Award Winning

NYC Foot Surgeons


Top Foot Specialists in NY


Board Certified Podiatrist


Latest Minimally Invasive Techniques

Recognized By The New York State Podiatric Medical Association For Our Exellence
Dr. Bhalja Is Certified By The American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM)
A Proud Member Of The American Academy Of Pediatric Sports Medicine

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Expert advice & treatment
without comming to the office.


Our Mission:

Downtown Podiatry Physicians provide minimally invasive solutions to some of the most common conditions of the foot. Patients are treated individually with a tailored approach. Consultations are comprehensive with emphasis on patient education. Our office is centrally located in Downtown Manhattan (Financial District), with convenient access from Brooklyn, Staten Island and New Jersey. Our facility is modern with state-of the art equipment.


Dr. Bhalja Is Certified By The American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM)
Dr. Bhalja Is Certified By The American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM)
Dr. Bhalja Is Certified By The American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM)

Our Doctors:

Doctor Aakruti Bhalja, DPM is a talented, award winning, and board-certified surgeon at Downtown Physicians. She believes in a patient centered practice of medicine. Having undergone extensive training in foot surgery, she can offer patients modern solutions for common foot problems such as bunions, corns, hammertoes, and flat foot. She is an expert in minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques. This means small incision, minimal scarring, and rapid recovery for our patients. Dr. Bhalja is a member of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

She was raised in New Jersey and attended Rutgers University. She completed her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, nutrition, and psychology. She then received her doctorate degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. This is where she trained under the guidance of some of the most knowledgeable foot surgeons in America. In private practice she has continued to give back, as she routinely trains residents in surgical techniques.


Conveniently Located To All Of NYC


Our Surgery Care Experience

Our surgical procedures are performed at the Fifth Avenue Surgery Center in Manhattan, New York. This a top-level, award winning surgical facility with service, staff, and equipment second to none.

A Leader In Quality Foot-care

We are a comprehensive foot and ankle specialist clinic provider in NYC offering thorough, high-quality, and effective treatment for whatever conditions may be holding you back. Our team provides our patients with the latest and greatest evidence-based foot treatments including both non-surgical and surgical treatments for foot and ankle ailments like Bunions and Hammertoe.

The recovery time for bunion surgery and hammertoe surgery is not shorter than ever, schedule an appointment to find out if foot surgery is a fit for you!

The Choice For Podiatry In Downtown Manhattan & Brooklyn

We’re centrally located in Downtown Manhattan. In the heart of the Financial District, near Wall Street. Access is easy by subway, car, LIRR, PATH, or ferry. Many of our patients come from New Jersey, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Manhattan. Our office is clean, modern, with state-of-the-art equipment. Our staff provide concierge style service to make your experience friendly & efficient.

Our award winning medical practice is frequented by patients all across the five boroughs of New York City including Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn & Bronx. Our unique approach and extensive medical offerings are offered in our Downtown medical center in the Financial District. Our practice is easily accessible by public transportation from almost anywhere in the Lower Manhattan area including the Lower East Side, Tribeca, Financial District, Downtown Brooklyn, Dumbo, Soho, Chelsea, East Village, Murray Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Williamsburg and the local zip codes of course (10038, 10007, 10022, 10005, 10006, 10280, 10004, 11201, 11251 11217, 11211, 11231 & 10013). Call or visit us todayfor a free consultation. We assure you that our experience and state of the art technology will offer you a perspective on your condition that will be worth your while.

Happy Patients

” The office staff friendly and helpful. They worked hard to help me manage my pain immediately with great results. Thanks for all your help. “

She should be the model for all doctors. She’s attentive, smart and allows plenty of time at each appointment to welcome that back and forth communication that is vital in treatment. Her diagnosis was spot on and the treatment worked. She has my highest recommendation.

Great Service and staff. Was able to get an appointment on relatively short notice before a trip I was taking. Doctor spent a lot of time with me to understand what was going on and my situation. Helped address pain on a short-term basis before my trip. Would recommend.

About Us

We provide some of the highest rated podiatry treatment options in New York City. Our medical practice is a quick subway ride from anywhere in Manhattan or Brooklyn. We take pride in the positive outcomes we provide for patients with minor conditions of the foot to complex injuries and deformities...Read More

Contact Us

Downtown Podiatry Physicians

80 Maiden Ln #905D

New York, NY 10038

(212) 379-6767

(Maiden Lane & Gold Street)

Office Hours

Mon – Fri
9:00am – 7:00pm