Dr. Maryellen Brucato, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle SurgeryFemaleAge 38

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

Dr. Maryellen Brucato, DPM is a Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery Specialist in Clifton, NJ and has over 12 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from TEMPLE UNIVERSITY / PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE in 2010. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Hackensack University Medical Center and Morristown Medical Center. Her office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Maryellen Brucato, DPM

Brucato Foot And Ankle Surgery

1011 Clifton Ave Ste 1G Clifton, NJ 07013
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I have been a patient of Dr. Brucato for a number of years and she has helped correct the issues with my feet. She is attentive and very caring. The orthotics she recommended were the best solution to keep my feet feeling great!
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Karen R. – Sep 20, 2022
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I had a surgery with Dr. Brucato. The surgery went well. After the surgery, I had mild pain for a day and a half. The follow-up visits and the follow-up care were flawless. In summary, I was very happy with the surgery procedure and I would recommend Dr. Brucato.
What went well
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Haim Ner – Jul 25, 2022
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I started seeing Dr. Brucato about chronic ankle pain that was making it near impossible to walk for extended periods of time. Dr. Brucato helped advocate for the MRIs necessary to confirm a chronic deltoid ligament sprain in addition to multiple others. She then treated it with amniotic injection, which greatly reduced the pain and has allowed for physical therapy to regain strength. I am now able to walk normally again and I am grateful to have healed without needing surgery.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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CL – May 17, 2022
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Dr. Brucato is an outstanding physician. She has an upbeat attitude and communicates in a clear, understandable, and direct manner. She inspires tremendous trust in her recommendations with this approach and I feel fortunate that she became my podiatrist. The nurses and support staff in her office are both professional and friendly. They help create a very comfortable atmosphere. I had corrective surgery performed on both feet due to issues with bunions as well as uric acid deposits on big toe joints from severe gout. I had pain in my feet whenever I walked long distances for over 3 years. Dr. Brucato performed separate surgeries on each foot, and I highly appreciated that she uses more minimally invasive surgical techniques, which helped speed up my recovery from each surgery. I am now able to walk long distances without pain. It is a liberating feeling. I’m planning a hiking trip to Acadia National Park in Maine for next spring with two of my nieces. Thank you Dr. Brucato!
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Outstanding Physician – Dec 23, 2021
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Around November/December 2020 - Jan 2021, when Covid numbers in NJ were high, the staff along with Dr. Brucato did not wear their masks when speaking on the phones despite the small office and the plexiglass doesn't cover their area nearly enough. One staff member didn't wear her mask in a tight hallway where patients have to pass. I emailed the doctor my concern and her reply (in writing in an email) was, "I'm sorry you feel that way." She did NOT state that they would be more careful nor say she will make necessary changes during a global pandemic when people are dying, but her reply was "I'm sorry you feel that way." I finally emailed her again about a week or 2 ago to state my utter disappointment in how they handled their office during Coronavirus since I decided I wasn't going to order a copy of my orthotics, but I never heard back. A positive energy office, yes. But let's not make it a positive covid test. Even with numbers dropping, I wouldn't return. Bad for my feet too.
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Jul 03, 2021
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When I first come I was in a lot of pain. Every time I came it got better, little by little and today it is all better except for a little pain after sitting and then standing up. Thank you so much I really appreciate all the work you have done to help me
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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ts – Sep 23, 2020
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Saw Dr. Brucato after a visit to the ER who determined I had a broken fibula. Fought with ortho to get an appointment just for a follow up. I was recommended to Dr. Brucato’s practice by a family member, her practice gave me an appointment a week and a half sooner than the ortho. Super friendly and helpful staff, Dr. Brucato took X-rays and saw I needed surgery (mind you the ER missed that) my bone was broken in two places and I had the surgery that week. A month later progress and healing has been steady. Dr. Brucato has been amazing! She is friendly, knowledgeable and listens to my concerns! Would not change her!!!!
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Leonor Sanchez – Jul 03, 2020
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after suffering with a bunion for several years and visiting other foot and ankle specialists with no success, Dr Brucato suggested surgery to insert plates to correct my bunion. I am now healed with no bunion and no pain! Excellent Doctor and staff who were all caring and efficient even through the weeks of pandemic! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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BB – Jun 24, 2020
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I had an ingrown nail, which sounds stupid, but I literally couldn't walk. Dr Brucato's office gave me an appointment for the very next day, I got a simple procedure, and in just 3 days I was able to walk around just fine. She and the people in her office are a pleasure to be around!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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MIS – Jun 24, 2020
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LOVE Dr Brucato!!! Wish everyone could see her!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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idb – Mar 16, 2020
