Dr. Affan Akhtar, DPM

Dr. Affan Akhtar, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Affan Akhtar, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Wayne, NJ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2004 and specializes in podiatric surgery and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.Read his story

1211 Hamburg Tpke Ste 100

Wayne, NJ 07470

Contact Information

(973) 692-1113

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Leg and Foot Ulcers
more than 58% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
more than 58% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
more than 56% of peers

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Dr. Akhtar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Akhtar "ExperienceBoard Certified in Foot SurgeryReconstructive Foot & Ankle SurgeryReds Anke and Foot Associates – Current Podiatric SurgeonRobert Wood Johnson Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen TherapySt. Josephs Hospital/Regional Medical Center Patterson and Wayne New Jersey1/2009-1/2013 Secretary – Kimball Medical Center – Dept of Podiatry2007-2008-Medical Education Committee – KMCWound Care Institute – KMC2010-Infection Control Committee – KMCRobert Wood Johnson (Rahway) 2015- performed the first two Total Ankle ReplacementsResidency TrainingPodiatric Medicine & Surgery (PM&S-36)Position: Chief ResidentRoger Williams Medical Center/ Boston University School of Medicine;Providence, RI- 7/2004 – 6/2007Comprehensive clinical and surgical training in foot and ankle surgery:Orthopedic Surgery- Plastic Surgery- Vascular SurgeryMedical rotations:Dermatology, Rheumatology, Neurology, Anesthesia, Radiology, Pathology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine.Surgical Courses:Ankle Arthroscopy – AO Comprehensive – Accumed Orthopedic Foot and Ankle – Depuy External Fixation of Foot and Ankle – EBI External Fixation of Foot and Ankle – Othofix External Fixation of Foot and Ankle – Arthrex Foot and Ankle Biologic CourseEducationNew York College of Podiatric Medicine; NY,NY Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine-5/2004Fairleigh Dickinson University; Teaneck, NJ Bachelor of Science-6/2000 Major: Chemical BiologyPublishingsA Closer Look at Metatarsal Osteotomies- Podiatry Today, June, 2011-Affan Akhtar, DPM, AACFAS, Darren Diiulio, DPM, AACFAS, and Luke Cicchinelli, DPM, FACFASProfessional Memberships/ActivitiesAmerican College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons2007 ACFAS Complication Seminar- Lecture preformedAnkle & STJ Fusion American Academy of Podiatric Sports MedicineNew Jersey Podiatric Medical SocietyNYCPM Honor Council Representative 2000-2004American Podiatric Medical AssociationAmerican Professional Wound Care Association"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Akhtar "Ankle & Foot Specialist"

2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

45  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hammer Toe
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pain Disorder
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Skin Infections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
  • Wounds


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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Roger Williams Med Ctr Boston University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhtar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

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12 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Akhtar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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