Advanced Wound Care Technology!

VHT-200 - Next generation patented 

                                                                                                 WHAT IS VHT?

            > Patented wound healing technology

            > Treats DFU's, VLU's, post-surgical wounds and more

            > Hydrating vapor gently surrounds the wound and the elements are passively absorbed through the cell walls

            > Clinically validated as safe and effective




                                                                                     VHT TREATMENT

                                                                                  > 1 HOUR TREATMENT, TWICE PER WEEK

                                                                                  > PAINLESS AND SOOTHING

                                                                                  > DONE IN OFFICE


  • In two separate clinical studies, adding VHT to standard wound care tripled healing in 20 weeks or less. 

Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to the site of Dr. Michael V. Verdi, D.P.M, FACFAS, Dr. Kirsten Discepola, D.P.M, FACFAS, Dr. Doug DeLorenzo, D.P.M, FACFAS, Dr. Merihan Botros D.P.M, and Dr. Patricia Berran D.P.M, FACFAS the podiatric surgeons of the Foot Health Center, LLC.

Doctor Michael Verdi is the founder of the Foot Health Center, LLC, an institute dedicated for injury prevention, education, and treatment for adult and pediatric foot and ankle care. The Foot Health Center, LLC has become one of the leaders in this field. Doctor Verdi is medical director and has successfully treated thousands of patients. He is Board Certified American Board of Foot & Ankle surgery. He has also mentored over 50 foot and ankle surgery residents.

Doctor Verdi is well known and recognized for his skills in pediatric footcare, bunion and hammer toe surgery, and sports medicine. Along with the expertise of Dr. Douglas DeLorenzo, and Dr. Kirsten Discepola, the Foot Health Center, LLC provides renowned foot and ankle care.

Keeping you active and on your feet-that's our first priority at Foot Health Center, LLC, your qualified podiatrists in West Orange. The first step to healthy feet and improved foot function begins with a visit to your expert West Orange podiatrist.

From the slightest foot discomfort to unbearable pain, foot problems are not something to be ignored. Foot Health Center, LLC is here to help identify the source of your pain and recommend the best treatment plan for the best possible outcome. We treat many conditions of the foot and ankle which you can learn more about on our services page. These include:

Our website is designed with the belief that the more you understand about your foot health, the better we are able to serve you and your feet. As you navigate the site's pages, you will find valuable information about our practice, including hours of operation, directions to our West Orange office, payment policies, staff bios and more. We hope that you will consult these pages whenever you have a question or concern about your foot and ankle health.

We strive to improve your foot health by utilizing the latest treatment techniques and procedures. Walk into our office, and walk out with an improved foot health. Our West Orange podiatrists look forward to caring for you!

We pride ourselves with being a collaborative team of doctors reaching the best outcome in the fastest amount of time.

                                                                        RECENT NEWS

                  Foot Health Center L.L.C. is excited to announce that Dr. Priya Patel will be joining the practice in August 2023. Dr. Patel is a graduate of Wellesley College and New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Patel is Chief Resident in Foot and Ankle reconstructive surgery at Inspira Health Network in Vineland, New Jersey. At Inspira Dr. Patel is also a Physician Peer Mediator. Dr. Patel has done numerous research publications in Foot and Ankle Surgery and has presented her work at national meetings. Dr. Patel has had supplemental training at the Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopedics focusing on advanced limb salvage, trauma, pediatric orthopedics, and limb length deformities. Dr. Patel is Certified in Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.  “Priya is an outstanding doctor and colleague. Dr. Patel’s standards and commitment to cutting edge patient care will enable Foot Health Center to continue to give quality care into the future” says Dr. Michael Verdi managing member.  

Dr. Priya Patel, D.P.M

Dr. Priya Patel, D.P.M

Meet Our Doctors


Dr. Michael V. Verdi, D.P.M, FACFAS
Diplomate American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Pediatric Footcare, Sports Medicine, Bunion and Hammertoe Surgery

Dr. Kirsten Discepola, D.P.M, FACFAS
Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery, Bunion and Hammertoe Surgery, Wound Care, Sports Medicine, Pediatric Foot Care

Dr. Douglas N. DeLorenzo, D.P.M, FACFAS
Diplomate American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Pediatric Footcare, Sports Medicine, Bunion and Hammertoe Surgery

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