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Dr. Bhalja – Top Rated Downtown Manhattan Ankle Surgeon

In Downtown Manhattan, the only podiatrist that you should trust is Dr. Bhalja for ankle surgery in the center of NYC.


At Downtown Podiatry Physicians we have experience like non-other and for each patient, we provide personalized recovery plans. Surgery can be the best option you have to regain full mobility and control of your ankles. Make sure you have an ankle specialist who puts your first and answers all your questions.


Book an appointment online or visit our central office accessible from Downtown Brooklyn.


Let us show you what ankle surgery can do for you today!



Ankle Surgery FAQ:

What should I expect after ankle surgery?

After ankle surgery, you can expect to use either splint or cast depending on the procedure. This can remain for 1-2 weeks to prevent joint movement. and enhance the healing process.

Is ankle surgery painful?

As with any surgery you can expect to feel some minor pain or discomfort post-surgery. At Downtown Podiatry Physicians we work with all patients to increase recovery time and minimize pain. It is essential to communicate any pain with us after in the first few weeks.

How long after ankle surgery can I walk again?

Depending on the severity of the surgery and your body’s recovery process it can take 6 weeks or more before you can walk normally again. During this time many patients use crutches or other devices to help keep weight off their ankle.

What are the most common types of ankle surgery?

The three most common surgeries are:

  • Ankle fracture surgery
  • Ankle fusion
  • Ankle joint replacement

How do I know if I need ankle surgery?

There are a number of warning signs when your body is telling you that surgery might be necessary:

  • Persistently stiff or swollen ankles
  • Pain from mild activity
  • Difficulty to walk up or down steps
  • Aches, pain, or stiffness
  • Decreased mobility




Conveniently Located To All Of NYC

Your Local Ankle Specialist

We offer our Ankle related medical services to the entire five boroughs of New York City and that, of course, includes Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn & Bronx. Our unique procedures and thorough medical offerings are offered in our Downtown office 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). Schedule an appointment today at our pleasant and spacious facility which is conveniently accessible by public transportation from anywhere in the Big Apple.


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

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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