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After about 6 months of nagging foot pain, I decided to visit Dr Brucato's office in Clifton, NJ. Walked into a clean reception area with friendly staff and waiting 3-4- minutes before being taken into the exam room. Dr Burcato came in just a few minutes after my paperwork was done. She was very thorough, huge smile and really relaxing to be examined by. After a couple of x-rays, I received cortisone shots & my foot was bandaged. A week later I'm back for my follow up still pain free!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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jap – Mar 16, 2020
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the expeirnece i had with brucato foot and ankle surgery was great. they tended to my removed toe nail better than i had ever imagined. i was surprised how fast it healed. that's all thanks to them of course for telling me how to care for my wound.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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mp – Mar 12, 2020
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Since day 1, Dr Brucato & Staff have made me feel comfortable & welcomed. More importantly, 2 months post-op and this guy is back & BETTER than ever! It has been such a pleasure to have been treated by this office. 10/10 Experience!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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R. Rebasch – Feb 19, 2020
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My friend Jen recommended Dr Brucato & it was a perfect fit. She is easy going, knowledgeable and very talented in her field of foot and ankle. She exceptionally took care of an ulcer on my foot that I had obtained from a burn and taught me a few things about my feet. It's a family-like community among the staff who teach each other daily and I had the opportunity of watching them learn on me, considering I was there every week for 9 weeks, driving Tamara bonkers on what color cast I wanted! Being a teacher myself, it was an awesome experience. I will continue therapy with Dr B on a weekly basis for my neuropathy, and continue to watch this team learn and grow in this specialized field.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Joanna – Feb 19, 2020
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After 3 podiatrists I found Dr Brucato! After just 1 visit she identified my problem, provided treatment, and after days my ankle pain was gone! I suffered for almost 3 months prior to seeing her. If you need a caring, knowledgeable physician, look no further than Dr Brucato!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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ng – Jan 23, 2020
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I am so thankful to have found Brucato Foot & Ankle! Dr Brucato & her staff were able to help my plantar faciitis with the most conservative methods possible, which I really appreciated! The office is super friendly, and I always feel comfortable when I'm there. I would recommend Brucato Foot & Ankle to anyone experiencing for or ankle problems!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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fg – Jan 10, 2020
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I came here after an ER diagnosis of a fractured bone in my foot. I was able to get an appointment right away, for which I was grateful. Dr Brucato did a thorough exam and explained everything clearly to me, including treatment options. The entire staff is always friendly and helpful. It has truly been a pleasure receiving care here!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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do – Nov 01, 2019
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I came in with very tight pain in both ankles. I would have trouble walking and running. Dr Brucato was very thorough in determining the cause of my pain. After receiving my orthotics it was like night and day the relief I felt.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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pc – Sep 16, 2019
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Dr Brucato help me a lot. I had pain in my foot with the treatment she gave me I no longer have pain. The shots she gave me I never felt. Her office staff is very nice and helpful. If you have problems with your feet I tell you to go to her.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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jm – Sep 12, 2019
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I came in with the worst ingrown toenail of my life! Dr Brucato assured me it would be easy to take care of. She did the whole process quickly and efficiently, but most importantly it was pain free. After following their instructions I was pain free in a couple days and back to regular day-to-day activities.
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en – Sep 09, 2019
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Biography

Dr. Brucato is a board certified foot and ankle reconstructive surgeon now serving the surrounding community of Clifton, NJ! Even though Dr. Brucato is...Read more

Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry

Education

2013
Morristown Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
2010
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY / PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE
Medical School
2006
Saint Joseph's University
Undergraduate School

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What are Dr. Maryellen Brucato, DPM's top areas of care?

Dr. Brucato frequently treats Plantar Fasciitis, Foot Sprain, and Achilles Tendinitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Brucato treats.

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Dr. Brucato's office is located at 1011 Clifton Ave Ste 1G, Clifton, NJ 07013. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Brucato's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Plantar Fasciitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brucato treats Plantar Fasciitis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Brucato treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Foot Sprain
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very high

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Dr. Brucato treats Foot Sprain more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Brucato treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Achilles Tendinitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brucato treats Achilles Tendinitis more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Brucato treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Brucato's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease

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Brucato Foot And Ankle Surgery

Brucato Foot and Ankle Surgery1011 Clifton Ave Ste 1G Clifton, NJ 07013
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