Dr. Payam Rafat

Primary Care, Podiatry
Mount Vernon, NY
21 years experience male

Locations

Beale Wound Care Center

Mount Vernon, NY

Address

12 North 7th Ave 5th Floor, Mount Vernon, NY
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 12pm
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Insurances accepted

UnitedHealthcare

Cigna

Medicare

Aetna

A Step Ahead Foot Care, P.C.

Yonkers, NY

About

Bio

Dr. Payam Rafat is a podiatric surgeon who is in private practice in Mount Vernon, NY. As a podiatric attending he assists in the training of the podiatric surgical residents at Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital, and at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital. In addition, he provides podiatric services at the Yonkers Community Health Center. Dr. Rafat is certified in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine, Diagnostic Ultrasound Technology, and Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry. He has lectured locally, nationally and internationally and has presented several scientific posters. For his achievements, Healthtap has recognized him as "Top Podiatrist" nationally in 2013 and 2014.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Podiatry

Aesthetic Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Sports Medicine

Wound care

Doctor Q&A

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the lower extremities can include systemic problems such as hypertension, gout, and problems with the kidneys and localized ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal o ... Read More
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21 years experience Podiatry
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Mar 29, 2014
Very thoughtful. Extremely knowledgeable. A great doctor. A great human being. It is my pleasure to be able to write this recommendation.
Mar 23, 2014
Dr. Rafat provides excellent information on Podiatry to the public via Healthtap.
Mar 29, 2014
Dr. Raft enjoys his practice and wants to share his knowledge-Dave
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

ST BARNABAS HOSPITAL

Residency

MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL

Awards

American Society of Podiatric Dermatology / MEDICS/ORTHO PHARMACEUTICAL Gold Award (2003)
Dermik Laboratories Award for Outstanding PPMR, (2002-2003)
Orthopedics Award – St. Barnabas Hospital, (2001)

Affiliations

Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital
Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
Westchester Medical Center
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