Innjea Park, DPM, FACPM, AACFAS is a board-certified podiatrist and surgeon at Forward Foot & Ankle Associates in Staten Island and Midtown Manhattan, New York. Dr. Park also specializes in foot and ankle care, including diabetes-related issues, wound care, sports medicine, and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Park is trilingual in English, Korean, and Japanese. He believes that all patients should be treated with respect, honesty, and professionalism.
Dr. Park attended New York University and obtained his bachelor’s degree in economics and pre-med, with a minor in East Asian studies, concentrating on the Japanese language. He then received a master’s in biomedical science at the Graduate School of Biomedical Studies at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He earned his doctor of podiatric medicine degree at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he also co-founded and led the school’s Asian American Podiatric Student Association.
Upon graduation, Dr. Park continued to hone his skills during a three-year surgical residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, where he served as chief resident during his third year. During this residency, he obtained experience in areas including emergency medicine, foot trauma, pediatric podiatry, vascular surgery, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, and infectious diseases.
Dr. Park is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Board of Podiatric Medicine, and the New York State Podiatric Medical Association. He also has been published in professional medical journals.
Taking good care of your feet is key to a long, healthy life with independence, according to Dr. Park. He, therefore, strives to give his patients personalized care so they can achieve optimal foot health. In his free time, Dr. Park enjoys spending time with his young son, exploring different cuisines with his family, playing basketball, and watching movies.