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Thomas A. Graziano, MD,DPM,FACFAS

  • Accepting New Patients

About Thomas

There are about 17,000 podiatrists in the United States, according to the Department of Labor, and Dr. Thomas Graziano is one of only six who hold both a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) and a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree.

“I went back to school to obtain the M.D. degree not to change what I do, but to enhance my knowledge.  In this way I was able to become a more versatile physician in tune with the medical issues facing each one of my patients.”

Specialties

Dr. Graziano has developed a new propriety method of minimally invasive bunion repair. The procedure utilizes a patented guide that he designed allowing for precise reproducible repair of the deformity. There is minimal dissection allowing for a quicker return to joint motion, ambulation and activities.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Inventor and Patent holder on the Gratloch Wire Bender,
  • Graziano Osteotomy Guide and Absorbocaine Anesthetic Suture
Education
  • College
  • M.S. Fairleigh Dickinson University
    1978
  • B.A. William Paterson University
    1973
  • Medical School
  • M.D. University of Health Sciences
    2008
  • D.P.M Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine
    1982
  • Residency
  • St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Forkosh Memorial Hospital
  • University of Chicago
  • Henrotin Hospital
Medical Interests Areas of Interest: Medical and Surgical research, Music, Athletic conditioning Research Interests:

Education Interests:

  • Journal Managerial Commitee, The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • By-Laws Committee, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 
  • Evaluator, Podiatric Surgical Residency Programs Appointed by the Council of Podiatric Medical Education and Joint Residency Review Commitee 
  • Examinations Commitee, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Oral Examiner, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Credentials Committee, American Board of Podiatric Surgery 
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Sugery - Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery 
  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society
  • Member, Board of Directors Alumni Association Rsalind Franklin University School of Medicine & Science 
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons  

Medical Publications:

  • 1998 - Use of the Allographic Cortical Bone Pin in Podiatric Surgery. Presented to Musculoskeletal Tissue Foundation, Princeton, NJ
  • 1996 - Surgical Correction of Crossover Second Toe Deformity. Clinicals in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, W.B. Saunders, April, 1996
  • 1995 - Presented paper entitled Surgical Correction of Crossover Second Toe Deformity at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Meeting in  San Francisco, California 
  • 1994 - Presented entitled Muscle Transposition for Chronic Ulceration of the Foot at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Meeting in Miami, Florida 
  • 1993 - Presented paper entitled Decompression Metatarsal Osteotomy in the Managment of Hallux Rigidus Deformity at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Meeting in San Diego, CA
  • 1992- A Surgical Alternative in the Management of Chronic Neurotrophic Ulcerations of the Foot. Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, 3:1992.
  • 1989 - Muscle Transposition in the Management of Chronic Osteomyelitis and Ulceration of the Heel Journal of Foot Surgery, 1:1989
  • 1985 - Chronic Plasma Cell Osteomyelitis. Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association 75:5, 1985.
  • 1983 - Crush and Avulsion Injuries of the Foot; Their Evaluation and Management, Journal of Foot Surgery, 23:6, 1984