Dr. Velimir Petkov

Podiatry
Belleville, NJ
18 years experience male

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Specialties
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Podiatry

Languages spoken

Bulgarian, Russian

Doctor Q&A

42 Answers
16 Agrees
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Velimir Petkov
18 years experience Podiatry
Injured Foot/ Ankle: Well, are you able to walk? Can you move your foot and ankle without pain? If it is swollen, most likely it is injured and you'll need to get a set of ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Velimir Petkov
18 years experience Podiatry
Hypertension/ Kidney: When a patient presents with a pitting bilateral edema, the doctor should check the blood pressure of the patient as well as the kidney function. With ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Velimir Petkov
18 years experience Podiatry
DVT/ Muscle Cramps: It could be. Is your leg red, hot and swollen? If that is the case, you may have DVT (deep vain thrombosis) and you need to go the ER as soon as possi ... Read More

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May 25, 2014
I had let some toenail issues go untreated for a while. So I was quite nervous when I went in for a free consultation with Dr. Petkov this past spring. I had nothing to worry about, because Dr. Petkov...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Petkov is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 2006MD

Medical/Graduate school

Boston College
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

Wyckoff Heights Medical Center

Awards

Board Qualified in Foot Surgery, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Affiliations

American Podiatric Medical Association
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Empire Medical Associates
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