Angeles for your plastic surgery in California at Marina Plastic Surgery by following three easy steps.

President Obama Suffers from Heel Pain in Foot
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President Obama’s latest physical examination found him in excellent health, except for one nagging little pain: no, not his political criti

BEAUTY GURU - PODIATRIC SURGEON NEAL BLITZ
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Neal Blitz, a NYC reconstructive podiatric surgeon, pioneered a bunion surgery procedure that makes feet look as good as they feel, and dras

Foot Binding, American Style
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Toeing the line by making your toes shorter is the latest extreme in cosmetic plastic surgery

Cosmetic Toe Lengthening: Brachymetatarsia Surgery
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As a Manhattan foot surgeon, one of the most rewarding surgeries I perform are cosmetic toe lengthenings. A short toe often causes tremendou

Heel thyself
www.wrvo.org

This week on Take Care, an interview with Dr. Neal Blitz on the negative effects wearing high heels can have on posture, the spine, and the

What's Up With Santonio Holmes' Foot Injury?
www.huffingtonpost.com

Since Sunday's game, when Santonio Holmes injured his left foot, there has been much speculation as to what could be wrong with it.

Plantar Plate Tear: Redskins Pierre Garcon's Toe Injury
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Redskins wide receiver Peirre Garcon sustained a ligament injury of the second toe, and is reported to specifically have a plantar plate tea

Curriculum Vitae - Neal Blitz, DPM, FACFAS | Facebook
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BronxCare Orthopaedics wrote a note titled Curriculum Vitae - Neal Blitz, DPM, FACFAS. Read the full text here.

Senators Erik Karlsson's Sliced Achilles: How Bad of an Injury Is It Rea...
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A sliced Achilles tendon is something that one would expect to see in a horror movie, not on an ice skating rink. Unfortunately for Ottawa S

What's Up With Santonio Holmes' Foot Injury?
www.huffingtonpost.com

Since Sunday's game, when Santonio Holmes injured his left foot, there has been much speculation as to what could be wrong with it.

Plantar Fasica Tear: Will Lakers Pau Gasol Need Foot Surgery?
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Lakers forward Pau Gasol injured the plantar fascia of his foot while playing the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Gasol, on twitter, annou

Bring Your Own Stilettos (BYOS) Exercise Class
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As a surgeon who performs bunionplasty surgery to help women return to high heels and pointy-toed shoes, I can only encourage women to consi

Young People Weigh Bunion Surgery
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Bunions once were considered prevalent only among older women and heavy high-heel wearers. But young people sporting sensible shoes are incr

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Five ways to avoid bunion surgery | 7online.com
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There are ways you can ease the pain of bunions without having to undergo surgery.

Derek Jeter's Ankle Fracture: Is a Hidden Stress Fracture to Blame?
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As a reconstructive foot surgeon with major lower extremity trauma experience, something just doesn't quite add up with Derek Jeter's ankle