All our professionals at New England Foot & Ankle Specialists maintain the highest levels of accreditation andpursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.

Dr. George Abboud, DPM, FACFAS

Podiatrist in Reading, MA

New England Foot & Ankle Specialists

EXPERIENCE:

NEW ENGLAND FOOT AND ANKLE, Reading, MA (7/04 - Present)
ATTENDING PODIATRIST

  • Attend to patients foot complaints from all ages (Pediatric to Geriatric care in theoffice) - This includes Routine foot care, Flatfoot evaluations, Hallux AbductoValgus and hammertoe evaluations, Wound Care, Tendonitis, Capsulitis, Metatarsalgia, Heel pain, Verruca treatment, etc.
  • Surgical and non-surgical treatments.
  • Privileges at Hallmark Health including Lawrence Memorial Hospital and Melrose

FOUNDATION FOOT AND ANKLE MEDICINE/SURGERY, NASHUA,NH (3/05 - Present)
ATTENDING PODIATRIST

  • Attend to patients foot complaints from all ages (Pediatric to Geriatric care in the office and Nursing facilities)- This includes Routine foot care, Flatfoot evaluations, Hallux Abducto Valgus and hammertoe evaluations, Wound care, Tendonitis, Capsulitis, Metatarsalgia, Heel pain, Verruca treatment, etc.
  • Surgical and non-surgical treatments.
  • Privileges at Southern NH Medical Center

BOSTON HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS-VA, Boston, MA (7/03 - 6/04)
RESIDENT (PSR-12)

  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency which included preoperative,intra-operative care of multiple podiatric issues which included elective and surgical procedures (bunions, hammertoes, neuromas, heel spurs, etc) tonon-elective surgical procedures (osteomyelitis, fractures, etc).
  • The Residency program allowed for OR exposure with 30+ different attendingsat four hospitals.
  • The resident formulated a surgical plan with an attending for patients undergoing surgery.
  • The Residency allowed for OR exposure to newer surgical products (external fixation, memodyne staples, symphony bone products, etc.)
  • There was OR exposure to reconstructive forefoot, midfoot and rearfoot surgery (pan metatarsal fusion, flatfoot reconstruction, charcot reconstruction)

BOSTON HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS-VA, Boston, MA (7/02- 6/03)
RESIDENT (POR)

  • Podiatric Orthopedic Residency which included a great deal of clinic exposure to Diabetic foot diseases (Ulcer care, Charcot foot, Neuropathy, and PVD).
  • Encountered many Podiatric Orthopedic problems such as plantar fasciitis,bunions, hammertoes, and neuromas which were treated both conservatively and surgically.
  • Residency includes OR exposure and requires a great deal of independentthinking.
  • Included several rotations such as Plastics, Pathology, and Radiology.

EDUCATION:

BARRY UNIVERSITY, Miami Shores, FL
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (May 2002)
Academic Achievements:

  • Pi Delta Honor Society
  • President's List and Dean's List

Activities:

  • Class of 2002 Grievance Committee Member (2nd year)
  • Class of 2002 Parliamentarian (3rd year, 4th year)

BARRY UNIVERSITY, Miami Shores, FL
Master of Science, Biomedical Science (September 2000)

BOSTON UNIVERSITY, Boston, MA
Baccalaureate of Science, Clinical Exercise Physiology (September 1996) Academic Achievements:
Golden Key National Honor Society
Dean's List


Dr. Brian D. Tedesco, DPM, FACFAS

Podiatrist in Reading, MA

New England Foot & Ankle Specialists


EXPERIENCE:

NEW ENGLAND FOOT AND ANKLE, Reading, MA (7/03 - Present)
ATTENDING PODIATRIST

  • Attend to patients foot complaints from all ages (Pediatric to Geriatric care in theoffice) - This includes Routine foot care, Flatfoot evaluations, Hallux AbductoValgus and hammertoe evaluations, Wound Care, Tendonitis, Capsulitis, Metatarsalgia, Heel pain, Verruca treatment, etc.
  • Surgical and non-surgical treatments.
  • Privileges at Hallmark Health including Lawrence Memorial Hospital and Melrose

FOUNDATION FOOT AND ANKLE MEDICINE/SURGERY, NASHUA, NH (3/04 - Present)
ATTENDING PODIATRIST

  • Attend to patients foot complaints from all ages (Pediatric to Geriatric care in the office and Nursing facilities)- This includes Routine foot care, Flatfoot evaluations, Hallux Abducto Valgus and hammertoe evaluations, Wound care, Tendonitis, Capsulitis, Metatarsalgia, Heel pain, Verruca treatment, etc.
  • Surgical and non-surgical treatments.
  • Privileges at Southern NH Medical Center

RESIDENCY TRAINING:

  • Podiatric Surgical Residency-Boston Health Care System-Boston VA Hospital (Chief Surgical Resident), (7-1-02 - 6-30-03)
  • Podiatric Orthopedic Residency-Boston Health Care System-Boston VA Hospital, (7-1-01 - 6-30-02)

FORMAL EDUCATION:

  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, New York Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - 2001, New York, New York
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 1995-1997, Graduate Studies in Public Health, Cambridge, MA
  • Merrimack College, N. Andover, MA, Bachelor's Degree in Biology - 1993, N. Andover, MA

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • NYCPM Health Professionals Scholarship 1999-2000
  • NYCPM Health Professionals Scholarship 2000-2001
  • OUM Podiatric Academic Scholarship 1999-2000
  • OUM Podiatric Academic Scholarship 2000-2001
  • J.T. Tai Scholarship for Seniors 2000-2001 STJ Scholarship 2000-2001
  • Deans List 1999-2001

