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DR. JODENE SHWER

Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
BoardQualified, American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery        
Available to see New & Existing Patients


Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Jonathan Richards
    DPM
    Doctor

    Dr Jonathan Richards is a podiatrist who is a highly trained  foot and ankle surgeon.
    Dr. Richards holds a double Board Certification. He is a Diplomat with both the American Board of Podiatric Medicine / ABPM and the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery / ABFAS.

    Dr. Richards has extensive training in foot and ankle trauma, diabetic foot care and limb salvage.

    Currently, Dr Richards is a Clinical Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in NYC and is also on staff at Englewood Hospital in NJ where he does trauma call in the E.R.

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  • Dr.
    Barry Herstik
    Doctor

    Dr. Barry Herstik was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. After graduating from South Shore High School, he attended Binghamton University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in biology. He did his graduate work at the William M. Scholl College of Podiatry in Chicago, Illinois, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Next, Barry completed a two-year residency at Kern Hospital for Special Surgery in Warren, Michigan. During residency, he mastered his skills as a specialist in a variety of foot ailments, concentrating on foot surgery and diabetic foot care.


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  • Dr.
    Sarah Richards
    Doctor

    Dr. Sarah Richards completed her three-year residency in foot and ankle medicine and surgery at Hoboken University Medical Center in Hoboken, New Jersey. As a former dancer, she was drawn to the field as a means of rehabilitating performance-related injuries. Prior to her residency, she graduated at the top of her class from the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio.

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  • Dr.
    Jodene Shwer
    DPM
    Doctor

     Dr. Shwer went on to complete her surgical residency at New York Presbyterian-Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. She has presented at the Limb Preservation Symposium at Weill Cornell Medicine and was published in the Compendium of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery 2014. She works with patients from all walks of life, helping to achieve a cosmetic and functional outcome for their feet. Before going into podiatry, she completed her undergraduate degree in Environmental Design at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she graduated early with honors and was on the Dean's List. There, she participated in the triathlon club, which sparked her interest in podiatry through aiding runner's injuries.

    Outside of podiatry, Dr. Shwer enjoys working with her hands through ceramics and painting. She loves playing with dogs, traveling, and remains an active runner and swimmer.

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  • Dr.
    Ivan Herstik
    DPM

    Dr. Ivan Herstik graduated from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1987. He completed a two-year residency specialization in Foot surgery at Kern Hospital for Special Surgery, located in Warren, Michigan. Dr. Herstik has published articles on foot surgery and has lectured locally and nationally on the topic. 


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Featured Articles

  • Rugby Injuries to the Foot and Ankle

    Rugby, a high-impact sport celebrated for its intensity and camaraderie, subjects players to many challenges, especially concerning foot and ankle health. In this in-depth exploration, we unravel the common rugby-related injuries affecting the lower extremities, shedding light on prevention, management, ...

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  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins, often considered a cosmetic concern, go beyond mere aesthetics, impacting millions of individuals worldwide. In this comprehensive article, we delve into the intricate world of varicose veins, exploring their causes, symptoms, and various treatment options. Whether you're seeking preventive ...

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  • Tailor's Bunion

    Tailor's bunion is a condition that affects the fifth metatarsal bone at the base of the little toe. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the intricacies of tailor's bunion, shedding light on its causes, symptoms, and various treatment options. Whether you're seeking information as a healthcare ...

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  • Raynaud's Disease

    Raynaud's disease, also known as Raynaud's phenomenon, is characterized by episodes of reduced blood flow to the extremities, including the fingers and toes, in response to cold temperatures or emotional stress. When Raynaud's affects the feet specifically, it can lead to discomfort and potential complications. ...

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  • Your Footprint

    Your footprint is more than just a mark left on the ground—it can provide valuable insights into the health and structure of your feet. In this article, we'll explore the different types of footprints, what they can reveal about your feet, and how you can use this information to maintain foot health. Types ...

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  • Your Feet at Work

    Whether you work in an office, a factory, or any other environment, your feet play a vital role in keeping you productive and comfortable throughout the workday. This article explores the importance of foot health in the workplace and provides tips for maintaining healthy feet while on the job. Understanding ...

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  • Ultrasound

    Foot ultrasound, also known as sonography, is a non-invasive imaging technique used to visualize the structures and tissues within the foot. This article delves into the uses, procedure, benefits, and considerations associated with foot ultrasound to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding ...

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  • Subungal Exostosis Bone Spur Under Toenail

    Subungual exostosis, also known as a bone spur under the toenail, is a condition characterized by the development of a bony growth beneath the toenail. This article explores the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and prevention strategies for subungual exostosis to provide individuals with ...

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  • Podiatry Stockings

    Podiatry stockings, also known as compression stockings or socks, are specialized garments designed to provide graduated compression to the feet and lower legs. These stockings are commonly used in podiatry practice to promote circulation, reduce swelling, and alleviate symptoms associated with various ...

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  • Sports Injuries

    Knee, foot, and ankle injuries are common occurrences among athletes participating in various sports and activities. These injuries can range from minor strains and sprains to more serious ligament tears and fractures. Understanding the specific types of injuries that affect the knee, foot, and ankle, ...

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Hours of Operations

Our Regular Schedule


Englewood, NJ Office

370 Grand Ave Suite 101 Englewood, NJ

Monday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed


Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY Office

321 Starr St Suite C-2 Brooklyn, NY

Monday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday:

10:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed


Manhattan Office

44 East 12th St MD-4 New York, NY

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed