Dr. Pragnesh Patel
Dr. Pragnesh Patel, DPM, is a highly qualified podiatric surgeon practicing at Einstein Podiatry Associates. He provides comprehensive care for all aspects of foot and ankle conditions including bunions, hammertoe, heel pain, plantar fasciitis, diabetic foot infections and wounds, flat feet, and much more. Dr. Patel specializes in both nonsurgical and surgical treatment options and strongly believes in preventive medicine.
For his undergraduate education, Dr. Patel received a Bachelor of Arts in Cell Biology, Neuroscience, and Economics from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick. Subsequently, he earned a doctor of podiatric medicine degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York City, graduating with top honors.
Dr. Patel completed his podiatric medicine and surgery residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Northport, New York, and at the Level I Trauma Center of Stony Brook University Hospital in Stonybrook, New York, where he added credentials in reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery.
As a humanitarian, Dr. Patel has a deep passion for giving back to people who don’t have easy access to quality health care. He makes annual medical mission trips to Honduras to serve underprivileged children with congenital foot and ankle deformities. Through Operation Footprints Inc., formerly known as Baja Project for Crippled Children, Dr. Patel performs surgeries to repair foot and ankle deformities in children of all ages. He has also volunteered in Limon, Nicaragua, through the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children to provide medical relief and basic necessities.
Dr. Patel is a huge fan of the New York Giants, the Yankees, and the Knicks. He also enjoys taking part in many types of sports, including tennis, golf, football, badminton, and swimming. Dr. Patel is fluent in English, Gujarati, and Hindi.