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Dr. Alec Hochstein

Podiatry
Great Neck, NY
25 years experience male

Locations

Great Neck Family Foot Care

Great Neck, NY

Address

7 Bond Street, Great Neck, NY, US
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Affinity Health Plan

About

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

Dermatology

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Wound care

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Not a fan of oils: Not sure how far out of the burn you are and how far the healing has progressed. So I'll answer as if the graft failed early on. I tend to be a fan of... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Ankle Sprain: Well you have suffered one of the most common foot and ankle injuries. Certainly you may have some tendon/ligament injury. In addition if the pain is ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Tetanus Protocol: If you can not remember the last time you had a tetanus booster. It wouldn't be a bad idea to get one. Then you'll be good for 10 years. Better safe a... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Ignore: Do Apply Ice, Do add a compression dressing, do continue range of motion to tolerance , get an X-ray.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Ignore: Do not assume all you have is a sprained ankle. There are other associated injuries that could occur.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Blister and scaling : Your symptoms are mostly likely symptoms of a fungal. I prefer antifungal gels held in this region but any prescription antifungal medication. ie: Naf... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Need more info: Unfortunately some questions need to be asked before we can answer. In general if you still have a non Union then non weight bearing is preferable. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Ball of foot pain: Very common complaint in this area. Often this is a bursitis or capsulitis. Sometimes patients have a torn ligament in this area as well. Other causes... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Fungal infection: If it is a fungal infection then there are many good choices over the counter in your local pharmacy to start with. Terbinfine is an excellent choice.... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Hallux Limitus / Yog: Hallux Limitus and Yoga do not mix very well. Hallux Limits/Rigidus is a local arthritic condition of the big toe joint, that causes difficulty with ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Get a blood test: Sudden bruising without injury should be investigated with a complete blood cell count. This will include a platelet count as well as red blood cells ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Big bites: Bed bug bites are usually self limiting and heal on their own in healthy patients. Cortisone creams or antihistamines may help with the symptoms. It c... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Could be a Tibialis : Could be an Tibialis Anterior tendinitis. This is just based on the region and activity that you describe. Without X-ray I don't want to give a defini... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
Podiatry 25 years experience
Vicks: A small amount is a relative term, but I'll assume it was an accidental minimal amount. Vicks is relatively benign, drink some water and be careful ne... Read More
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Thanks! Wish there'd been more room. Had a skin biopsy that was inconclusive, possibly early cutaneous lupus. Cortisone cream was ineffective. If it happens again, I'll insist on specific testing.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much I actually will be seeing a doctor soon since the pain has gotten worse. This was very helpful.
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York College of Podiatric Medicine,
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1999

Affiliations

ASPS
APMA
AAPPM
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