Neal Blitz, DPM, FACFAS

Neal Blitz, DPM, FACFAS


  • Board-certified by American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Former Chief of Foot Surgery and Associate Chairman of Orthopaedics at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York
  • Creator of the Bunionplasty procedure


Neal Blitz, DPM, FACFAS, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering foot and ankle issues. He is a board-certified doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM) and a leading expert in foot and ankle surgery. His private practice is located in New York City, and he operates at Mount Sinai Hospital. He's the creator of the Bunionplasty procedure (cosmetic bunion surgery). Dr. Blitz previously served as the Chief of Foot Surgery and Associate Chairman of Orthopaedics at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York.

Dr. Blitz is highly quoted in the media. In addition to treating patients, Dr. Blitz has many publications related to foot and ankle surgery within peer-reviewed medical journals, podiatry magazines, posters, blogs, and surgical textbooks. He has also produced award-winning research on a condition called tarsal coalition. He has an international reputation as a lecturer and has written guest editorials both the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery and the Clinics in Podiatric Medicine.


Board Certification by American Board of Podiatric Medicine: Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery.

Residency: Swedish Medical Center

Fellowship: AO International

Medical Education: New York College of Podiatric Medicine

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