About Us


Conveniently Located To All Of NYC


DR. Aakruti Bhalja, DPM

DR. Aakruti Bhalja, DPM was raised in New Jersey and attended Rutgers University. She completed her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, nutrition and psychology. Throughout college, she was involved in volunteering at local hospitals, nursing homes and traveled overseas to participate in service work. She then received her doctorate from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where she gained extensive knowledge of all aspects of the lower extremity. During her time there, she was involved in a service trip to Kolkata, India which served the local underprivileged diabetic population.


Dr. Aakruti Bhalja, DPM completed her residency at the Department of Veterans Affairs in East Orange, NJ in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, specializing in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery. During her residency, she was involved in a multitude of seminars focused on foot and ankle trauma, reconstruction and surgery.


Dr. Aakruti Bhalja, DPM she is certified in internal fixation techniques and foot and ankle arthroscopy. Dr. Bhalja is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. She is friendly and approachable! She invites you to seek her evaluation for any foot and ankle problems you may have including, but not limited to, plantar fasciitis, bunions, hammer toes, ingrown nails, tendinitis, sprains and strains, foot and ankle fractures, and wounds. She is fluent in English and Gujarati. In her free time, Dr. Bhalja enjoys meditation, hiking and travel!

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Locations Served

Financial District, Manhattan NY
Lower, Manhattan NY
Downtown, Manhattan NY
Wall Street, New York, NY
Tribeca, New York, NY
Soho, New York, NY
Chelsea, New York, NY
East Village, New York, NY
Murray Hill, New York, NY
Midtown Manhattan, New York, NY
Downtown, Brooklyn NY
Brooklyn, NY

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
Downtown Podiatry Physicians