Dr. Douglas Livingston, DPM

Dr. Douglas Livingston, DPM

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Dr. Douglas Livingston, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in North Bellmore, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from DPM New York College of Podiatric Medicine and specializes in podiatric surgery, podiatry, and more.Read his story

1685 Newbridge Rd

North Bellmore, NY 11710

Contact Information

(516) 826-0103

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Hammer Toe
very high
more than 93% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 92% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Livingston's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Livingston "Dr. Douglas Livingston has been associated with Livingston Foot Care Specialists since July 1999. He joined the practice after having completed a three year surgical residency at The Catholic Medical Center. He completed a fellowship at Georgetown University Medical Center in Lower Extremity Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Limb Salvage. He received his doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree from The New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1996. Dr. Douglas Livingston's undergraduate degree is from the University of Arizona in Tucson, where he received his Bachelor of Science and played First Singles as a varsity tennis player. Dr. Douglas Livingston is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. His hospital affiliations include, Northwell Hospital Glen Cove, Plainview and Syosset, as well as St Joseph Hospital in Bethpage, where he is the Director of Podiatric Surgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Livingston "Dr Doug believes the best approach to treating patients is to treat them the same way as he would want to be treated."

3  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

26  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bunion
  • Callus
  • Corn
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Neuromas
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Warts

21  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Laser Nail Treatment
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Orthotic Treatment
  • Pediatric Foot and Ankle Care
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Strengthening Exercise
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Ultrasound
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.

Education

  • University of Arizona, B.A.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Catholic Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Georgetown University Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • DPM New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Catholic Medical Center Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University Medical Center - Division of Plastic Surgery & Lower Extremitiy Reoconstructive Plastic Surgery and Diabetic Limb Salvage
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Livingston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Livingston's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Livingston

3.7

Based on 56 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
32.142857142857146%
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Not happy with the quality of care I received from Dr. Douglas Livingston. Staff is rude and wait times are very long.
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Rosenbaum in Merrick, NY – Sep 25, 2018
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I was misdiagnosed by Dr Doug Livingston and underwent unnecessary and expensive treatments.
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AR in Bellmore, NY – Sep 21, 2018
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I am a known member of the community therefore cannot list my name. Dr L messed up my foot so I can no longer run or barely walk. Then I hear about his other mess-ups that nobody knows about. His staff are no better and cover up for him. Don’t be fooled by his advertising. There’s much more but...Read More
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none – Aug 22, 2018
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I was mistreated and lied to by him. Why would GPs refer to him? It makes no sense.
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Aug 05, 2018
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Did not have a good experience. Brought my mom here and the wait times were too long. We spent very little actual time with the doctor and I don't feel she received treatment.
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Ben R. in Wantagh, NY – Jul 24, 2018
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