Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to the site of Dr. Michael V. Verdi, D.P.M, FACFAS, Dr. Kirsten Discepola D.P.M, Dr. Doug DeLorenzo, D.P.M, FACFAS, and Dr. Merihan Botros D.P.M 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:

Dr. Merihan Botros to join Foot Health Center! The Foot Health Center, LLC is pleased to announce that Dr. Merihan Botros will be joining the practice starting in July 2018. “Dr. Botros is a gifted doctor, wonderful person, and colleague. She will be a great addition to our already talented group of Doctors” said Dr. Michael Verdi, managing partner at Foot Health Center. Dr. Botros attended Rutgers University and then went on to attend the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Botros completed her residency at RWJ/Barnabas Healthcare System in Livingston where she specialized in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery.

Foot Health Center, LLC is proud to announce that on October 19, 2017 Governor Chris Christie appointed Dr. Michael Verdi to the N.J. State Board of Medical Examiners. The appointment sees Dr. Verdi join a select group of physicians responsible for the public's health, safety, and welfare. Congratulations to Dr. Verdi!

Foot Health Center, LLC would like to thank all that voted naming us Best Podiatrist in Suburban Essex Magazine, Best of Essex 2017.

Nominated by parents in NJ Family Magazine as one of New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Docs in Podiatry 2015 - 2016 - 2017

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.
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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