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Cambridge Hospital Monthly Surgical Lectures, Cambridge, MA
  • Beth Israel Deacones Hospital Monthly Lectures, Boston, MA
  • St. Vincent Hospital Monthly Lectures, Worehester, MA
  • Chief Surgical Resident 2002 - 2003

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:

  • Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Medford, MA
  • Boston Health Care Systems, Boston, MA
  • Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, MA

Dr. Carl Conui, DPM

Podiatrist in Reading, MA

New England Foot & Ankle Specialists

EXPERIENCE:

May 2007-present
NEW ENGLAND FOOT AND ANKLE, Reading, MA (7/06 - Present) STAFF PODIATRIST

  • Performed podiatric medical duties in a private practice setting in 2 offices
  • Performed podiatric medical duties in a home care setting, specifically in the area serviced by the Hallmark Health provider area
  • Performed podiatric medical consultations in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital


HEALTHDRIVE CORPORATION, Newton, MA (July 1999-Jan 2009)
STAFF PODIATRIST

  • Performed podiatric medical duties in long term care, assisted living, rehabilitation facilities in all areas of Massachusetts focusing in the Boston area.
  • Helped implement a podiatric shoe program using the Medicare Diabetic Shoe Act as a guideline to prevent diabetic complications
  • Suggested and help implement an electronic medical record using custom software that has developed and alpha/beta tested in field
  • Trained new podiatrists in facilities regarding all aspects of clinical and administrative protocol.


MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTERS Bronx, NY (July 1997-June 1999)

  • CLINICAL DATA SYSTEMS MANAGER

MASS. GENERAL HOSPITAL Boston, MA (July 1989-Sept 1992

  • ADMITTING ASSISTANT(Emergency Ward)

DANA-FARBER INSTITUTE Boston, MA (July 1990-Sept 1991)

  • RESEARCH ASSISTANT (Neoplastic Disease Lab)

EDUCATION:

  • Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine,Philadelphia, PA (Spet 1992-June 1996), Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree, 1996
  • Northeastern University,Boston, MA (Sept 1987-June 1992), Bachelor of Science Degree Biology, 1992, Bachelor of Science Degree Environmental Geology, 1992

RESIDENCY:

  • July I996 - June 1997, Catholic Medical Centers,Flushing, NY (July 1996-June 1997), Primary Podiatric Medical Resident

Dr. David A. Sipala, DPM

Podiatrist in Reading, MA

New England Foot & Ankle Specialists

EXPERIENCE:

Professional Activity/Volunteer

  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) 2017
  • Scientific Co-Chair, Podiatry Institute Region 1 Conference Quincy, MA 2016 - 2017
  • Physician Volunteer, Hand Across the World, Medical Mission Trip Ecuador 1/2015
  • Medical Volunteer, Boston Marathon 2012
  • Medical Volunteer, New York City Marathon 2011
  • Mentor, Big Brother/Big Sister Program New York College of Podiatric Medicine 2009 - 2012
  • Secretary, Sports Medicine Club, New York College of Podiatric Medicine 2011 - 2012
  • Student Tutor, HistologyNew York College of Podiatric medicine 2019

EDUCATION:

  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine New York City, NY Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (August 2018 - June 2012)
  • Boston College Boston, MA Major: Biology Degree: Bachelors of Science (August 2002- May 2016)
  • ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference Nashville, TN 3/2018
  • Stryker Podiatry Resident Product Training Course  Chicago, IL 4/2015
  • DeKalb Residency Enclave Podiatry Institute, Dekalb, GA 8/2014
  • AO Basics Foot and Ankle Course San Diego, CA 9/2013

Postgraduate Training

  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine New York City, NY Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (August 2018 - June 2012)
  • Steward- St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Podiatric Residency Program June 2012- June 2015 Brighton, MA Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (PMSR) CPME approved program with credentials in Reconstructive and Revisional Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery Assisted physicians and surgeons with patient care including clinical examination, charting, interpretation of diagnostic studies, diagnosis, and formulation of treatment plans as well as performing medical and surgical procedures. Comprehensive forefoot and rearfoot surgical training with an emphasis on revisional and reconstructive surgery

Affiliated Training Institutions

  • New England Baptist Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Boston Outpatient Surgical Suites
  • Camey Hospital
  • Emerson Hospital

Professional Affiliations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)

Lectures/Presentations/Research

  • APMA Podiatry Institute Region 1 Conference 10/2017 Quincy, MA Presenter: Simplistic Approach to the Skin Plasty 10/2017
  • APMA Podiatry Institute Region 1 Conference 10/2016 Quincy, MA Presenter: Gout in the Perioperative Patient 10/2016
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Lecture Series: “From the Vaults” 4/2015 Boston, MA Presenter: An Unlikely Soft Tissue Mass: A case report of mycetoma 4/2015
  • APMA Podiatry Institute Region 1 Conference 10/2014 Danvers, MA Presenter: Practical Approach to Soft tissue and Bone Tumors 10/2014
  • ACFAS Region 1 Division 8 Complications Conference 1/2014 Providence, RI Presenter: Recalcitrant Pain Following Forefoot Reconstruction in Rheumatoid Foot Requiring Revisional Correction 1/2014

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New England & Ankle Specialists

(781) 944-4044
30 New Crossing Road Suite 311 Reading, MA 01876